Logistics Specialist - Export Agent (Amsterdam, NL)

EvBox

Logistics Specialist - Export Agent (Dutch Native)

Who we are:

We believe in a future where daily transportation is emission-free and sustained by smart charging infrastructure. That’s why we’ve made it our goal to accelerate the adoption of electric mobility by bringing the most accessible and scalable charging solutions to the world. However, the transition from gas to electric cars will change a great deal of what we know about transportation. We’re going to need EV charging infrastructure that is accessible, reliable, and future-proof. Team Operations at EVBox is focused on streamlining the production and delivery process, and anticipating product improvements to help achieve a zero-emission future.

Who we’re looking for:

For our team at EVBox HQ in Amsterdam, we’re looking for a dedicated Logistics Specialist. You will

  • support the Head of Supply Chain in day to day activities, especially on preparation of export documentation, accurate execution of export shipments in accordance with terms of sales (Incoterms) and coordination with logistics suppliers to ensure timely delivery.

Responsibilities:

  • Accurately issue international shipping documents such as shipping invoices, packing lists and certificates of origin by adhering to the export/import and international regulations. Retain records of international shipments per internal guidelines
  • Effectively coordinate efforts with logistics suppliers to ensure prompt shipment execution and delivery
  • Apply knowledge of Incoterms, freight classification codes, and import/export documentation to ensure compliance with all applicable rules and regulations
  • Drive standardization of import/export processes and internal control procedures. Maintain current knowledge of regulatory and industry standards. Maintain certifications required to perform job duties
  • Communicate with customer service and operations regarding special shipping regulations where appropriate
  • Support in the automation of supply chain process through implementation of an ERP system
  • Recommend ongoing improvements to current processes / procedures to enhance efficiency, compliance and cost savings. Provide analytical support and reporting for different aspects of the supply chain and trade compliance performance
  • Research, interpret and apply industry best practices in cold chain logistics, packaging, and international trade to promote continuous improvement within the department
  • Collaborate with others, both internally and externally, to identify delivery requirements and develop logistics solutions that meet service needs while minimizing cost impact
  • Examine the effectiveness of logistics strategies by measuring and assessing key performance indicators related to speed of delivery, supply chain visibility, quality control, customer service and cost
  • Strong emphasis on documentation according to regulations
  • Generate thorough written reports, when required, that summarize investigations performed for out-of-specification results or out-of-procedure events

Requirements

Qualification and experience:

  • Bachelor level of working and thinking gained from education or work experience (in logistics, supply chain management or related fields)
  • 3+ years experience as an importer/exporter, international freight forwarding or customs brokerage company
  • Import/Export Compliance Awareness. Understanding of regulations, industry guidelines
  • Experience with ERP package (Exact or similar)

Skills

  • Analytical skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Team player
  • Problem solving
  • Verbal and written communication skills in English and Dutch
  • Commercial skills
  • Result-oriented
  • Hands-on
  • Have a good sense of urgency and work towards customer satisfaction with a strong sense of ownership
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