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    Full-time Position
  • Background
    Management & Business Others
    Supply Chain and Procurement
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  • Experience Required
    1 - 2 Years
  • Degree Required
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    • Date Posted
      November 18,2020
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    Transportation Planner

    Looking for a starters position in Logistics ?

    Abbott Logistics Breda takes care of the logistics activities for the Nutrition division using a semi-automatic warehouse with a number of high-rise cranes and other automatic storage and transport systems. In addition to the logistics process, a number of packaging activities take place using a wide range of packaging machines. We are shipping Abbott Nutrition products to more than 70 countries all over the world. We are looking for an enthusiastic Transportation Planner to join our dynamic team in Breda.

    What will you do?

    The Transportation Planner is responsible for the correct day-to-day execution and planning of all Inbound and Outbound transportation movements for ALOG Breda Distribution Centre, including filing, Yard & Dock activities and correct shipment documentation.

    Primary job function

    • Planning of inbound and outbound shipments for the next days.

    • Receive both inbound and outbound shipments; including receiving the drivers at the Dispatch counter, assigning trailers in system, communication with Inbound and Outbound departments.

    • Create and maintain Inbound and Outbound files per shipment.

    • Coordinate with transport companies and customer service to ensure planning and execution requests are met.

    • Collaborate with the Distribution team at Abbott Zwolle to monitor the progress of open and/or expected shipments.

    • Continuously asses our processes/procedures and provide and implement improvement initiatives.

    • Create and/or check all required shipment documentation in our transport management system according to legal and Abbott requirements, like CMR or export documents.

    • Update and monitor all yard movements in our Warehouse Management System.

    • Correct execution of shipment check out process, including time stamping of the CMR, handover shipment documents to the truck driver, sealing the shipments and system check out.

    Skills and education:

    • Bachelor’s degree or similar

    • Preferably previous experience in a transportation-oriented position, preferably in an operational logistics, transport planning and/or international environment.

    • Knowledge of transportation and distribution

    • Preferably knowledge of transportation document requirements and guidelines.

    • Fluent in Dutch and English (both verbally and writing)

    • Affinity with Warehouse Management Systems and/or Transport Management Systems

    What can we offer you?

    Abbott provides a varied and challenging position in a dynamic and pleasant working environment. In our organization, you can count on excellent benefits, a positive working atmosphere, extensive training opportunities and good career perspective.

    How to apply?

    If you want to start your career of a life time at Abbott in Breda looking for a job with meaning and recognize yourself in the outlined profile, please make your interest known. You can apply via our website ( with your resume and letter of application. Please let me know if you have any questions or comments referring this job profile to Valeria Calenici,

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