Regional Ocean Transport Coordinator

Company: Walters People
Job type: Full-time

Do you have experience in Supply Chain, Ocean Freight and transport management? Would you like a new challenge and opportunity to work for a great international company? Are you fluent in English and preferably in Dutch? Then you might be the Regional Ocean Transport Coordinator I'm looking for!

This company develops, manufactures and markets chemicals. As a leading global producer they service their clients in over 70 countries worldwide. The European head office is located in Almere, The Netherlands.

Tasks & responsibilities
  • Coordinate European Ocean Freight shipments for assigned portfolio
  • Manage Freight Forwarders and/or carriers in EU to ensure proper execution of shipments
  • Work with plant based SC Coordinators and Administrators wo are based at the various European sites
  • Liaise with different regions (Asia, US) to align and address concerns and complaints
  • Address shipment safety concerns and work with Dangerous Goods Safety Advisers and SHE organisation
  • Manage internal stakeholders (sales, customer service, supply, procurement) by providing regular updates
  • Prepare and manage discussions/ capacity allocations in constraint situations
  • Measure and drive performance of service providers through setting and measuring KPIs
  • Agree/ request corrective actions from service providers
  • Participate and or lead service providers audits for compliance to SHE, Compliance, Security purposes or to improve operating performance
  • Prepare descriptive analytics and prescriptive analytics
  • Backup colleagues as required

Skills & education
  • Logistics certificate at BBA/BSc level or relevant work experience
  • Minimum 5-10 years of experience in ocean logistics and/or international supply chain management
  • Experience with shipments in an international business environment is a must-have
  • Good knowledge of the transportation industry and regulatory environment
  • Ability to manage external service providers
  • Fluent in English both written and oral
  • Good knowledge/experience of SAP and Excel is required, knowledge of Logistical systems is a plus
  • You have excellent communication skills and are result driven, analytical and collaborative

  • competitive salary based on your experience
  • 36 vacation days per year
  • Great job for long term
  • International environment with many opportunities to learn and develop
  • Independent, responsible and challenging position
  • Travel allowance

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