Sr. Warehouse Control Tower Specialist

Fulltime, Integrated Supply Chain

Amersfoort, Netherlands Apply Now Apply until: 14 Oct 2022

Do you have experience with supervision for preferably chemical warehouses? Do you have excellent communication skills? If so, then we are looking for you!


Sr. Warehouse Control Tower Specialist
Fulltime, Amersfoort
Salary per month: EUR 4.500 – 6.750 before tax


Your challenge as a Sr. Warehouse Control Tower Specialist
You will be the primary interface between Nouryon and the third-party outplant service provider. 
Moreover, you will be the primary Outplant contact point for the businesses in defining business service requirements, addressing operational and performance issues, budgeting, and monitoring cost. Furthermore, you will be assigned responsibility for a group of external warehouses within the region, with the specific number determined by geography proximity, shipment count, business complexity & special attributes and individual experience/capability. Finally, as Sr. Warehouse Control Tower Specialist you represent Nouryon at the external warehouses, and external warehouses within Nouryon with the common goal of improving the network performance and contribution to Nouryons growth. Responsibilities:


Supply chain:
•You serve as the escalation point for issues unresolved through normal operational channels. Moreover, you are responsible for site logistics activities support in case of unresolved or ongoing issues.
•Coordinating and integrating efforts with the outplant team Systems and Process Specialists.
•Leading outplant inventory controls (Execution of Annual Stock Count or Cycle Counts).
•Onboarding/Offboarding external warehouses and/or services as required.
•Invoice validation and cost approval.


Stakeholder management:
•Maintaining relationships with suppliers by frequent visits, performance reviews and contract execution.
•Facilitating meetings and actions to improve operational performance at the warehouse when needed.
•Collaborating on performance report reviews with Regional Outplant Manager.


•Leading outplant periodic performance reviews. Identifying frequency and cause of service failures and leading efforts to identify and implements solutions. Overseeing of SHE&S performance and policy adherence. Investigating and resolving outplant related customer complaints.
•Tracking/reviewing KPI reports and implement improvements.
•Updating relevant outplant documents on the Document Management System. Moreover, updating global outplant database & facility details.
•Be a work process expert within the Outplant team. Driving execution of working processes according to industry best practices.


SAP Master data:
•Be a key user for the systems – SAP, WMS.


We are a global specialty chemicals leader and supply industries worldwide with essential chemicals for the manufacture of products such as paper, plastics, building materials, food, pharmaceuticals, as well as cleaning and personal care items. Over the course of our nearly 400 years of existence, we have built up a wealth of expertise, forged long-term customer partnerships, and earned a place among the best performing companies in our industry in terms of safety, sustainability, and reliability. Nouryon operates in over 80 countries around the world.

Have you got what it takes?
To be eligible for this challenging position, you have at least 5 years of experience in warehousing / supply chain and logistics Moreover you have a proven track record as supervisor. We consider experience in the chemicals business as a bonus.


Next to this, you:
•Have preferably a Bachelor’ degree in Engineering, Supply Chain, Logistics, or related discipline.
•Have demonstrated knowledge in performing warehousing, warehouse management and site shipping activities.
Moreover you have experience with supplier relationship management and performance evaluations. 
•Strong working knowledge and history of using computers and programs specific to logistics (SAP, TMS, WMS) and to general business management (MS Excel, Word).
•Own competences such as: Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and quickly develop a solution, ability to support process improvement initiatives while balancing daily responsibilities, self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision and finally strong analytical skills. 
•Excellent communication skills and ability to communicate with various levels and functions within the organization, including global team members and third parties. You have very good English communication skills and you can communicate with all functional levels within the business. Knowledge of Spanish and Swedish is considered an extra.


As you must take into account that your travel time is up to max. 25 %.


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.
•A competitive salary, between EUR 58.000. and 88.000 based upon the experience you bring.
•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 Sr. Warehouse Control Tower Specialist?
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? Please contact Marco Hoet, Recruiter,


Note: applications via email will not be taken into consideration.


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
14 Oct 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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