Logistics Engineer Packaging

Introduction

Ever since we have introduced the factory in Ghent in 1975, we have been working on producing trucks with an eye for safety, quality and environmental friendliness. We keep an eye on our production process, as well as our logistics process. Therefore, we cherish Lean Manufacturing as a progressive vison and as a way to uphold efficiency and quality globally. Together we work on continuous improvement of our processes, our systems, our products and our way of working. By doing so we aim to become world leader in the market and the ultimate favorite of our clients.

This is us, your new colleagues

The Supply chain, local plant set-ups and the trucks we are building are ever changing. In order to remain world class within our field we are now in need of a Logistics Engineer Packaging in Ghent (part of GTO, Group Truck Operations).
We are a regional network of engineers spread out over the different production plants in GTO Europe and Brazil Manufacturing who are passionate about Supply Chain and Packaging.
We support local, regional and global organizations when it comes to the packaging used for all parts used within our scope.

Do you just love to ...

You will be the driving force for end-to-end supply chain set-ups by defining the right packing configuration from the pick up at the supplier up to the point of use in the Truck Assembly plants in Gent (BE), Tuve (SE), Bourg En Bresse (FR), Kaluga (RU) and Curitiba (BR).
To be successful you will need to consider many variables such as safety, ergonomics, quality and efficiency for each plant while not losing sight of the bigger picture.
Your main tasks will be:
  • Continuous improvement on the packaging of serial parts
  • Packaging studies for new parts
  • Negotiate solutions with internal and external stakeholders
  • Maintain and update packaging instructions in our master system
  • Contribute to process, tools and packaging design
  • Represent the packaging department in the Ghent plant

Are you the one?

We believe that the best performance comes from having fun, together. That is why we put great value into your interaction and communication skills. It is also important that you are able to plan and structure your daily work efficiently.
We also believe you have the following with you:

  • Understanding of supply chain logistics
  • Speak English and Dutch fluently
  • Perseverance
  • Data analysis skills
  • Good at building remote networks
  • Relevant education or working experience in packaging
  • Experience in working with continuous improvements and lean manufacturing

Are we a perfect match?

This is a chance to work in an international environment where you can develop your knowledge about different cultures, countries and personalities. Our offer means a chance to grow a network around the globe and great opportunities for career development.
Next to that we offer a competitive salary, flexible working hours and broad range of fringe benefits

Let's do this!

Are you ready to take the driver seat of developing the most efficient packaging solutions for our supply chain?
Then come join us – we are waiting for you!


Über uns

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses the production of state-of-the-art products for the truck brands of the Volvo Group, as well as Volvo Group engines and transmissions, through an international world class industrial environment.

With Volvo Group Trucks Operations you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals working with energy, passion and respect for the individual to become the world leader in sustainable transport solutions.

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