Warehouse & Distribution Manager

Job Description

You are responsible for the optimal course of the coordination, organization and execution of the activities of our brand new Fulfillment warehouse, just as the distribution to our customers. You act in line with the  predefined policy and in accordance with hygiene, quality, environmental and safety regulations and an optimal use of people and resources. Your responsibilities are :

  • You transform the predefined strategy to operational and logistic purposes. You ensure a continuous improvement of operations and are always aware of the most recent developments of the market;
  • You guarantee an optimal management of the warehouse. You ensure that customers are supplied on time, within specifications, as agreed and at minimum cost.
  • You propose KPIs for the management of the warehouse Fulfillment activities;
  • You think about possible optimization(s) of the logistic processes and infrastructure. You also give shape to these optimizations;
  • You act as a Business Process Owner for the logistic processes during the implementation of the  ERP-system;
  • You monitor the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes, necessary to realize the proposed strategy, objectives and actions;
  • You manage the relationships with shipping companies and the contracts concluded;
  • In collaboration with the Fulfillment Director, you write the strategy for he future warehouse following our growth;
  • You optimize and manage all warehouse infrastructure both for the production warehouse and the  Fulfillment Center, the rolling material included.

In this role you report to the Fulfillment Manager.


  • You have a Master degree and can prove that you have 5 till 8 year of experience in a similar function, preferably in logistics.
  • You are a charismatic but also a empathic leader with good social skills and a “no-nonsense and hands-on” mentality. You like to coach, to inspire and to motivate your colleagues.
  • You are assertive and able to convince people to feel involved.
  • You are a good communicator at different levels both inside and outside the organization e.g. with sheltered workshops, suppliers, transporters.
  • You are analytically strong, accurate and have a good understanding of business and logistics processes.
  • You make a difference because of your motivation, your organizational skills, your flexibility and your attention to safety and quality.
  • You are proactive, result-oriented and decisive.
  • You are resistant to stress and able to switch rapidly; therefor you remain conscious of the quality and you hold your sense of responsibility.
  • You are also able to implement new processes, you know and have an experience with ERP and WMS.
  • In addition to Dutch, you have a good oral and written knowledge of English and French.


You will have an interesting function in a dynamic, fast growing, successful and financially healthy company. You receive enough independence and have the opportunity to take initiatives and promote. In addition, you can count on an attractive salary package with additional fringe benefits.


If you have any questions about this vacancy, contact HR by email (talent@metagenics.eu) or phone (059 29 50 30).