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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Grooming & Personal Services
  • Languages
    English Dutch
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      September 07,2022
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    Logistics Officer SHEA

    You have a pure passion for logistics and your day is not complete when you have not been in contact with your (internal) customers, partners and (international) colleagues. You have a strong growth mindset and are always on the lookout to develop. Whether it is about processes, customer service or about the cooperation, you love to be able to innovate and contribute to your work environment. Sounds familiar? Let’s talk!

    What is Shea?
    Another name for Shea tree is Karité tree. This tree only grows in a 300 km wide strip from Senegal to Western Sudan on the African Savannah. The tree can grow enormously high (15 meters high) and old (more than 200 years). Only after 15 years do plum-like fruit grow on the tree. And the kernels of this fruit, also called shea nuts, is what it's all about. The nuts consist of up to 50% rich fat. The collection of these nuts is mainly done by the women from the villages and are then further processed by us into shea butter and subsequently fractionated into different shea fractions. The income from the sales of shea nuts is an important part of the family-income in the Savannah in West Africa.

    What’s this role about?

    In this position of Logistic Officer Shea you will be responsible, together with your colleagues, of the control, analysis and coordination of administrative and logistics processes related to purchase, transport and delivery of shea nuts in West Africa and related to production/transport/delivery of shea butter, stearin and other shea products from West Africa to The Netherlands, Malaysia, Canada and USA.
    Main responsibilities:
    • Entering relevant process and quality data into the SAP system
    • Daily risk reports
    • Weekly shea nut prices overview and long/short position files
    • Prepare Quality and KPI of the suppliers and crushers files
    • Regular checks on volumes, quality, delivery period, etc
    • Coordinate with local colleagues and the ones in Tema- and Malaysia office
    • Participation in logistics projects

    Who are you

    An ambitious person, eager to learn fast, adapt and set priorities and work independently, but also having good communication skills and thrive in a team. Attention to details is on top of your skills set and having an eye for connecting the dots in working with different inputs.
    More about you
    • Minimum HBO working and thinking level (preferably logistical or financial direction)
    • Several years of relevant work experience is preferred, however, we are open to recent graduates if the course of study matches
    • Affinity with the raw material processing industry is an advantage
    • Very good command of the English language, Dutch is an advantage
    • Experience / knowledge of SAP or similar ERP
    • Strong knowledge of Excel is crucial for daily tasks

    What we offer

    A role in an organization with colleagues around the world, who are dedicated to improving the global Agri-Food value chain, one day at a time. Together, we bring food from where it’s produced to where it’s needed. We do this in an informal culture where an entrepreneurial mindset is valued. Being a global company with a constant need for innovation, a broad variety of challenges and development opportunities can support your long term career at Bunge. We value and stimulate development through a sound onboarding plan, training, education and experience and offer effective/accredited tools and resources to support you in your journey. Especially in this role exciting future opportunities, through expected projects or in the direction of processes optimization and growing as Key team player with ocean vessels, plant logistics and trading colleagues.

    If this description reflects your profile or ambition, we’re looking forward to seeing your application and motivation in English!
    In case of questions, please reach out to Raluca Danea (Talent Acquisition Specialist at

    Acquisition by agencies is not appreciated, we do not use agencies at this moment for our recruitment. Open proposals of candidates are at own risk.


    We Are Bunge

    Bunge is a global agribusiness with one mission – we connect farmers to consumers to deliver essential food, feed and fuel to the world. We have unmatched global scale and deeply rooted relationships which allow us to bring innovative ingredients and knowledge to some of the world’s biggest brands – many of which are likely in your home right now.

    We know that to achieve our mission and deliver the best results to our customers, each other and the world we need to work together – so we hire talented people who are passionate, bold and driven to work as One Bunge. This dedication is deeply embedded in our culture and reflected in the way we work.

    Every day our people exemplify these values, which represent Bunge at its core:

    Act as One Team

    by fostering inclusion,
    collaboration and respect

    Drive for Excellence

    by being agile
    innovative and efficient

    Do What’s Right

    by acting safely, ethically
    and sustainably

    If this sounds like you, join us! We value and invest in people who believe in our purpose and are excited to live it every day – people who are #ProudtoBeBunge.

    Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

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