Logistics coördinator

18-9-2019 gent
company profile

Arteco, a joint adventure between Chevron and Total, is a young and dynamic chemical company and leader in its market segment. The company develops and manufactures quality antifreeze coolants and heat transfer fluids for automotive and industrials applications.

The company has international activities and a strong focus on R&D. For its office in Ghent, Arteco is currently looking for a logistics coördinator.

job description

Do you have a hands-on mentality with good administrative skills? Then you might be the right person for this job!

As logistics coördinator, you are responsible to setting up new agreements and contracts. Also it is key to establish relationships with global partners and negotiate profitable rates.

In this position, you report to the Procurement Manager.

Following tasks belong to your responsibilities:

Logistics Administration (contracts/pricing/reporting):

  • You edit and implement logistical contracts and terms & conditions with international business partners. You make sure all external required HSEQ-SD documents from suppliers are available and keep the Management of Suppliers Overview file up-to-date with LSP data.
  • You execute complete and accurate pricing administration in Arteco's internal pricing system. You evaluate and propose more efficient solutions for this tool, based on evolving technological possibilities. By making use of the SAP SD module, issue and analyze the logistical reporting and assist with the follow up of deviating logistical invoices.

HSEQ-SD:

  • You work on a continuous improvement of the supplier performance and of all procurement processes.
  • You are responsible for the complete logistical non conformities coordination and supplier performance evaluations. You handle all HSEQ-SD requirements related to the role of logistics purchasing. This includes participating actively in QOS meetings and keeping all logistics related procedures, work instructions and other parts of the business system up to date.

Stakeholder engagement at all levels:

  • As responsible for internal communication on logistic matters, you play a key role for stakeholders at all levels: Sales team, Customer Service, Production & Management. You ensure that correct logistic flows are followed, the right logistical partners are used at the right price and that legal requirements on logistics are used/followed. You inform all those involved via market follow up, logistical newsletters, presentations and by providing logistical trainings when preferable.

Strategy/ relations/ negotiations:

  • Within the changing logistics industry, you are responsible for coordinating logistics projects within the company and for optimizing logistic flows through innovating and/or digital tools.
  • You organize meetings with Logistics Service Providers (LSP's) annually or more if required and carry out in-depth external audits of the LSP's where needed.
  • You negotiate profitable transport costs and other services related to logistics (road, intermodal, deep- & shortsea, air, barging and surveying services for both bulk and packed goods) according to Arteco’s Delegation of Authority through logistical tenders. You handle ad hoc price requests from internal stakeholders smoothly and swiftly. The goal is to improve Arteco's profitability.


your contribution

  • You hold a Bachelor degree or Master degree (e.g. business management option logistics) and have experience in logistics. Knowledge of purchasing is an asset.
  • You speak fluently Dutch and English.
  • You have good administrative and project management skills and work with high accuracy.
  • You are good with excel.
  • You are a self-starter with a hands-on mentality who can keep your head cool in stressful and complex situations.
  • Knowledge of SAP and background in a chemical company is an asset.

what do we offer?

  • They offer you a challenging role in a growing and financially sound company. You will be working in an international environment with high quality and safety standards. You will join a dynamic team who values independent thinking and teamwork.
  • At Arteco, they believe people are key to their success, and they support them by giving opportunities for personal development and growth. They offer a competitive salary package, group insurance, health insurance, meal vouchers, a large vacation entitlement…

summary
function
logistics manager (m/f)
employment type
full time
contract type
immediate permanent employments
reference
CXRSP-84545
your Randstad contact
Nathalie Thienpont
nathalie.thienpont@cx.ausy.be 09 259 12 12
09 259 12 12