Operations Manager

Job description

The job
The purpose of this role is to streamline all global supply chain and logistics processes. Managing your team members, and creating alignment at all levels within the West Coast Supply Group.

The experience
A great combination of project management, people development and demand planning. A varied position at management level, in which you are the connecting factor between the various divisions, management and trade support. You know how to coach your team members with your skills and take the department to the next level.

You work in a stimulating, international and commercial environment. A few key words: informal, no-nonsense, future-oriented, focus on development and success. Really a place where you enjoy your work. This is where your qualities come into their own.

About West Coast Supply Group
We are West Coast Supply Group. A leading international trading company in the dynamic world of FMCG and sporting goods. We work exclusively with well-known premium brands and have more than 40 years of experience in fulfilling the logistic needs of customers and suppliers worldwide. Our office in Leiden has more than 130 employees: a young team with no fewer than 20 different nationalities. Almost as diverse as the customers we serve in more than 75 countries.

The sky is the limit. Our extensive knowledge of the market, our logistics network, high-tech warehouses, competitive prices and conditions, and excellent service and quality ensure that we deliver what we promise. We believe in building a valuable, long-term partnership with suppliers, producers and customers. We believe that results count. But we believe in our people the most.


  • You continuously work on achieving and improving the performance of the department.
  • You come up with creative solutions and improvement proposals and you dare to go off the beaten track.
  • You lead with enthusiasm and convey your hands-on mentality to your team members. You ensure a flawless execution of the product flow, from purchase to sale.
  • You have a completed higher professional education;
  • You are available 40 hours a week;
  • You have at least 5-7 years of demonstrable work experience in a similar position;
  • You speak and write fluent Dutch and English; (an extra language is a plus)
  • You have a proactive and outgoing character;
  • You are communicative and socially strong;
  • You have a hands-on mentality and you think in solutions;
  • You are a team player and able to perform under pressure.

Our offer

Challenge, variation and a lot of responsibility within a fast-growing, internationally operating organization that dares to think big. Initiative is greatly appreciated. We are hard workers, but would like to make time for a joint lunch in our own restaurant or a drink in the on-site bar. We also organize fun team outings and our parties are downright legendary. The salary depends on your experience. But you can certainly assume that the reward is appropriate. With very good secondary employment conditions, a large travel allowance and a pension scheme.

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