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Operations Manager BESTSELLER

CEVA Logistics provides global supply chain solutions to connect people, products and providers all around the world. Present in 170 countries and with more than 110,000 employees spread over 1,300 sites, we are well on our way to achieving our vision: to be a Top 5 global 3PL. We believe that our employees are the key to our success. We want to engage and empower our diverse, global team to co-create value with our customers through our solutions in contract logistics and air, ocean, ground, and finished vehicle transport. That is why CEVA Logistics offers a dynamic and exceptional work environment that fosters personal growth, innovation, and continuous improvement.


DARE TO GROW! Join CEVA Logistics, and you will be part of a team that values imagination, encourages boldness and exemplarity, and is committed to excellence in everything we do. Join us in our mission to shape the future of global logistics as we become a global leader in the logistics industry. As we continue growing at a fast pace, will you “Dare to Grow” with us?


In your role as Operations Manager you are responsible for managing the main processes and leading the logistic operation. Our customer is being serviced from one of our warehouses in Waalwijk for seven days a week. You motivate your team to achieve the best results and you are working on improving your team and developing the skills of your team members. You are directly managing a team of Team Leaders and you are indirectly responsible for 50 up to a 100 employees, both regular staff and flex workers. You are constantly aware of what is going on in your team and department.


Besides developing your team you are working on building a cost efficient organization. With your team, you are responsible for the daily management of operational processes and achieving KPI’s. You are working very narrowly together with the customer with the goal of innovation and continues improvement of the operation. You are keeping them up to date in a proactive way.


You will be present during the day shift between Monday to Friday but you are flexible when it comes to the evenings and weekends during the peak season. You are there when the operation needs you! Besides you, there will one other Operations Managers for the other departments with who you’ll be working together on a daily base. You are reporting to the Site Manager who is responsible for the whole operation in the warehouse.



  • Managing the operation and being responsible for achieving the KPI’s;
  • Initiating and implementing process improvements and new logistic concepts;
  • Optimizing the efficiency of people, resources and machines;
  • Leading, coaching, developing and assessing employees;
  • Contributing to the strategy and translating this to plans and (yearly) goals;
  • Working together with multiple stakeholders within CEVA Logistics.



  • You completed a hbo bachelor or you have hbo work and thinking level;
  • At least 2 years of working experience in a logistic environment, from which at least 1 year has been in a managing role withing teams of > 50 people;
  • Analyzing skills, proactive, people manager, client and result minded;
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and in writing in English, Dutch is a pre;
  • Fulltime available.



At CEVA Logistics, we have plenty of opportunities to make the most of yourself and your career. This role can be the first of a broad career path within our organization. Due to the different logistics solutions we offer, there is always a challenging role for you within the organization.
Besides a dynamic environment in which we achieve our goals together at a high pace and in a result-oriented way, we offer room for fun, connection and flexibility.


Also good to know:

  • You will receive a monthly salary between €4.158,68 en €5.962,09 and 8% holiday allowance (grading depending on your work experience and education level);
  • You start with a one-year contract and then get the prospect of permanent employment;
  • Everyone gets 25 holidays, with the possibility of earning four extra days if you are not sick;
  • We have a favourable pension scheme, travel allowance and discounts on various insurances;
  • A phone and laptop from CEVA Logistics, which you may also use privately;
  • Opportunities to further develop yourself through courses and training, through the CEVA Academy. The possibilities als include studying alongside your work.



Then we look forward to receiving your application. Apply directly via the button and we will contact you soon! Do you have more questions? Feel free to contact Roy Timmermans, Recruiter, 06-25239730 or send an email to

As a global organization, and as part of the CMA CGM Group, diversity is critical to our business success; only when we can reflect the cultures, languages, behaviors and local knowledge of our customers, we can succeed. By employing people with different experiences and abilities, we expand our knowledge and increase our creativity and innovation. 

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