Intralogistic Expert

Want to be on the forefront of distribution center innovation and technology?  Our global Distribution Solutions team is on the cutting edge of any major automation changes, responsible for designing and building DC’s that optimize throughput and process flows. We get the products over the finish line and into the hands of the consumer in a way that exceeds their expectations.


We are hiring a Senior Industrial Engineer with a deep understanding of the DC and warehousing industry, preferably with an expertise in automation systems. This position could sit at one of our DC’s in Rieste/Osnabrück, Germany or Manchester, UK.



  • Serve as an outside consultant to warehouse operations by acting as a change agent for the business
  • Make recommendations for investment in new technologies and improvement of efficiency within the warehouse workflow, including warehouse decision making capabilities, workplace safety, and customer service standards
  • Evaluate Labour Management systems including implementation, configuration, analysis of results and development of recommendations to the distribution centre heads
  • Identify and evaluate problems and develop improvements to processes, layouts, internal flows, utilization, packaging material usage and methods of operations within a warehouse environment, making fact based recommendations to the lean organization.



  • Broad and deep knowledge of engineering and distribution operations combining theoretical and practical knowledge
  • Labour management experience, ideally with Manhattan based application
  • Focus on development and implementation of standardizing distribution centre processes, MHE (Material Handling Equipment) and supplier harmonization
  • Strong project manager
  • Proven ability to lead teams, directly and through matrix relationships
  • Can travel as needed



  • Undergraduate university degree in Industrial Engineering or closely related field or relevant warehousing experiences
  • 5 years of engineering work experience in a distribution centre environment
  • 2 years of management experience preferred
  • Labour management experience
Location:  Trafford Park
Country:  United Kingdom
Team:  Supply Chain Management
Brand:  adidas
Position Type:  Full time
Number:  189854
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