Distribution Team Lead

Want to change the world? Want to be the one to make our community members happy with their products every day? Are you a natural leader who loves logistics? Do you strive for perfection? Shapeways is looking for an inspiring Distribution Team Lead with a passion for excellence.

Shapeways is a fast-growing global start-up with the goal of making 3D printing more accessible and affordable. By providing a platform for our community members to share ideas and gain access to cutting edge technology, we’re bringing personalized production to everyone. We print everything on-demand, which means that every order is customized and personalized. We are both online retailer and manufacturer, where we do 3D printing, polishing, packaging and shipping. We can produce products in metal, glass, plastic, and ceramic, and we are on the forefront of the 3D printing and materials technology.

At our state of the art 3D printing production facility in Eindhoven, you and your team will deliver happiness to our customers across the globe. You will receive deliveries from suppliers and internal production and will be responsible for ensuring orders are sorted, packed and shipped to our customers in a timely manner. As Shapeways grows rapidly each month, we have a fantastic challenge to continuously improve and scale our distribution operations. You will report to the Operations Manager in the Netherlands.


  • Lead and motivate the Distribution Team
  • Make sure the team, layout, equipment, and systems stay ahead of Shapeways’ growth
  • Identify and execute projects that are required to meet distribution targets


  • You just got your Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Logistics or Engineering from a university and maybe a few years of experience
  • Pro at using Microsoft Excel and Access


  • High-energy team leader
  • Comfortable working in the hectic, continuously changing, startup environment
  • Dedication to exceed our customers' demands and expectations
  • Speaks / writes English. Dutch language is advantageous

Note: Please apply in English as we have an international team.

How to apply

We are looking forward to your application!

Please send your resume and motivation letter to: jobs@shapeways.com

Note: Please apply in English as we have an international team.



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