Country Operations Expert | Barcelona
The centrepiece between our operations, the customer and management.
6560 REASONS TO CHOOSE FOR H.ESSERS
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 a Country Operations Expert for our Spanish branch.
WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING
As Country Operations Expert, you ensure that both existing and new collaborations between external customers and our operations run smoothly by providing good preparation, guidance, and support. YOU are the pivot in the operational cooperation between the internal and external stakeholders. What does this mean concretely?
- The general overview of the country activities both for warehousing as transport – operational, commercial but also financial – to increase transparency towards relevant stakeholders. An intense collaboration with the different departments and HQ organization in Belgium ensures that you can detect opportunities and get them implemented.
- As project leader, you take the lead in the follow-up of improvement projects. In large-scale projects – initiated by the engineering department – you take a supporting role. As Country Operations Expert, you always act as a central point of contact for all parties involved and you know how to inform all parties.
- Several challenges also await you on the financial and administrative level. You are responsible for the analysis of the KPIs, efficiency and cost-saving actions. As we are an ambitious and growing company, several new developments are to be managed in order to facilitate this growth. As the Country Operations Expert, you will take an active role in the preparation and implementation of these developments.
- Finally, you support the Country Manager, Business Unit Manager and Local division responsibles in their daily operational activities.
WHAT YOU ARE OFFERING
As Country Operations Expert you can count on an extensive set of analytical, numerical skills that you combine with a healthy dose of entrepreneurship and an indispensable interest in warehouse & transport management. You know how to keep the balance between diving into the details and keeping a helicopter view. As a point of contact a service-oriented mind-set is key. Your solution-oriented attitude, strong communication skills and diplomatic attitude make you the perfect centerpiece between our operations, the client and the management. As a key person in the Country organization, you can benefit of a previous business experience in the Supply Chain industry of 5-10 years and you have a fluent knowledge of both Spanish and English
WHAT WE ARE OFFERING
We offer you the opportunity to help write our international success story from the front row in a key target market for H.Essers. Give your career a boost as a key player in our rapidly growing organisation. Our family culture guarantees a high level of commitment and collegiality. The extensive training offer makes you the strong leader we are looking for and gives you the opportunity to grow further within our organization.
JOIN OUR (BIG) FAMILY
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. Our flat structure ensures short and fast decision lines on the one hand, while offering our employees the opportunity to actively contribute to our success story on a daily basis on the other hand. Room for autonomy and initiative within our no nonsense and can-do culture are a perfect combination to develop our climate of entrepreneurship and constitute the pillars of our stable growth.