Lineas is the largest private rail freight operator in Europe offering premium rail products and total door-to-door logistics solutions. Our mission is to offer such superior rail products and services that customers shift the transport of their goods from road to rail. This allows them to improve their supply chain while decreasing their impact on mobility, climate and air pollution.

Region Supervisor North East - Class 8

Are you our new Region Supervisor North East

At Lineas you can:

  • Work in an open and flexible environment where you can be yourself
  • Do things and put your ideas forward
  • Contribute to a better environment

Who are we? We are Lineas, the largest private rail freight operator in Europe. We convince companies to shift the transport of their goods from road to rail. Because that's much better for the climate and mobility. We make this Modal Shift a reality with the best train products and innovative services.

We, the FREIGHT FORCE, dedicate ourselves day after day to the freight transport of our customers. And to really make a difference!

Who are we looking for? You are responsible together with your colleagues to build, optimize and issues the production planning to route clients cargo flawlessly from “end to end” perspective on the safety certificate of Lineas with an efficient operational up & downstream alignment to assure customer promises delivery covering resource such as rail paths, locomotives, drivers, ground operations and wagons


You are part of the Production Planning Team. In this role you contribute to the implementation of End-to-End production planning processes, tools and standards in line with the overall Production Planning Strategy.

What are your duties?

You are responsible within a geographical area’s to ensure deployment of the most optimal production planning of Committed demand (Make to Stock) + ST orders (Make to Order) complaint with current processes and way of working related to below domains:

  • Production Planning: Integrated planning of all production resources on the safety certificate of Lineas (time horizon of M-6 to N-48h
  • Rail path planning: Cost efficient and qualitative ordering and processing of rail paths
  • Locomotive planning: Cost efficient and qualitative loc (line) & maintenance planning
  • Ground operations Planning: Cost efficient and qualitative ground ops (activity) planning
  • Driver Planning: Cost efficient and qualitative drivers planning
  • Wagon Planning: Cost efficient and qualitative wagon planning

You distribute, follow up, monitor and adjust the activities of planners team in order to realize (i) realization of production planning according to the set requirements (quality, productivity, capabilities, …) and (ii) balanced workload distribution within the team.

You actively look for resource productivity and robustness opportunities, develop proposals and (help) drive them towards implementation

You are the single point for of contact within your region for the engineering process for specific product (re)engineering projects.

You Indicate improvement opportunities regarding the own procedures and work instructions in order to contribute to the continuous improvement of the team’s operation and service

You have the knowledge of the business processes and traffics of another geographical area – and are able to act as a backup in case of increasing work load/absences.

You and your colleagues are accountable to assure stable, safe and efficient resource utilization in line with agreed customer promise

  • Assure zero planning errors.
  • Assure the best possible transversal resource optimization.
  • Assure Planning agility & responsiveness.
  • Assure operational stability in line with agreed upon product spec(s), resource capabilities and safety rules.

You and your colleagues actively contribute to developing “one-company” culture and like to take up responsibility and are not afraid of taking initiative.


What is your profile?

You are a fast, solution-oriented thinker with an eye for detail and strong affinity with required customer quality standards

  • You are a fast able to prioritize in a context of changing priorities
  • You have strong communication skills both in writing and oral
  • Team spirit is crucial: without your colleagues and your partners, you cannot start anything in this role. Such colleagues may be seated next to you at the table, but may also be the head of some small goods station somewhere halfway between Cologne and Hamburg.
  • Talent and commitment to continue advancing in your career

Lineas stands for diversity. We believe that skills and talent are unrelated to gender, race, age, social background, sexual orientation, philosophical or religious beliefs, ...

What do we have to offer you? With us you will have the opportunity to develop your career in a fast growing and international company.

  • You will be part of a team of passionate colleagues who will make the Modal Shift a reality.
  • You will receive an attractive salary with attractive fringe benefits.
  • We give you a personal training and all the coaching you need to get started.
  • Afterwards, you will be given every opportunity to further develop your talents.
  • You are allowed to work autonomously and independent of time - even from home or on location when it suits you best.
  • You will end up in a young and energetic company. Things are moving fast here and a lot is always changing. That opens up permanent perspectives for your career.


Your application will be evaluated by the HR department of Lineas itself. For any additional feedback regarding your application, we kindly refer you to the Lineas HR department.


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