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Logistics Coordinator

Job Category:  Logistics
Work Location:  Corbion Site
Office Location: 

Gorinchem, NL

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  1913

Corbion develops sustainable solutions to improve the quality of life for people today and for future generations.


The department consists of 5 persons in total, 4 logistics coordinators and 1 logistics supervisor. They all report to the EMEA logistics manager. At this moment roles are divided between EMEA distribution and overseas shipments. This open vacancy is related to distribution.




As a logistics coordinator, you are responsible for sending timely and complete product to the customer and handle all operational activities related to distribution and import/export activities. within the applicable laws and regulations.

* Prepare transport orders and coordination with carriers including complaints registration and follow-up

* Various administrative (logistics and invoicing) activities and documentation in the field of planning and logistics


Most of logistics activities are outsourced but should be coordinated by the logistics coordinator. You will be the spill in the web between internal customers like customer service, quality and planning, warehouses and carriers. Therefore you should be able to communicate on different levels and be able to switch tasks easily.  This job can be described as an administrative logistics role. Managing changes and take notice of all kind of exceptions will be your daily routine. No working day will be the same. You will always have stuff to tell when having dinner at home.


About you


Beyond an educational background on MBO+ level below will be preferred:

  • 1-3 years’ experience in logistics (distribution packed materials via road preferred)
  • Affinity with IT systems (e.g. ERP, excel)
  • Experience with SAP will be an advantage
  • Good communication skills in Dutch and English both oral and written
  • Experience in working in an international environment with different nationalities and different departments


Experience in logistics will be preferred but candidates with less experience but with common sense and who are eager to learn and have interests in working in the field of logistics will be invited to react as well. Learning on the job at the logistics department will be a great option for starters.


About Corbion 

Corbion is the global market leader in lactic acid and its derivatives, and a leading supplier of emulsifiers, functional enzyme blends, minerals, vitamins, and algae ingredients. We use our unique expertise in fermentation and other processes to deliver sustainable solutions for the preservation of food and food production, health, and our planet. For over 100 years, we have been uncompromising in our commitment to safety, quality, innovation and performance. Drawing on our deep application and product knowledge, we work side-by-side with customers to make our cutting-edge technologies work for them. Our solutions help differentiate products in markets such as food, home & personal care, animal nutrition, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and bioplastics. In 2020, Corbion generated annual sales of € 986.5 million and has a workforce of over 2250 employees. Corbion is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. For more information: www.corbion.com


Corbion does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers. All candidates must be submitted by approved Corbion vendors who have been expressly requested to make a submission by our Talent Acquisition team for a specific job opening. No placement fees will be paid to any firm unless such a request has been made by the Corbion Talent Acquisition team and such candidate was submitted to the Corbion Talent Acquisition Team.


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