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(Junior) Project Leader Supply Chain




Supply Chain

Hours per week

32 - 40


€3400 - €4500

As (Junior) Project Leader Supply Chain, you will lead, impact and contribute to the success of Supply Chain projects. The Supply Chain Department consists of 5 colleagues. You will be the driving force behind various projects and can make impact on the organization.


What you will be doing?

  • Leading projects at various levels, in collaboration with strategic partners, focused on the development of Supply Chain projects;
  • Coordinating, monitoring, following up and further setting up projects on behalf of Global Supply Chain Management;
  • Identifying external and internal developments when it comes to ensuring quality and making improvement proposals;
  • Supporting management and employees by providing timely and correct advice on the development of Supply Chain and the roll-out of the Global Supply Chain.


What we ask of you?

  • HBO/HTS work and thinking level with a completed education in Supply Chain management, Logistics or Technical Business Administration;
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant work experience as a project leader or consultant in the Supply Chain preferably in the chemical industry;
  • Affinity with ICT and relevant experience with ERP systems. Preferably SAP, AX 365 or Microsoft Dynamics AX;
  • You have a pragmatic attitude and are proactive and ambitious;
  • Experience in working in an international environment;
  • Good communication skills in the Dutch and English language (spoken and written);
  • You are able to communicate well with colleagues at all levels and disciplines in the organization;
  • Besides being a real team player you work in a planned and structured way;
  • You find it a challenge to work in a dynamic work environment and can cope well with work pressure.


What we offer you?
A 7th generation family-owned business
Family values, beliefs and ambitions represent the driving forces behind a culture of sustainability. The drivers of this family business are a long-term commitment, a minimum of hierarchy and the speed of implementation. Royal Smit & Zoon is flexibly seizing the opportunities of the changes taking place worldwide, meanwhile creating strong and sustainable value for their employees, stakeholders and for society.

You can contribute in creating a socially and environmentally more sustainable leather value chain.  The head office is located in Weesp (municipality of Amsterdam), which is easily accessible by public transport. Royal Smit & Zoon offers a professional working environment in which ambitions to grow and attention for colleagues are central. A thirteenth month, profit sharing, hybrid home working policy and discount on sports facilities are part of your job offer.


About Royal Smit & Zoon
Acknowledged as one of the world’s leading suppliers of chemicals for tanning, wet-end and finishing phases, Royal Smit & Zoon produces sustainable chemical solutions for the leather industry and has, since the start in 1821, grown into a worldwide renowned player. This family owned business provides the leather sector with an ample range of products, all complying with the international regulations and specifications, to be effectively used in different end sectors such as footwear, leather goods, apparel, automotive, and furnishing. The company is fully committed to the promotion and improvement of the whole leather value chain in order to make it better, entirely sustainable, safe, and eco-friendly.

In 2021 King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands granted Smit & Zoon the Royal predicate for our efforts of seven generations of entrepreneurship, innovation and focus on sustainability in the leather value chain.

Royal Smit & Zoon is active in more than 70 countries around the world. In addition to our headquarters in Weesp, we have offices and factories in Amersfoort (the Netherlands), Germany, Italy, India and China. In the Netherlands we have about 150 colleagues, worldwide we work with almost 400 employees.

Our mission is to create a socially and environmentally sustainable leather value chain, together. In other words, to create value for customers and society through product and process innovations, and to make people more aware and familiar with sustainable solutions throughout the leather value chain. With this mission we help society as a whole, by offering leather not only as a sustainable basis for all kinds of beautiful products, but also by taking care of our planet and next generations to come.


Are you interested? Then apply via the button below and send your CV. For more information, contact Mark Letter (Talent Acquisition Manager) at [email protected]   

Unsolicited introductions of candidates through recruitment agencies or third parties are not appreciated. Therefore, sent CVs and applications from candidates will be considered direct applications.

Our story

Our mission

Creating a socially and environmentally sustainable leather value chain

Our mission is to create value for customers, shareholders, employees, and society by developing product and process innovations and raising awareness of the need for sustainable solutions in the entire leather value chain. With this mission we help society as a whole, by not only offering leather as a sustainable source for all kinds of products but also by taking care of our planet and of the next generations of people that will be living here.


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