Vacancy Warehouse Supervisor – Amsterdam


For a global leader in innovative noninvasive monitoring solutions with development and manufacturing facilities all over the world, we are looking for a Warehouse Supervisor. Their journey to conquer Europe has just started with a huge brand new office and warehouse in Amsterdam. They have been successful by offering a modern competitive product and with highly motivated workforce offering innovative solutions to enhance patient outcomes and minimise the cost of care. Currently, we are looking for a Warehouse Supervisor who will be experiencing this amazing journey right from the start. You will be one of the first employees of this team, which offers a lot of opportunity to grow and further develop within the company.


In this completely new and yet empty warehouse, your role will be to build the fundament for the future. The activities in the warehouse you will be responsible for include: shipping, picking & packing, receiving, inventory control, warehousing and distribution functions for raw materials, in-process goods, released finished products, supplies and product configuration.

Besides, you will also be responsible for calibration/preventive maintenance of equipment.

Next to that, your tasks include:

  • Maintain inventory accuracy; manage cycle counts and timely reconciliation of count variances
  • Responsible for material movement and goods and maintenance of inventory control records
  • Kitting and configuration jobs to the production floor and properly storing all items manufactured or received
  • Directly or through subordinates, unpack and check incoming goods and materials and/or preparing goods for shipping
  • Organise process management teams within manufacturing and customer service; identify areas in need of improvement and implement change; Continuously monitor and report on improvements in each area
  • Responsible for verifying quantities of incoming or outgoing goods against purchase/sales order
  • Ensure accurate addressing and preparation of bills of lading and for packing goods to be shipped
  • Handle receiving, warehousing and distribution function for raw materials, in-process goods and released finished products
  • Coordinate and balance workloads across various functions
  • Manage cross training of all warehouse team members
  • Conduct weekly team meetings/briefings
  • Ensure good housekeeping in warehouse 5S
  • Recommend hire, promotion, demotion, reclassification or termination of employees
  • Create training and employee development plans
  • Handle all departmental employee relations issues
  • Occasionally may need to be able to lift and carry 5-40 pounds
  • Occasionally may need to operate a forklift or reach-truck
  • Performs special projects
  • At least 50% of the time on the floor


The desired experience we are looking for:

  • Five or more years warehousing experience in a manufacturing/repair facility
  • At least two years people management experience
  • Experience with warehouse and distribution management systems
  • Familiarity with international shipping processes
  • Knowledge of 5S and lean-manufacturing methods
  • Fluency in Dutch and English
  • Technical background
  • Able to lift and carry up 5-40 pounds
  • Prior experience with forklift and or reach-truck operation


This role gives you the chance to:

  • Working in a great, innovative and international company that acts all around the globe

  • Build a newly established warehouse from scratch
  • Be part of a organisation that will grow rapidly the coming years

Next to that you will get:

  • A permanent contract on the payroll of the client
  • 8% holiday allowance
  • 25 holidays
  • A company bonus


If you are interested in this job, or in similar ones, please feel free to contact me directly.

Gino Boekelaar
Consultant | Medical Devices