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Global Logistics buyer

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Geplaatst op: 12 mrt. 2019
Sector: privaat
Dienstverband: vast
Specialismes: International
Locatie: Zuid-Holland

Prodalim Holland B.V. | Postcode 3029 in Rotterdam Delfshaven

Company Overview:

Fast growing global player in the agro-food business , one of the leaders in his field, is looking for his global logistics buyer

The task of the Global logistics buyer is to manage and optimize the needs and the costs of the sea-freight and inland transportation worldwide of the Group, including support /service to sales force and import operations

  • Title: Global logistics buyer
  • Reporting: Global sourcing manager – procurement department

Job Description

The Global Logistics buyer is responsible for optimizing the sourcing of the sea-freight + inland freight costs of the Group and controlling implementation by the import operations team and the costs related

  • Location: Rotterdam


  • Collect, analyze and forecast the logistics needs of the Group
  • Define, lead and optimize the sourcing strategy for sea-freight, inland freight, warehousing
  • Conduct upon needs RFQs and conduct spot to long-terms negotiations with logistics suppliers on the basis of total cost of the service (freight, payment terms, demurrage terms, etc.…)
  • Deliver swift and optimized logistics solutions to various requests from internal key -stakeholders: sales force, import team, etc.
  • Deliver clear shipping instructions to import team for each shipment
  • Trouble-shooting vs logistics suppliers in case of operational issues such as for example: lack of equipment, vessels omitting ports, strikes, etc.
  • Build and monitor annual budget
  • Build and maintain price agreement database
  • Control and approval of invoices related to each shipment
  • Manage various disputes and claims vs logistics suppliers
  • Build and maintain import duties report upon various needs from key stake-holders: purchasing, sales, etc.


  • Bachelor's degree required, MBA or CPA preferred
  • Min 3 years' experience in purchasing of logistics services in an international environment and/or experience in a shipping or forwarding company
  • Experience in import operations process
  • Knowledge of ERP system (SAP Business 1 -advantage), Microsoft Office software-Word, Excel and others
  • Fluent English is a must – written and spoken

Key Qualifications

  • Loyal and responsible
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Service oriented
  • Team player
  • Able to work independently
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Target oriented
  • Business approach
  • Cost conscious

Soort dienstverband: Voltijd
Taal: english (Vereist)

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