Manager Trade Logistics

Rotterdam – 40h p/w – Fulltime

International Food Connectors BV is young & dynamic food trading company. We buy and sell our products worldwide. Our products include frozen poultry, pork, beef, vegetables and French fries, but also fresh vegetables such as onions & potatoes. We are a dedicated and service orientated company, building strong and long term relations with our suppliers and customers.

What we ask of you

  • Bachelor degree
  • Fluent English and Dutch
  • Affinity with our industry

What you get from us

  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus scheme
  • 25 vacation days
  • Team building events

About the job

International Food Connectors BV, a young & dynamic international trading company, is looking for an enthusiastic person to work with and manage the logistics team. You will work alongside your logistics colleagues, and also directly with your colleagues from sales & purchase, whom you support in organizing the global stream of goods.

Your responsibilities:

  • Supervise, coach and train the logistics team
  • Constantly optimize the logistics workflow
  • Planning, buying & booking orders for road & sea transport to global destinations
  • Negotiating freight rates with our logistic partners
  • Support your colleagues from sales & purchase on all logistic matters
  • Maintaining relations with our logistic partners worldwide
  • Offering after service to our customers on documentation matters

''Managing the logistics team at IFC is a strategic and at the same time hands-on job. We're constantly trying to improve our processes and we have to handle day to day and ad hoc issues as well.
Never a dull moment on the logistics side, I can say.''

Guillaume Motte - Managing Partner

What we expect from you:

  • HBO or higher education level
  • Experience in a similar position (extensive export + sea freight + team lead or manager experience is required!)
  • You are a hands-on people manager
  • Knowledge of INCOTERMS is a big plus
  • Fluent in English and Dutch, both verbally and written
  • You are used to being the middle man between the operational floor and the managing board
  • You find creative ways of solving logistic issues
  • Full time availability

What we offer you:

  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus scheme
  • 25 holidays
  • Good secondary terms and conditions
  • Team building events
  • Team lunch on Fridays
  • Possibilities to develop and expand your logistics team

About IFC

International Food Connectors BV is young & dynamic food trading company. We buy and sell our products worldwide. Our products include frozen poultry, pork, beef, vegetables and French fries, but also fresh vegetables such as onions & potatoes. We are a dedicated and service orientated company, building strong and long term relations with our suppliers and customers.

  • Informal atmoshpere
  • Enterpreneurial mindset
  • Internationally orientated

Apply for this job now!

Applying is very easy and can be done in a few minutes. Fill in the form below and our recruiter Noortje will contact you.

Any questions?

Feel free to ask those to Noortje. She’s here to help you with all of your questions about this job.

Noortje Folkers

HR & Recruitment Manager

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