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DIVEU Freight & Logistics Coordinator Senior

Last Updated Date:  Mar 19, 2023


Company:  Doosan Bobcat EMEA

Job Information

Position Type: Salaried

Company: Doosan

Location(s): BE, Sint-Niklaas

Business Unit: Doosan Industrial Vehicles Europe

Position Summary: 

The objective of this role is to set up and standardise freight management and relationship wthl all carriers across the DIV EU and DIV UK BU's. Implement, and when needed develop, Doosan standards for active and future freight providers in Europe, Middle East & Africa and CIS region. Enhance visibility with regards to spend, service, claims. Standardisation will initially be via implementation of standard operating procedures with both Carriers and the relevant DIV Business Units ensuring the requirements of the BUs are matched with the appropriate service level, while achieving the BU’s Logistics Budget and providing  standard cost and service monthly reporting.

Role & Responsibility

Management of Freight Supplier agreement and strategy for Doosan Industrial Vehicles Business Units

  • Develop New Logistics Vendor selection and
  • implementation process
  • Develop Standard Operating Procedure for all Carriers – Ocean, Air, Courier and Road 
  • Move all Carriers to standard contracts 
  • Develop Monthly performance reporting covering the needs of both internal and external parties     
  • Monthly, quarterly and yearly business and price reviews.         
  • Management of Tenders for new and current freight activity 
  • Implementation of Control Pay or similar freight audit payment tool   
  • Cost Control in-line with agreed targets        
  • Optimisation of Freight Recovery
  • Prepare and deliver Annual Freight Budget


  • Freight Spend vs AOP
  • Freight Recovery
  • Freight SOP rollout
  • Freight Contract rollout
  • Service Level Performance


Job Requirement

Education & Qualification: 

  • Bachelor’s / Master’s Degree in Logistics, Supply Chain or International Trade
  • Fluent in English, and ideally German, Flemish would be considered an advantage

Knowledge& Skill: 

  • SAP
  • Freight Management and Logistics – advantage
  • MS Office - Excel.

Experience:10 years – any experience

Travel Standard: 10 - 30 %

Experience Description: 

  • Cross-border Logistics administration experience with strong focus on Far East to EMEA trade lanes 
  •  Detailed knowledge of Operation of ocean freight (including RO-RO – speciální druh námořní přepravy-bez kontejnerů), air freight and road freight 
  • Strong knowledge of international trade principles, customs and trade compliance regulations
  • Problem Solving and Crisis Management experience
  • 5+ years’ experience in logistics position with  industrial process based multi-national environment
  • Excellent computer skills – experience of an ERP system, SAP, TMS knowledge is advantage, advanced MS Excel knowledge
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and results oriented

Global Breadth: Global (Worldwide)

Spend Magnitude: 5 Million EUR

Prerequisite Training CourseN/A


Difficulties & area of focus when carrying out job (position)

  • Being able to collaborate effectively in a Matrix Environment across different time zones and cultures
  • Support of Remote sites (EU, UK, MEA, CIS)
  • Usage of multiple ERP and data streams

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