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Logistics Specialist

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

Gorinchem, NL

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  2575

At Corbion, we exist to champion preservation in all its forms, preserving food and food production, health, and our planet.




We are searching for a Logistics Specialist who will join our team in Gorinchem, where we have our largest lactic acid derivative facility. This location services all of our non-Bakery food market units and our Biochemicals Unit. Additionally on this site is our Biomaterials plant. Gorinchem also accommodates the Corbion Central R&D and Innovation Centre. As our Logistics Specialist you report to the Logistics Manager EMEA and you will work in a close team of 5 (mainly logistics coordinators) in the Netherlands and a similar team in Spain



As our Logistics Specialist you will be responsible for the logistic providers performance management and to ensure product shipment to the end customer, distributor or other OPCO’s under the applicable laws and regulations of the country of destination by managing logistics activities



Are you ambitious to grow and further develop in this new position? We now offer the chance to become a specialist in this varied position with the following responsibilities:


Managing customs activities in The Netherlands, by:

  • Responsible of customs declarations for all imports/exports out of Purac Biochem bv
  • Bringing knowledge and set up proposals for the improvement in the area of customs
  • Leading all projects related to customs
  • Managing IPR license in The Netherlands
  • Ownership of customs related documentation and masterdata
  • Focal point for all customs related matters


Managing logistics activities in CGM (Corbion Gorinchem), by:

  • Responsible for external warehouse and external tankstorage activities 
  • Organizing warehousing activities with service providers as well as vendor performance management
  • Managing logistics providers
  • Handling of vendor incidents, complaints and questions related to warehousing activities and providers Handling logistics projects and focal point for continuous improvement related to logistics activities


About you


You enjoy using your communication skills to further develop and grow your internal and external network. In addition to your educational achievements on a Bachelor degree in Logistics you have a minimal of 7 years’ experience in Logistics. You have:


  • International working experience and a good command of both written and spoken English
  • Experience with Customs import/export procedures and techniques in international commerce, supply Chain/logistics (warehousing, transport), relations management with service providers, continuous improvement tools.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Teamwork capacity
  • Customer oriented 
  • Result driven
  • Proven experience in project management.
  • Understanding different geographical cultures.


About Corbion 

What makes Corbion truly special is our talented global team of people, who are consciously dedicated to connecting the work we do together with the difference it makes in the lives of consumers, including our own friends and families. At Corbion, innovation is in our DNA; we explore, we discover, we create, and then we do it all over again, finding ever-better ways to help the world solve some of its most pressing challenges. When you come to Corbion, you will find that for us, sustainability is not simply a corporate program, it is at the very heart of our business, giving direction to our work, our investments and our creativity. We exist to preserve what matters.


As a company where day-to-day priorities and decisions are shaped by a shared purpose and vision, we enjoy a working environment energized by empowerment and opportunity. By joining Corbion, you can be part of :


  • A culture open to great ideas wherever they come from, and where your work can make a real difference in the world
  • An organization that values diversity of thought, background and experience
  • A company ready to invest in you, helping you grow toward your personal ambitions
  • A workplace that’s friendly and informal, while being focused and professional
  • An international team small enough to stay agile, but large and talented enough to make an impact today, and for future generations


Our corporate values – Collaboration, Care, Courage and Commitment – define what it takes to overcome obstacles and create the sustainable breakthroughs the world sorely needs. As a member of the Corbion team, you’ll see these values put into action every day, and you’ll have the chance to make your own unique contribution to our collective achievements.


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 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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