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Logistic service coordinator Dow Chemical Terneuzen

Klant: Dow Chemical
Opleidingsniveau: MBO
Publicatiedatum: 12 september 2018
Uren per week: 40
Salarisindicatie: Loon per maand
€ 2100,00 - 2600,00 per maand € 12,14 - 15,03 per uur
Vacaturenummer: V-0019291
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Over de functie

Do you not only speak English fluently, but do you also have excellent knowledge of Italian, Turkish and/or French? Are you interested in a job with an internationally renowned company? And have you previously worked with Microsoft Office applications and SAP R3? Then Manpower has the job for you!

Employment agency Manpower is looking for several logistic service coordinators for the Dow Service Centre in Terneuzen.

If you want to work at Dow chemical, you need to be in possession of a valid work permit
Working activities
As a logistics service coordinator your purpose is to provide the day-to-day logistic support and expertise in arranging transport, managing logistic issues, and resolving exceptions that occur in the transaction and execution of shipment orders within the truck material flow work process. Other working activities during the day are:

  • Ensure on-time delivery and lowest cost-to-service product transportation to the final destination
  • Monitor timely shipments by Logistics Service Providers from origin
  • Identify non-compliance of Logistics Service Providers and take appropriate action
  • Support logistic Quality Measure resolution
  • Resolve logistic issues in the material flow work process to ensure compliance with customer requirements
  • Identify opportunities to improve work processes and service improvements and reduce costs
  • Verify if logistic capability versus special requirements can be matched
  • Be responsible for accuracy of  logistics data and accurate logistics charges
  • Manage non-standard orders, changes and exceptions requiring different transport arrangements
  • Monitor and check the shipment creation process, arrange transport, check compliance with loading dates and/or times
  • Check, approve and book (additional) logistics costs in SAP timely
  • Handle small claims procedure
  • Communicate special delivery requirements to the carrier and find alternative carriers to deliver specific shipments
  • Register non-compliances and associated corrective actions in the quality measure 
  • Escalate repetitive non-compliances to focal point

Over het bedrijf

The Dow Service Centre in Terneuzen, which employs more than 700 talented employees, is the international service provider for the Dow Chemical Company. The Service Centre is not located on the Dow Chemical plant, but in the city of Terneuzen itself. Dow’s Service Centre employees represent over 50 different languages and nationalities from all across the world. The Service Centre supports Dow and its joint ventures in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India a wide variety of areas, such as logistics, customer service, finance, human resources, translations and much more. Not only does the Service Centre support clients during their ordering processes, they also employ people who handle tax coordination and HR activities. The Terneuzen location is part of a global service network with offices in Midland (USA), São Paulo (Brazil), Mumbai (India), Shanghai and Tianjin (China).
The Dow Service Centre consists of an energetic and multicultural team of talented individuals of all ages. They are all enthusiastic, curious, and enterprising colleagues!
Working hours
The working hours for this position are between 8.00 am and 5.00 pm. You will also occasionally be scheduled for on-call duty during the weekend between 4.30 and 10 pm.
What do we offer you?

  • Gross monthly salary between €2,100 and €2,600
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses of €0.19 per km
  • Reimbursement of Westerschelde tunnel expenses
  • Free access to Manpower's online learning platform, Studytube
  • Fulltime job for 40 hours a week
  • Fixed term Manpower contract at the Dow Service Centre
  • Possibility of a permanent contract with Dow Chemical in the long run


To qualify for this job, it is important that you meet the following requirements:

  • You at least have an EQF or MBO level 3 degree
  • You have a minimum of two years of working experience in the field of logistics
  • You are fluent in English, both spoken and written
  • You are fluent in French, Turkish and/or Italian
  • You have advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Desktop applications 
  • You have experience with SAP R3
  • You do not have a criminal record and, when requested, you can submit a declaration of good behaviour (Verklaring Omtrent Gedrag or VOG in Dutch)
  • You are available for 40 hours per week
  • You need to be in possession of a valid work permit
  • You preferably live in the Terneuzen area, for example in Bergen op Zoom, Goes or Middelburg
Starting date of the vacancy
This position starts in mid-July 2018. Does this vacancy appeal to you and do you feel you are a suitable candidate for this role? Please apply by clicking the 'Solliciteer direct' button!
The application process
  • Apply online via the “solliciteer direct” button
  • To speed up the application process, we kindly ask you to send your CV in English
  • Fill out the questionnaire that will appear after you have logged in and wrote down your motivation (without your answers we are not able to further process your application)
  • Assessment of your application will be performed based on your CV, the questionnaire and any additional information received
  • The local Manpower office will contact you for an interview by phone or a live interview at Manpower
  • Possibly, a job interview will be scheduled with you and the company

Is the vacancy still featured on the Manpower website? This means that the position is still available!
We are looking forward to your online application!