Fleet Operations Lead (m/w/d)
Location: Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

At Picnic, we’re revolutionizing the way people buy groceries with our innovative and sustainable app-only service. We do almost everything in-house, developing cutting-edge technologies and processes to ensure we continue to grow rapidly without missing a beat. 

We have one of the fastest-growing fully-electric vehicle fleets in the world. Our 2,500+ electric vehicles are the visible connection between our hubs and customer households in the Netherlands, Germany, and France. 

Keeping our fleet running as smoothly as possible takes ingenuity and continuous innovation. If you’re passionate about operations and interested in our vehicles, we’re offering you the opportunity to join our diverse team at our Düsseldorf Headquarters and make a real difference in our scaleup environment.  

🥜 In a nutshell 

As our Fleet Operations Lead, you’ll ensure the infrastructure that supports our operations to function safely and efficiently becomes better every day. You’ll keep an overview of the fleet performance and work together with your team, mechanics, and service providers to identify opportunities to improve the hardware equipment, software solutions, and our overall way of working. 

Your skills and determination will keep the wheels turning and our orders delivered. As part of the Fleet Team, you’ll work jointly on the continuous improvement of the current vehicles and the next-generation vehicle that will suit the wishes of our customers even better. This is a major opportunity to disrupt the current last-mile delivery landscape! 

🎯 What you’ll do

  • Ensure daily continuity of our fleet operations in DE by balancing our capacity with the demand for vehicles
  • Be the primary point of contact and thought partner for our suppliers
  • Grow, develop and support a team of fleet operators and coordinators all over Germany
  • Work with our maintenance team to ensure we solve any issues in time
  • Structure and prioritize weekly fleet activities for efficiency and effectiveness
  • Interact with our hub locations to keep a continuous view of how our fleet is performing
  • Ensure proper stakeholder engagement with all fleet parties involved
  • Follow-up after incidents to ensure all necessary paperwork is completed
  • Maintain an excellent overview of all our vehicle documentation

⭐ About you

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree, preferably in engineering
  • A clear interest in the technology behind our vehicles and excitement to take over full responsibility of a rapidly growing fleet 
  • 3-6 years of full-time work experience in an operational environment
  • Fluency in German and English
  • A driver's license
  • Experience with data analysis
  • Intellectual horsepower to learn on the go
  • Eagerness to “build a better machine”, you won’t rest until it’s optimal
  • Practical vision and a hands-on, process-oriented, roll-up-your-sleeves attitude
  • Ambition, a nothing-is-impossible mindset

📖 Picnic Perks 


  • An awesome start-up atmosphere with the freedom to drive your own projects and the opportunity to have an impact!
  • The chance to work in an international environment with motivated team members & legendary company events
  • Free lunch options as well as delicious snacks and drinks available at all Picnic locations
  • 30 vacation days per year to recharge your batteries
  • Competitive compensation package 
  • Lease car option
  • Company pension plan
  • Many internal learning & development possibilities 
  • Picnic laptop and smartphone
  • Wide range of discount promotions and vouchers


Commitment to equal opportunities 

Picnic is an equal opportunity employer—this means that all decisions regarding applications will be based on qualifications and merit. Applicants will be regarded independently of age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnicity, skin color, civil status, religious beliefs, physical or mental disability, or any other factors protected by law. 

At Picnic, we celebrate and value our differences and are committed to building a safe and inclusive working environment where everyone can be themselves.

Our recruitment process

CV screening

Phone screening

Online test


Assessment day

Closing interview


Apply now!