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André Dijks

Interim Director, Manager of Operations, Supply Chain, Logistics & Procurement

Andre, a distinguished C-level Supply Chain Executive, brings a wealth of leadership experience from renowned global organizations such as ADM Wild Flavours, DHL Supply Chain, Zalando, XPO Logistics, Amazon, and more. With a track record spanning over 30 years, he has excelled in creating, restructuring, and developing high-performing Supply Chain, Production, and Procurement organizations across diverse industries, including Aerospace, Mining, Retail, Manufacturing, Food, Pharmaceuticals, Airlines, Distribution, Fulfillment, and Transportation.

Andre has been instrumental in implementing ISO, HACCP, BRC, LEAN, 5S, and SOP’s into Supply Chain organizations, driving customer focus, service excellence, and significant improvements in critical areas such as inventory management, vendor relations, operational costs, and team performance. His expertise extends to GMP and GDP operations, ensuring top-notch quality and compliance.

Recognized as a skillful team builder, Andre takes a hands-on approach to operations, fostering effective communication and collaboration at all levels of management and among line personnel. Fluent in Dutch, English, and German, he possesses exceptional language skills both in written and verbal communication.

With an impressive track record of achievements in Supply Chain Management, Andre Dijks is a proven leader who can drive success and optimize operations. Contact him today to leverage his expertise and elevate your organization’s supply chain to new heights.

Supply Chain Management EVO
Management Physical Distribution EVO
InHolland Alkmaar
MSc Operations & Supply Chain Management
Procurement Management
Logistics Management MEAO
Amsterdam College
Evening high school
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10/2022 – 31/03/2023
TOPCON Europe Medical
Interim Consultant Procurement Hired to advise MT to develop a new EMEA procurement department in SCM, quick scan, develop and implement Procurement strategy, execution Procurement project plan.
10/2022 – 31/03/2023
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02/2022 – 10/2022
ADM Wild Flavours
Interim Manager Supply Chain Develop and reorganize the SCM function after SAP4.Hana implementation, MT, crisis management, new hire SCM professionals, develop and implement procedures, working instructions, supervise, instruct 15 fte’s
02/2022 – 10/2022
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Enexis Group Grid Management
Interim Manager Strategic Material Planning Energy transition management, develop and implement new SCM in semi government organization, improvement projects, master data, systems, supply, demand & contract management, S4/Hana roll-out, supervise, instruct well educated 21 fte’s
10/2000 – 02/2021
DHL Supply Chain
Interim Manager Lifescience & Healthcare Deputy management CS team Edwards, Roche, Bayer, Norgine, Domino, Cerus, develop and implement new COVID-19 taskforce for storage and distribution Pfizer BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca vaccinnes, supervise, instruct 15fte’s
10/2000 – 02/2021
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09/2020 – 10/2020
Nedcargo Logistics
Interim Site Manager Deputy on site management, 100fte’s
09/2020 – 10/2020
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06/2020 – 08/2020
Interim On-Site Manager Operational responsible for the execution of Zalando’s project plan to build a new DC in The Netherlands, 140.000m2, reporting into senior German management
06/2020 – 08/2020
02/2020 -04/2020
Frigologix Lommel Belgium
Interim Site Manager Operational MT responsible for the 3rd party logistics in food storage and distribution, crisis management, supervise instruct 70 fte
02/2020 -04/2020
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0 8 /2018 – 07/2019
X P O Logistics Inc.
interim Site Manager Operational MT responsible for the direction and supervision of multi-site distribution centers for high tech customer, deputy management, total 40.000m2 logistics warehousing, lean management, inventory management, customer support, ABC analyses, transportation, inbound/outbound, supervise, instruct 300 fte’s
0 8 /2018 – 07/2019
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04/2018 – 07/2018
Van Lent Shipyards
Interim Manager Logistics Operational MT responsible for multiple warehouses in The Netherlands, develop new shipyard in Amsterdam, supervise, instruct 15 fte’s
04/2018 – 07/2018
03/2017 – 03/2018
Interim Site Manager Operational responsible for the European start-up of Amazon in The Netherlands, developed a new EDC, hired new logistics staff, implement SCM procedures & SOP’s, in/outbound Amazon products, inventory stock control, cycle-counting, transport, Amazon is able to quickly package and ship millions of items to customers from a network of fulfillment centers all over the globe. This wouldn't be possible without leveraging cutting- edge advances in technology, Amazon's automated warehouses are successful at removing much of the walking and searching for items within a warehouse by using robotics for picking of orders, supervise, instruct 10 fte’s
03/2017 – 03/2018
11/2016 – 05/2017
Milcobel Dupont
Interim Manager Supply Chain Operational MT responsible for the Dutch cheese facility of Milcobel Belgium, deputy plant manager, implement and develop new organization, hired new management staff, draft SCM route map, achieving A level BRC certification, cost reduction, transport, change management, supervise, instruct 40 fte’s
11/2016 – 05/2017
Bunge Loders Croklaan
08/2016 – 11/2016
IOI Loders Crocklaan
Interim Manager Supply Chain Operational responsible for the European SCM production plant, hired to develop and coach management, crisis management, develop and implement trust and open working environment, supervise, instruct 18 fte’s
08/2016 – 11/2016
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06/2016 – 08/2016
Friesland Campina
Interim Manager Supply Chain Operational responsible to develop a newly developed routing for incoming/outgoing goods Friesland Campina Wolvega, develop goals & objectives SCM, coach & train operational management staff, supervise, 65 fte’s
06/2016 – 08/2016
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04/2016 - 05/2016
Saver Roosendaal
Interim Project Manager Develop and execute weed control plan for the City of Roosendaal supervise instruct 10fte’s
04/2016 - 05/2016
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09/2015 – 01/2016
United Technologies
Interim Project Manager Directed the execution of the logistics & production move of Chubb, Otis, Carrier to new headquarters in The Netherlands, project and facility management, contract and negotiation best possible rates for transport, services, real estate and contractors, set goals & objectives to reduce costs and develop high standards of service, engaging with business stakeholders, set future goals & objectives 2016/2017
09/2015 – 01/2016


