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Project Engineer Road Planning & Engineering

2018-04-20 FedEx Express Europe inc. | Hoofddorp | HBO | Fulltime | Sluit 2018-06-19

Project Engineer Road Planning & Engineering

FedEx Corp. provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services. With annual revenues of $46 billion, the company offers integrated business applications through operating companies competing collectively and managed collaboratively, under the respected FedEx brand. Consistently ranked among the world's most admired and trusted employers, FedEx inspires its more than 300,000 team members to remain "absolutely, positively" focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and the needs of their customers and communities.
Currently we are seeking candidates to our Company in the Netherlands for a position:


The Project Engineer is responsible for projects related to the enhancement of FedEx Ground Network in Europe from a cost, service and efficiency point of view. The job holder creates and manages projects related Road Network planning and redesign, Job holder plans and executes projects leading to networks integration of FDX and TNT road network, the design of new road network schedules driven by Customer requirement and long term network planning in Europe. The Project Engineer drives projects that paves the roadmap for road integration, product launches, service optimisation and infrastructure capacity investments

We offer the opportunity to be a member of the Road Planning & Engineering department reporting directly to the Manager Road Network P&E of FedEx Ground Network Europe.
This network planning team will face one of the most import challenges within the new combined entity of FedEx and TNT.

Key activities

  • Drive a project team of analytical network and business experts that provides quantified answers to road network business questions leading to direct decision making of Senior Leadership
  • Support the holistic Road P&E integration and base planning and manage projects driving the network planning roadmap. Ensure alignment with countries on optimal planning and execution of infrastructure and network planning
  • Manage projects related to the yearly strategic road network and infrastructure planning cycle driving the investment plan aligned with planning and integration
  • Support the location Capex and Business Case process with detailed and fact based network analysis
  • Redesign the road network from a planning and capability point of view (cut off times, sort windows, new products, transit times)
  • Manage the data sourcing, quality and availability for usage of network planning solutions
  • Manage the network planning solution development, together with linehaul engineering department, paving the road for single network planning process and procedures in Europe
  • Monitor and support detailed project planning and execution
  • Support financial integration reporting for Road P&E
  • etc.

Preferred experience/ knowledge

  • Master Degree in engineering or quantitative discipline
  • Eight years or more experience in (Express) transportation and five year or more experience in operational network planning and engineering
  • Proven analytical skills in logistical business environment and capability to communicate results clearly to senior leadership
  • Knowledge of the current Operations process & systems is an advantage
  • Experience in network planning
  • Ability to communicate and present at all levels within the organisation both written and verbal in native and English language
  • Stakeholder management experience
  • Ability to set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals and track progress
  • Finance knowledge for non-Financial Management
  • Experienced user with data modelling tools
  • Proficient use of Office applications (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
  • Analytical thinker with a creative and pragmatic approach to problem solving
  • Flexible, no nine-to-five mentality including ability and willingness to travel for up to 50% of the time
  • Result and target oriented, flexible approach towards work
  • Responsible and taking ownership of decisions, i.e. accepting accountability

Terms & conditions

  • A challenging position at the heart of the integration in an international and dynamic working environment
  • An independent position with responsibilities
  • A project engineer role on a permanent basis
  • Working in an international team with international colleagues
  • Based in Hoofddorp, Netherlands

Are you interested?
Start influencing your future now by sending your resume and motivation letter in ENGLISH to Frank Wouters, MD Planning & Engineering Road Network, frank.wouters@fedex.com.


Acquisition regarding this vacancy is not appreciated.

Keywords: Manager Planning, Manager Engineering, Network Planning, Engineering, Transportation, Transport, Logistics, Logistiek, Stakeholder Management

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