Sr. Manager Distribution & Logistics - EMEA

Amsterdam, Netherlands / Rotterdam, Netherlands
Supply Chain – Logistics /
Full-time - Salary /
Lime is the world's largest shared electric vehicle company. We’re on a mission to build a future where transportation is shared, affordable and carbon-free. Our electric bikes and scooters have powered 400+ million rides in 250+ cities on 5 continents, replacing an estimated 100+ million car trips. Named a Time 100 Most Influential Company and Fast Company Brand That Matters, we achieved a fully profitable year in 2022, becoming the first in our industry to reach this milestone.

Join Lime as a Sr. Manager Distribution & Logistics and become an integral part of our global supply chain team! Reporting directly to the Director of Global Logistics & Warehousing, you'll spearhead the logistical and warehouse operations within your designated region, taking charge of every aspect of our supply chain.

We're seeking a dynamic individual who thrives in fast-paced, global environments and has a proven track record of orchestrating operational and logistics services transformation. As a collaborative partner, you'll excel at supporting, influencing, and driving strategic initiatives. Data-driven, innovative, and resilient, you'll continuously seek opportunities for improvement and growth. Embrace the challenge of solving complex problems to gain a competitive edge, and relish the opportunity for ongoing learning and development.

If you're ready to make a significant impact and contribute to our journey of excellence and scalability, apply now!

What you'll do:

    • Assess the region’s operations, data and reporting needs alongside the Director of Global Logistics & Warehousing and collaboratively develop an action plan. 
    • Conduct monthly face-to-face meetings between Amsterdam and Rotterdam offices.
    • Manage import, export, and domestic distribution functions, optimizing fulfillment-to-delivery processes.
    • Maintain relationships with local service providers; supporting timely and accurate invoice validation and approvals, and serve as an escalation point for your regional distribution team.
    • Develop metrics, analyze data, and implement improvements around your region's performance.
    • Collaborate cross functionally for budgeting, purchasing, accruals and reconciliations.
    • Ensure compliance with the inventory management team’s principles and processes.
    • Collaborate with the global logistics team to identify opportunities for efficiency improvements and implement process enhancements globally.
    • Manage, lead and develop your team fostering their growth and development and enabling effective goal achievement.
    • Lead your region’s compliance with EHS and DG requirements as it applies to the logistics and warehouse functions. 
    • Coordinate with trade compliance to ensure all documentation and regulatory requirements are met consistently.
    • Stay up to date with all relative duties, tariffs, VAT and customs requirements for your region’s activities.

About you:

    • 8+ years of experience working within a global logistics operation focused on operations planning, inventory management, DC fulfillment, and order flow process with the ability to effectively manage deliverables for a global warehousing and logistics team.
    • 5+ years of experience managing large distribution operations.
    • Ability to work onsite in Rotterdam and Amsterdam on a monthly basis and travel internationally 10% of the time.
    • Prior 3PL and LSP relationship management experience.
    • Experience with RPQ and RFP facilitation for warehousing and logistics services.
    • Experience working within an ERP or WMS required (NetSuite a plus).
    • Comfortable presenting metrics and operational updates to leadership.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact with and influence individuals at all levels across a global organization. 
    • High-energy and sound decision maker with the ability to make data-based decisions with a cost focused mindset. 
    • Fluent verbal and written English language skills.

Why Lime? 
When you join Lime, you join a global community of smart, caring, talented individuals working together to deliver world-changing results; striving to create an experience that enables Limers to do their best work. Here are some ways we support and invest in our team: 

Competitive salaries, performance-based annual bonus and pre-IPO equity
Health and wellness offerings for all team members starting day one including access to top-tier fitness and mindfulness apps
Flexible vacation policies with ample paid holidays tailored to country of residence
Fully-paid leave following the birth or adoption of a child and financial, medical and educational support for Limers pursuing parenthood
Support for retirement and financial goals with unlimited access to financial advisors
Unlimited, complimentary use of our vehicles in hundreds of cities around the world
Professional growth opportunities through quarterly learning days and top-tier tools
Opportunities to connect across teams and locations to network, socialize and volunteer
Culture of belonging with Employee Resource Groups that engage and promote cultural awareness and DEI training across all functions
Consistent recognition of great work through meaningful rewards and career advancements

Benefits and perks vary depending on the nature of your employment and country of residence. Terms and conditions may apply.

If you want to make an impact, Lime is the place for you. Not sure if you meet all the qualifications? If this role excites you we encourage you to apply. Explore all opportunities on our career page.

Lime is an Equal Opportunity Employer, but that’s just the start. We believe different perspectives help us grow and achieve more. That’s why we’re dedicated to hiring and developing the most talented and globally diverse team – which includes individuals with different backgrounds, abilities, identities and experiences.