FrieslandCampina Trading is a small and professional team of fifty people, together representing about five hundred years of knowledge and experience at FrieslandCampina and/or in the dairy market. In FrieslandCampina Trading, we act in the heart of the global dairy market, and our challenge is to beat the market every day: sell just above market prices and buy just below.
Our Business Group focuses on three roles: First is to “Beat the Market” in selling and buying commodity products (Cheese, Butter, Milk powder and liquids) to drive the best result for the company. Second is to help the company to allocate our milk to the highest value generating commodity products, based on price guidance and diary market intel. In this way, we can pay the highest milk price to our farmers. Third is to cover Commodity Price Risk Management to mitigate risk and optimize pricing by active position management.
Job Summary For FC Trading we are looking for a Trading Support Officer to further strengthen the support team. As Trading support officer you are supporting with the logistic flow of dairy products to our FrieslandCampina Operating Companies worldwide.
What we ask
Customer focused and able to act with speed and decisiveness to achieve the best results
HBO work and thinking level (eg Commercial Economics or logistics)
2+ years of work experience preferably in a similar position in the logistic field
Fluent in Dutch and English
Knowledge of and experience with SAP ERP
Experience with Letters of credit is a plus
What we offer
Unique company culture of Dutch heritage and international presence
We offer great work life balance, and competitive salary & benefits package so you can enjoy it
Competitive pension scheme, holiday allowance of 8%, end year allowance 3%, bonus scheme, flexible working hours and the ability to work from home.
Diverse training and mentoring programs to help you grow on your own professional journey
Exceptional support of cross disciplinary movement within the company to broaden your knowledge and growth paths
A friendly and informal working environment, yet professional team members as sparring partners
Autonomy and trust to create longer term impact that helps bring better nutrition to the world
Free cheese and milk at lunch in the central office, and barista coffee to help you go through your working days with a lot of joy
As Trading Support officer you take the responsibility for distribution of dairy products to our international FrieslandCampina operating companies. You act as a link between the logistic departments of internal and external suppliers and the FrieslandCampina operating companies. You ensure that market demand is continuously followed, but you also focus on the flow of export documents between suppliers and FrieslandCampina operating companies. Another important part of this role is the re-allocation of ingredients depending on the needs and the processing of complaints.
To be successful in this role, a number of aspects are important. You can/have
Very good communicative and administrative skills
Maintain commercial contacts with suppliers and the FrieslandCampina operating companies
Analyze at operational level, you give solicited and unsolicited advice (e.g. for improvements)
Actively take part in Monthly business reviews with the operating companies
The complexity of the position includes:
The operational nature and thus required accuracy in the work
To be able to optimally manage the field of tension between suppliers and FrieslandCampina operating companies