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NL_Amsterdam_Danzigerkade 16
Additional Location:
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Job Family:
Supply Chain Management
Worker Type Reference:
Regular - Permanent
Pay Rate Type:

Description & Requirements

Do you want to work for some of the world’s leading audio brands? Become a part of the HARMAN team and get to work for JBL and Harman/Kardon. 

By joining HARMAN, you'll dive headfirst into the exciting world of headphones, portable speakers, party boxes and other audio technologies, and contribute to the success of Harman Lifestyle EMEA business. The consumer audio industry is fast paced, fun and dynamic and we’re looking for someone who is proactive, loves to work with a lot of different stakeholders from all over Europe and has creative ideas.

You will join our Supply Chain / Logistics team based in Amsterdam. We are looking to hire a:

Logistics Manager

About the Role:

Join Harman Lifestyle Consumer Audio EMEA as a Logistics manager and become an integral part of our regional supply chain team! Reporting directly to the Supply Chain Director, you'll be responsible for satellite warehouse operations within your designated region.

We're seeking a dynamic individual who thrives in fast-paced, global environments and has a proven track record of orchestrating operational and logistics services transformation. As a collaborative partner, you'll excel at supporting, influencing, and driving strategic initiatives. Data-driven, innovative, and resilient, you'll continuously seek opportunities for improvement and growth. Embrace the challenge of solving complex problems to gain a competitive edge and relish the opportunity for ongoing learning and development.

To succeed in this role, you should have thorough knowledge of supply chain management and understanding of logistics procedures, but also truly enjoy overseeing and implementing solutions that require cooperation with several stakeholders and departments as well as knowledge and understanding of different IT tools within Supply chain.

If you're ready to make a significant impact and contribute to our journey of excellence and scalability, then this position is for you!

Your team:

In this role, you will report to the Supply Chain Director, within the Operations department and manage one direct report (Sr. Supply chain analyst) who will support you in projects and analytics. You will work closely with the Logistics manager for warehousing and logistics compliance (central warehouse) and the Logistics manager for transportation.

What You Will Do:

  • Lead and implement performance improvement on performance and quality of outbound shipments.
  • Manage 3PL and logistics service providers’ contracts, and lead MBR and QBR with them.
  • Support the Supply Chain Director in the strategy.
  • Proactively optimize the supply chain from order to delivery and identify key capabilities to be developed and process improvement opportunities in our operations.
  • Manage projects as identified that drive improvements in service, cost, labor, systems use, or other areas as deemed necessary.
  • Able to follow up and ensure execution of projects as per timelines agreed.
  • Provide Performance Dashboard and reporting to management (KPI, cost, projects status…).
  • Select logistics service providers, negotiate contract and SLA, and lead implementation on new operations (IT implementation, operational processes…)
  • Ensure Cost optimization.
  • Lead your region’s compliance with EHS and DG requirements as it applies to the logistics and coordinate with trade compliance to ensure all documentation and regulatory requirements are met consistently.
  • Stay up to date with all relative duties, tariffs, VAT, and customs requirements for your region’s activities.

What You Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in logistics, supply chain management or similar.
  • At least 5 years relevant work experience in a multidisciplined Logistics role, of which at least 2-3 years’ of managing operations combined with business knowledge.
  • Strong project management skills. Has experience in large project implementation linked to warehouse operations, and logistics in general.
  • Able to develop and execute changes and initiatives on tactical and strategic level to achieve regional objectives.
  • Strong analytic skills, presenting data as compelling information with high level of attention to details and accuracy of data.
  • 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. Resistant to stress.
  • Independent worker with strong planning and organizing skills.

    What Makes You Eligible:

    • Be willing to travel up to 40%, domestically and within Europe.
    • Be willing to work in an office in Amsterdam.

    What We Offer:

    • HARMAN is offering a unique opportunity for growth and development in the dynamic and exciting world of consumer electronics. We provide a flexible work schedule that allows you to work from home up to 40%, while also enjoying a fantastic new office at Houthavens, Amsterdam.
    • At HARMAN, we value diversity and inclusivity, and foster a friendly and supportive global working atmosphere. We believe in investing in our employees through career development opportunities, professional training and competitive market-based compensation. As part of our commitment to            employee well-being, we also offer a commuter travel package, and employee discounts on world-class HARMAN/Samsung products (JBL, HARMAN Kardon, AKG, etc.).

    And a few reasons you might love it:

    • We're seeking talented and passionate individuals to join our team and help us transform the way people experience sound. As a global leader in the audio industry, HARMAN offers the chance to work with iconic brands like JBL, Harman/Kardon, and AKG, as well as cutting-edge technology and industry-first features.
    • We value excellence and brilliance in all of our 30,000 employees and we're looking for talented individuals who share our passion for innovation and superior sound technology. If you're looking for a career full of brilliant possibilities and the chance to work on industry-first features, then HARMAN is the place for you!

    Don't miss out on the chance to be part of a culture that values excellence and brilliance in all our employees. Apply now and take the first step towards a career full of brilliant possibilities!

    We look forward to receiving your application! Send your application with your resume and letter of motivation. We will process the applications as we receive them. For more information about the position or the recruitment process, feel free to contact our Recruitment department on:

    Join HARMAN and discover a world of endless possibilities!



    HARMAN is proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.