Logistics support/optimisation assistant

Analytical and problem-solving

We are De Eekhoorn Dutch Furniture. 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 over 50 countries and 1500 sales points around the world. With over 200 employees, De Eekhoorn Dutch Furniture has specialised in developing, producing and distributing interior products for home decoration 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 headquarters with distribution centre and showroom along the highway in Hoorn. Working at De Eekhoorn means being challenged, getting the best out of yourself every day. It is important to us that you enjoy going to work. De Eekhoorn is an international and growing company with an open culture. You will work with enthusiastic colleagues who, like you, like to go the extra mile. Will you join us?
We are looking for a logistics support/optimisation employee. As a logistics support/optimisation employee, you will help realise De Eekhoorns growth ambitions. You will be part of the logistics support team. On a daily basis, you carry out the general tasks performed by the logistics support team (defect reports, e-mail requests, stock checks, etc.). You are also partly responsible for optimising the logistics processes within the warehouse. You ensure that the WMS procedures and WMS work instructions are complied with. You focus on the optimal flow of the logistics processes (inbound, internal transport, order picking, outbound). You achieve this by looking for optimisation opportunities. You do this by keeping an eye on the way tasks are carried out and adjusting them where necessary, in consultation with the logistic leader and employees. You have the courage to address colleagues when they do not keep their promises. You work independently and have excellent communication skills and a bird's eye view. You are capable of working on several tasks at the same time, keeping an overview and setting priorities.
What will you do:
The core activities of this position include process optimisation where you will collect logistics data through floor observations, sampling, progress monitoring and analysis of reports and big data dumps. This includes analysing, calculating and modelling data to find patterns, trends, deviations, etc. As is monitoring logistics KPIs and checking L&F pallets, Stock Count Requests and slowmovers. Another important task is the WMS/Stock department, where you maintain the IFB article specification for the classification of new articles. You also maintain SKU configurations and create or delete pick locations, process internal IFB requests and check stock discrepancies. This is a brief overview of the tasks. When you come for an interview, the logistics team leaders will go through the profile with you in detail.
What do we ask?
  • Excellent proficiency in Dutch and good proficiency in English.
  • Good data interpretation, root cause analysis and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience with logistics processes, especially warehouse processes.
  • Comfortable with a range of IT systems. Warehouse management systems, Exact.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Affinity with managing changes in the workplace.
What we offer:
  • Pleasant working atmosphere in a nice family business.
  • A flat and fast-paced organisational structure.
  • Pension arrangement.
  • 24 working days off.
  • Discounts on our products.
  • Online Academy.

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!

Logistics support/optimisation assistant

Hoorn - Hoofdkantoor/ DC / Showroom
Hours per week
37,5 hours
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Apply for this position

Enthusiastic? Then apply before March 31 using the form below. We would also like to receive your motivation.

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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