H.Essers is an international and reliable family business in the logistics sector. A place where our 7,500 ambitious colleagues dare to do business, seize opportunities and make a difference every day. Because sustainable growth is something we do together. There are so many reasons to choose H.Essers, which ones are yours?

We are looking for an Operational Management Trainee for the Genk region.


H.Essers is looking for motivated, “fresh” graduates who want to invest in themselves to eventually take on an operational management role. As a fast growing company with several branches in Belgium and abroad, we make a conscious choice to invest in graduate talent. We choose a long-term commitment and are willing to invest in your development as a professional.

So what specifically will you do in the role of Operational Management Trainee?

A training in which you will have the opportunity to fully familiarize yourself with our warehouse organization:

  • Initially, you will gain insight into the various flows (inbound, outbound, inventory management) within our warehouses.
  • You will then participate in various optimization and/or implementation projects within the entire logistics organization.
  • You support Administrators, Operators, Teamleaders and Supervisors in the daily operation of the warehouse. Think of preparing meetings with international customers and representing their interests within the organization as the right hand of the Operations Support, Supervisor and Operations Manager.
  • You will receive an Introduction to the responsibilities of our support services: Engineering (process optimization & project implementation), Business Development (tender process) and IT (business analysis) and actively participate in current projects.
  • Training, training, training. Ranging from our own TMS and WMS system to ADR/GDP/safety/security legislation.
  • After each part, you will have the opportunity to share your experiences and to formulate improvement proposals as well.
  • You will be guided by experienced colleagues and will also be assigned a permanent mentor from the warehousing management team.


  • Master’s level of thinking
  • Strong communication skills and diplomatic attitude
  • Pronounced analytical and numerical skills
  • Leadership skills are indispensable
  • Healthy dose of entrepreneurship and an indispensable interest in the world of logistics


  • Your attractive salary is supplemented with meal and eco cheques, group and hospitalization insurance, company car, smartphone, expense allowance and My Essers Benefits.
  • You can also count on an extensive leave scheme.
  • Supported by our vision of ‘Lifelong Learning’, the H.Essers Academy offers you a free choice of various training programs that contribute to your personal development.
  • Your physical and mental health are strengthened through the H.Essers health program Fit2Grow.
  • Your greatest asset is undoubtedly your place within the close-knit H.Essers family.

Apply now!