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Logistics service coordinator Dow Chemical Terneuzen

Klant: Dow Chemical
Opleidingsniveau: MBO
Publicatiedatum: 29 november 2018
Uren per week: 40
Salaris: Indicatie per maand
€ 2100,00 - 2600,00 per maand € 12,14 - 15,03 per uur
Vacaturenummer: V-0023634
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  • Reiskostenvergoeding
  • Pensioenregeling
  • Extra studie- en opleidingsbudget
  • Gratis parkeergelegenheid

Over de functie

Employment agency Manpower is looking for a logistics service coordinator for Dow Chemical in Terneuzen. Do you speak both English and German fluently, and are you looking for a position that will allow you to use your experience in the field of logistics? Are you available for a full-time job and do you enjoy working towards deadlines? If so, Manpower has a fantastic job opportunity for you at Dow Chemical in Terneuzen!
Working activities
In your role as a logistics service coordinator, you are responsible for coordinating logistics services, including storage of Dow products as well as marine and road transport. Your goal is to ensure that goods are delivered throughout EMEA on time: You monitor shipments, ensure that communication is both smooth and timely and that products arrive as soon as possible and in the right quantity.
You can expect to perform the following tasks:

  • Meeting customer requirements to ensure on-time delivery and lowest cost-to-service product transportation to the specified final destination 
  • Monitoring timely shipments by logistics service providers from origin 
  • Identifying logistics service providers’ non-compliance, taking appropriate action and supporting logistics Quality Measure resolution 
  • Monitoring and checking the shipment creation process, arranging transport, checking compliance with loading dates and/or times 
  • Resolving logistics issues in the material flow work process to ensure customer requirements are met
  • Identifying opportunities to improve work processes as well as service improvements, and to reduce costs
  • Verifying whether logistics capability versus special requirements can be matched 
  • Ensuring the accuracy of logistics data and charges 
  • Managing non-standard orders, changes and exceptions requiring non-standard transport arrangements 
  • Checking, approving and booking (additional) logistics costs in SAP on time
  • Handling small claims procedure 
  • Communicating special delivery requirements to carriers and find alternative carriers to deliver specific shipments 
  • Registering non-compliances and associated corrective actions in the quality measure
  • Escalating repetitive non-compliances to focal point
  • Being on rotational call duty on weekdays from 16.30 – 22.00 hrs

Over het bedrijf

About the company
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!
What do we offer you?

  • Gross salary between €2,100.- and €2,600.- per month
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses at €0.19 per km and full reimbursement of Westerschelde tunnel expenses
  • Free access to E-learning platform Studytube via Manpower
  • A full-time job for 40 hours per week
  • Fixed term Manpowe contract at the Dow Service Centre
  • Possibility of a permanent contract with Dow Chemical in the long run
  • Pension accrual through Manpower
  • A vacancy for a longer period of time


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

  • You have an MBO or EQF level 3 degree or higher
  • You have at least 1 years of working experience in logistics
  • You have an excellent command of the English language (C1 level or higher, according to the European Framework for Reference of Languages)
  • You are fluent in German (C1 level or higher)
  • You have advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Desktop applications
  • You are preferably an experienced user of SAP R3
  • You are available for 40 hours per week
  • You preferably live in or near Terneuzen, Goes, Middelburg or Hoek
  • You are willing to travel to Terneuzen for work
  • You have your own mode of transportation (bicycle, moped, scooter or car)
Furthermore, Dow Chemical and Manpower are looking for a candidate with strong analytical skills who is capable of working towards deadlines and can manage several tasks at once. Your planning and organisational skills should also be exemplary.
Starting date
In agreement, you can start as soon as possible. Are you interested in this position? Please use the “solliciteer direct” button to apply online.
How does our application process work?
  • 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 appears after you have logged in and written 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 provided
  • 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
If the vacancy of logistics service coordinator is still featured on the Manpower website, the position is still available!
We are looking forward to your online application!

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