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Location:
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Type:
Permanent
19 Feb 2021

EMEA Export Operator

The Role & Key Responsibilities
AB Vista is an animal nutrition technology business offering pioneering products and technical services to the global animal feed industry. Headquartered in the UK, the company employs 190 people across a worldwide network of offices and laboratories.
 
We are looking for an EMEA Export Operator based in Rotterdam, this is for 12 months to be part of a team that is responsible for processing and managing orders whilst providing a continuous high level of service to both our internal and external customers. You will be required to work with colleagues in EMEA to organise, optimise and enhance the customer experience. The role will support the EMEA Supply Chain function with daily operations. 
 

Key Responsibilities

 Value created through Supply Chain (cost)

  • Process orders accurately on internal systems, from order receipt through to delivery in line with company processes and agreed timescales.
  • Take stock on a FIFO basis or agreed with Supply Chain team if not forecast.
  • Use personal judgement and initiative to develop effective and constructive solutions to challenges and obstacles in import/export activity and procedures.

    Working with others

  • Work in partnership with the EMEA Supply Chain team.
  • Liaise with 3PL, suppliers and freight forwarders to ensure timely dispatch to meet customer delivery deadlines
  • Communicate with the credit control team to ensure orders can be booked/invoiced
  • Close collaboration with Business Managers and Customer Relationship Coordinator

    Performance

  • Responsible for any export shipments assigned to the role.
  • Follow and update procedures where needed.
  • Ensure accuracy of all export documentation for assigned shipments
  • Update database with information (actual dates of arrival, reason for deviation, warehouse dispatched date) to meet OTIF and sales requirements
  • Ensure any mistakes, inaccuracies and discrepancies are highlighted, recorded, addressed and resolved.
  • Raise complaints where required and follow up accordingly
  • Understanding of your individual role and responsibility (within the wider team) in delivering feed safety on behalf of ABF and identifying/acting on any issues that would compromise this obligation and/or the safety of the food chain.

We are ideally looking for people with Export / Logistic experience, although all skills can be taught having previous experience will be advantageous for your application. Our main priority is personality and attitude to work, we have a close team and interlink with colleagues regularly. 

We are a growing, innovative business and we need diversity and different ways of thinking to keep moving us forward.  Join us and we will support and encourage your personal development and grow your career.

Be part of a growing global community

AB Agri is made up of 3000+ talented people operating across the agri-food industry to produce and market animal feed, nutrition and technology-based products and services.  We work with customers around the globe to produce sustainable food for a growing population. For over 30 years we have been committed to changing agriculture for the better so that the food we eat is produced safely and in a responsible way. 

We are part of Associated British Foods (ABF), a diversified international food, ingredients and retail group.

Good for people, Good for business

AB Agri is an equal opportunity employer, assuring equal treatment to all.  We know that an inclusive environment makes us more accessible and ensures we attract, engage, promote and retain exceptional people. 

So that we can support you to perform at your best, please let us know of any adjustments that may be required throughout the recruitment process by emailing Careers@abagri.com

Making your application

Ready to apply? Great! Simply register your details and upload your CV via our careers website – it usually takes just a few minutes.

As part of your application we ask you to answer some equal opportunities questions that help us to monitor how inclusive our recruitment process is and identify areas we need to improve in. This information is anonymised, separate from your application and is never seen by the hiring panel. You can choose not to answer these questions with no impact on your application.

Please do not delay making your application. In the event of a high candidate response to this vacancy we may close the application period before the date shown and without notice.

AB Agri group politely requests no contact from recruitment agencies or media sales. We have a PSL and do not accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.

 
About The Company

AB Vista is an animal nutrition technology business offering pioneering products and technical services to the global animal feed industry. Headquartered in the UK, the company employs 190 people across a worldwide network of offices and laboratories. AB Vista is part of AB Agri, an animal nutrition and agricultural services business, part of Associated British Foods plc. For more information please go to www.abvista.com.

Our commitment to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

We are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and seek to attract, develop and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. We’re committed to ensuring that all candidates are treated fairly, and with respect and dignity throughout the recruitment process.

So that we can support you to perform at your best, please let us know of any adjustments that may be required throughout the recruitment process by emailing Careers@abagri.com

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