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3PL Coordinator

Job Name

3PL Coordinator






Operations - Supply Chain - Logistics

Reporting Line:

Customer Service Manager Benelux

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Jochen van Baelen

About the role

We are uniquely positioned to see the supply chain end to end – starting with our materials through to the touch point of our brands with shoppers in the market. Join us & become both the voice of the customer for supply & the integrator across Sales, Marketing & Finance.

Your focus will be ensuring that contracts in place with our local fulfilment providers (POSM, 3PLs, etc) are optimised to full potential. Your role is critical in providing our Commercial & Planning teams with resources & service levels that ensure we are considered #1 supplier to our customers. The role will involve collaborative joint project initiatives that span Supply Chain E2E, reducing cost/waste, working with customers & our contractors to improve Service, Delivery Efficiency & Cost.


  • You will have in depth knowledge & understanding of contract management, focused on Fulfilment/Logistics activities. You will understand the importance of Systems infrastructure & real time data exchange to ensure optimal Service to our Customers & reduced manual intervention. Performance from our fulfilment providers will be aligned to our customer’s service metrics & you will ensure there are Joint Cost 2 Serve Initiatives to improve & support Supply Chain efficiencies.
  • Lead & manage Logistics & Freight contracts locally to secure Service as Measured by Customer
  • Lead & manage Logistics & Freight contracts locally to ensure operational excellence & alignment to the regional blueprint for integration of systems, processes, compliance, insurance, security & technology.
  • Lead & evolve Cost 2 Serve initiatives aligned to Customer Engagement Strategy [Gold/Silver/Bronze] & Bacardi’s sustainability objectives; focused on Joint Value Creation & Collaboration activities with the Customer to improve Service, Delivery Efficiency, Sustainability & Cost
  • Lead & evolve Cost 2 Serve initiatives with contract partners to ensure cost optimisation, linked to Bacardi’s sustainability objectives
  • Secure the business: ensure sufficient capacity & resource at contractors to support business requirements in short, mid & long term. Frequent visits to the Contractors facilities will be required.
  • Ensure compliance to governance models for 3PLs, Business Security (including Cyber Attacks) & Customs & Excise aligned to the regional blueprint
  • Vested interest in industry movements & future approaches to logistics & fulfilment services, to ensure that Bacardi are always at the cutting edge of systems & technological advancements

Skills and Experience

  • Track record of executing & managing contracts. Including successful negotiations & securing optimal service levels even in long standing contracts to ensure continuous improvement & optimum cost efficiencies.
  • Good levels of Dutch, French and English are required.
  • Good interpersonal, communication & relationship management skills including ability to influence & communicate at all levels.
  • Service mindset, taking ownership to resolve contractual issues with a proactive approach to issues & opportunities as well as understand the financial impact of decisions.
  • Ability to build relationships & be a strong team player both within Contractors, Customer & Bacardi.
  • High levels of numeracy & logical reasoning; ability to assimilate & act on complex data & information.
  • SAP experience beneficial however training will be provided in role

Our culture

We share the passion and entrepreneurial flair of our founder and are guided by our three culture pillars - Fearless, Family and Founders, they inspire our Primos to be the best they can be and drive us forward in all we do. But what does this mean?

·       Being Fearless; means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable trying new things and taking risks. We are empowered to question, challenge and innovate.

·       Family; We treat each other, and our communities, like Family. Always.

·       Founders; The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do. We see the business as if it’s our own. We do the right thing for the business and we all take accountability for our work.

When you join Bacardi, you become part of our family and gain more than just a job.

Disclaimer: Bacardi is an equal opportunity employer that values workforce diversity. Diversity is core to our business: by embedding diversity into all aspects of our culture, we maximize the opportunity to achieve sustainable business success and growth. The duties and responsibilities described in the role profile might not be a comprehensive list.