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Logistics Officer for Barges


Bucharest, Bucharest, RO

COFCO International is a global agri-business with a clear vision, strong values and a positive culture, focused on being a leader in the global grains, oilseeds and sugar supply chains. We provide the food the world needs in a responsible way. Headquartered is Geneva, Switzerland, we are ambitious, with the right structures and culture to meet the world's increasing and changing needs. With 11,000+ people in 35 countries, our global portfolio includes assets across the Americas, Europe, Africa, Middle East, and Asia-Pacific. We trade with over 50 nations, while providing farmers unique direct access to the growing Chinese market.

Scope of the role:

The role of the LOGISTIC OFFICER is to ensure, through the specific activities, the execution/logistical planning and follow-up of the acquisition/sale contracts CIF & FOB.

The holder of the role is a hard-working professional able to work diligently with tight and recurrent deadlines. This person will be comfortable with working in a developing environment, implementing all applicable policies and procedures.


Main Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring the logistic execution of the acquisition contracts CIF & FOB

Observing stocks and open purchase/sale for parity CIF & FOB

  • Receiving and verifying the transport invoices
  • Receiving and verifying the services invoices
  • Editing/ monitoring /administrating files with the services and transport contracts
  • Finding operational capacity for the needs of the customer/farmer and/or sales department
  • Pro-actively follow-up road/rail/river-freight shipments on specific features such as demurrage and delays
  • Maintaining, editing and increasing the database of subcontractors/transporters
  • Taking operational responsibility for the orders; from drafting to closing.
  • Taking operational responsibility for the transport invoices from checking to making sure they are paid.
  • Delivering on time standard reporting, both internal and external, if needed
  • Managing any other general operational administrational tasks. 
  • Maintaining and strengthening the customer and subcontractor relationship in each contact. 
  • Preparing laytime calculations
  • In tune and knowing every detail of the documents used within the department (offers, orders, transport instructions, document instruction, freights) and he/she will use this information when, if needed, negotiating with subcontractors/transporters
  • Performing any other duties as instructed by direct manager or senior management, relevant to the position
  • Adhering to COFCO values, guidelines and procedures, as well as to internally developed policies and workflows; observing all legal requirements.




  • University Education
  • Any execution / logistics certification is a plus
  • Minimum 5 years experience in Logistics & Execution-related in a multi-national company
  • Any experience with working in an ERP is a plus
  • MS Office knowledge
  • English advanced speaker / Romanian native
  • Positive personality
  • Team player
  • Accurate, on-time deliverables
  • Analytical abilities
  • Full-time presence in the office


COFCO International is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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