Junior Logistics Specialist

  • Amsterdam-based position
  • Start: As soon as possible
  • Hours: Full-time
  • Deadline to apply: We review applications on a rolling basis. Please apply as soon as possible.

About Fairphone

Fairphone uncovers complex systems to change how things are made. By creating a smartphone, we’re opening up the supply chain, building new relationships between people and their products and starting conversations about what is truly fair. We’re leading by example to expand the market for products that put ethical values first. It’s not just a phone, it’s a movement.

Approach to Logistics

Fairphone operates in the smartphone industry and we execute logistics activities in a similar way to any other electronics company. However, you’ll quickly notice that our working culture is more transparent and cooperative than others. Working with internal or external colleagues is collaborative; we are motivated to find mutually beneficial solutions.

Your responsibilities will include order management, logistics coordination and data reporting. You will assist in the coordination of the activities with our third party logistics partners and suppliers in the Netherlands. The successful candidate will hold a key role in the Operations team and work closely together with the Logistics Manager.

Your Responsibilities

  • Handle, plan and coordinate Sales Orders towards our 3rd Party Logistics centers.
  • Guarantee timely and accurate delivery of orders to Fairphone’s customers.
  • Generate material inventory and shipping reports on a daily basis.
  • Generate and maintain weekly reports for spare parts used in sales and reverse logistic processes. Organize supply of spare parts towards repair centers and logistics centers.
  • Assist Logistics Manager in planning periodic purchase of materials from Fairphone’s suppliers and administrative reception of the goods in our warehouses.
  • Assist Logistics Manager in maintaining the Material Master Data (BOM, part number, EAN).
  • Develop and maintain the monthly reporting for quantity of phones/batteries/packaging shipped for the Environmental regulations (WEEE).
  • Handle B2B product returns, organize repairs and shipments of replacement products.
  • Assist Customer Support Organisation in resolving shipment issues with carriers.
  • Provide overall support to the Logistics manager with administrative and reporting tasks.
  • Support Logistics Manager in various projects.

Your Skills & Experiences

  • You have 1 year relevant experience in a junior role related to Order management, Supply Chain, Logistics or Inventory management.
  • You are are familiar with concepts related to order fulfillment, deliveries and logistics.
  • You are accurate and analytical. Good Excel knowledge is required.
  • Your are good in multitasking.
  • You are driven to find win-win solutions through co-creation with colleagues.
  • You understand direct and indirect sales, and how they influence operations.
  • You are fluent in English, written and verbal. Advanced Dutch is beneficial.
  • Experience in repair and reverse logistics activities is beneficial.

Your Profile

  • You want to contribute to Fairphone’s mission.
  • You have a passion for technology and improving supply chain processes.
  • You have a “can-do” attitude.
  • You enjoy to coordinate logistics processes, maintain reporting and create structure where it is not yet present.
  • You are interested to develop your experience and knowledge in the field of Logistics and Supply Chain.
  • You are able to effectively prioritize based on urgency and opportunity.
  • You have the ability to use analytical skills to solve problems.

What can Fairphone offer you?

  • Fairphone gives you the opportunity to create impact across continents
  • Join a work environment full of international, passionate, warm hearted team members
  • Daily, healthy lunch, organic fairchain coffee, lemonade and many more tasty things for a low, monthly contribution
  • Public transport allowance – we support you if you come by public transport
  • Bike allowance – we support you for a bike purchase with up to 300 Euros
  • In-house bike repairs
  • Weekly Yoga sessions at the office
  • Weekly Bootcamp sessions with personal trainer
  • You can cook at the office on Fairphone’s costs
  • Compensation in accordance with local market standards

If this sounds like you, you could be our new Logistics Specialist and together with us work on Fairphone’s mission: to create a fairer economy.




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