Operations Manager (Transport) | Genk

Define the strategy for your Transport customers and operations.



H.Essers is an international and reliable player in the logistics sector, but above all a family business that has offered jobs and job security since 1928. Our 6560 colleagues are ambitious people who dare to do business, are ready to seize opportunities and make a difference every day with simplicity. This enables us as a company to invest continuously in growth with a positive outlook on the future. Our people are our engine. We take care of their personal and professional development, provide them with modern equipment and pay attention to the work-life balance. Yes, our 6560 colleagues know why they choose H.Essers. We hope you will soon understand why! We are looking for an experienced Operation Manager.



As Operations Manager, you bear P&L responsibility for your Transport customers and operations. You make your customers profitable by transforming the strategic vision of the organization into an action plan in which vision, commercial commitment, organizational efficiency and people management are the guiding principles. In this way, YOU will achieve a maximum return. What does this mean concretely? 

  • You know how to convince us of an impeccable vision with regard to an optimal organizational structure in order to ensure the continuity of your operations.
  • As Operations Manager, you are at the basis of an optimal collaboration with other services so that your team gets all the necessary input and resources for a smooth operation.
  • You guarantee a safe, efficient and profitable way of working by monitoring the returns and optimizations.
  • While keeping eye on continuous growth, you maintain relationships with existing customers and detect opportunities for new business.



As a Operations Manager, you are a born people manager and are committed to profitability, efficiency and customer retention. Motivating a team, directing it and lifting it to a higher level, are your second nature. Your experience, knowledge and insights within a similar position form the perfect basis. You can build a relationship of trust like no other, not only with internal stakeholders, but also with clients of an international calibre. With your vision and out-of-the-box solutions, you can motivate and convince them easily.



The opportunity to generate impact with an experienced and collegial team. You are the liaison and the representation of the organization to the higher management of your national and international clients. Together with your team, you strive daily to put the principle ‘customer is king’ into practice. Our growth goes hand in hand with the professional growth of our employees. This includes yours! We welcome you in a flat structure in which your innovative proposals and ideas are heard.



85 branches in 19 countries, 6,560 employees, one million square meters of warehouse, 1,475 trucks and 1,800 ISO tanks. Yes, H.Essers is a major logistics service provider and an established value for our strategic customer segments Pharma, Chemicals, Infra and Parts. As an asset-based family business, we can guarantee short decision lines that allow you to react quickly. This offers you the necessary guarantee for a perfect service to your customers. It is the ideal combination for both satisfied customers as well as employees!

Apply now!