Warehouse Facility Management Site Lead - Lahr (all genders)

11 Aug 2022
03 Nov 2022
Warehouse Facility Management (WHFM) is an important and integral support function for Zalando's Lahr logistics centre. We are currently looking for a WHFT Site Lead (all genders) to further develop and ensure the technical and infrastructural operation.

As Site Lead, you will take over the technical and disciplinary responsibility of the team at our site in Lahr. You will bring your strong leadership skills in order to in localise and implement goals to achieve our local and strategic objectives.

At Zalando, our vision is to be the starting point for fashion - one that is inclusive by design. We only assess candidates based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. We welcome applications from people of all gender identities, sexual orientations, personal expressions, racial identities, ethnicities, religious beliefs, and disability statuses. We only want to know why you're great for this role, so please avoid including your picture, age, and marital status in your CV as well.

We want to provide you with a great candidate experience. Please feel free to inform us of any accommodations you may need, so we can best support and assist you throughout the hiring process.

do.BETTER - our diversity & inclusion strategy: https://corporate.zalando.com/en/diversity-inclusion
Our employee resource groups: https://corporate.zalando.com/en/diversity-inclusion/our-employee-resource-groups

  • You'll improve operational safety at the site, optimize solution-oriented service for stakeholders in order minimize costs and increase the efficiency of the processes in the Warehouse.
  • You'll work with different stakeholders across the organization in order to mitigate risks and facilitate collaboration across teams.
  • You'll anticipate obstacles and develop alternative plans accordingly.
  • You'll support the implementation of solutions and measure their success against criteria (e.g. customer feedback).
  • You will lead and develop your team in order to achieve common goals and grow professionally within Zalando.
  • You have a university Degree in a technical field. You have an education or certificate in lower to middle management, ideally in advanced facility management.
  • You have advanced knowledge and extensive experience in leading and managing people, in the field of normative/legal requirements for building services and health and safety, investment planning, budgeting and controlling, supporting teams to achieve KPIs and SLAs.
  • You have a good analytical approach and a systematic and structured way of working as well as good management experience.
  • You communicate fluently in both German and English across different levels within the organization.
  • You master the balancing act between de-escalation and challenging stakeholders of different degrees within the team.
Career Development
  • We offer peer-to-peer performance reviews twice a year
  • Learn and develop through our extensive Zalando training platform
  • Join regular all-hands, team meetings, Q&A-sessions, and quarterly anonymous employee surveys to ask your questions and provide your feedback
  • Support from an international team of experts; mentoring and professional development opportunities

  • 2 days paid leave per year for volunteering
  • Minimum of 27 holiday days per calendar year
  • Online sports courses, wellbeing, and nutrition advice offered by Humanoo personal wellbeing coach app
  • Mental wellbeing support by our Employee Assistance Program and professional consultants to help you find health resources

  • Flexible working hours
  • Relocation assistance for internationals
  • If you work from an office in your role, a choice of office equipment to be delivered to you, to support you working from home due to COVID-19 safety

  • Access to the employee shares program
  • 40% shopping discount on products shipped and sold by Zalando, and 30% discount on Zalando Lounge
  • Discounts from a wide range of external partners

  • Employee parents' forums and employee resource group
  • Supported transition into and out of parental leave, with a buddy and re-onboarding plan
  • 3 fully-paid child sick days per year
  • Free counselling, assistance, and referral service for all matters concerning yourself and your family via the F├╝rstenberg Institute

It's the perfect time to join Zalando on our journey, from being a pioneer in the world of e-commerce, to the starting point for fashion in Europe. We connect customers, brands, and partners across 23 markets.

Help us drive digital and sustainable solutions for fashion, logistics, advertising and research, bringing head-to-toe fashion to more than 46 million active customers through a team of diverse skill-sets, cultural backgrounds, and interests.

Our values: https://jobs.zalando.com/en/our-founding-mindset

do.More - our sustainability strategy: https://corporate.zalando.com/en/sustainability

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Please note that all applications must be completed using the online form - we do not accept applications via email.