Stroom is looking for a Customer Service Associate – Freight Management, Nederland

Contract type

Permanent

Area

West-Brabant, Nederland

About company

This company is a joint venture and builds on the successful cooperation between the two logistics companies in serving common customers in Europe. It offers warehouse space, transport management and e-commerce logistics at its locations in Nettetal, Germany and Roosendaal, The Netherlands. 100 employees work at the two locations.

Job Description

For their Location in Roosendaal (the Netherlands) they are currently looking for a Customer Services Associate – freight management, who will be responsible for the daily operational execution process with regards to transport management, road and ocean transport. Handling the day-to-day flow, including routing, scheduling and monitoring of shipping activities towards carriers or other logistics service providers, to ensure that the orders sent by the customers are being transported according to and in line with the established procedures.

Key areas of responsibility
• The orders are being read and interpreted correctly and are being processed according to the predefined procedures and the SOP (standard operating procedures);
• The data is processed accurately and timely in the system;
• The customer is provided with the correct tracing information and the communication with the customer is
maintained timely and pro-actively, if necessary, to prevent issues in case of any miscommunication;
• Be able to calculate and select the best service or price (among all regular suppliers, by consulting a sourcing database) for the customer.
• Mutual responsibility for the optimisation of the profitability file in a constant dialogue with sales and sourcing;
• Registration, research, improvement-discussion and follow-up of loss files;
• Register, solve and escalate to right level, of complaints and defects in the process;
• Ensure that all data in the system is complete for processing by Finance.

Requirements

• At least minimum General Vocational Qualification (MBO) level. Educational background in logistics or freight forwarding is preferred. It is also a starting position for HBO graduates without work experience;
• Similar work-experience in the logistics area of TM, road and ocean transport is preferred;
• Work-experience in order-processing and/or customer service, is required;
• Experienced in working with Microsoft Office and, preferably with an order-processing system;
• Fluent in business English (spoken and written). Any other European language skills are useful;
• Experience with transport planning systems is useful;
• Where needed, employee will be trained (internal or external) to achieve desired level.

What we offer

Working at this company means to live internationally: Every day, team members around the world cooperate on developing logistics solutions for their customers. Smart minds with drive encounter numerous opportunities to play a vital role in this process. Flat hierarchies, a pleasant and friendly work environment, considerable opportunities for personal development and long-term career planning provide the basis for your success.

Benefits
• They focus on longevity and offer long-term employment contracts
• Regular career development talks and individual training and coaching give you a base for your further professional development.
• Their international representation ensures a range of opportunities for career development in Europe.
• They offer an attractive and performance-related remuneration package as well as monetary benefits like a company-supported pension scheme, travel allowance, vitality provisions and secondary employment benefits with tax advantage.
• The company policy for flexible working hours and mobile working supports your personal needs in your daily routine.
• And above all: get the chance to be a part of a great team!

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