Site Manager I – GXO Logistics, Inc. – Lelystad

GXO Logistics, Inc.

Working as our Site Manager

We are looking for an experience operations/site manager as a successor for our site in Lelystad. After approximately 6months of training in our state of the art, highly automated DC you should be ready to manage the site and the customer relationship on your own.

In this position you will report to the current Site director and collaborate daily with the Operations Manager who is responsible for the efficient day-to-day operation of the site, with particular emphasis on managing supporting functions and implementing warehouse action plans. You will help establish and maintain procedures for meeting company and customer commitments. Promote and implement continual improvement. Train, motivate and lead within area of responsibility. Facilitate conflict resolution and enforce company policies/procedures. We are specifically looking for a candidate with the skills and ambition to develop within GXO and be ready to manage a site of their own.

This role has a technical and operational part. On one hand you will lead and drive the operation from the front, ensuring compliance, performance, and the delivery of a world-class service to our customer together with the Operations Manager. You will be liaising with agencies and Workforce Coordinator in order to accomplish an efficient daily planning as well as leading our Customs team. On the other hand, you will measure and review technical performance by leading the team of Warehouse Management System Specialists.


  • <span a self-starter and can work independent of daily guidance
  • <span are curious, and can introduce new ideas without losing touch of what is already good
  • <span can connect people from different backgrounds and cultures around a common goal
  • <span politically and culturally sensitive
  • <span hands on, and understand “results matter”
  • <span a strong communicator and know how to negotiate a win-win situation
  • <span a strong and energetic leader, who enjoys working with young leaders and helping them develop
  • <span have a helicopter view, with the ability to make the change in person when something goes wrong

What do we offer you?

    <span a competitive salary and a position with a lot of responsibilities and variety, we will assure you that not a single day is the same
  • <span dynamic and growing organization, with lots of space for personal input and development
  • <span highly motivated team on site with ambitions to grow and improve every single day
  • <span pleasant working atmosphere on site and in your department
  • <span for our site management bonus scheme
  • <span car + European fuel card
  • <span holiday day with the possibility to purchase an additional 10 days off
  • <span to work from home


    <span degree/HBO in related fields
  • <span of 5 years of experience in Logistics/warehouse knowledge, preferably in automated logistics, distribution centres, warehouse, or stockroom.
  • <span technical skills and understanding of WMS (Warehouse Management Systems)
  • <span PC skills – Microsoft Office and Outlook along with knowledge of creating and interrogating spreadsheets and data
  • <span of English and Dutch at a professional level, Spanish is nice to have
  • <span skills, Leadership, motivational skillset
  • <span level of planning skills
  • <span proactiveness and initiative
  • <span proficiency in change and conflict management skills

Your working environment:

At GXO, we are proud to be a global workforce with strong talent at every level. We focus on creating a workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We take care of the health and safety of our employees; our diversity, culture of respect and focus on collaboration are core to how we believe a business should be run and key to how we deliver. We offer competitive pay, career development and opportunities for every team member to achieve their full potential while working in a technology-led, agile culture.

From leadership roles and logistics experts to technology innovators and warehouse teams, we’re always looking for talented individuals who can help our customers adapt to the future. Our work is important, competitive, and satisfying. If you’re ready to give us your best, let’s talk. We’d like to invest in you.

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