The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.
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The PositionLogistics Assistant
The Antwerp port is considered as a key location for Imerys EMEA and serves as a logistic platform designed to handle large volumes of different kind of minerals arriving from overseas origins and destined for European customers or production sites. The established facility handles massive tons of minerals in dry or liquid form and uses transport solutions of all possible logistics modalities. The team is responsible for the operational coordination of all activities within Imerys PM EMEA and other divisions logistics activities.
Operational management and coordination of assigned logistics categories / logistics modes and related activities for Imerys PM EMEA minerals
Possible logistics categories include Short Sea Freight, Barging Stevedoring, Storing, Inspection, Road Haulage, Rail Transportation, etc.
Operational and administrative stock management
Manage inventory at sites level and optimize inventory level.
Closely liaise and communicate with internal stakeholders, departments (Purchase, CS, Logistics,S&OP,sales,...) to fully understand requirements and constraints
Set-up, maintain and improve system database to manage effectively carrier relationships, performance, contractual and volume commitments, rates and service levels
In conjunction with the Purchasing Manager manage vessels for different lanes
Support success and failures to improve business efficiency and secure continuous contribution to the quality and financial performance of the company
Manage and complete occasional projects on logistics within the parameter of the divisions
Participation in ad hoc projects & analysis according to business needs
Being able to backup colleague’s activities
Is accountable for the OTIF (On Time In Full) and customer satisfaction
Is accountable for the claims KPIs
Responsible for maintaining a safe personal environment and acting safely at all times.
Fully supports the location health, safety and environmental (HSE) programs by participating in their implementation, maintenance, enforcement and compliance with company’s programs
Job Title: Logistics Assistant
Direct reports: None
Location: Antwerp, Belgium
Starting Date: March or April 2023
COMPETENCIES AND EXPERIENCE
Able to express in Dutch & English
Tools: knowledge of SAP and Google suite is a plus
Strong logistics business sense
Strong interpersonal skills to collaborate with customer services, warehouse workforce and Imerys suppliers
Inventory and handling management
Knowledge of different transport modes and custom clearance
Flexibility to adapt to changing environments
Rigorous compliance with procedures and processes
Strong organizational skills, ability to manage priorities
Analysis and problem solving and result oriented
Team player and positive personality
Ambitious, self confident and target oriented
Reactivity and stress management during peaks of activity
Educational & Relevant experience:
Bachelor in international Business, Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Minimum 3-5 years of logistics experience
Position TypeFull time
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