Transport and Logistics coordinator

Full Time

The Contracts & Procurement Department is responsible for delivering (sub) contracting and procurement in such a way that services and supplies are obtained at the best conditions regarding quality, delivering time, price and HSE aspects in order to contribute to the realization of the company's goals and strategy.

About the job

As a Transport and Logistics Coordinator, you are responsible for cost effective and efficient logistics services and arranging transports and documentation from door to door.

Furthermore, your responsibilities include:
• Initiate and write transport plans in line with the (Project) Execution Plans and provide input on T&L for (Project) Procurement Plans.
• Involve Engineering for special/heavy transports like verification of grillage and seafastening, stow plans.
• Provide realistic transport cost estimates/budgets, shipping schedules and shipping possibilities to tender, asset and/or project.
• Prepare, arrange and coordinate (major) logistics transports, experienced with Chartering HLV ( Heavy lift Vessels) , break bulk, Container liner traffic, Air and road Freight (including logistics documentation, tender board approvals, placing of transport orders to forwarding companies) and report deficiencies.
• Ensure accurate and up to date requirements for requisitions.
• Evaluate, qualification and appraise logistics service providers, subcontractors, vendors and agents.
• Develop logistics processes with transporters.
• Select, contract and manage transportation companies.
• Monitor contractors logistics safety performance.
• Ensure transport is carried out according to safety terms.
• Verificate and approve invoices or commitments.
• Familiarise with import regulations of countries of destination.
• Represent Bluewater towards logistics providers.
• Liaise within Procurement and others internally like Project Management and Legal/Insurance where relevant

What we offer

• Fulltime/40 hours per week position within an exciting work atmosphere comprised of international colleagues and clients.
• Good balance of work and play through diverse and voluntary activities such as Bluewater Sports, CPC run, Friday drinks at the Bluewater bar, daily fresh subsidized lunches, Winter sports, quiz nights, Sail day, Young Bluewater activities and excursions and our annual Christmas party.
• Solid primary and secondary Terms and conditions, including 29 holidays based on 40h workweek, 13th month, contribution to collective health insurance and a pension scheme fully covered by us.

Want to know more?

For more information please contact Ambroos Quellhorst
T +31 23 711 5500.


If you would like to apply for this position, please click on the 'apply' button below. This will lead you further through the application process. We kindly ask you to upload your motivation and cv and within 2 weeks, we will inform you on the status of your application.

Please note that this is a permanent staff position. Interim candidates should not apply. We can only accept applications from candidates who are currently eligible to live and work in the Netherlands.

An (online) assessment could be part of the selection procedure.

Acquisition by agencies is not appreciated and will not be responded to.

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