Amersfoort, Netherlands Apply Now Apply until: 1 Jul 2024

The Team Logistics Specialist is responsible for completion of daily end to end international shipment activities for the region.

Are you a Logistic Specialist with experience in all aspects of shipping and delivery and ensure customer satisfaction by staying in contact and relaying all communications concerning the delivery? If so, we are looking for you.

At Nouryon, our global team of Changemakers takes positive action every day, to reach higher collectively and individually. We create innovative and sustainable solutions for our customers to answer society’s needs – today and in the future. We are looking for team members who bring ideas forward, champion others and work together to do better. Does that sound like you?

About the job

The Team Logistics Specialist (Ocean shipping), Internally known as the Logistics Manager for Technology Solutions, is responsible for completion of daily modal logistics activities including shipment planning, executing, and monitoring including reporting and import/export documentation for international shipments according to defined processes.


In your future role as Team Logistics Specialist, you will

  • Translate business demand into concrete logistical solutions and improvements.
  • Carrier/ vendor relation management by a contact cycle, visit matrix, vendor mapping (tier structure) and risk analysis.
  • Carrier/ vendor performance management; accountable and responsible for CI projects with carriers/ vendors.
  • Collaborate with procurement & business stakeholders on tender process and optimization.
  • Maintain relationships with logistics providers, attend business reviews and ensure structural alignment between business and international logistics.
  • Support process improvement efforts. Supply chain development and optimization.
  • Act as the primary point of contact for troubleshooting and resolving operational challenges. Lead problem-solving initiatives, utilizing a proactive and decisive approach to identify and resolve issues promptly.
  • Monitor shipments and resolve exceptions as they arise.
  • Track and monitor logistics provider, customer, and organization logistics KPIs and cost performance.


We believe you bring                                                                     

  • Bachelor’s Degree (BA/BS) in Logistics/ Supply Chain, or related field, or related field from 4-year accredited college or university preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in logistics / supply chain. Experience with chemical companies is preferred.
  • Experience with carrier and custom broker relationship management and performance evaluations.

Great if you have

  • Ability to use data to support decision making and develop solutions to present to leaders.
  • Ability to support process improvement initiatives while balancing daily responsibilities.
  • Understanding of the modal transport market.
  • Able to work with some supervision.
  • Strong working knowledge and history of using computers and programs specific to logistics (SAP, TMS, WMS) and to general business management (MS Excel, Word). SAP knowledge is a pre.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in performing logistics activities.
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and quickly develop a solution.
  • Experience with carrier relationship management and collaboration with Trade Compliance on new procedures, initiatives, regulations, and consequences for the business.
  • SME on ocean shipping, shipment acceptance, DG handling, IMO regulations.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.


We believe you are

  • A problem solver
  • An excellent relationship builder at different levels.
  • Dedicated to reach and maintain high quality standards.
  • A great team player by supporting colleagues when necessary.
  • Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision.


We offer you

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 with a probationary period of 2 months.
  •  25 vacation days + 10 leave days.
  •  An end-of-year bonus.
  •  Excellent pension scheme.
  •  Good growth and training opportunities.


Have we got your interest?
This is a permanent position on a full-time basis, based in Amersfoort.

Please apply via our online recruitment system. We will not accept applications via e-mail. Once it's with us we will review to see if we have a match between your skills and the role! For more information about our hiring process, visit:

We look forward to receiving your application!

About Nouryon


We’re looking for tomorrow’s Changemakers, today.

If you’re looking for your next career move, apply today and join Nouryon’s worldwide team of Changemakers in providing essential solutions that our customers use to manufacture everyday products such as personal care, cleaning, paints and coatings, agriculture and food, pharmaceuticals, and building products. Our employees are driven by the wish to make an impact and actively drive positive change. If that describes you, we will gladly make way for your ambitions. From day one we support you with your personal growth, through challenging positions and comprehensive learning and development opportunities, in a dynamic, international, diverse, and proactive working environment.

Visit our websitewebsite and follow us on LinkedIn.


For additional information about the vacancy please contact Patrycja Szczawinska Corporate recruiter via

  #WeAreNouryon #Changemakers

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

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1 Jul 2024
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