Logistics Improvement Lead

Job description

We are bloomon! We turn the traditional flower industry on its head with a unique style, ultra fresh flowers, delivered directly from our growers to our customers. The flower sector is huge with over €50 billion in annual turnover but 99% of the sector still operates offline. bloomon is driving the shift to online and is building the first global love brand in the luxury segment. To do this we need you, a rebel like us, to grow the family!


Our company and team are expanding rapidly. With an international team of over 80 highly motivated and ambitious people, we are active in five countries. bloomon has its main office in Amsterdam, but also operates out of Berlin, London and Taiwan. The bloomon team consists of seasoned e-commerce experts (Rocket Internet) as well as strategy-consultants (The Boston Consulting Group, McKinsey, SparkOptimus), and has raised funding from renowned VCs as well as international entrepreneurs.


As per immediately, we are looking for a Logistics Improvement Lead who will take our Logistics operations and tools to the next level.


Joining bloomon as Logistics Improvement Lead places you at the centre of our growth and expansion. You will be a key member of our logistics team and report to our global head of logistics. You will in essence be an operational growth hacker who continuously improves the ways of working, processes and IT tools within the logistics department and with our logistics partners. Mainly focused on improving the quality of our product and service and enabling our super fast growth.


Responsibilities

  • Lead and implement improvement projects in the logistics team. Ranging from implementing a control tower tool to track our drivers real time to developing a playbook to open new locations
  • Support company-wide projects from the perspective of the logistics team and at times take the lead in these critical projects for the success of bloomon
  • Own the continuous improvement cycle and roadmap within the logistics team to ensure we become a little better and work a little smarter every day, i.e.
    - Set up the structure which the team will follow for continuous improvement
    - Implement continuous improvement meetings in a smart way to balance improvement time versus time the team can work on regular business
    - Create smart ways to monitor progress on week-on-week improvement initiatives
    - Coach team members on how to achieve their improvement objectives
  • Develop basic tools (excel, programming, etc.) for the logistics team to automate processes and identify requirements for future IT/tech projects where necessary

Requirements

Our logistics improvement lead is an excellent organizer with strong analytical skills:

  • Outstanding track record both academically and professionally
  • 1-3 years working experience at a top strategy consulting firm, in a project lead / lean / continuous improvement role at a large corporate or exciting startup, or at a high-profile management traineeship
  • Structured approach to work
  • Tech savvy, programming skills are welcomed
  • Pro-active and definite ‘can do’ attitude
  • Get a kick from improving processes and making real impact every day
  • Fluent in Dutch and English


What we offer

Joining us will be challenging and rewarding. You will gain the broadest experience and will help equip bloomon for further growth and professionalization as we scale up across Europe. A unique opportunity to further develop your skills in a fast growing environment. We offer an attractive compensation package.


Is this your job?

We welcome you to upload your application by sending your CV and cover letter. We are looking forward to meeting you!