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Project Manager Logistics Planning

Are you an expert in designing, running, testing and upgrading engineering systems and processes? Are you passionate about logistics and creating solutions to customer requirements in an international environment? We might be looking for you! Within syncreon - a DP World Company and our growing Solution Design team, we offer an exciting opportunity as a Project Manager Logistics Planning (Solution Design). This position will be based in Germany: this position can be fully remote (or hybrid based in the Duisburg, Wolfsburg or Munich area for a junior candidate). Furthermore, you will get the opportunity to occassionally travel to and work with other sites in our growing EMEA region.


As a Project Manager Logistics Planning, you design and implement solution engineering projects of all sizes (footprint/revenue) with up to medium complexity within an international logistics environment, supporting new business and contract renewals for a specific industry vertical. The purpose is to create a solution according to the requirements of the customer sent by RFI/RFQ or other requests. In this role, you are responsible for the RFQ tender phase including process design, headcount calculation, layout, costing & pricing, input for customer presentations and coordinating internal stakeholders. 


How You Will Contribute:

• Developing innovative solutions in the field of contract logistics: working on customer-specific solution engineering projects and best-in-class response to customer requests for quotation, contract renewals, requests for information, operational scope changes, cost and price calculations for new and existing business;

• Planning and calculation of logistics processes with a focus on resource planning and personnel calculations;

• Creating layouts and visualizations of processes (preferably with AutoCAD and/or Microsoft Visio);

• Preparing offers and presentations of the developed logistics concepts and working closely with Sales teams to present the solutions to customers;
• Developing concepts for customer proposals including process flow diagrams, headcount/MHE calculation, facility layouts and KPIs;
• Responsible for a smooth running of the projects by coordination of internal and external stakeholders, obtaining supplier offers and keeping a close eye on project planning and timelines.

Your Key Qualifications
• Bachelor or Master Degree in Economics, (Industrial) Engineering, Logistics, Supply Chain Management or related field;

• A minimum of 2 years of professional experience in Logistics or Supply Chain, ideally in project and tender management, contract logistics and/or warehouse design;

• Good understanding and high affinity for numbers and mathematics with experience in process planning and project management calculations;

• Excellent communication skills, professional working proficiency in the English and German language is a must;

• Advanced MS Office skills: Excel (VBA is a plus), Powerpoint, Word. Proficency with CAD programs, Warehouse Management Systems, Data Visualization and ERP systems is a big plus;

• High level of analytical thinking and problem solving skills by working collaboratively on team projects with internal stakeholders (i.e. Finance, IT, HR, Legal, Operations, Procurement, QEHS and Security) and external stakeholders (customers, integrators and suppliers), and throughout all management levels;

• Structured way or working with the ablility to manage a variety of projects while keeping track of timelines and budget;

• MTM/MOST certification is preferred;

• Based in Germany and in possession of a valid residence permit/work visa;

• Ability to work remote with the willingness and flexibility to occasionally travel, possession of a driver's license is strongly desired.


DP World offers exciting and challenging roles within a growing international organization. We strive to hire and develop the right people, locally and globally; stimulating personal growth and self-development within an informal atmosphere. We offer a market competitive compensation package.

About DP World
We are the leading provider of worldwide smart end-to-end supply chain logistics, enabling the flow of trade across the globe. Our comprehensive range of products and services covers every link of the integrated supply chain – from maritime and inland terminals to marine services and industrial parks as well as technology-driven customer solutions. Both syncreon and Imperial are part of our family. 
We deliver these services through an interconnected global network of 295 business units in 78 countries across six continents, with a significant presence both in high-growth and mature markets. Wherever we operate, we integrate sustainability and responsible corporate citizenship into our activities, striving for a positive contribution to the economies and communities where we live and work. 
Our dedicated, diverse and professional team of more than 103.000 from 158 nationalities are committed to delivering unrivalled value to our customers and partners. We do this by focusing on mutually beneficial relationships – with governments, shippers, traders, and other stakeholders along the global supply chain – relationships built on a foundation of mutual trust and enduring partnership. 

We think ahead, anticipate change and deploy industry-leading digital technology to further broaden our vision to disrupt world trade and create the smartest, most efficient and innovative solutions, while ensuring a positive and sustainable impact on economies, societies and our planet.

DP World is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO). We strongly believe that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success and we make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or belief.
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Candidates chosen to move forward within the Recruitment Process may be required to undergo an assessment and/or submit further background information. Any offers of employment may be conditional on completion of required checks and provision of relevant documentation, in accordance with the applicable local legislation.

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