Freight Lead regio Amsterdam (Europe and CIS) (2) (geplaatst)

Freight Lead regio Amsterdam (Europe and CIS) (2) (geplaatst)

Als Freight Lead ben je verantwoordelijk voor verbeteringstrajecten  van de logistieke services binnen de Sandvik organisatie. 
Our Client 
is seeking a  Freight Lead within the Logistics Services Division, who will have responsibility for the continuous improvement of service, cost and quality of freight management deliverables in the Europe and CIS region.
Reporting to the Regional Freight Manager the Freight Lead is resposible for overseeing the transportation of Parts Tools and Consumables within a given geographical area. The activities includer freight management activities with external vendors and internal stakeholders, with a focus on continious improvement of the freight services , cost and quality of delivery.

Functie inhoud

Key responsabilities:

  • Development and/or execution of freight carrier performance reviews
  • Management of inbound and outbound transportation performance per agreed Key Performance Indicators (OTD,Quality,POD,Costs, Complience)
  • Freight Invoice audit process and invoice dispute management
  • Freight processes and procedures development, implementation and enforcement
  • Allignment with regional/global teams on improvement initiatives
  • Transportation network analyses and continious improvement
  • Carrier negotiations and support with vendor contracts
  • Carrier compliance (Trade,Processes,Safety, Code of Conduct, Agreements/Contracts)
  • Management of Freight related projects
  • Ownership of Freight Matrix ( set up, maintanance & compliance)
  • Escalation point for Control Tower on freight related matters
  • Other freight activities as assigned by Manager
Key Accountabilities
  • Monitoring and management of performance of service providers in assigned geographical area for inbound and outbound freight
  • Solution design and implementation
  • Evaluation and improvement of performance of freight forwarders (service process data)
  • Participation and contracting of services and operational set up of all freight lanes balancing service levels and costs by working with regional freight manager and cross functional parties to maximize synergies
  • Ensure operational processes are in place and followed
  • Carrier data quality management in cooperation with Control Tower operations
  • Interaction with regional counterparts to evaluate services delivered and seek opportunities for improvement both in quality and costs


Functie eisen

Competencies required

  • Solid understanding of freight management and logistics operations ; hands onfreight operational experience is an advantage.
  • Tender management and strong analytical skills
  • Understandin of customs and trade compliance topics and implications
  • Ability to operate independently using input from stakeholders and cross functional partners
  • Sound judgement ability
  • High integrity
  • Strong writtenand verbal communications skills: fluent in English
  • Able to deal effectively and tactfully with both internalstakeholders and vendors on issues and improvement initiatives
  • Skilled in microsoft tools such as Projects, Powerpoint, Excel Word visio and access
  • Experience with ERP systems and databases
  • Travel is required (sales regions service providers training/conferences)

Wat bieden wij jou

Market conform salary and package


Recruitment logistiek
Please apply by sending your resme to: or call 0416-854822 or 06-29597183