Country Team Operator / Transportledare

Job description

Den Hartogh Logistics is a leading bulk Logistics Service Provider to the Chemical, Gas, Polymer and Dry Bulk Food industry. We have integrated our Logistic Services in four Business Units: Liquid Logistics, Global Logistics, Gas Logistics, and Dry Bulk Logistics. Safety and Operational Excellence are embedded in our culture. We understand the value of networks and partnerships, and therefore focus on developing SMART logistic solutions together with our customers and suppliers. We have a global presence, with more than 1,900 dedicated and ambitious employees located in 42 offices within 23 countries. Our modern equipment includes more than 20,000 tank containers, 6,500 dry bulk containers and specialized dry bulk trailers, 400 road tankers and more than 600 trucks.

About the Team

Den Hartogh in the Nordic countries is expanding and aiming to grow in the local market.

We have a growing team of drivers and a dedicated, experienced Planning Team supporting our activities in Sweden.

For the Planning Team we are looking to recruit a new Country Team Operator / Transportledare. Main goal of this position is planning and prioritising operations to maximise performance. You will be creating logistic solutions for the modalities ferry and rail.

Den Hartogh is a great place to work, we care about people and their safety and wellbeing which makes us an employer of choice. We are looking for professional ambitious employees, who are searching for an opportunity to invest in their future, to build expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.

About the role:

  • Plan all Nordic transport to meet customer’s requirements and aspire to exceed these.
  • Cost effective planning of all vehicle routes by fully utilizing a range of modalities to the required level of customer service.
  • Maintain an excellent working knowledge of all legislation that is relevant to the transport industry and work in accordance with this.
  • Ensure all operational issues are dealt with appropriately, providing information to relevant parties as required to sustain operational effectiveness.
  • Manage driver hours – start / finish times and route optimization.
  • Manage and ensure adequate resource is available i.e. drivers and transportation methods
  • Communicate with third party sub-contractors.
  • Good knowledge of planning systems and processes.
  • Process departmental documentation and driver’s paperwork.
  • Respond to telephone calls, emails etc. in a timely manner by providing a friendly and supportive service.

Job requirements

About you

Key skills required for the role are:

  • Experience of working in a similar role with a global company in a planning logistics network and fleet management
  • Eager to learn and development oriented
  • Clear and effective communicator
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to keep overview of all activities
  • Highly organized, logical thinker with the ability to multitask and prioritize
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Proficient in Word & Excel and demonstrated competencies around IT platforms and software packages
  • Experience of third party logistics and service partners

Our offer

  • Permanent contract with a competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunities for personal development and a high degree of responsibility in a growing and informal organisation.

The successful candidate will be joining a growing and vibrant organization with ambitious goals. Celebrating its 100th year anniversary, Den Hartogh prides itself in a working environment that promises openness and respect and provides opportunities for personal growth as well as ongoing career development.

How to apply

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