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Transport Planning Manager EMEA - Bachelor/Master degree

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Company: Michael Page
Contract: PERM
Location: Rotterdam, Netherlands

  • Transport Planning Manager with strong people management skills

  • Remote Management position with >50% of travelling (BNLX and Germany)

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Univar Solutions is a global partner to their customers and suppliers for the value-added distribution of chemistry and related products and services. They are a committed ally, with the capabilities and know-how to help their business run smoothly, and the expertise to help them anticipate, navigate and leverage meaningful growth opportunities.

This opportunity is based at the Rotterdam office, in the center of Rotterdam. Since your team members are based at different locations through the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany, you will be travelling over 50% of your time.

Taken en verantwoordelijkheden

- Drive change from local approach in transport planning to a Central Plan across the borders with standardized approach in EMEA and focus on efficiency

- Manage and motivate a multi-national team of transport planners (7 FTE) to ensure effective performance both for quality and efficiency, monitor that all shipments are planned in the Transportation Management System and data is accurate

- 3rd party contract and performance management that lead to improvement, optimizing transportation through use of carriers in different countries

- Reporting and using KPI's to ensure goals are achieved. Where needed improvement plan to be in place to ensure to stay on track

- Co-ordinate and support implementation of infrastructure that supports the company's operational and growth objectives

- Build and maintains relations with the most important 3rd parties in various countries within your region

- Ensure the logistics flow in- an outbound is compliant with the various regulations and applicable law

- Drive cost efficiency and logistics excellence, enable digitalization in transportation

- Ensure and drive a highly disciplined logistics process

- Monitor and manage transport costs and be always on the lookout for cost effectiveness

- Optimization of fleet and driver utilization across the borders

- Ensure a full EHS&Q and sustainability within the logistics unit


- Bachelor education in Logistics is a preference

- You have a minimum of 6 years of relevant working experience in planning, transport and leading people across multiple locations

- Chemical experience is a plus

- Fluent in English

- You are a leader that promotes teamwork and takes his/her people to new behaviours

- You have strong analytical skills and extensive ERP experience

- Willing to travel more than 50% of your time (Belgium and Germany)


- Annual salary: € 68.000 - € 88.000

- Bonus: 5-10%

- Company car








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