SUEZ- Water Technologies & Solutions is now known as Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions. As part of Veolia, we join in its mission of "resourcing the world." With the addition of our industry-leading technologies and expertise, our combined strengths will help to turn the tide for Ecological Transformation.

CMS Regional Logistics Specialist

Date:  15-May-2023

NSC, BE, 11111

Req ID:  7385

CMS Regional Logistics Specialist


Essential Functions (Responsibilities):

The CMS Regional Logistics Specialist is responsible for leading the execution related to transportation, distribution, warehousing and remote tank monitoring in the defined region. The incumbent will drive optimization of a complex network while driving cost out of the business, improvements into the operation, and facilitate a strategic outlook that will better serve all stakeholders such as Customer, Sales, Manufacturing and CSC.


Key responsibilities include:


* Manage and support Veolia WTS’s logistics, warehousing and distribution, remote tank monitoring operations in a defined region.

* Manage and lead the external warehouse operations for Turkey:

  • developing an optimum warehousing/distribution model to drive the most efficient flow of materials and products at a value cost,
  • assisting in price negotiating, terms and conditions,
  • developing a comprehensive data suite of warehousing metrics, summary and detail, to drive service performance, cash through improved inventory management and cost management.

* Manage and lead the remote tank monitoring program for Benelux, DACH region:

  • Customer / tank setup
  • Remote tank replenishment planning
  • Focus on cost efficiency (optimized shipping)
  • Maintain service level (zero tank run dry)

* Actively participate in developing a long-term strategy for Veolia WTS logistics to deliver world-class logistics driving optimization, standardization, and overall efficiency.

* Partner with the key stakeholders, including OTR, manufacturing, commercial teams (sales & service) and PSI, driving continuous improvement ensuring on-time, complete and compliant deliveries to our customers.

* Participate in councils in the region to optimize our logistics processes across P&L's and/or Veolia businesses.

Manage and follow up the logistics budget for the region, this includes:

  • Monthly reporting of freight spend in cooperation with SC Finance;
  • Identify gaps and trends;
  • Auditing of freight invoices in close cooperation with AP and SC Finance

* Responsible for driving reduction in costs by using network optimization tools and strategies.

* Manage, coordinate and follow up performance of the 3rd party logistics providers for the region.



  • OTC performance based upon CDD
  • On-time pickup performance
  • VCP for Freight/Warehousing
  • Carrier related complaints, both quality and safety related



* Master/Bachelor’s degree

* Minimum of 3 years’ experience in logistics, customer service or related functions.

* Showing business/financial acumen, potential to lead and set direction, including demonstrated ability to motivate, influence, solve complex problems, and drive change at all levels of the organization

* Languages: speaking/writing English fluently is a must.



* Experience working with SAP.

* Knowledge of French, Dutch or Turkish is a plus.

* Experience in project logistics including multifunctional teams in an international environment

* Growth leadership skills demonstrating clear global perspective and understand factors impacting VWTS businesses and suppliers.

* Capability to revitalize a team by leading change initiatives delivering growth and profitability improvement

* Creates energy to deliver company goals through creation and comprehensive communication of practical "hands-on" operational plans and strategies

* Drives growth and innovation effectiveness through influence and collaboration across functions and businesses.