Logistics Agent Benelux

Permanent employment / Brussels, Belgium

Logistics Agent Benelux


Job main responsibilities

Objectives of the job ​

Manage and coordinate transport between Omya manufacturing plants, warehouses and the customers according to quality standards, at agreed lead-times and negotiated freight rates.
Guarantee the efficiency of logistics flow through maximal service for customers
Ensure price recording and payment follow-ups
Ensure financial awareness 

Main tasks and responsibilities 

Analyze and evaluate carrier selection and routing to ensure use of most efficient and cost effective means of transportation within agreed delivery times 
Plan and assign transports
Update changes in delivery dates, delivery conditions in SAP
Manage urgent re-routing of shipments resulting from changes in manufacturing sourcing plant or customer order cancellation
Monitor extra-costs (demurrage, extra delivery, last-minute delivery, etc.)
Analyze and code invoices in Esker platform
Assist in the process, review and payment of all Logistics supplier invoices in coordination with Accounts Payable
Manage Export shipments of Samples from manufacturing plants and warehouses
Daily control of SAP Outbound Deliveries to ensure on-time loading and shipment from manufacturing plants
Working on new price requests/tenders, yearly increases etc.
Update freight costs in SAP
Monitoring of all transport prices
Control GR/IR reconciliation reports 
Interface to Carriers and Customer Service colleagues
Supporting Customer Service Benelux on daily basis
Administrative/process quality improvement (ERS/Netmover/SAP)
Sourcing and benchmarking of carriers to optimize flows and prices
Developing ERS and Netmover access to all carriers
Monthly ERS for 0340 and 0381
Report on key logistics performance indicators and metrics, analyze overall vendor performance
Shared Responsibilities: Coordination of customer complaints related to carrier and third party logistics operations (shared with carriers and operations groups)

Ensure all suppliers are in compliance with company standards, guidelines and objectives, as well as all applicable industry standards and governmental regulations 

Main contacts external and internal ​

Customer Service Benelux
Head of Logistics Benelux
Logistics Benelux team
Omya group companies 
Carriers and customs

Candidate profile requirements

  • ​Education level: minimum high school / preferably additional degree in Logistics
  • 3-4 years relevant work experience
  • Language skills: good knowledge of French, English. German and/or Dutch would be an asset. 
  • Experience with ERP systems, SAP preferred
  • Good skills in MS Office tools
  • Able to work independently as well as in team.
  • Problem solving, flexible, organized, stress resistant
    Enthusiastic personality
  • Good fit with the Omya values