Wilmar Europe Trading B.V. is the European branch of Wilmar International Limited. Wilmar is Asia’s leading agribusiness group and is the largest processor and merchandiser of palm and lauric oils. Wilmar Europe Trading B.V. is the first venture in Europe, headquartered in Rotterdam. The first refinery of Wilmar in Rotterdam commenced operation in 2005. The latest investment in The Netherlands has come into operation in 2014, when the production of fatty alcohol started at the location in Rozenburg. Wilmar is active in 7 production locations throughout Europe and still growing. The trade and commercial activities for Europe are handled by our European head office. Next to that Wilmar has sales offices in Barcelona and Milan. Quality, service and reliability are the cornerstones to Wilmar’s reputation as an international processor and trader in the edible oils and oleo chemicals industry.  

As a result of our continuous growth we are currently looking for a curious and pro-active 

Operations Executive (Packed)
Based in Rotterdam

Job Description
With this position you will be taking part in the Operations Team of Wilmar Europe Trading B.V..
Together with the team you will be responsible for several links in the supply chain of Wilmar. Within Wilmar different commodities are handled like vegetable oils, biodiesel, fatty alcohol and oleo chemicals of which the majority is done in bulk.

For this job we are looking for an experienced person, full time, who should become a stable factor within our Packed Team. The emphasis will be on Planning, Logistics & documentation for Import & export.
Are you intrigued by this short description? Then you should probably read further: 

Packed business & containers (liquid & dry bulk)
The emphasis of this job is on the contractual & logistical execution of shipments of packed cargo in drums, IBC’s, (big) bags, box containers & iso tanks. The total workload will be handled by a team of 4. Most of the cargo is shipped into Europe from China, Indonesia & Malaysia but also Russia, Ukraine & India. A small portion of the business is export, mainly Asia, USA & Med. Area / The Middle East Furthermore, the team also arranges the filling of bulk products into drums/IBC’s on demand.

Your main responsibilities will be: 

  • Handling and coordinating shipments.
  • Execution of trading contracts, purchases and sales & contract management.
  • Purchase of certain services like transport (road, sea, and air), heating of products, packing, storage, customs formalities.
  • Assuring the factories and customers are supplied on time.
  • Arrange additional transport where needed.
  • Manage and control all shipments and deliveries.
  • Communicating with terminals, warehouses, surveyors, shipping agents/-lines, carriers, suppliers & customers, internal & external stakeholders is part of the day-to-day job.


For this position we are looking for a colleague with a bachelor’s degree in Harbour Logistics or similar level obtained by experience. You are pro-active, eager to learn, a logical thinker, a team player and a strong communicator. In this job you need to have the ability to cope with pressure and unpredictable situations. Given the International nature of Wilmar a good command of the English language is required, other languages are an advantage

We are looking for a candidate with:

  • Basic knowledge of customs formalities is an advantage.
  • Experience with ERP systems, preferably SAP.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications. Especially knowledge of Excel is a must.
  • Experience in handling shipping documents for Import & Export.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a similar position. 

We offer you: 
A dynamic job within an inspiring team with lots of opportunities to bring up and develop your ideas. Taking responsibility and personal development is self-evident. Additionally, we offer excellent working conditions and an attractive salary. For more information about Wilmar we refer to http://www.wilmar-international.com

Do you recognize yourself in the above profile, please send your application via the application button with a CV and short motivation in English.


Note for agencies: Acquisition by third parties will not be accepted. We will not accept unsolicited resumes. Please do not forward resumes to us, as we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


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Note for agencies: Acquisition by third parties will not be accepted. We will not accept unsolicited resumes. Please do not forward resumes to us, as we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.