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Lockheed MartinInterim Manager Supply Chain04/2014 – 12/2014
Assa AbloyInterim Manager Operations12/2013 – 04/2014
Cargotec KalmarInterim Manager Supply Chain04/2013 – 09/2013
Sohar Sultanate OmanInterim Manager Supply Chain04/2012 – 10/2012
City of ZaandamInterim Manager Law Enforcement03/2011 – 12/2011
City of AmsterdamInterim Manager Waste Collection04/2010 – 12/2010
Bausch & LombInterim Manager Operations04/2009 – 02/2010
AstraZenecaInterim Manager Supply Chain01/2009 – 04/2009
City of AmsterdamInterim Manager Parking05/2008 – 11/2008
PE People LogisticsInterim Manager Logistics02/2008 – 05/2008
Bosch RexrothInterim Manager Supply Chain08/2007 – 12/2007
City of AmsterdamInterim Manager Logistics01/2007 – 06/2007
CNBInterim Manager Operations08/2005 – 12/200
IDAInterim Manager Supply Chain05/2004 – 04/200
Martinair HollandInterim Manager Procurement08/2003 – 10/2003
City of AmsterdamInterim Manager Public Transportation06/2003 – 08/2003
Meeuwissen IndustryInterim Manager Supply Chain10/2002 – 05/2003
ABB SwitzerlandInterim Project Manager04/2002 – 06/2002
ABB EnergyInterim Manager Supply Chain07/2001 – 04/2002
UCC Coffee BlendersInterim Manager Logistics12/2000 – 07/2001
Permanent positions:  
Hermans International ServicesManager Distribution Center1997 – 2000
Briggs & StrattonManager European Operations1996 – 1997
Europe LaserMaster EuropeManager Logistics1994 – 1996
Prime Computer Int. DistributionEMEA Senior Buyer EMEA1988 – 1994
Prime Computer NetherlandLogistics Planner1984 – 1988
Tektronix EuropeInventory Controller EMEA1981 – 1984