• Transportation Operations Specialist

    • Rozenburg (Schiphol), Netherlands
    • Bachelor's degree
    • +/- €3.000,-
Transportation Operations Specialist

Do you have a Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain or similar and are you looking for a new challenge? Do you want to expand your work experience within an international and growing company? Apply now for the position of Transportation Operations Specialist!

The Role:
Our customers want to be able to do business without boundaries. Expeditors makes this possible by providing logistics solutions. Expeditors works with major international companies worldwide. Demand from business is rapidly increasing and we are looking for a highly reliable, enthusiastic individual to support our growing business. This role is uniquely positioned in EMEA, on site at a major international technology company. You will be part of a Global Logistics Team, working together to ensure that customer needs are met holistically, with best in class service levels. The Transportation Operations Specialist is responsible for driving carrier and service provider performance through collaboration and coordination of people, carriers and facilities. The ability to understand and communicate customer needs to multiple stakeholders is critical to the success of the organization as a whole. In this role, a dynamic personality, strong analytical and organizational skills, and a positive attitude to build meaningful relationships with cross-functional teams are essential. Our Transportation Operations team actively manages the freight network for technical infrastructure data centers around the world in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment.

Key Duties and Responsibilities of a Transportation Operations Specialist:
  • Work with cross-functional teams (order management, compliance, warehousing, manufacturing, service providers and information systems) on planning and performance objectives for transportation operations;
  • Drive performance of carriers and service providers for AMS Hub operations;
  • Collect and interpret data, identify errors related to transportation activities, and prepare recommendations to save the company time and money;
  • Plan and monitor inbound and outbound deliveries;
  • Ensure that all activities comply with shipping laws, guidelines and regulations;
  • Lead or contribute to high impact initiatives that result in streamlining processes and generating efficiencies by identifying gaps and opportunities;
  • Define and improve key operational workflows and SOPs for inbound and outbound shipments in and out of storage hubs and manufacturing facilities in EMEA;
  • Prepare reports for weekly reviews with service vendor partners using key performance indicators and present findings and opportunities to management;
  • Provide appropriate solutions to internal customers for timely, safe and secure delivery, meeting and exceeding internal customer standards;
  • Work with teams to collect, analyze data and present findings to other teams and management;
  • Support transportation procurement processes as they relate to inbound and outbound workflows into and out of the customer's hub and facilities in the region;

Required Skills and Experience:
  • BA or equivalent preferably in Supply Chain, Business or related;
  • 3+ years' experience in Freight Forwarding preferably with direct working knowledge of air freight, parcel freight, ocean freight and road freight operations;
  • Working knowledge of import/export/transcon processes, documentation, etc.;
  • Excellent project management, communication and problem solving skills;
  • Ability to acquire, analyze and display data as needed;
  • Experience with Root Cause Analysis;
  • Ability to adapt format and style of effective communication in person, via email, documents and presentations;
  • Successfully operate in an increasingly complex and evolving business model;
  • Must be a team player, demonstrate and foster a culture of respect in the workplace;

Your workplace:
You will work in a modern environment with young, enthusiastic and international colleagues who are there for each other. At the office you will find all facilities to do your job well: open plan offices with height adjustable desks, luxurious boardrooms but also coffee corners and a company restaurant with a wide range of products. Furthermore, fun activities are regularly organized, such as culture days, (soccer) matches and other outings.

Expeditors as an employer:
Working at Expeditors is working in a modern, modest and professional company that moves with the times. Expeditors employs the best Supply Chain professionals across more than 300 locations. Active on all major (air) ports of the world, in 103 countries and on 6 continents. An international environment with challenging career prospects.

As a Transportation Operations Specialist, you can count on:
  • We offer a position for 38.75 hours per week (full-time);
  • You will join a professional/international, open, enthusiastic team and environment;
  • You will receive a personal development plan with a variety of training methods;
  • There are advancement opportunities within the company (local, regional and global);
  • You will receive 25 vacation days per year on a full-time basis;
  • There is an opportunity to participate in our Employee Stock Purchase Plan;
  • We offer a diverse package of fringe benefits.

Expeditors volgt de RIVM maatregelen, daarom werken wij nu volledig vanuit huis. Alle medewerkers ontvangen de juiste faciliteiten om dat mogelijk te maken. Op termijn voorzien wij een nieuwe balans in thuiswerken en (virtueel) samenwerken.

Solliciteer via de button en upload je cv en motivatiebrief. Zien we voldoende raakvlakken, dan zal er eerst een (telefonische) kennismaking plaatsvinden met onze recruitmentpartner Bluewave. Na een positief eerste gesprek volgen er nog twee interviews bij Expeditors. Heb je eerst nog vragen over deze functie of de sollicitatieprocedure? Mail ze naar Jur Kuipers via jur.kuipers@bluewaverecruitment.nlReference: 106

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We will contact you after assessing your application. After this there will be a conversation at our office. We will make an inventory of your wishes and see whether the vacancy is a good match. Is this the case? Then we will introduce you to our client. We will continue to guide you until the start of your first working day!
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