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Supply Chain & Logistics Specialist

Job in Brussels - Belgium
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Company: UPLOGIST
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-10-05
Job specializations:
  • Logistics
    Logistics Manager, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Management, Logistics Graduate
  • Business
Job Description & How to Apply Below

The Supply Chain & Logistics Specialist will beresponsible for assisting the Manager, Supply Chain & Logistics, the Director,Operations and other Supply and Logistics team members in the analysis,planning and execution of commercial activities including business plans,identification and analysis of potential commercial agreements with serviceproviders. He/she will also be responsible for analyzing and coordinating costssaving opportunities, ensuring adequate reporting both regionally and globally.He/she will work closely with the sales team to assist with analysis of newcustomer opportunities and maximizing netbacks from current customers. He/shewill work with Responsible Care team to progress health, safety, andenvironmental initiatives with customers and service providers.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Facilitate contract execution, coordinatingsupply plans with customers/terminals, executing and organizing supplydocumentation (nominations, customs forms, invoicing)
  • Maintain close contact and develop relationshipwith customers, sales agents and suppliers.
  • Manage operational tasks for order delivery,release and invoicing.
  • Monitor and control the daily stocks at the EUTerminals to ensure timely replenishments.
  • Manage emergency planning of vessels and liaiseclosely with internal and external parties, including any documentary requirements(such as insurance claims).
  • Assist Director, Operations in defining logisticsstrategies: analyze and recommend logistics alternatives to create competitiveadvantage and improve profitability and support sales growth.
  • Supply Chain tactical planning: weekly inventoryreconciliation and vessel planning for EU vessels supply points as well asweekly calls with Egypt and Global Supply Chain to align production, demand andGlobal supply risk.
  • Provide key analyses and reporting for cost ofsupply and contract negotiations, maintaining vessel KPI’s.
  • Ensure that supply activities in Europe meet theResponsible Care guidelines.
  • Under guidance from Responsible Care Manager,assist in performing port/terminal assessments, offtake and swap partnerlocations in line with global requirements.
  • The profile

  • Degree in Economics, Supply Chain, Transport and/orLogistics Management
  • Minimum 5 years experience in national andinternational supply chain operations (experience in ocean shipping ofprocessed chemicals/oil is a huge asset)
  • Languages: Fluent in English. Other languages arean asset
  • Strong command of Excel required, knowledge ofPower BI is an asset
  • Strong communication skills in a multi-culturalenvironment
  • Excellent team working skills
  • Understanding of product, processes, customers,competition and commercial awareness
  • Analytical mind and strong problem-solving skills(able to quickly analyze cost optimal supply strategy)
  • Strong negotiation & contract managementskills – commercial and cost focus
  • Capable to manage stress
  • Proactivity, agility, perseverance, resilienceand positive attitude
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • High availability/flexibility
  • Good presentation skills (Power point) is anasset
  • In possession of a work permit in Belgium
  • The offer

  • Our customer offers a multinational environment in a small and dynamic team: quick, result driven and caring. There is a real opportunity for each individual to have a big impact on the company results!
  • Our customer offers a competitive salary & benefits package.
  • Company culture enables people to work together across functions, disciplines and regions towards a shared vision and a “One Team” culture
  • Joining a dynamic company and being part of a global and international team while at the same time in a human-sized company.
  • Position Requirements
    Less than 1 Year work experience
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