Logistics Assistant with near to native Level French

Customer service
What to expect
The new employee will start in administration and logistics in order to get a full grasp of the company, the products and the business. It is a position where you will receive a lot of training, so can learn and grow very fast! After the first year, you may have the opportunity to progress into a fully functioning commercial/sales position.

Tasks and responsibilities:
- Make quotations and contact clients and suppliers about the outcome
- Search for new clients and opportunities
- Track freight rates
- Follow up of loading and shipments; occasionally accompany shipments
- Covering insurance of transport
- Making bookings with shipping companies
- Act as a vocal point for shipment advice
- Passing on instructions to suppliers, partners and communicating with logistics personnel
- Applying for samples and sending samples to customers
- Updating sailing list
- Preparing purchase and sales contracts.
- Updating contract list
- Filing of executed contracts
- Preparing pro-forma invoices
- Control of supplier's invoices
- Control purchase contract terms receipt, control and dispatch of documentation


Profile Requirements
- Must speak native level French and fluent English
- HBO Business / Commercial education, or similar background.
- A starter in the industry or with 1-2 years of logistics experience
- Some experience in trading is an advantage
- Experience with Excel, Word and possibly other programs
- Does not have a 9-5 mentality
- Flexible
- Motivated and Communicative
- Strong minded

Salary Benefits:

This is a full-time role, 40 hours.
Location: Rotterdam.
Salary indication €2300 gross monthly, based upon full time.
About the company:
Are you a starter in the industry, just graduated and looking for a job in logistics that you can grow in and learn over the coming years? Then this may be the perfect opportunity for you !
Our client is a major export company buying and selling food products and other goods from all-over over the world for shipment to West-Africa. Based in Rotterdam, they are searching for a new person to learn the ropes and join their logistics/commercial team.