Experienced Analyst - Automation
Location: Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

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. If you’re a passionate Analyst with experience in automation, we’re offering you the opportunity to join the diverse team at our Amsterdam Office and make a real difference in our scale-up environment.  

🥜 In a nutshell

You'll take over end-to-end projects and ensure that our fulfilment centers are designed, built and operated in the most efficient manner possible. You will work with your team on improving our logistics operations by analyzing issues, suggesting solutions and implementing them. For future expansion, you will contribute to select technologies, define strategies and implement them to contribute to Picnic’s fast paced growth.

🎯 What you’ll do

You’ll work on a wide range of exciting projects, which will include responsibilities like analyzing performance of existing machines, and/or processes and lead projects to improve it; identifying what technologies we should use in our future automated warehouses or in the hybrid ones; defining with our Tech team and analysts from different domains the requirements for our in-house developed Warehouse Management System; supporting simulation of existing and new processes and many more projects! 

Our Analysts are mainly working with Python, SQL, Tableau, therefore your prior knowledge can come in quite handy, or otherwise we’re looking forward to your enthusiasm learning them in-house. 

About you

  • Master’s degree in Engineering (e.g. Industrial, Production, Space, Mechanical, or related)
  • 4-8 years of experience in fields such as (but not restricted to) technology, supply chain, automation or consulting, preferably in a fast-paced environment
  • You can tackle complex challenges with a data-driven, people-oriented, and entrepreneurial mindset
  • Your communication skills allow you to convert abstract plans into digestible information for your team
  • Big plus if you have worked on projects for automated warehouses using technologies such as ASRS, robotic picking, AMRs/AGV
  • Your mentoring and coaching skills help to bring your team to the next level

You're still wondering if this is the right role for you and you'd like to hear more about it? Send an e-mail to our recruiter Cristina (cristina.ciorici@teampicnic.com) and ask for a short call together in order to get more insights before actually applying. 

📖 Picnic Perks

Every expert was once a beginner!

You’ll get plenty of opportunities to challenge yourself and grow, including the Picnic Tech Academy, Lunch & Learn sessions, and tailored soft skills training. We also offer free professional weekly language courses.

Make a difference

You’ll work in an awesome scale-up environment with the freedom to drive your own projects and create a visible impact. Our fully electric vehicles and sustainable business model mean you’ll also be contributing to making the world a better place! 

Teamwork makes the dream work

With more than 80 nationalities across 3 countries, you’ll be part of a diverse company with plenty of cool stuff to get involved with, from board game evenings to after-work drinks to our company ski trip and more!

You are what you eat

You’ll get freshly prepared, healthy lunches, as well as snacks and drinks—enjoy! 

Stay healthy

Mental health is important. As well as having the option to speak with Picnic colleagues who act as confidential advisors, our collaboration with OpenUp gives you easy access to professional psychologists, along with workshops and materials. There are plenty of sports communities and events to get involved with, from tennis to yoga to climbing! 

Attractive package

We offer competitive compensation and a pension plan that looks out for your future self.

Work-life balance

Where possible, we like to enable people to work in ways that suit their working styles, which is why we have a hybrid-working model. Our teams generally like to have at least one team day per week at the office (the tasty lunch may be a factor), but besides that, it’s up to you and your team.

Benefits for expats 

It can be daunting starting a new job AND moving to a new country. That’s why we offer lots of support for our many expat colleagues, including: 

  • Relocation package: If you join Picnic from abroad, we’ll cover your trip to Amsterdam, sponsor your Visa, and offer you a month of accommodation while you settle in (as long as regulations allow)
  • From health insurance to living arrangements to pet passports, there are always colleagues who’ve faced the same challenges and are more than happy to help! 

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

Phone screening

Online test


Assessment day

Closing interview


Apply now!