Logistics Administrator



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Perform a wide variety of key tasks at the heart of an advanced international supply chain

AkzoNobel’s Performance Coatings brands are popular with consumers and business users worldwide. Central to this success is a sophisticated and extensive supply chain, at the heart of which is our European Distribution Centre (EDC) in Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

Within this context, your mission in this role is to support the ongoing operation and service levels of the EDC. Thus you ensure that the requirements of the Customer Order Sales (COS) desks in France, Spain, Germany, Benelux and Eastern Europe are met, and that the OTIF performance of the EDC and the transport suppliers is in line with Service Level Agreements and company objectives.

Is this a challenge that matches your skills and ambitions? Are you a highly organized and responsible team player who can focus on details while working within time constraints? Do you have substantial all round experience in terms of customer service and administration, warehousing, transport and customs? Above all, can you make a real difference within our dynamic, multinational and multicultural business environment?

If you offer all this and more we invite you to apply for the role of

Logistics Administrator

The role and its responsibilities
This vacancy has arisen following an increase in our workload. As such, it represents an outstanding opportunity to be part of a busy and forward thinking Supply Chain infrastructure. It is also an environment in which you are challenged to help us innovate so that we continuously improve our operations.

Reporting to the Senior Logistics Coordinator your core function is to ensure the continuity of supply of products to the end-user customer. Thus you communicate constantly with the COS desks, factories, EDC and transport companies as you create export documents (dispatch notes, DGNs, shipping invoices etc).

Further, you check and resolve system errors in a timely fashion to minimize any potential delays, and you update daily loading plans in connection with warehouse and freight forwarder requirements. You also ensure all inbound receipt are issues corrected in a timely manner, and you ensure all stock quarantine/pass adjustments are actioned quickly and accurately in both MfgPro and LSP systems.

At all times you ensure that all returns are handled within agreed timeframes. You also book courier and parcel services and provide MSDS and COO documents and issue as required.
In addition you support the invoicing process, ensuring that documentation is signed and distributed to the correct departments for payment on time. You also carry out random checks to ensure invoices are correct and clearly marked, and you ensure all financial SRM processes are adhered to in a timely manner.

Further activities include truck safety audits and supporting annual stocktakes.
At all times you maintain office H&S standards; including compliance with the Clear Desk Policy. 

The position is based at our office in Nijmegen but you will travel occasionally to other AkzoNobel sites in the Netherlands.

Profiel kandidaat

To apply for this position you must possess the following attributes:
  • A good standard of education;
  • Holder of certificates for IMDG(sea) / IATA (air) / ADR (road) transport of dangerous goods;
  • Good levels of IT skills including Excel/Word and MFGPro;
  • Knowledge of export processes and the shipping of hazardous materials;
  • A high level of written and spoken English and Dutch.

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Meer informatie

For further information, please contact Roy Tholen, Talent Resourcing Partner, +31 (0)88 0106789, option 2. Only online applications will be accepted, please go to www.akzonobel.nl/careers, reference 1600063Y, or use the 'Apply' button.
An online assessment and pre-employment screening may form part of the selection procedure.

Agency or sales calls are not appreciated
Synoniemen vacaturetitel
Job vacancy, Full-time, Nijmegen, Supply Chain Administrator, Logistics.

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Over AkzoNobel:

AkzoNobel creates everyday essentials to make people’s lives more liveable and inspiring. As a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, we supply essential ingredients, essential protection and essential color to industries and consumers worldwide. Backed by a pioneering heritage, our innovative products and sustainable technologies are designed to meet the growing demands of our fast-changing planet, while making life easier. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, we have approximately 45,000 people in around 80 countries, while our portfolio includes well-known brands such as Flexa, Sikkens, Alabastine and Jozo. Consistently ranked as a leader in sustainability, we are dedicated to energizing cities and communities while creating a protected, colorful world where life is improved by what we do.

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