Towing Operator Poppy Mobility

  • Operations
  • Antwerpen, Belgium

Towing Operator Poppy Mobility

Job description

About Poppy

Poppy Mobility is a Belgian-based provider of shared mobility, currently operating a fleet of 2000 eco-friendly cars and 2000 e-scooters in Antwerp, Brussels, Mechelen, Ghent, Liège and the biggest Belgian airports (this list is growing every month!) Poppy is a startup part of the Lab Box startup ecosystem, founded and owned by D’Ieteren Automotive. Poppy was launched in the heart of Antwerp beginning 2018.

Towing Operator job description

Poppy is looking for a Towing Operator to join us on the rapidly evolving adventure that is Poppy (10 to 40 employees in 2 years!). You will be our new Super Mario. You will work closely together with the Operations Managers & Fleet Managers in Poppy’s kick-ass Antwerp & Brussels operations team.

The word ‘Towing Operator’ doesn’t sound exciting to you? We gladly invite you to discover and embrace The Poppy Way: (1) learn how a task is done, (2) do it 20 times so you master it and know all exceptions, (3) apply our stack of low-code tools to automate the task - our awesome team of autodidact problem solvers or awesome engineers will be happy to show you - and most importantly (4) improve your foosball skills!

Towing Operator responsibilities

The world of shared mobility is changing every day and so are our challenges, our priorities and our team.

  • As a Towing operator you are responsible for managing and maintaining the Poppy fleet that needs towing. This includes cars that were left outside of the zone, damaged cars, cars that can be picked up from depannage etc.

  • You will be responsible for your own towing truck and make sure the truck is kept in good shape.

  • You will check the vehicles for damages and cleanliness and ensure that it is fully functional as if you were a user yourself.

  • In case of special situations you need to go on-site to check the situation and report it to the Operations Manager or Fleet Manager.

  • You are happy to work outside and enjoy the fresh air.

  • You are open to work at night, weekends or holidays.

  • You are the problem solver in different situations.

  • You can work with a mobile application on a smartphone.

  • You have already a valid driving license B & C(1)

Poppy's offer

  • Working together with a young but powerful team that appreciates initiative and ambition.

  • The opportunity to grow along with a company that has steep growth plans.

  • A job in an organization where transparency is key.

  • Flexible working hours possible.

  • Possibility to work with the newest cars.

  • The rock & roll of a startup and the financial stability of a big corporate.

  • Contribute to shaping new mobility.


Towing Operator requirements:

  • Fluent in Dutch or French, knowledge of English (having all three is a plus)

  • You have a passion for the automotive sector

  • You are comfortable driving in traffic and know how to park a truck/ car smoothly.

  • Background with automotive technology and/or mechanics is a plus. Background with towings is a double plus!

  • A hands-on, get things done, problem solving mindset.

  • You take initiative, you are proactive.

  • You are energetic and you energize others. Good vibes only!

  • You already have a valid driving license B for 2 years or longer.

  • You already have a valid driving license C(1) for 2 years or longer.