Engineering Manager - Warehouse Management (m/f/d)

  • Full-time

Company Description

We are Flink - your online supermarket revolutionising the way you do your grocery shopping. With a wide selection of over 2,400 high-quality products, we aim to deliver to your door in minutes. We put our customers first and ensure all products delivered are fresh and nutritious. Additionally, we can customise our national assortment to be able to offer you unique local products in every city. Our delivery hubs are located in densely populated inner-city locations and we strive to be sustainable by delivering on electric bikes and using packaging that can be recycled. 

Founded by experienced e-commerce professionals and seasoned entrepreneurs with exceptional track records, and backed by some of the most renowned Global investors, we are growing rapidly and have a great hunger to continuously challenge ourselves. We pride ourselves on being an inclusive and equal opportunities employer with a diverse and multicultural team.

If you want to be part of this exciting journey… read on!

Job Description

As an Engineering Manager - Warehouse Management team (m/f/d), you are in charge of building the software tools that power our micro-fulfillment centers. The suite of tools includes a mobile progressive web app equipping Zebra scanners used inside the hub and backend systems allowing us to efficiently manage the stock of items (including fresh and frozen) that live in our warehouses.

We believe in giving autonomous teams a challenging mission and letting them build solutions that actually have a strong and measurable impact on the customer and our business. As an Engineering Manager (m/f/d) you will: 

  • Build and grow full-stack engineering teams to meet business needs

  • Drive the delivery of business outcomes for your teams, including planning and execution

  • Apply pragmatic solutions, find the right tradeoffs and seek to reduce complexity to help teams deliver solutions that meet the business needs.

  • Work super close with your Product Manager to ensure actionable and valuable work is defined for the team

  • Drive external and internal hiring, develop our engineering talent into new challenges and roles, establish a feedback culture within the team, manage the performance of team members and ensure we retain our top engineering talent

  • Translate product and business vision into a technology vision and strategy for your team including the and architectural direction and execute against that vision with your team

  • Own the end-to-end delivery of software (you build it, you run it), including team ownership of monitoring and incident management of production issues

  • Keep product and engineering quality high and continuously identify and resolve technical debt, quality issues and gaps in engineering practises

  • Advocate and advance modern, agile software development practices and help develop and evangelize great engineering and organizational practices

  • Create a healthy culture of collaboration and inclusion, lead by example in line with the engineering and company values

  • Focus on applying best-in-class industry practices to continue to raise the bar on providing developer delight and speed of delivery for the teams


  • 3+ years experience as an engineering leader mentoring and growing successful teams

  • You have extensive experience with the Javascript / Typescript ecosystem: we use React in the frontend and NestJS in the backend

  • A bias towards action, with the ability to make the tradeoffs between delivering outcomes and making things perfect

  • A strong interest in the actual customer and business problems to solve

  • A desire to build a diverse team that wins together and prioritizes success

  • Significant experience in applying different architectures patterns like microservices, event-driven systems, micro frontends, etc.

  • Being a good listener, but also argue for the cause when needed

Additional Information

  • A cool discount 10% off your personal Flink orders, be the first to test out new products! 

  • Unlimited access to an e-learning and development platform, MyAcademy, including online German courses  

  • Attractive company pension options 

  • Online discounts with Corporate Benefits and Future Bens

  • A unique opportunity to be an early bird and have an impact on our strategy & growth 

  • A steep learning curve, the possibility to work in an energised and dynamic team within a fast-paced environment

  • For Berlin: A newly renovated and spacious, dog-friendly HQ in the heart of Mitte - lots of delicious lunch spots available within short walking distance

It is our commitment that every applicant will be evaluated according to their skills regardless of age, gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability status, or religion.

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