Logistics Analyst – Western Digital – Hoofddorp


Company Description

At Western Digital, our vision is to power global innovation and push the boundaries of technology to make what you thought was once impossible, possible.

At our core, Western Digital is a company of problem solvers. People achieve extraordinary things given the right technology. For decades, we’ve been doing just that. Our technology helped people put a man on the moon.

We are a key partner to some of the largest and highest growth organizations in the world. From energizing the most competitive gaming platforms, to enabling systems to make cities safer and cars smarter and more connected, to powering the data centers behind many of the world’s biggest companies and public cloud, Western Digital is fueling a brighter, smarter future.

Binge-watch any shows, use social media or shop online lately? You’ll find Western Digital supporting the storage infrastructure behind many of these platforms. And, that flash memory card that captures and preserves your most precious moments? That’s us, too.

We offer an expansive portfolio of technologies, storage devices and platforms for business and consumers alike. Our data-centric solutions are comprised of the Western Digital, G-Technology, SanDisk and WD brands.

Today’s exceptional challenges require your unique skills. It’s You & Western Digital. Together, we’re the next BIG thing in data.

Job Description

You will be part of the team of professionals responsible for the outsourced logistics centres operations and vendor managed inventory hubs for strategic customers. You will maintain the best practice logistics vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve operational performance.

  • Serve as the overall program lead for company separation initiatives in EMEAWork with business partners to identify requirement for the Flash business, including fulfillment, transportation and trade complianceCollaborate with IT and business to define the appropriate applications within the ERP ecosystemdevelop an execution plan and lead the implementation of above by leading a cross-function team
  • Lead daily execution activities with 3rd party service providers independently and resolve various customer fulfilment exceptions by working cross functionally with internal and external teams
  • Define requirement and lead testing and implementation of ERP-Systems/applications to meet Fulfillment business needs and drive automation initiatives.
  • Identify inefficiencies and cost optimization opportunities and lead continuous improvement initiatives
  • Undertake ad-hoc queries and perform quantitative and/or qualitative analysis to resolve operational issues and drive operational excellence
  • Serve as owner of Fulfillment KPIs by analyzing supplier performance indicators, leading regular KPI reviews and driving root cause and corrective actions with suppliers
  • Qualifications


  • 5+ years experience in supply chain management
  • 4 year college degree required
  • In depth knowledge of various ERP systems (SAP/Oracle)
  • Experience with EDI a plus
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office Package [Excel – Advanced/Expert level, Word, Outlook (Proficient in managing a high level of daily email activity), PowerPoint], Project Management tools
  • Experience in analyzing business processes, gathering and documenting business/system requirements.
  • Ability to meet daily & weekly deadlines to achieve the departmental SLA’s.

  • Excellent oral and written skills in English.
  • Must be a self-starter and can complete tasks with minimal direction/oversight
  • Concise / effective communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively across divisions, functions and levels in a global organization.
  • Excellent organization skills and effective time management skills to see tasks through to the end.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with all levels of the organization.
  • Interact and communicate effectively with internal customers, vendors, contractors, and management in a business professional manner.
  • Candidate will be self-motivated, flexible, customer oriented, resourceful, and enthusiastic.
  • Interpret a variety of instructions provided in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining quality of work.
  • Additional Information

    Western Digital thrives on the power and potential of diversity. As a global company, we believe the most effective way to embrace the diversity of our customers and communities is to mirror it from within. We believe the fusion of various perspectives results in the best outcomes for our employees, our company, our customers, and the world around us. We are committed to an inclusive environment where every individual can thrive through a sense of belonging, respect and contribution.

    Western Digital is committed to offering opportunities to applicants with disabilities and ensuring all candidates can successfully navigate our careers website and our hiring process. Please contact us at to advise us of your accommodation request. In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.

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