Logistics Coordinator

Location: Veghel, Noord-Brabant  |  Sector: Food  |  Start Date: 7/11/2023  |  Job ref: 51160

The company
For more than a century, our client, incorporated has been driven by the belief that the world we want tomorrow starts with how we do business today. This idea is at the center of who they have always been as a global, family-owned business. Today, they are transforming, innovating and evolving in ways that affirm their commitment to making a positive impact on the world around us.
Born in America, but thriving all over the world, this company is best known for its confectionary portfolio. For over a century this family-owned business has went from strength to strength, diversifying its portfolio, with popular brands now across Food, Petcare & Nutrition. With over 40Billion generated in revenue in 2022, this is an industry leading food company.
Role Description 
This role is centered around efficiently managing transports and documentation for road & sea transports from the site in the Netherlands to over 100 countries across the globe. Next to great planning skills and setting right priorities, it is essential to have excellent communication with all relevant stakeholders like markets, factories, carriers, 3PL partners and Transport control tower. We are looking for a high potential candidate with the ambition and ability to grow fast in order to build a great Supply chain career

– Develop delivery and shipment plans for finished goods from the site for road and sea transport, coordinating with all relevant shipping or receiving parties.
– Manage product demand and stock levels in collaboration with affiliate markets to ensure excellent service levels and product freshness. 
– Handle sea transport order bookings for external loading points, ensuring alignment with stakeholders.
– Prepare accurate documentation accompanying shipments.
– Record all transactions correctly in SAP.
– Ensure correct preparation of documents by shipments department associates, following internal and external procedures. Organize storage of documentation according to local and corporate requirements.
– Collaborate proactively with other planners across the End2End supply chain, providing updates on in-transit situations.
– Identify opportunities to optimize departure organization and minimize logistical costs, including transport, handling, and capital/demurrage costs.
– Ensure compliance with import and export processes, including the availability of required procedures and documentation.
– Timely escalate issues and problem-solve with the logistics team.

– Higher education or university degree, preferably in logistics.
– Ability to learn and grow quickly, with the potential to be a high-potential starter. – Experience working with ERP systems, preferably SAP.
– Proficient in Dutch and English.
– Customer-focused and service-oriented.

Other Information 
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