Shipping & Logistics Coordinator


Wilmar Europe in Rotterdam is a fast growing and international processor and trader in the plant based oleochemicals industry. We are a strong proponent of sustainable growth and are strongly committed to corporate social responsibility and are a pioneer in that field in our industry.

Wilmar Europe's head office, where the trade and commercial activities for Europe are handled, is located at Delftseplein next to the Central Station in Rotterdam.

Due to the continuous growth and expansion of our activities, we are currently looking for a detail-oriented and organised:

Shipping & Logistics Coordinator (Bulk Cargo)

In this role you coordinate the physical and administrative flow of all incoming and outgoing shipments in the most cost-efficient way to ensure the factories and/or customers are supplied on time and that sales and purchase agreements are met. 

Main responsibilities:

  • Manage and control all bulk shipments and deliveries in line with our sales and purchase agreements
  • Prepare and agree on the supply chain planning with factories to ensure the factories and/or customers are supplied on time
  • Handle shipping documents for import and export shipments including arranging shipment insurance. Manage the customs documentations. Arrange shipping bookings in SAP and other systems
  • Check and approve all relevant invoices (shipping documents, approval for payments in SAP etc.)
  • Arrange additional transport and purchase logistical services (charter barges, tank storage and trucks)
  • Arrange, track delivery schedules, and monitor vessels positions
  • Manage the inventory/stocks in cooperation with (tank)terminals
  • Ensure timely and accurate communications with (tank)terminals, surveyors, shipping agents/lines, suppliers, and internal stakeholders
  • Monitor the loading and discharging process of inbound and outbound vessels
  • Handle demurrage calculations for vessels, trucks, and containers
  • Enter and follow up complaint/non-conformities and provide corrective and preventive action in NCIP tool

We are looking for a candidate with:

  • MBO+ or any proven education background in logistics
  • Internship or working experience with companies engaged in export/import and/or trading activities is preferred
  • Well-developed communication skills in English (spoken and written), Dutch is a plus
  • Good skills and knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word, PPT)
  • Knowledge of import and export documentations and procedures
  • Knowledge of transport and storage of bulk and packed cargo is preferred
  • Good skills in ERP (SAP) software are preferred
  • Pro-active and eager to find solutions and solve issues quickly
  • Responsible and able to prioritize to meet short deadlines
  • Knowledge of specific contract terms as custom of the trade (FOSFA & NOFOTA) is a preference

More about Wilmar Europe
Wilmar Europe in Rotterdam and Wilmar Oleochemicals in Rozenburg (Botlek-Rotterdam) together form the Wilmar Europe organization, which in turn is part of Wilmar International. Wilmar International is founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Singapore. Today, Wilmar is a world leader in processing, trading and merchandising oilseeds, edible oils and sugars, specialty fats and oleochemicals, biodiesel and 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 where the trade and commercial activities for Europe are handled, is based in Rotterdam. In addition, 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. For further information about Wilmar visit our international website

We offer you
A dynamic job based in the city centre of Rotterdam within an inspiring team with the opportunity to bring up your ideas. Taking responsibilities and personal development is self-evident within our company. Wilmar Europe offers good salary and benefits package:

  • 30 holidays per year
  • 13th month
  • A pension scheme paid in full by Wilmar
  • Participation in the employer's collective fitness scheme
  • Various other insurances paid for by Wilmar
  • Partial work from home options

If you wish to be considered for this position, please submit your application online with your curriculum vitae (in English) via


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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