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Distribution Specialist Maritime (m/f)

  • Location: Flexible- pref Belgium
  • Type: Permanent
  • Application Deadline: 06/02/2019
  • Hours: Full-time

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For our Borealis Logistics sourcing team with preference in Belgium, we are looking for a dynamic Distribution Specialist!

Reasons to become part of our team

We offer a permanent assignment that could be your door opener for a career in Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers. You will become part of a company that values an open culture, welcomes initiative and encourages engagement.

Your tasks

You are responsible for the operational execution of the by Borealis agreed Logistics Service Provider contracts for the export/import shipment of Borealis products.

You will be a direct support function towards a designated distribution area, production location and customer service portfolio, related to maritime and export/import markets.


As a Distribution Specialist, these will be your main tasks:

  • You handle the operational execution of the agreed Logistic Service Provider contracts for the Borealis products
  • You act as a trouble shooter in case of transport/storage capacity imbalances or Logistics Services Providers operational issues for the maritime distribution area providing support both to the defined export customer service portfolio and export storage locations
  • You initiate operational process improvement actions between the Borealis organisations and the Logistics Service Providers to secure continues cost optimisation, customer service excellence and industry leading customer satisfaction
  • You secure the Borealis agreed HSE&Q standards are being fulfilled by the Logistic Service Providers, set corrective actions where needed
  • You negotiate price and service levels with Borealis’ contracted shipping lines and other 3rd parties linked to maritime/air transportation (+/- 60.000 TEU per year)
  • You actively contribute and follow up to the delivery of the agreed internal and external service levels and KPI targets
  • You participate on an ad hoc basis in internal distribution workgroups and projects, Logistic Service Provider review meetings
  • You analyse customer complaints (Logistic Service Providers Maritime), defines and implements corrective and preventive actions within the agreed and stipulated time frames


Your profile

Do you strive to get the best result; are you stress resistant and enjoy building relationships? If you have a good knowledge related to a maritime or export business environment and port operations/ maritime terminal handling, then we would be delighted for you to join us. Knowledge of airfreight handling and warehouse activities are a surplus.

Furthermore, you have a Bachelor degree in a business/ logistics oriented education and 3-8 years of relevant experience.

You have great communication skills and you master English at business level.

You also have good knowledge of computer skills, MS office applications and you are familiar with Supply Chain processes and service level guidelines.

You are an excellent team player. The ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and your strong networking capabilities will help you to become a successful Distribution Specialist.


Discover Borealis

Borealis is a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers With 6,600 employees operating in over 120 countries we are a truly global company and accomplish outstanding results year by year. We do so by trusting in the potential of our employees and their ability to achieve the inconceivable together. If you want to learn more about us visit


Are you ready to go beyond boundaries together with us?

If you feel enthusiastic to join Borealis after reading this, we are equally excited to meet you. Please apply online and upload your CV and cover letter.


For more detailed information, please contact Christiaan Boone, Manager Distribution Sourcing Maritime,


Your HR contact person is Sofie Minardi, Talent Acquisition Specialist,


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