External Manufacturing Coordinator, QWIC – Amsterdam (NL)


About the job

Are you the External Manufacturing Coordinator we are looking for?

As our External Manufacturing Coordinator you will be having a leading role in all weekly manufacturing operations.

Are you up for a challenge and looking to take your skills to the next level? Read the vacancy below and apply!

Full-time · Amsterdam

The role

The External Manufacturing Coordinator is part of the Supply Chain team. The Supply Chain team is responsible for S&OP planning, Production management of our e-bikes at external assembly partners and Quality management of finished product and components. We are looking for an External Manufacturing Coordinator who will take a leading role in managing weekly manufacturing operations at our external assembly partners, take responsibility on optimizing outcome in the present as well as continuously improve to bring output to the next level in terms of reliability, agility, and efficiency in cooperation with our assembly partners.

Main tasks;

  • Operational management: ensure that assembly and shipping plans are executed by our partners according to plan on time, in quality and within cost. Manage material and capacity constraints, communicate clearly and timely on requested schedule changes to optimize inventory availability;
  • Track and Report on Assembly Partner performance and KPI’s (OTIF, COGS, Quality);
  • Continuous improvement: collaborate closely with Quality team and Assembly Partners to improve assembly quality, assembly process efficiency, and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP). Bring culture of manufacturing, including application of Lean practices internally and externally;
  • Manage manufacturing phase of Industrialization of New Product Introduction projects in close collaboration with Engineering, Product Management and Quality;
  • Constant communication to all relevant stakeholders (QWIC, Assembly partners, suppliers) about output and quality level;
  • Setup and run development projects, including migration and set up of manufacturing processes in our new ERP;
  • Help develop long-term assembly strategy and run projects related to this responsibility;
  • Participate in S&OP and S&OE meetings, providing supply perspective, bringing clarity on current supply operations status;
  • Build strong personal relationships with Assembly Partners.

Who are you?

You are a driven communicative leader that can bring our assembly facilities to the next level. You’re a strong personality that has affinity with technology for our quality e-bikes.

  • You have an engineering or supply chain background and at least 3-5 years of experience in a production environment;
  • You are experienced in managing production facilities for technical products;
  • You have experience with contract manufacturing, outsourced production suppliers;
  • Experience with Lean Six Sigma practices and application;
  • Experience in the bike industry is a big plus;
  • Hands on, solution driven, eye for detail and project management skills;
  • Excellent command of English;
  • Knowledge of World-Class Manufacturing principles;
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks with high awareness of deadlines;
  • Global manufacturing perspective;
  • Travel requirement up to 25% to Europe and Asia.

What do we offer you?

  • A competitive salary conform with your education and experience;
  • Plenty potential to develop yourself and grow within your role;
  • You will have 25 holidays per year;
  • Work from home budget to set up your home office;
  • A very nice office space with beautiful view;
  • A welcoming and open work culture with a lot of interesting, international and different colleagues;
  • A very nice and healthy lunch, freshly prepared;
  • And last but not least: your own QWIC E-Bike as long as you work for us!


Use the ‘Apply Now’ button to apply. If you have questions, don’t hesitate to contact Tim Voogel via tvoogel@qwic.nl

No agencies please!

Campaign success

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua.

Member profile

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua.