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Logistiek Planner Import

  • Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Supply Chain

Job description

32-40 uur

Are you the Logistic Planner Import that is bringing millions of products from one side of the world to the other with care and you get to take care of it. Do you enjoy working in a dynamic work environment and are arranging, planning and keeping an overview among your talents? Then we are looking for you!

As our logistics colleague, you are partly responsible for the inbound of +- 900 containers per year. You organize and coordinate the shipments that are largely transported from China to the Netherlands. And that makes you an important link in the entire process.

You know which order is in which container on which ship, because you book the transport. Is there a delay? Because you keep an overview, you are the first to notice this and start anticipating it. You inform the parties involved and make adjustments where possible. In order to transport sustainably and leave no freight space unused, you book freight efficiently by combining different orders. And in terms of costs, you like to think along by conducting market research on rates of shipping companies in order to arrive at sound considerations.

You are never alone with us, because as the Logistic Planner Import you join forces with your closest colleagues in the supply chain department and support each other where necessary. You help colleagues in the outbound department when the work peak is higher there. The great thing about this is that you continue to grow in knowledge and skills in the supply chain. In addition, you work together with the purchasing and sales departments to achieve the best result; Thorough planning and smooth transport. And so, thanks in part to your efforts, our products are in the many stores of the major retailers as planned.

Your tasks:

  • Booking (sea/rail/air) freights and maintaining contact with shipping companies / suppliers.
  • Administering data of bookings in the ERP system.
  • Accurate tracking of transports and request booking information.
  • Booking loads efficiently, e.g. by checking whether orders can be combined in containers.
  • Keeping involved colleagues informed to ensure that the process continues to run smoothly.
  • Compare prices of shipping companies and ensure the right choice of carriers by means of negotiation and making agreements about rates.
  • Check sales orders and pass them on to the external warehouses.
  • Organize road transport.

Job requirements

Your Talents:

You are good at switching, have initiative, work systematically and know how to keep an overview at all times. The process of transport and logistics holds no secrets for you. You have good problem-solving skills and set the right priorities.
In addition, you have:

  • Solid experience with supply chain, logistics and planning.
  • Several years of experience in a similar position.
  • Knowledge of international (sea, rail, air) transport.
  • Has experience with ERP systems, preferably with Business Central.
  • Thorough knowledge of the Dutch and English language in written word.
  • HBO thinking and working ability.

Who we are?

Karsten International develops a wide range of products for daily use, from the latest gadgets to sustainable beauty products. You name it, we make it. In addition to working hard and delivering quality, enjoyment and collegiality are our top priorities. The team consists of driven product developers, sales experts, logistics talents, online marketing specialists and graphic designers. Thanks to a broad international network and more than ten years of experience, we are winning the hearts of consumers all over the world with our products. You will be given every opportunity to contribute to this.

To ensure that you stay in top condition, we offer you

  • Appropriate salary
  • Room for personal growth and professional development
  • An excellent pension scheme
  • Travel allowance
  • 13th month bonus
  • 8% holiday allowance
  • An extensive lunch
  • Fresh fruit
  • Freshly ground coffee
  • Boot Camp
  • Yoga
  • Your own football team
  • Massage
  • Discount on cool products
  • A weekly Frimibo and fun parties
  • An Instagram-worthy and easily accessible office in Amsterdam
  • A great team of colleagues

Will you join our team?
Are you convinced that you should become our new colleague? Press the button to apply.
Do you have any questions? Give us a call: 063123 6026.

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