Senior Logistics and Customer Support

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Senior Logistics and Customer Support

Publicatiedatum: 07-05-2019

Job Area Supply Chain
LocationAmsterdam, the Netherlands
Seniority LevelSenior

Location: Harbor area Amsterdam – Fulltime

We are currently looking for an energetic and experienced Logistic and Customer Support Officer for our Lecithin Team. Are you eager to develop yourself in an international and highly dynamic environment? Are you already living in the (Greater) Amsterdam Area? Apply now!

Job Content

Within the Lecithin team, the Senior Logistics and Customer Support Officer is responsible for the logistics between our plants and our customers.

Transports are carried out by road, rail, vessel and sometimes by airplane.

You feel comfortable in a dynamic environment and Inco terms, health certificates, CAD procedures and Bills of Loadings are no secret for you.

You make sure we deliver our products on time to our customers, but also at the right price.

This position involves close contact with our plants, production planning, sales, logistic providers and of course our customers. Customer support activities are an important part of the function.

The Bunge Lecithin team: we welcome you with open arms
In this position, you will become part of the Bunge Lecithin team, consisting of 9 colleagues (from different disciplines) and headed in Amsterdam. You will report to the Manager Finance and Operations.

Working in the Bunge Lecithin team means ensuring the highest standard of Service of quality lecithin products (crude, standard, modified, de oiled and specialty) to serve Bunge’s customers. Together with your colleagues, you will form the commercial heart of the organization.

Are you the colleague we are looking for?

You are an energetic, accurate individual with a positive mindset. You perform well under pressure and you are service oriented. You would describe yourself as an independent teamworker, with excellent communication skills. You are a team player with a ‘we-can-do-this!’ mentality. This is important as we are a very small team that has a close cooperation. Your responsibilities may overlap into areas of your direct colleagues.

What will be your main goal?

You will ensure the production of lecithin meets quality, certification standards and Logistics:

  • Planning and execution of transport between our plants (Ukraine, Russia, Hungary, Austria and Germany) and our tolling sites in the Netherlands.
  • Planning and execution of transport to our customers who are located all over the world.
  • You maintain relationships with the various logistical suppliers and make sure the quality of the execution is excellent. You ensure that all the requirements for Kosher and Halal transports are met.
  • You organize the daily transport movements and cooperate with logistic providers, customer support, production planning and QA.
  • You create supply chain contracts and purchase orders in SAP.
  • You are responsible for the approval and validation of logistical costs.

Customer support:

Together with a colleague you are responsible for the execution activities in the area of customer support as well. This means:

  • Execution of customer orders and maintaining the sales order file.
  • Together with production and QA, you select the proper product for our customer.
  • Creation of customers, customer contracts and sales orders in SAP.
  • Invoicing to customers.
  • Contact with customers on the execution of contracts and call off planning.

Please apply if you have the following credentials:

  • Bachelor (HBO) education or equivalent level accustomed by work experience.
  • You are fluent in Dutch and English (all in-house communication is in English while an important part of the communication with Dutch transport companies will be in Dutch).
  • You are already residing in the Netherlands and preferably in the (Greater) Amsterdam Region.
  • Good knowledge and proven experience (multiple years) in international logistics.
  • Good knowledge on Inco terms and knowledge of subjects like Bills of Loading, Cash Against Documents, Health certificates, Kosher and Halal.
  • Experience with SAP is beneficial. Ability to work with Excel is a must.
  • Previous experience with the transport of Food and or ISO’s is beneficial.

An offer you can’t refuse!
We like to offer you a challenging position in an international context. Working at Bunge gives you the chance to bring the quality of the lecithin team to a higher level. In addition, it is not all just about the job and your future career, we have some good primary and secondary labor agreements to offer:

* Competitive start salary based on experience;
* 25 holiday days;
* 13th month salary;
* Opportunities for training- and development;
* The office in Amsterdam (Coenhavenweg) can easily be reached by car (We have our own parking lot). Public transport is available, though not very frequent. We therefore have a small bus driving between station Sloterdijk and the office in the morning and the afternoon. We offer you a commuting allowance.

This could be your new employer, Bunge!

Bunge Loders Croklaan is the Food & Ingredients part of Bunge, one of the world’s leading agribusiness and food ingredient companies and one of the world’s largest manufacturers of Lecithin, which falls into the Specialty Ingredients category. The Speciality Ingredients category is one of the most dynamic and profitable categories, newly installed in Europe and rapidly expanding in the rest of the world. 

Lecithin is a natural emulsifier, which allows you to create a wide variety of products. BungeMaxx is the next step in marketing lecithin made from soya, sunflower or rapeseed. Main clients of Bunge are producers of chocolate, bakery, dairy, aqua feed and milk replacers.

Will you take our product (and your career) to the next level?
Please send us your CV and a motivation through the 'Apply' button and mention the vacancy source.

Enthusiastic, but you have a few questions first? You can e-mail to the Recruiter (Debora de Vries):

For more information about our company check our website and

Acquisition by agencies is not appreciated, we do not use agencies at this moment for our recruitment. Open proposals of candidates are at own risk.  


For more information, please contact Debora de Vries.

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