International Logistics Manager

Fulltime, Integrated Supply Chain

Amersfoort, Netherlands Apply Now Apply until: 5 Jun 2022

Are you a Logistics Manager with proven experience in successfully setting up international logistic supply chains in Air and Ocean? Are you able to translate business requirements into value adding logistics propositions and are you able to lower total costs of ownership? Can you build and maintain relationships both internal as well as external which make a difference when it comes to securing supply to our customers and sites around the globe? If so, then we are looking for you! 

In our European Logistics hub, we have a vacancy for a:

International Logistics Manager
Fulltime, Amersfoort, the Netherlands 

Your challenges 
As International Logistics Manager you are accountable and responsible for security of supply to customers and Nouryon sites. You are also responsible for (Logistics) Supply chain development and optimization. In close collaboration with our Logistics Procurement department, you actively guide the annual Ocean tender process and actively chase costs optimization as well as build on value adding propositions. 

As International Logistics manager you act as Subject Matter Expert for Air and Ocean shipping. You ensure the adherence to both internal as well as to external processes and ensure compliance with Nouryon policies and procedures. You also ensure that the trade compliance program for the company is supported.

Your responsibilities include:
• Carrier/ vendor relation management via a contact cycle, visit matrix, vendor mapping (tier structure) and risk analysis
• Performance management; accountable and responsible for CI projects with carriers/ vendors/ internal departments and sites
• Stakeholder management, attend business reviews and ensure structural alignment between business and international logistics activities 
• Translate and execute business demand into concrete logistical solutions and improvements
• Collaboration with Trade Compliance on new procedures, initiatives, regulations, and consequences for the business
• Maintain and monitor KPIs, and identify and implement improvements
• Collaborate with the team of logistics specialists and supervisors. Support team development 
• Contribute to the logistics transformation journey in Europe

The Supply Planning & Logistics team 
The European logistics team is responsible for all inbound, outbound transportation execution and warehousing. The team is divided into a mainland Europe team based in Amersfoort Netherlands (Mainland) and a team located in Gothenburg Sweden (Nordics). This position is based in Amersfoort and looks after execution to / from our sites and warehouses in Mainland Europe serving customers around the globe.  

Have you got what it takes?
To be eligible for this challenging position you have at least 5 years of demonstrated experience in logistics and supply chain. You have experience with shipping Hazardous goods via Air and Ocean, and you have extensive knowledge of IMO, IATA, IMDG and ADR regulations. You have strong networking skills and are experienced with stakeholder management

Next to this, you have:
• A bachelor’s diploma in Supply Chain, Logistics, or related field
• Experience in identifying and executing process improvement initiatives aimed at reducing cost and / or improving service level
• A strong understanding of the International (Ocean) transport market
• Strong working knowledge of TMS, and MS Excel and Word – SAP knowledge preferrable 
• Broad experience with logistics providers, customs brokers, and government agency relationship management and performance evaluations
• Demonstrated SME level of understanding of international shipping requirements 
• Passion for International logistics and going the extra (sea) mile

This is our offer
When you join us, you will be part of our fascinating and ambitious international environment with highly skilled and motivated colleagues. A company that develops, produces and sells products that are essential for everyday life. Where employees aim high, take ownership and do it right. Our employment package comprises:

• A permanent contract
• An excellent salary tailored to the job level, your expertise and competencies.
• An attractive bonus scheme;
• 35 vacation days 
• An excellent pension plan
• The option to participate in a collective health insurance
• Training opportunities 

Internal networks enable valuable personal and professional development. And through challenging projects with like-minded people, you will help us become first choice for our customers and employees, all over the world.

Are you eager to start your career at Nouryon as International Logistics Manager?
Then we are looking forward to receiving your online application via our website. Please use the ‘apply’ link on this page, and upload your CV and job specific cover letter.  Any questions? Then contact Rob Sanders, Recruiter,

A pre-employment screening may form part of the selection process.

We have already chosen our sourcing channels for this recruitment and kindly ask not to be contacted by any advertisement agents, recruitment agencies or manning companies.

Vacancy data
Closing date
5 Jun 2022
Vacancy number
Integrated Supply Chain
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Integrated Supply Chain
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Full time/part time
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