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Trucking Manager

On-site, Hybrid
  • Granollers, Catalunya [Cataluña], Spain
Liquid - Planning

Job description

About Den Hartogh

Royal Den Hartogh Logistics is a logistics service provider specialised in the transportation of liquid chemicals, gases, and dry bulk. It is a growing and informal organisation with over 2,100 employees worldwide. Within Den Hartogh, we highly value independence, flexibility, and responsibility, with room for new initiatives and ideas. The family-owned company was founded over a century ago and now has 50 locations in 27 countries. Den Hartogh has modern equipment, including more than 24,335 tank containers, 5,767 dry bulk containers, 310 tank trailers and 700 trucks.

The role

We're excited to offer a great opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated Trucking Manager to grow Den Hartogh's trucking operations in Spain. Based at our Granollers (Barcelona) site, you'll play a role within the Spanish leadership team, while maintaining strong connections with our European network of Trucking Managers. Your primary goals will involve expanding trucking operations in Spain and build the trucking team, which will ultimately consist of 1 office employee and 12 drivers. Throughout this process, you'll collaborate closely with local management and our wider European trucking network. Safety is a fundamental part of your DNA, and last but certainly not least, we embrace the essence of fun in business.

Your responsibilities:

  • Leading the trucking team in Spain, regular conversations and performance reviews with all drivers;  
  • Actively enforcing and implementing Den Hartogh's safety and quality policies;
  • Coordinating and participating in safety meetings, Trucking Team meetings, Mentor driver meetings, Driver meetings, European Trucking Managers meetings and local operations meetings with our planners;
  • Ensuring optimal utilization of Spanish trucks and meeting agreed-upon hours standards;
  • Organizing internal and external training programs for drivers, including C95, ADR, mentorship guidance and toolbox training.

Job requirements

About you:

  • At least 5 years of experience in a road transport company (A bachelor's degree in logistics or transport would be appreciated);
  • Knowledge of or interest in ADR and other relevant legislation. Technical knowledge is a plus;
  • Strong people management abilities and an entrepreneurial mindset;
  • Proficiency in analytical skills (PowerBI) and the capability to leverage them to achieve desired outcomes;
  • Ability to work independently, a self starter;
  • Willingness to flexible schedules, 24-7 availability for emergencies and travel to various locations (car is included);
  • Fluent (native) in Spanish and proficient English language skills.

Our offer

Den Hartogh is a great place to work, we care about people, their safety and wellbeing which makes us an employer of choice. We are looking for professional ambitious colleagues, who are searching for an opportunity to invest in their future, to build expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture. Den Hartogh fosters a working environment with openness and respect as 2 of our core values and provides opportunities for personal growth as well as ongoing career development.


Please apply via the link on this page. For more information about the role, you can contact Crisant Palau (Site responsible Spain) or Yvonne Besteman (P&C Manager Europe)

On-site, Hybrid
  • Granollers, Catalunya [Cataluña], Spain
Liquid - Planning


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