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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      January 17,2022
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    Logistics Manager

    A Career at HARMAN

    As a technology leader that is rapidly on the move, HARMAN is filled with people who are focused on making life better. Innovation, inclusivity and teamwork are a part of our DNA. When you add that to the challenges we take on and solve together, you’ll discover that at HARMAN you can grow, make a difference and be proud of the work you do every day.

    Have you heard of JBL or Harman/Kardon, some of the world’s leading audio brands? The market we are leading in, is fast paced, fun and dynamic. Our headphones, portable speakers and home entertainment systems will become your area of expertise.

    At HARMAN, you have more than a career. Our agile culture gives you the chance to rapidly develop your skills, learn quickly and find ways to create excellent results. We invite you to constantly challenge yourself, cultivate new ideas, work on something new and enhance your abilities. There are many great opportunities across all of our HARMAN divisions and locations. Like this one.

    You will join our Supply Chain and Operations department based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands in the position of:

    Logistics Manager

    About the Role:

    Within the Harman Consumer Lifestyle EMEA region, the Logistics Manager is responsible for Warehousing & Distribution (both finished good and Spare Part) activities including Contract Management. For the designated warehouse, the Logistics Manager is the first point of contact for all warehousing matters and the link between departments as Purchasing, Freight In, Sales and Sales Support to ensure that any operational issues/initiatives are resolved.

    Supervisory Responsibilities:

    1 Stock Controller reports to this position.

    What You Will Do:

    1. Warehousing:

    • Outsourced warehousing (incl. VAS) cost and efficiency improvement Minimizes return management.

    • Owns the KPI’s for warehouse and manages the implementation accordingly.

    • Ensures correct processing of returns at carriers, warehouse including administrative bookings.

    • Negotiates, sets up and agrees on contracts / terms with logistics providers.

    • Contract management.

    • Manages database in SAP.

    • Forecasting to ensure warehouse capacity is secured.

    • Stock management, stock aging, stock value, fill rate etc.

    • Implements sustainability initiatives.

    2. Project Management:

    • Monitors and executes launches of new warehouse operations or processes.

    • Able to follow up and ensure execution of projects as per timelines agreed.

    • Monitors and executes assigned projects.

    • Reduce supply chain cost.

    • Ensure Cost optimisation and project improvement.

    What You Need:

    • Bachelor degree in Supply Chain Management or similar.

    • At least 7 years relevant work experience in a multidiscipline Logistics role, of which at least 2-5 years’ of managing warehouse operations combined with business knowledge.

    • Strong project management skills. Has experience in large project implementation linked to warehouse activities and logistics.

    • Able to develop and execute on tactical and strategic initiatives in order to achieve departmental objectives.

    • High level attention to detail to conduct analysis of departmental and organizational data and KPI’s. Consistency on high accuracy.

    • Experience in dealing with high complex matters and projects that are extremely vulnerable for the future of the team and are of great importance to the department.

    • Independent worker and budget responsibilities.

    What Makes You Eligible:

    • Willingness to work in an office in Amsterdam 50% and onsite at the warehouse location 50% in the south of The Netherlands.

    • Willingness to travel 10% of the time outside The Netherlands.

    What we offer:

    • HARMAN offers a diverse and inclusive work environment that fosters and encourages career development opportunities, professional training and competitive market base compensation plus a 13th month salary, 28 holidays per year.

    • You will also receive a highly valued commuter travel package, an interesting collective health insurance scheme, pension and top-notch employee discounts on world class HARMAN/Samsung products (JBL, HARMAN Kardon, AKG etc.)

    • Flexible work schedule with a culture encouraging work life integration and collaboration in a global friendly working atmosphere and good work-life-balance.

    • Professional development opportunities through HARMAN University’s business and leadership academies.

    • Internal talent management leadership acceleration programs.

    • “Be Brilliant” employee recognition and rewards program.

    • A unique opportunity to contribute to drive revenue growth and nurture strategic trust-based relationships.

    • The chance to work with on complex problems and continues improvement.

    • An informal, enterprising and results-orientated culture.

    And a few reasons you might love it:

    At HARMAN we create useful, playful, beautiful things. Our many iconic brands including; JBL, Harman/Kardon and AKG are transforming the car, the workplace and everywhere in between. We work hard, look for brilliance from all our 30,000 employees and in return you can expect a career full of brilliant possibilities. If you want to be part of a business offering industry-first features, innovation, superior sound technology and the guarantee that you'll never have a dull day - HARMAN could be the place for you! (

    Is this the challenge you’ve been looking for? We look forward to receiving your application! Send your application with your resume and letter of motivation. For more information about the position, you can contact the Recruitment department by phone +31 (0)6 - 25374321.



    HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or Protected Veterans status. HARMAN offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. (

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