Warehouse Control Tower Specialist

Fulltime, Integrated Supply Chain

Amersfoort, Netherlands Apply Now Apply until: 24 Aug 2022

As Warehouse Control Tower Specialist you will facilitate increasing the efficiency of mostly chemical warehouses through targeted parameters and associated KPIs. Do you have strong analytical skills and do you like to work with IT programs with a strong focus on logistics? If so, then we are looking for you!


Warehouse Control Tower Specialist
Fulltime, Amersfoort
Salary per month: EUR 4.050 – 5.950 before tax


Your challenge as a Warehouse Control Tower Specialist
The Warehouse Control Tower Specialist is responsible for executing daily shipping / site logistics activities in SAP for external warehouses without direct SAP link, as well as supervising and supporting these activities for external warehouses that have a direct link. 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. The Warehouse Control Tower Specialist represents Nouryon at the external warehouses, and external warehouses within Nouryon with the common goal of improving the outplant network performance and contribution to Nouryons growth. As a Warehouse Control Tower Specialist, you will interact frequently with other functional colleagues and the business. You are part of a global organization where co-operation, interaction and knowledge-sharing are key. 

SAP Master data
You are responsible for the operational execution of site logistics activities in SAP, to ensure supply reliability of external warehouses. This entails monitoring site logistics activities in SAP for SAP-direct external warehouses and monitoring and execution for non-SAP direct external warehouses; including picking instructions, creating transport and export documents for external warehouses and booking Good Issue (GI)/ Good Receip (GR), process Certificate of Analysis (COA’s). Furthermore you monitor and control inbound and outbound order flow for SAP direct external warehouses. 

Supply chain
You are responsible for daily operational supply chain matters related to assigned external warehouses on order level:
•Monitoring and executing of the inbound and outbound flows, repacking and relabeling operations.
•Handling Deliveries in SAP, i.e. picking, document creation
•Monitoring and booking stock adjustment, i.e. blocked or damaged stock.
•Leading or participating daily operational calls with external warehouses and internal stakeholders to ensure planned orders are shipped. Moreover, you identify and resolve issues swiftly.
•Archiving shipping documents received from external warehouses.
•Invoice validation and cost approval.


•Updating global outplant database & facility details.
•Participating (large external warehouses) or leading (small external warehouses) in periodic vendor performance reviews. Moreover you participate (large external warehouses) or lead (small external warehouses) in outplant inventory controls (execution of annual stock count or cycle counts). 
•Finally, you identify frequency and cause of service failures and participate in efforts to identify and implements solutions.


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 3 years of experience in warehousing / supply chain. Moreover you have demonstrable capability to analyze data. We consider experience in the chemicals business as a bonus. Next to this, you:

•Have preferably a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Supply Chain, Logistics, or related discipline.
•Have demonstrated knowledge in performing warehousing and site shipping activities.
•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 15 %.


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 52.500. and 77.500 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 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, marco.hoet@nouryon.com


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
24 Aug 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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