Operations and Logistics Officer

Operations and Logistics Officer

Do you want to play a very important role in the international supply chain of raw materials to the Feed and Food industry? Do you want to coordinate and organize highly efficient, global, supply chains? Do you love working with dry bulk, trucks, barges and sea vessels? Then working as an Operations and Logistics Officer at Cefetra in Rotterdam might be the perfect fit for you!

Who we are
The Cefetra Group consists of various agricultural and food ingredients trading and supply chain management companies, with leading brands within the ingredients business. Collectively we employ over 600 people across 35 offices in 20 countries around the world. We work closely together to guarantee the best possible service to our customers. We develop supply chains with suppliers and create value by sourcing raw materials and supplying those to the international food and feed industry. Cefetra Group is part of the German, stocklisted BayWa group of companies. Check out our corporate movie here.

The job

On a daily basis you'll be working on the complex puzzle of inventory, orders and international transport to our customers. As an Operations and Logistics Officer you will work on, after a good onboarding, logistics matters of Cefetra - from transportation and storage to customer deliveries. Your duties will include checking and managing contracts, stocks and orders, negotiating transport and storage rates, supervising stock entries and invoicing, and handling samples and documentation. In doing so, you will work close together with our direct colleagues from Trade, Tax, Quality, Customs and Controlling. You organize and monitor an efficient planning where proper coordination with carriers, storage locations, customers and suppliers is essential. It is also very important that you can keep your head cool and solve occurring challenges in the best possible way.

Who are you?

Most important is that you can be critical and precise, but also pragmatic when needed. To be successful within Cefetra, it is important to have a ‘self-starter’ mentality, be open minded and curious. In addition, you can identify with the following requirements:

  • your educational background is preferably in Transport, Supply chain, Logistics or Business.
  • you are passionate about working in international Logistics Operations and Supply chain.
  • you are good at both Dutch and English, both verbal and written. On a daily basis you’ll need both languages. Please only apply if your Dutch and English is good enough!

Our offer

A unique opportunity to work within a fast-growing multinational. We are always open for a conversation to discuss your individual needs, but please note we offer the following:

  • an excellent package of primary & secondary working conditions which includes a good base salary, holiday allowance, an attractive bonus and 27 vacation days.
  • our colleagues are our most important ingredient. We support your career by investing in your development.
  • an office located at one of the most beautiful locations in central Rotterdam overlooking the Maas and Erasmus bridge with plenty of social activities and excellent coffee.

If this sounds like you

Interested in a conversation? Please apply below and we will contact you a.s.a.p. Or contact Jur Lemmers our Talent Acquisition Partner via +31 6 2520 3984 or lemmers@cefetra.nl. He will be happy to tell you more about this opportunity and the recruitment process.

We work with a selection of agencies, and we are not looking to add more to our list, so please do not contact us or send us resumes. We will not accept terms or conditions that are sent with resumes without our approval.

Jur Lemmers
Talent acquisition Cefetra Group B.V.
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Our application process


Apply to one of our vacancies and our recruiter will contact you in case of a first match or if further info is required.

First conversation

Based on a telephone intake, we would love to get to know you further. For sure you have some questions for us too?

Second conversation

After the first conversations, we would like to introduce you to some other people in the team and/or company to ensure there is a good match on both sides. If this is the case....we will make you an offer!

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