Shipping & Logistics Coordinator (Bulk)


Wilmar Europe and Wilmar Oleochemicals in Rozenburg (Rotterdam) together form the Wilmar Europe organization, which in turn is part of Wilmar International. Wilmar International was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Singapore. Today, Wilmar is a world leader in processing and trading oilseeds, refining edible oils and sugars, producing specialty fats and oleo chemicals, biodiesel and fertilizers, and processing grain. It has more than 500 factories and an extensive distribution network in China, India, Indonesia and some 50 other countries on all continents. Wilmar is a strong proponent of sustainable growth and is strongly committed to corporate social responsibility and is a pioneer in that field in her industry. Wilmar Europe's head office is located at Delftseplein next to the Central Station in Rotterdam. In addition to the office in Rotterdam, Wilmar Europe has offices in Germany, France, Spain and Italy and joint ventures in Italy, Poland, Switzerland, Ukraine and the United Kingdom Quality, service and reliability are the cornerstones to Wilmar’s reputation as an international processor and trader in the edible oils and oleochemicals industry. Due to our continued growth we are currently looking for a self-starting, results driven and hands-on:

Shipping & Logistics Coordinator

In this role you will coordinate the physical and administrative flow all incoming and outgoing shipments in a cost-effective way to ensure that our factories and/or customers are supplied in time and sales and purchase agreements are met. A person that understands that operational challenges always have priority but at the same time does not neglect administrative tasks. The position is based in our Rotterdam office and reports to the Operations Team Lead.

Main responsibilities:

  • Prepare and agree on the supply chain planning with suppliers to ensure our factories and/or customers are supplied in time.
  • Manage and control all shipments and deliveries in line with sales and purchase agreements.
  • Arrange additional transport and purchase logistical services (charter barges, tank storage & trucks).
  • Arrange & track delivery schedules & monitor vessels positions.
  • Manage the inventory/stocks in cooperation with (tank)terminals.
  • Handle shipping docs. for import- & export shipments. Manage the customs documentation.
  • Check and approve all relevant invoices (shipping docs., approval for payments in SAP etc.)
  • Prepare invoices (provisional + balance stock) in SAP and follow up with customers.
  • Ensure timely and accurate communications with (tank)terminals, surveyors, shipping agents/-lines, suppliers and internal stakeholders.
  • Monitor loading & discharging process of inbound & outbound vessels.
  • Handle demurrage calculations on vessels, trucks & containers in general.
  • Arrange shipment insurance.

We are looking for a candidate with:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (HBO/MBO level 4/Jan Backx/STC).
  • Experience in working with companies engaged in export-import and trading activities.
  • Experience in shipping, loading/discharging (tank)vessels, tank storage & barging. ▪ Experience in dealing with shipowners & - agents, terminals, surveyors & customs agents.
  • Knowledge of & experience in shipping & customs documents and the processing thereof.
  • Knowledge of specific contract terms as custom of the trade (FOSFA & NOFOTA).
  • Knowledge of & experience in the handling of demurrage & cargo claims. ▪ Knowledge & experience to handle oleochemicals, vegetable oils & biodiesel.
  • Knows his/her way in the Port of Rotterdam.
  • Good skills in ERP (SAP) software.
  • Good skills in MS Office (Excel, Word).
  • Well-developed communication skills in English and Dutch.

We offer you:
Wilmar Europe offers a dynamic and international working environment. We appreciate it if our employees take the initiative and offer new ideas in addition to taking responsibility. We grow and continue to grow. Quality, safety, teamwork, innovation, sustainability and reliability are the core values Wilmar stands for. Wilmar Europe Trading B.V. offers a good salary and benefits package.

The Wilmar Europe organization is growing and regularly needs ambitious professionals to join our organisation. Employees make the difference; that's why we are always looking for new enthusiastic colleagues who want to be part of our success.

If you are interested in this vacancy and in working for our company, please send your curriculum vitae and motivation in the English language via our website For more information on Wilmar you can also check on our international website


Wilmar Europe is growing significantly and has a demand for ambitious professionals to join our organisation. Employees make the difference; this is the reason why we are always looking for new enthusiastic colleagues who want to be part of our success. Wilmar Europe offers a dynamic and international work environment. We appreciate if our employees take their own initiative and bring in new ideas, next to taking responsibility.
Our European headquarters is in the city centre of Rotterdam near the Central Station.

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