Shipment Team Leader

Are you detail-oriented and do you have a quality-driven mindset? Do you have strong organizational skills? Are you a motivator at heart? Our Shipment Team Leader position might be for you!

What you will do

  • As Shipment Team Leader, you will be responsible for and manage our shipment and warehouse team of 4 colleagues and oversee the shipment floor activities to ensure accuracy, punctuality, safety, quality, and completeness of deliverables (incoming goods reception and outgoing order shipments)
  • Prepare and delegate the planning of the work floor, including coverage during holidays.
  • Ensure the team objectives are met. Monitor and report KPIs and take necessary actions to improve them.
  • Manage your team member's performances. Set objectives, coach, motivate, monitor, and collaborate to problem-solve where needed.
  • Create/review training documents and conduct training sessions for your team.
  • Coordinate and liaise with internal stakeholders, such as your team and colleagues from Production and Sales to identify areas of improvement and drive such efforts/actions.
  • You will work in our Warehouse & Shipment area according to the described procedures and policies;
  • You sort outgoing order parts, count, pack, and ship correctly accordingly to instructions;
  • You generate necessary shipping documents through our ERP system and ship the completed package to the customer;
  • You assist in quality inspection of incoming parts from subcontractors or other Materialise production locations;
  • You have (or will develop) the expertise and creativity to package delicate and fragile parts in an optimal manner to protect them from damage during transport;
  • You assist in the Warehouse activities: organizing, reception of incoming goods, transfers between our different warehouses.

Your profile

  • An excellent team player and a strong communicator.
  • Proactive. Can independently drive yourself and others to achieve results.
  • Flexible (working schedule 10:30 AM till 7:00 PM) covering backup for the early shift between 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM during some holidays or absences of the Warehouse Operator.
  • Punctual.
  • Possess strong organizational and prioritization skills.
  • You are detail-oriented and have a quality-driven mindset.
  • A problem-solver.
  • Able to work within deadlines under pressure and handle interruptions.
  • Hands-on: you will work together with your team members on the floor.
  • Able to work quickly and efficiently after your training period.
  • Proficient in English.
  • Skilled with computers: you will use MS Office apps(such as Outlook, Excel, Word) and an ERP system on a daily basis to execute tasks.
  • Experienced in leading and coaching a small team of motivated blue-collar workers.
  • Possess a forklift license (Considered a plus but not mandatory. Should be willing to learn. Training will be provided).

Location and type of contract

  • Belgium
  • Full-time

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Working at Materialise

Materialise is a dynamic, international high-tech company, founded in 1990 and headquartered in Belgium, with over 2,300 employees worldwide. Materialise’s mission is to innovate for a better and healthier world through its software and hardware infrastructure and in-depth knowledge of additive manufacturing (also known as 3D printing). Our customers are in diverse industries, such as automotive, aerospace, medical, research, and academia.

As a growing company, Materialise is always looking for enthusiastic professionals who want to work in an environment full of revolutionary technology and surrounded by people passionate about their work.


Having a healthy work-life balance

When creating a better and healthier world, a good place to start is with yourself. That’s why we encourage our employees to stay fit both physically and mentally by offering sports workshops and flexible hours with the possibility of working remotely.

Personal growth and career opportunities

Materialise invests in people and want to see them grow in a career that fits them best. We offer personal training to every employee, so they can access every available career opportunity.

Team building

It’s also important to enjoy working at Materialise. With initiatives such as memorable team-building activities, lively after-work drinks, and team lunches, we’re building a work environment in which our employees feel good.

Innovation is key

Innovation isn’t an empty word at Materialise. We create and deliver high-tech solutions in additive manufacturing. Innovation and leadership by our employees is both encouraged and rewarded.