Team leader Logistics

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For one of the most modern warehouses we, Decathlon, are looking for logistic team leaders. During your time in Tilburg, you will make sure that everything in your team runs smoothly. And besides hard work, there will be plenty of time to do sports with your team in between as well. Interested? Read more! 

Full-time · Tilburg


Together with your team, you will ensure that Decathlon's growth continues and that all orders reach our customers on time. You will be the engine behind a smoothly running logistics operation and have the opportunity to show your leadership talent in an environment that is constantly moving forward. Together with your team, you will ensure that our logistics processes are taken to the next level, constantly improving the service to our customers. And furthermore, you will have the following responsibilities:

Team management responsibilities

You will directly manage a team of 15 to 25 employees. You will define with them the most relevant organization to delight our sports customers. You will recruit, manage, plan and develop your teammates as dedicated logistic professionals . You will motivate your team mates daily so you make sure they come happy to work. You mobilize your team by giving them meaning, motivation and skills to guarantee short and regular deadlines, lower costs and increase the quality of services.

Operational responsibilities

  • Operations management: You will coordinate all logistics activities in our state-of-the-art warehouse.
  • Optimisation: You develop and implement strategies to optimize our logistics processes and improve efficiency.
  • Cooperation: You work closely with other departments to ensure that our logistics activities run seamlessly.
  • Results orientation: You monitor and analyze performance indicators to drive continuous improvements.
  • Safety management: You make sure that you and every team member knows the safety procedures. And make sure the work space is safe to work.

What do we ask from you?

We do not care whether you have just graduated or already have experience in managing teams; we would like to welcome you to our warehouse in Tilburg. Your past (work) experiences will be ofcourse a benefit, but it is not the only thing we are looking for. We are curious about your passion & drive. We recruit personalities!

  • MBO / HBO work and thinking level
  • A flexible team player, we believe that teamwork and flexibility is the key to success.
  • Leadership is in your nature and you are enthusiastic about helping others grow.
  • Open-minded, we embrace differences and we are curious about new ideas and perspectives.
  • Problem solving skills, you re the one who tackles problems and communicates effortlessly

Good to know:

  • You can work from Mon-Sun in two shifts, and in high season also working in night shifts


  1. A salary appropriate to your experience

  2. Holiday bonus (8% of your gross salary)

  3. 24 vacation days, with the option to buy 4 more

  4. Sunday night and night bonus (after 10 pm) of 150%

  5. 20% discount on our own brands

  6. Travel allowance (0.21 ct/km for a maximum of 30km single trip)

  7. Pension plan

  8. Possible profit sharing

  9. You can become a share holder

  10. Monthly coaching with your leader'

  11. Development to grown within the company

  12. Own sports fields at our Warehouse in Tilburg! (Yes, we are proud of it!)


Decathlon's mission is move people through the wonders of sport. That's why we want you to be as passionate as we are about making a positive impact on society and the planet through sport. In addition, we like to work with people who want to get the best out of themselves, who are looking for improvement and who can challenge themselves and others. 

Our new automated distribution center in Tilburg is open since 2021 and we supply all our 21 stores. Additionally, customers from the Netherlands and part of Belgium also receive their orders through our warehouse. In addition to the 250 employees, there are also at least as many robots on the road, making this Decathlon's most modern distribution center ever.

At Decathlon, we believe in creating an environment where you can develop, both professionally and personally. We invite you to become part of our team and together make sport accessible to all. Apply now and discover how great it is to work at Decathlon! 


  • Application via CV and short motivation letter (in English)
  • Telephone acquaintance
  • First conversation
  • A second conversation
  • Contract proposal
  • Welcome to Decathlon!