02/09/22
Bremen, Germany

About EDF Man

Established in 1783, ED&F Man is an employee-owned agricultural commodities merchant with 6,000 people in 60 countries and annual revenue in excess of $8bn. We trade sugar, coffee, molasses, animal feed and pulses.

ED&F Man’s coffee business, Volcafe, is one of the world’s largest traders of Arabica and Robusta coffees and provides beans for 80 billion cups of coffee each year. Our expertise spans green coffee procurement and preparation, quality control, risk management and logistics.

We work in countries that collectively account for over 90% of world production. From single origin micro-lots to mainstream commercial grades and customized blends, we have what it takes to get the right product to our roaster and retail customers – on time, every time. We are also big on sustainability and traceability: our unique farmer outreach programme, known as The Volcafe Way, works direct with coffee growers to train them in best agronomy practice and sound business management.

About the Role

Gollücke & Rothfos is part of the Volcafe Group and a reliable supplier of raw coffee for roasters of all sizes. We benefit from our own network of origins, which represents us in more than 15 growing countries with our own companies and gives us valuable, unfiltered insight.

We live our vision “We bring the whole world of coffee closer to our customers” in our everyday life.

We are looking for a reinforcement of Global logistic team with a Logistic Coordinator based in Bremen.

The Logistics Coordinator will work within the outbound logistics team, based in Europe. They will be an experienced supply chain professional who can join in driving the business forward.

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

· Coordinating and monitoring supply chain operations

· Improving the operational and logistic aspects of the business

· Overseeing all aspects of logistics management to efficient flow of green coffee to our

customers

· Optimizing shipping and transport procedures

· Communicating with vendors and customers to achieve satisfaction

· Preparing accurate and timely reports for upper management

 

Skills & Qualifications

· A Supply Chain professional with experience in physical commodities

· Ability to work in a complex global matrix organisation

· Experience of international documentary requirements for the movement of goods by sea

· Competency in Microsoft applications including Word and Excel.

· Highly Motivated individual with the ability to work under minimum supervision

· Proactive approach with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to connect with

individuals at all levels and across departments.

· Displays clear accountability and ownership of tasks and objectives

· Willingness to travel globally if needed

 

Essential Behaviours

Here at ED&F Man we are guided by our five company values: Respect, Integrity, Meritocracy, Client Focus and Entrepreneurship.

Our values are underpinned by a set of essential behaviours, which form part of our performance management approach. Delivering on our objectives is very much about ‘what’ we do, but these essential behaviours also provide a guide and measure for ‘how’ we do things. Our performance essentials are Take Initiative, Self-Management, Deliver Results and Collaboration.

Equal Opportunities Statement

ED&F Man is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment. All qualified applicants will receive equal treatment without regard to race, colour, sex, gender, age, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, marital or civil partner status, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender reassignment (identity, gender expression), genetic information or any characteristic protected by local law.

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