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Transport Operator DryBulk

Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län [SE-14], SwedenDry Bulk

Job description

Royal 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. The Dutch family-owned business was founded in 1920 and celebrated her 100th anniversary in 2020. We have a global presence, with more than 1,900 employees located in 47 offices within 26 countries. Our modern equipment includes more than 20,000 tank containers, 6,100 dry bulk containers and specialized dry bulk trailers, 350 tank trailers and 630 trucks.

About the Team

Den Hartogh Scandinavia has the last couple of years been expanding rapidly, and we strive to continue this journey during the coming years. We are developing DryBulk in Gothenburg and are looking for an Transport Operator who will take a dedicated responsibility against one of our major customers and our DryBulk business in Sweden.

About the role

Your role will be to plan and execute loading and deliveries to meet, and aspire to exceed, our customer’s requirements. This should be done in a cost-effective way by fully utilizing our available resources and intermodal solutions if necessary. You will distribute and effectively communicate all operational activities within area of control on time and in the most cost effective manner. As well as build and maintain strong relationships with suppliers and internal customers ensuring excellent operational performance.

Job requirements

  • Distribute and communicate in advance all operational requirements within area of control to exceed customer’s requirements.
  • Perform cross-reference checks with suppliers to ensure information communicated, understood and executed.
  • Ensure all collections and deliveries are running to plan to meet customer requirements in full, with all delays informed immediately and recorded appropriately.
  • Liaise closely with relevant Planners to ensure all necessary operational arrangements are in place for trial loads and special requirements.
  • Ensure all fluctuations in volume are highlighted well in advance in order for them to be managed accordingly
  • Ensure all operational issues are informed to the relevant parties immediately and recorded via the computer system.
  • Ensure empty stock levels are monitored and checked against required target levels with all static/query units managed and moved accordingly to avoid storage costs.
  • Issue weekly supplier validation and confirmation notes accurately and on time, liaising with relevant Planner / UK Ops Manager on any corrections.

We are looking for you with:

  • A good ability to build relationships, and have an interest of having a close contact with colleagues both locally and globally.
  • Excellent communication skills in Swedish and English
  • Diplomatic and sophisticated in interactions with the internal and external stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of how to serve customers’ needs and maintains effective customer relations.
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to keep overview of all activities
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Proficient in Word & Excel and demonstrated competencies around IT platforms and software packages

Our offer

Den Hartogh is a great place to work, we care about people, their safety and wellbeing which makes us an employer of choice. We are looking for professional ambitious colleagues, who are searching for an opportunity to invest in their future, to build expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture. The Scandinavian office is working as a small family company, but with a strong organization behind it.

Additionally, we 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 organization;
  • Possibility to influence your way of work and how this should be performed.

The successful candidate will be joining a growing and vibrant organization with ambitious goals. Recently 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?

Please apply via the link on this page. For more information about the role and the recruitment process please contact Tilda Dahlberg, HR Business Partner Sweden,

Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län [SE-14], Sweden
Dry Bulk

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