Supply Chain & Logistics Manager – Amsterdam

Supply Chain & Logistics Manager – Amsterdam


We are looking for a SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER that will oversee the entire complex flow of products from factory (China & Japan) to ICE-Amsterdam and collaborate with all parties to ensure smooth delivery as the business scales dramatically. Key metric: lack of disruption in flow of product from factory downstream to customer.

The position is based at ICE Robotics’ EMEA headquarters in Hoofddorp (The Netherlands), home to multiple functions including sales, logistics and the maintenance and repair of all EMEA products.


The Company

SoftBank Robotics, the global leader in workforce automation, has embraced the ambitious goal of developing robots for everyone. We believe that in the coming years; robots will positively impact our lives to the same extent as PCs and mobile devices did during the past 3 decades. Robots will change the way we learn, work and communicate.

SoftBank Robotics together with our go-to-market partner ICE Robotics, are launching a revolutionary cleaning robot called “Whiz”, which we anticipate will take the cleaning industry by storm ! Whiz is a highly intelligent and sophisticated autonomous driving floor cleaning “cobot” and first in a series of SoftBank robots designed to solve labour issues and provide business owners with a compelling value proposition.


Responsibilities include

§ EMEA point-person with SoftBank Robotics Japan on shipment delivery schedule (robots, batteries, accessories);

§ Establish logistics SLAs between SBR and ICE;

§ Recommend and drive implementation of new transport options (container, sea, rail);

§ Provide necessary SCM content for ICE training in warehouse;

§ Communicate to Sales, ICE and other key stakeholders on product movement;

§ Connect GTM systems for inventory planning, tracking, sales;

§ Establish “reverse” logistics flow with ICE and partners for repair / SWAP units.


Attributes & behaviours

§ Bachelor’s degree (HBO) or similar;

§ Experience in complex systems and product flow;

§ Direct knowledge of shipping and logistics systems, practices, standards;

§ Employment at DHL or another logistics provider a plus;

§ Excellent proficiency (written & verbal) in English, similar skills in Dutch is a plus;

§ Experience with Microsoft Dynamics 365 (as well as Office and Sharepoint);

§ Results oriented and focused on adding value to the business;

§ Strong communication (written and verbal) and social skills, ability to create working relationships at all levels;

§ Hands-on mentality and an entrepreneurial mindset;

§ Feels at ease in an international and fast-paced environment and knows how to set priorities under pressure, ensuring organization and planning (short- and long term);

§ Sense of humour and lots of energy.


Ingrid Rademakers +31 6 5 1118809 or


Ingrid Rademakers +31 6 5 1118809 or