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Logistics Supervisor

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

Gorinchem, NL

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  2158

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



We are currently looking for a Logistics Supervisor to join the logistics team based in Gorinchem. As supervisor, you ensure product shipment to the end customer, distributor or other OPCO’s under the applicable laws and regulations of the country of destination by:


  • Processing and handling of customer orders and intercompany import/export orders .
  • Organizing transport and logistics with service providers.
  • Generate all necessary and applicable documentation (B/L, Packing list, CoA, Invoices; Certificates of origin, health certificates, specific labels, etc.) for the shipment
  • Handling of incidents, complaints and questions from customers / to transport service providers.
  • Transport service providers daily management and vendor performance management.
  • Coordination, assistance and support with all transport subjects. Local transport input during tender negotiations.
  • Managing the Logistics team in Gorinchem.




1. Daily management and vendor performance management, which essentially means:

  • Performance Measurement of locally used vendors.
  • Ensure existence, maintenance and validity of SLAs and KPIs with local vendors.
  • Responsible for collection and analysis of KPI reports of local vendors, as per the frequency & format agreed with the vendor.
  • Manage vendor complaints with vendor’s counterparts & Escalate to Global Logistics or procurement if appropriate.
  • Have regular meetings (together with Procurement where applicable) with local vendors to monitor and discuss performance.
  • Give performance feedback to Procurement for tender processes based on data captured during quarter/year  (e.g. seafreight).


2.- Assist on procurement transport and coordinate and give support to all transport subjects. Coordinate / organize all the transport suppliers in order to minimal lead times and costs and maintain service level for customers and keep constructive relationships with transport suppliers, which essentially means:

  • First contact persons for transport suppliers.
  • Checking/approval of transport invoices.
  • Transport incidents (booking and monitoring of transport incidents).
  • Quotations for new destinations.
  • Create and review SOP and documents of transport.
  • Create and maintain transport rate files.
  • Coordination, assistance and support with all customs subjects.


 3.- Processing and handling of customer orders and intercompany orders, such that supplies properly,  extent to which minimal lead times, extent to which costs are minimal, and ensuring that fulfilment of customer requirements can be met, which essentially means:

  • Timely and correct allocation of the orders in accordance with customer's requirements.
  • Monitor order process.
  • Confirming booking/order and advising the Customer Service department in case of abnormalities in the delivery process.
  • Entering and maintaining customer data in automated system.
  • Make sure documents are according customer requirements.


 4.- Organizing transport with transport /logistics service providers both for export and import, which essentially means:

  • Obtaining specific transport rates.
  • Applying correct transport rates.
  • Coordinate and plan with logistics service providers (carriers and warehouse)  the transport of the goods and monitoring the progress.
  • Entering and maintaining transport data in automated system.
  • Make sure documents are according international applicable standards regarding customs, transport and transport security.


5.- Handling  up of customer and vendor incidents & complaints, which essentially means:

  • Administration of complaint and customer/vendor information in automated system
  • Ensure Supply Chain/Logistics  corrective actions related to customer/vendor complaints
  • Together with QA, keep track of complaints to its closure.


About You


  • Bachelor/Master’s degree in Logistics or a similar field.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience  in Logistics.
  • Good command of both written and spoken English.
  • Experience in supply Chain/Logistics, order handling, transport, export/import procedures and techniques etc.
  • Ability to operate within an international, changing environment and good problem solving capabilities.


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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