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Inbound Material Transport Coordinator

Unilever Polska Sp. z o.o.

  • Katowice

    Katowice, Silesian
  • offer expired 16 days ago
  • contract of employment
  • full-time
  • manager / supervisor
  • remote recruitment

Your responsibilities

Your Role:

The Inbound Material Transport Coordinator is responsible for the Ocean and pre-/on carriage transport from ekaterra’s suppliers to ekaterra’s factories or external warehouses storing goods prior they’re converted into finish goods product. This includes managing 3rd party logistics providers (3PLP) as well as arranging (inbound) transport operations within given geography, ensuring continuous production at our factories by delivering goods on time in full to destination place.

Within your role you will be responsible for smooth transition from Unilever’s operations into an ekaterra’s stand alone organization by developing and shaping new organizational setup, implementing new ways of working, tools and systems to ensure end to end compliance for operational activities.

Your Key Tasks:

• Receiving and processing all transport orders coming from suppliers or material planners

• Respond to routine customer enquiries concerning service ordered

• Track the status of orders in the IT tools and communicate issues, mitigating solutions

• Monitor performance of 3PLs

• Maintain communication on a daily basis with involved parties (supplier and factory) and take action responding on their needs

• Monitor, identify and implement improvement opportunities on Cost and Service (incl. coordination with procurement)

• Balance the operational trade-offs between cost, capacity constraints, and service by proposing and implementing creative solutions

• Support the evaluation and selection of new 3PLs

• Support regional stakeholders and logistics leads

• Implement new transport lanes if required/ Implement new 3PLs if required

• Monitor the IT systems and ensure compliance of all operational procedures

• Participate in external and internal meetings

• Support implementation of new IT systems for ekaterra

• Take over related activities into ekaterra’s operations, driving standardization and improvements

• Coordinate on a daily basis customs clearances with nominated brokers

Stakeholder Management and key interfaces:

• Responsible for (inbound) logistics between suppliers, ports, warehouses and factories

• Engagement with material planners to define service requirements

• Engagement with factories to define service requirements

• Reports to the Control Tower Lead

Key interfaces:

• Sourcing units, Planning functions, other ekaterra’s Logistics units outside your geography


• 3PL suppliers, material suppliers, freight forwarders, Sourcing Units, customs brokers,

Our requirements

Skills and Experience:


• Education/ bachelor’s degree in Logistics or equivalent

• Minimum 1 year experience in similar positions in Logistics / Planning

• Fluent in English

• Proficiency in MS Office applications

• Transport Management System knowledge

• Willingness to work in line with various time zones


• SAP knowledge

Who are we looking for:

• Results-oriented, proactive thinker with a focus on continuous improvement and customer service

• Strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively interact with external and internal parties and the ability to function effectively as part of a team to gain cooperation of individuals across the organization

• Ability to work in a challenging business environment, to demonstrate flexibility by managing numerous priorities concurrently and ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines

• Strong attention to detail and analytical skills

• Independent self-starter, ability to discover opportunities and grow the business

  • Benefits

  • sharing the costs of sports activities

  • private medical care

  • sharing the costs of foreign language classes

  • sharing the costs of professional training & courses

  • life insurance

  • corporate products and services at discounted prices

  • retirement pension plan

  • coffee / tea

  • extra social benefits

  • holiday funds

  • christmas gifts

The qualities we look for in you:

ekaterra is made up of a special blend of individuals which make our teams exciting and diverse. To be part of our blend we are looking for individuals who think Green and are environmentally conscious, who understand the power of simplicity and who are accountable for their actions. We want those who infuse mastery and passion in everything they do to create great products and unforgettable experiences for our consumers.

What's in it for you?

We believe that growth is for everyone, we believe in growing leaders, and we believe in making space to grow an owner’s mentality. Like nature, we adapt, we change and we grow. We believe in connections over hierarchies and work levels. We have a 'corporate start-up' approach; we act with speed and agility and we have the strength and scale of a large corporation. We are building a better world of wellbeing, and a better you.

Unilever is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity to drive our business results and create a better future, every day, for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. At Unilever we are interested in every individual bringing their ‘Whole Self’ to work and this includes you! Thus if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.

Unilever Polska Sp. z o.o.

About ekaterra

Unilever is proud of its tea business ekaterra, the biggest in the world, with world class purpose driven brands such as Lipton, PG tips and Pukka. eka stands for unity and one purpose while terra stands for earth and nature. As ekaterra we are united in one purpose: growing a world of wellbeing through the regenerative power of plants. Recently Unilever announced that it had agreed to sell ekaterra to CVC Capital Partners Fund VIII.

Present in more than 100 countries, ekaterra generated revenues of €2 billion in 2019. With 11 production factories in four continents and tea growing estates in three countries, ekaterra is a profitable and growing business offering a world of wellbeing with the regenerative power of plants to hundreds of millions of consumers. As a standalone entity, ekaterra is even better positioned to lead the industry with dedicated focus driving greater growth and value.

Under CVC’s ownership, ekaterra has an exciting future ahead with opportunities for increased investments in our brands, our people and our capabilities. Combining the strength and scale of its global iconic brands with speed and agility, ekaterra is brewing a ‘corporate start-up’ mindset that’s opening-up new opportunities to flourish every day – both for its business, and its people.

At ekaterra, we work alongside people who put consumer love at the heart of every decision. Diverse minds who celebrate new ideas, share our values and the commitment we have for the wellbeing of all. In return, we create an environment that gives our people space and freedom, where they can grow as leaders. A connected community where ideas can thrive. Where you explore new challenges. Learning all you need to master your field, and even more about yourself.

Be part of this amazing blend. Join our collective and help us grow a better world of wellbeing and a better you.

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