Freight Administrative (Spain)

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About the Position




Title of position: Freight Administrative

Name of Department: Freight & Customs department

Location: Barcelona, Spain

This position reports to: Procurement, Freight & Customs Manager

Number of direct reports (and total number of team members) reporting to this position: 0

Position Summary

In charge of Iberian Transport, to ensure the correct freight in/out deliveries or costs of our Distribution Centers, maximizing service levels according to approved budget, and solving any issues related with Customs and Transport partners.

Key Accountabilities

·         Coordinates Iberian transport. Direct contact with carriers, couriers, and forwarders;

·         Following up all the shipments of/from our Distribution Centers to Spain & Portugal.

·         Control and accounting transport invoices.

·         Solve incidences and issues related to deliveries, customs or national transport matters.

·         Align with other departments the on time delivery at customers and Distribution Centre.

·         Prepares and presents comprehensive reports and statistics to Senior Management

·         Updating, controlling and checking transport SAP data.

·         Keeps a constant interaction with Distribution, Customer Service, Sales, Marketing and QA 

·         Adds creative insights and contributes to priority projects.

Budget managed (if applicable)


Internal Networking/Key relationships

To be determined based on department needs, to include interactions such as:

  • Planning
  • Customer Service
  • Sales
  • Accounting

Skills & Capabilities:

  The ideal candidate for this position will exhibit the following skills and competencies:

  • Proven ability playing with numbers and data. 
  • Excellent organizational skills. 
  • Communicative and high negotiation skills. 
  • Ability to prioritize issues and projects. 
  • Strong problem-solving. 
  • Analytical and methodological viewpoint. 
  • Capable to exercise independent judgment within general policy guidelines. 
  • Able to work close to other departments. 
  • Innovative and curious to entrepreneur new challenges.

Min Knowledge & Experience required for the position:

·         Education: Graduated

·         Experience:

o   At least 2 years of experience in national or international transport (abroad EU).

·         Additional Skills/Knowledge:

o   Advanced Excel skills (formulas, pivot tables)

o   At least 1 year of SAP or Another ERP user experience.

o   Acumen of logistics and supply chain principles.

o   Tracking and tracing shipments to ensure on time delivery.

o   Resolving transportation complaints and incidents.

o   Negotiate and analyze shipping quotes (air, sea or inland).

o   Insurance management.

International Mobility:

·         Required: No

Travel requirements:

·         0% of time

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