Application manager

Proactive and service-oriented.

We are:
The concept of De Eekhoorn Dutch Furniture is clear and simple: designing tough, contemporary, easy-to-assemble and appealing furniture. With our brands WOOOD, BePureHome, vtwonen and Exotan, we sell our items in more than 50 countries and 1,500 selling points around the world. With over 200 employees, De Eekhoorn Dutch Furniture and Basiclabel has specialised in developing, producing and distributing interior products for hardware stores, department stores, furniture specialty shops and online retailers in Europe for over 40 years. The culture within the organisation fits that of a real family business: no-nonsense, dynamic and with a flat organisational structure. More than 30% of our collection is produced in our own factory in Zwaagdijk-Oost and to realise further growth, we have built a new head office with distribution centre and showroom along the highway in Hoorn. Working at De Eekhoorn is about being challenged, getting the best out of yourself every day. It is important to us that you enjoy your work. De Eekhoorn is an international and growing company with an open culture. You will work together with enthusiastic colleagues who, like you, like to go that extra mile. Will you work with us?
We're looking for:
We are looking for an Application Manager (37.5 hours per week) to manage and develop our applications. As an Application Manager, you ensure that your colleagues and users can work with the applications in a pleasant and effective manner. You are a resource in the functional and technical area and can make (basic) adjustments to the software and/or modify the applications yourself. You translate business processes into smart solutions and improvements within the applications. We work with applications in which your own input is important. Together with our system administrators and programmers, you work in an open and pleasant culture.
Core activities:
  • Providing functional and technical support to users regarding our applications including Exact Globe, WMS, SQL database, MS Office, MS PowerBI, web-based and customised applications;
  • Identifying, advising and implementing functional requirements, improvements and resolving bottleneck adjustments and wishes;
  • Drawing up functional specifications for managing and coordinating programmers;
  • Being the first point of contact for the software supplier and maintaining contact;
  • Active involvement in process improvement;
  • Coordinating maintenance and updates;
  • Training and informing new users of the software.
What do you bring?
  • HBO -  Higher professional education.
  • Preferably some years of experience in a similar position
  • Good communication skills.
  • Enthusiasm, result-orientation, ambition, pro-activity, perseverance, analytical insight, thoroughness.
  • A solution-oriented, accurate, assertive, inquisitive attitude.
  • Good writing and language skills in Dutch and English.
  • Experience with:
    • Database (MS SQL) coding
    • VBA (Excel coding)
    • Analysing business processes
  • Having knowledge of the following systems and software is a plus:
    • Orbis Software (BPA)
    • MS Reporting Services
    • Bartender labelling software
    • Javascript
    • JSON
    • C#
    • asp.NET
What do we offer you?
  • A good salary.
  • Travel reimbursement and a pension scheme.
  • Discounts on all our products.
  • Nice colleagues and a modern office.
  • Opportunities to keep developing yourself.

Application procedure

1. Apply

Respond online to our vacancy with a good motivation and a clear CV. When assessing the applications, we not only look at relevant work experience, but also at motivation.

2. Invitation by phone

If you are interested, one of our HR managers will call you to make an appointment.

3. First interview

If you are invited for an initial interview, the manager of the relevant department will tell you more about the position together with the HR manager.

4. Second interview

If we are both enthusiastic, a second interview with a manager and a direct colleague follows. Depending on the position, a case may be presented or an online assessment may follow.

5. Contract proposal

You will receive a contract proposal from our HR manager.

6. Employed

When we have come to an agreement you will be warmly welcomed by your new colleagues!

Application manager

Hoorn - Hoofdkantoor/ DC / Showroom
Hours per week
37,5 hours
Apply now

Apply for this position

Enthusiastic? Then apply using the form below Attn: Stefanie Hesselink, P&O Manager.

Our locations

See below the directions to our different locations.

Hoorn - Hoofdkantoor/ DC / Showroom

Jan Tinbergenweg 1
1689 ZV Hoorn
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Zwaagdijk-Oost - Fabriek

Zaadmarkt 25
1681PD Zwaagdijk-Oost
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Basiclabel Hoorn

Gedempte Turfhaven 28
1621 HE Hoorn
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