Logistics Project Manager E&BM Ghent


The Volvo truck factory (E&BM) in Ghent is one of the world's biggest factory of the Volvo Group. Every day, over 2000 colleagues work together to build trucks of excellent quality. Innovation and continuous improvement are inherited in our daily operations. We believe in Lean Manufacturing, where quality, safety and environmental care are embedded as our top priority. Our site in Ghent today exists of many different department, but one thing we all have in common: we are passionate about what we do.

This is us, your new colleagues

As a part of the Logistic Team, you represent the E&BM-Ghent Logistics Department for upcoming & ongoing Product Projects. The team consists of different profiles: logistic engineers, packaging engineers, Projectmanager. You will be in touch with the whole team in the supply chain process. You will work in a dynamic environment where passionate people help to build the factory of the future. Cooperation is key!

Do you just love to ...

  • You analyze the assembly process to identify the impact on all logistics processes
  • You provide detailed solutions for new or changed internal & external flows
  • You identity, coordinate and support all needed activities within the full supply chain:
    • Prepare the external inbound process so that we can call off material from suppliers & secure supplier readiness
    • Prepare the internal inbound process so that we can receive and present new material to the assembly process
    • Prepare the outbound process so that delivery of the new product is possible
  • You provide input on
    • The current way of working for parts in the Ghent-plant (logistics flow, problem areas, …) towards Regional Logistic Team
    • You set-up resource, budget & time plans for Product Projects
    • The best possible concepts for the different steps in the industrialization process
      • Area + possible temporary flow for Production-build
      • External Flows & Delivery Frequency
      • Packaging

Are you the one?

  • You have a Master’s degree in Engineering (or equivalent experience)
  • You are familiar with Project Steering Models & have experience in Project Management within Manufacturing and/or Logistics with good leadership capabilities
  • You are a clear communicator and fluent in English & Dutch, both speaking and writing
  • You have strong social & networking skills
  • You are persuasive, diplomatic and a good active listener
  • You are result driven, structured and perseverant
  • You have knowledge of lean principles
  • You look at things with a holistic view & open mindset

Are we a perfect match?

Do you get energy out of coordinating projects? This position offers you the chance to grow and work together with different businesses towards improvements. We will invest in your personal growth.

Let's do this!

Up for the challenge? Don’t hesitate and apply for this new opportunity.
Hiring manager: Ruud Castelein
HRBP: Ewout De Saeger


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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