BIRKENSTOCK is a global lifestyle brand that stands for quality, functionality and well-being in all aspects of life. The historical roots of this traditional, family-run company can be traced back to 1774. Today, the product range includes sandals, closed shoes, accessories, natural cosmetics, beds and sleep systems. With over 5,500 employees, BIRKENSTOCK is the biggest employer in the German footwear industry. BIRKENSTOCK has 16 sites in Germany. In Europe, Asia, and North America, BIRKENSTOCK is represented with its own sales offices.


Join us in shaping the future at our location in Cologne as a

Operations Specialist DTC (m/w/d) Europe 



  • Take over responsibility and ownership for the deliveries of goods within the European Birkenstock Retail fleet, being an integrated part of our DTC Buying team and x-functionally connected to Logistics, Operations and Global stakeholders.  
  • Ensure that the flow of goods is always guaranteed, by closely tracking and scanning the orderbook development.  
  • Upload and track purchase orders in the SAP system landscape.  
  • Measure and analyze the outbound performance as well as instore capacity. 
  • Active product prioritization within delivery slots based on performance KPI’s and launch moments. 



  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Allocation, Planning and/or Sales functions, preferably within the fashion and lifestyle industry 
  • Strong advocate of effective communication with a high affinity for numbers and hands-on-mentality 
  • Team player with quick comprehension skills and the willingness to develop and learn 
  • Self-motivated personality with a structured way of working and organizational talent 
  • High proficiency with MS Office (Excel) and SAP interfaces 
  • Excellent verbal and written English language skills; additional languages (e.g., German, French, Spanish) are advantageous



BIRKENSTOCK offers you all the advantages of a successful, fast growing, global company: dynamic work environment, considerable design freedom, authentic and open corporate culture and excellent development opportunities. Sounds exciting? It is. Our Talent Acquisition team is looking forward to receiving your online application.