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Team Leader B2B Customer Service

Job Category:  Customer Service
Work Location:  Corbion Site
Office Location: 

Gorinchem, NL

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  2887

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



The Team Lead Customer service is responsible for leading / coordinating a team of 5-8 FTE in their day to day activities to ensure product supply to the end customer (B2B) or distributor under the applicable laws and regulations of the country of origin and of destination. The team is based in the Netherlands and you will report to the Customer Service Manager EMEA.




The Team Lead Customer Service is responsible for the following activities:


  • Works with the team in monitoring, processing and handling of orders at the location department.
  • Ensuring optimal customer satisfaction and loyalty by among others coordinating with other departments the peaks/bottlenecks. Being the extension of EMEA sales force by special support with key accounts and own list of accounts assigned.
  • Interfaces with Sales, Demand and Supply Planning, Local & Global Logistics, QA and QC, Regulatory, Finance.
  • Orders managed: customer orders of assigned group of customers. (CGM +/- 9.000 OL/Y // CMO around 6,000 OL/Y)
  • Commerce knowledge, country regulations& customs knowledge, input during Sales negotiations, own negotiations with assigned customers.
  • Discuss with production planning, expedition, quality department everything around changes in orders and of possible solutions/alternatives, coordination of peaks, bottleneck of the department. Safeguard of client specific stock levels, by sending samples, selected batches etc.
  • Coordinates the work, defines the priorities of day to day business, Informs team of internal updates, monitors incidents and discusses these reports during weekly meetings. Monitoring that all orders in a month are correct and complete, invoice of open orders within the month.
  • Undertake internal or external actions needed to comply with the contractual obligations, ensures placed orders and closed contracts, signals deviations, determine cause of deviation, discuss with CSIS Manager/Sales/client/customer about the way the obligations can be met.
  • Be the key user of CRM/LX/SAP/BI, Discuss information need with automation MS-CRM; SAP, BI, Signal and provide solutions of problems in system use, self-assess and solve issues.
  • Contribute to projects and discussions as needed in coordination with CSIS Manager, Executing assigned project tasks, Be a project leader, Provide relevant information, signal obstacles, state solutions for problems

  • Participate in the back up structure of CS & Sales Support EMEA including back-up of CS&IS Manager


About You


We are looking for a customer oriented people manager with the follwoing qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in International Commerce or equivalent knowledge gained through experience
  • Relevant experience in a leadership role within Customer Service in a B2B environment.
  • Strong internal and external customer orientation, high flexibility, professional versatility and efficiency.
  • Fluency in English. Other languages such as Dutch are desirable.
  • Advanced user of computer software (MS Office + order management applications BPCS, SAP, etc),
  • Leader by example.
  • Skilled in improving teams by providing feedback
  • Good communication skills and intercultural sensitivity.
  • Excellent team-player skills, and able to work in multidisciplinary teams.
  • Flexible & stress resistant.


Interested? Please submit your application and CV in English by clicking the "Apply" button.


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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