Logistics & Purchasing Manager

Logistics & Purchasing Manager - Job Description

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About Electric by D’Ieteren (EDI)

EDI provides turnkey solutions from purchase decision to daily usage of an Electric Vehicle. More specifically EDI is selling electric charging stations as well as installation and connected services (smart metering, split billing, charging cards,...) in a seamless way to any EV drivers and fleet managers. EDI aims to become the number one partner for any user of electric mobility in Belgium. EDI is a fully owned subsidiary of D’Ieteren Auto.

Who we’re looking for

EDI is looking for a rigorous, self-driven and highly motivated Logistics & Purchasing Manager who will ensure that the logistics processes around the charging stations installation flow in a seamless way. You are responsible for optimizing the warehouse operations while keeping financial and physical constraints into account. Additionally you are responsible for the entire supply chain management, ranging from sourcing the components, organizing the storage in our warehouse, ensuring a smooth hand-over of the components to our technicians. Furthermore you should maintain a general overview of the activities to be able to leverage from logistic optimization projects. You will be reporting to the Field Manager.

Responsibilities

 • Purchasing :

    ✓  Responsible for "direct purchase"

      Implement purchasing policies to ensure all items are purchased, delivered and invoiced within budget and

time constraints

      Pro-actively monitor the delivery times of the products and take the necessary actions to ensure a minimal

stock at all times

      Challenge suppliers together with central procurement on pricing

      Ensure control and matching between Purchase Order / Delivery Order / Invoice (if partial or not etc)

      Optimise stock levels taking into account delivery times and storage costs

      Responsible for the smooth running of technical picking and the implementation of optimization

• Inventory management :

      Ensure the integrity of inventory accuracy and manage stock movements including supplier warranty

returns

      Responsible of the weekly material pickup of the technicians including the administrative follow-up in our

logistics tool

      Organise monthly stock counts and perform a root cause analysis of discrepancies

      Day-to-day coordination of a team of 2 warehouse staff members

• Projects :

      Assist several optimization projects to facilitate the installation of 100 charging stations each day in 2023:

provide business input for requirements, challenge the delivery and ensure a proper adoption in the run.

Requirements

✓  Reactivity and agility to solve problems on the spot.

✓  Effective communication with stakeholders to address problems and find solutions.

✓  Stress-resistance and ability to handle emergencies in a structured way

✓  5-year experience in warehousing with people management

✓  Relevant experience in purchasing

✓ Autonomy, sense of ownership for a scope of responsibility and solution-oriented

✓  Excellent verbal and written conversation in Dutch and French

✓  Flexibility and willingness to perform different kinds of tasks in a fast-moving environment ✓ Passionate about developing electric mobility

✓  Part-time office / teleworking and part-time in the warehouse

EDI offers

✓  A role in an innovative and young company rapidly expanding in electric mobility

✓  A result-based but very fun company culture

✓  A flexible & collaborative environment with a highly driven team ✓ A competitive package