Arrow Electronics Logistic Engineer in Venlo, Netherlands


Logistic Engineer

Job Description:

Are you an analytical “new-business” engineer who wants to be a part of a growing company?

Arrow Electronics is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. A company with 19.500 employees worldwide and 750 employees working in Venlo Arrow Electronics DLC. Arrow EMEA has the largest and most modern electronic components warehouse in Venlo. The Distribution Logistics Centre in Venlo supplies 40.000 European customers. More than 6.000 packages a day are shipped to customers all over Europe, as well worldwide. Arrow stands for ambition, passion and reliability and strives to be and stay the nr. 1 in the business. The corporate culture within Arrow can be described as informal, open, direct and result oriented.

In your role as a Logistic Engineer your main responsibility will be supporting the new business opportunities in which Arrow focusses on to evolve itself within the market. Arrow is growing the business by starting to offer logistic solutions in combination to its technologies solution supporting our customer’s challenges. Therefore we are looking for a person who has experience in creating quotes and guiding the customer through the full implementation process from a logistics perspective. You will be in close contact with sales and the customer.

As this is a relative new activity to the Venlo Engineering team, the main challenge will be to create a standardized process for quoting as well as for the implementation.

As point of contact within logistics for these new businesses you will have contact with all required departments within logistics (operations, it, export, compliance, finance, etc.) to get the quotes created, support the sales teams and the customer projects implemented.

You will be part of the engineering team in Venlo which main objective is to optimize and implement new processes. As part of this team you will also take part in these kinds of projects when the main activity allows this. Within these projects you will review the process, describe changes and finally implement them as a project manager.

You will report to the Manager Logistic Engineering.

We are looking for a “hands-on”, analytical and energetic engineer who likes challenges of setting up new businesses, enjoys commercial thinking and implementing new projects. You have at least a bachelor (HBO) level in Logistics, business administration or similar and about 5 years’ experience in an (commercial ) engineering role within logistics. You have knowledge of creating and standardizing new processes as a challenge and you are experienced with creating new business opportunities in collaboration with customers.. Next to that you are an independent project manager, you are communicative and not shy in presenting your offer. Furthermore you like to work in a dynamic and highly automated environment. Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma or Kaizen is a plus.

The position may require limited international travel.

We offer a challenging job within a modern and dynamic organization. You will cooperate within a young and enthusiastic team of 4 engineers, which see developments as a challenge. The environment within you will work in an international, ambitious and growth oriented one with a global scope. The terms of employment are in conformity with the market.

If you are interested to know more about Arrow, please have a look at:

Are you thinking five years out?

Then apply online to Bonny Smedts (HR Specialist) .

Please refer to the source where you found this open position.

Arrow Europe, Dirk Hartogweg 8, 5928 LV Venlo.

Acquisition with regard to this position is not appreciated.



Time Type:

Full time

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