Logistics Coordinator

Permanent employee - Full-time - Amsterdam

Logistics - Experience: 1-2 years

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Working at Nedstar

Nedstar is more than just a specialised sourcing partner of ethanol: In everything we do, the well-being of people and planet plays a pivotal role – that also includes our employees!

As part of our dynamic, intercultural team of over 25 commercial, logistic, and financial experts, you will be at the forefront of the ethanol trading industry, contributing to Nedstar’s success in over 50 markets worldwide. We foster an environment where your personal growth aligns with our company's development and encourage our employees to go the extra mile not only for our customers, but also for themselves.

Our benefits

Office in Amsterdam
Laptop for work
Workphone
Competitive salary
Flexible working at home
26 vacation days
32-40 hour work week
Fun and young team
Alessia di Giacomo HR Manager LinkedIn

Job description

Are you passionate about orchestrating seamless logistics operations, all while promoting continuous improvement? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you here at Nedstar, a pioneering leader in ethanol and alcohol products. As a pivotal member of our logistics team, you will play a crucial role in maintaining Nedstar's position as a leader in the ethanol trading market. To ensure we provide the best customer service and product quality in the industry, we act with honesty and integrity. We believe in transparency and that's how we build strong and long-term relationships with clients all around the world.

Working at Nedstar also means having a growth mindset, being good to people and to the planet, exceeding expectations and being a radical candour. We strive for excellence by committing to the highest ethical standards and having a workplace culture built on trust and professional growth. In a year's time, we expect this candidate to take our booking and planning processes to the next level while building knowledge and autonomy. If you're ready to be the driving force behind our logistical success and are eager to make a meaningful impact, we invite you to join us on this exciting journey at Nedstar!

About the role and key responsibilities

As a Logistics Coordinator at Nedstar, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth and efficient flow of our operations. Your primary responsibilities will include meticulously planning shipments to guarantee on-time delivery, cultivating strong and mutually beneficial relationships with suppliers, external partners, and internal stakeholders, and leading efforts to manage and minimise errors in our processes. 

With your keen eye for detail and proactive approach, you'll be instrumental in signalling and swiftly resolving any logistical hiccups that may arise, ensuring uninterrupted operations and customer satisfaction. Additionally, you'll take proactive steps towards implementing automated processes, streamlining our operations for greater efficiency and effectiveness. Drawing on your experience and expertise, you'll contribute to the continuous improvement of our logistics operations, driving us towards excellence in every aspect of our supply chain. 

Your tasks will include, but are not limited to:

  • Plan and execute orders. This involves assessing demand, making bookings, and organizing bookings with suppliers. 
  • Follow up on operational tasks. Includes administrative work, follow-up with suppliers and shipping lines, and implementing corrective actions as needed. 
  • Processing documents and updating our ERP system. 
  • Driving digital process improvements, optimising our logistics operations for greater efficiency and effectiveness. 

Your profile

As a Nedstar Logistics Coordinator, you play a pivotal role in our quest for operational excellence and market expansion. What we are looking for: 

  • Education or experience in supply chain management, demonstrating a solid grasp of logistics processes and supply chain operations. 
  • Account management skills, capable of fostering positive relationships with clients and partners. 
  • Fluent in English. 
  • Ability to thrive in a highly international and multicultural environment, effectively engaging with internal and external stakeholders from diverse backgrounds to drive collaboration and achieve strategic objectives. 
  • Empower decision-making through proficiency in Excel and data analysis, complemented by IT infrastructure experience. 
  • Utilize strong analytical skills and attention to detail to swiftly identify and solve problems, driving continuous improvement initiatives. 
  • Have a proactive learning mindset to excel in dynamic work environments while staying updated on industry trends. 
  • Bring dedication, adaptability, flexibility and energy, maintaining high levels of motivation and commitment to achieving goals. 
Nice to haves:
  • Work experience at a trading company or FMCG  
  • Proficiency in Dutch or Portuguese is a plus 
  • Project management  
  • Negotiation skills  
  • Customs and trade knowledge  
  • IT project implementation  
  • PowerBI  experience 

What is in it for you?

At Nedstar, we cultivate a vibrant and strong team culture, where collaboration and innovation thrive. Here, you'll discover a dynamic environment that encourages creativity and empowers you to bring fresh ideas to the table. As a rapidly growing company, we offer ample opportunities for both professional and personal development. We envision this role evolving substantially, as you deepen your expertise, gain autonomy, sharpen your problem-solving skills and develop into a managerial position. Apart from that, we also offer: 

  • Career impact: Shape your path in a dynamic company where your work directly influences our success and culture. 
  • Development opportunities: Benefit from a focus on personal growth with access to language classes, training, and coaching.  
  • Attractive salary: Enjoy a competitive salary package with secondary benefits, reflecting our commitment to your well-being and professional value.  
  • Flexible working arrangements: Experience flexibility in your schedule, promoting well-being. If you like to do sports during working hours, we encourage you to do so.  
  • Vibrant work environment: Work in a historic canal house in Amsterdam, with an open, fun culture, free daily lunches, and regular social events. 
  • Time off: 26 vacation days, based on full-time employment, to relax and recharge.  
  • Fun activities: Enjoy Friday afternoon drinks, yearly company trips, boating with the Nedstar company boat, and much more 
And not to forget… 
  
Nedstar is committed to the principle of Equal Employment Opportunity for all employees, regardless of sex, marital status, nationality, religion, age, sexual orientation and any other characteristics unrelated to the performance of the job. 

Interested?

Please send your CV and cover letter to alessia@nedstar.com . We are looking forward to possibly welcoming you to our team!