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Quality and Logistics Coordinator

Capespan is a leading company that delivers exceptional fruit from orchards to markets around the world. We are currently expanding our team and looking for a Quality and Logistics Coordinator to join us in our Rotterdam office. As a Quality and Logistics Coordinator, you will work in a mixed environment of quality and operations and play a critical role in our supply chain, connecting our suppliers and customers.

Quality and Logistics Coordinator

Some of your Key responsibilities - Quality related:

  • Critically evaluate quality reports and assign appropriate grades, which are crucial for our sales department when making decisions about the future sales of our fruit.
  • Manage the relationship between Capespan quality department and the quality control service provider.
  • Provide on-time quality reports to suppliers and inform them of quality related problems.
  • Handle marine claims and notify insurance companies and surveyors.
  • Control stock, make regular inspections, and advise sales and procurement about the condition of the goods.
  • Supervise and guide packing processes in different locations of our service providers.
  • Analise stock discrepancies at our warehouses, find the causes and ensure stocks are accurate.
  • Create and update specifications for suppliers for different programs.

Some of your shared responsibilities - Logistics related:

  • Monitor arrival notices from shipping lines and schedule priority containers with service providers.
  • Review important paperwork, such as Bills of Lading, Phytosanitary Certificates, and EUR1, to make sure they are complete and accurate. Contact suppliers to double-check and correct any missing or incorrect documents.
  • Closely track and update vessel schedules in our system, as well as manage high-priority consignments.
  • Serve as a temporary replacement for their counterpart in charge of operations and logistics when on leave.

Key requirements:

We are seeking an exceptional individual who thrives in high-pressure situations, with the capacity to handle a significant level of responsibility. The ideal candidate should possess excellent organizational skills, with a keen eye for detail, analytical sense and the ability to work independently. Our new colleague should also be able to prioritize tasks autonomously, and confidently make decisions when necessary.

  • Previous experience working in fresh fruit supply chain as a quality supervisor /logistics coordinator.
  • Knowledge of ERP systems, preferably Foodware.
  • Dutch speaker, with excellent English written and spoken skills. German language is a plus.
  • Studies in agriculture, fresh fruit supply chain and/or logistics.
  • Certifications in quality control of fresh fruit are a plus.

What's in it for you:

  • We offer a competitive salary that is in line with the current market standards.
  • This role offers the opportunity to work in a multinational environment and expand your knowledge by actively participating in the daily operations of the supply chain.
  • All necessary tools for work will be provided, including a laptop, phone, and cold working clothes.

If you are a flexible and proactive individual, we encourage you to apply for this position. Join our team and be part of the global fruit market success story at Capespan.


To be a part of our team, please send your application and motivation letter to:

Jarnick Vroegindeweij / email: [email protected]