Traffic Coordinator Cocoa Beans


Zurich, ZH, CH, 8005

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At Barry Callebaut, we are on a journey to transform the cocoa and chocolate industry. As the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, our actions truly shape the future of our industry. We are a business-to-business company, serving the entire food sector, from the cocoa bean to the finest chocolate product. We are a company with a purpose, we believe in doing well by doing good and reinvesting in the communities we operate. We have a long-standing commitment to sustainability and our goal is to shape a sustainable cocoa and chocolate future. We are headquartered in Zurich, and have more than 12,000 passionate Employees working in more than 40 countries worldwide. We are very proud of who we are and what we do. And of course, we are always looking for talented people to help us have a positive impact on our industry and beyond!


About the role


We are looking for a Traffic Coordinator Cocoa Beans. In this role you will act as a coordinator, providing comprehensive, high quality support, planning time and prioritizing workloads to ensure the team carry out their role efficiently and effectively. You will develop your understanding of the team's contribution to the delivery of our business objectives, as well as those of each business group within Barry Callebaut’s global organization.


Key Responsibilities include


  • Registration and control of purchase and sales contracts

  • Organization of the internal and external document flow for physical purchases and sales of cocoa beans

  • Monitoring and coordination of deliveries by sea and ex warehouse in cooperation with suppliers, forwarding agents and shipping companies

  • Monitoring of delivery times

  • Review, approval, booking and issuing of all invoices that are related to the buying and selling transactions and that comply with the company's internal guidelines

  • Ensuring insurance coverage

  • Storage of cocoa beans, monitoring of storage lots, handling of special cases, maintenance of data, control and booking of all warehouse bills

  • Creation and processing of insurance dossiers on arrival of damaged goods, assertion of contractual claims against sellers or the insurance company for goods that are not in conformity with the contract

  • Support of Cocoa Bean Traders by coordinating physical purchases and sales

  • Support ad-hoc queries and projects within Supply Chain & Logistics


About you


  • Completed Commercial Apprenticeship or degree in export handling or Bachelor degree of Business Administrator or Economics

  • 3 years of work experience in International Trading Company or Forwarding/Logistics Company
    or in Supply Chain or in Order Processing

  • Excellent knowledge of MS office and web-based systems

  • Knowledge ins Supply Chain, Logistics, Inco Terms 2020, VAT

  • Dedicated with the ability to work accurately

  • Service oriented  and communicative

  • Open minded, likes the daily contact with internal and external business partners

  • Hands on mentality, can-do attitude

  • Enjoying the challenge and the unexpected on the daily job, flexible, proactive, customer oriented

  • Highly organized, proactive and able to prioritize issues

  • Collaborative team player in a lively environment (open-space office),

  • Logistics, Inco Terms 2020, VAT, knowledge of shipping and export documents

  • Fluent in English (oral and written), French & German are beneficial

At Barry Callebaut, we are committed to Diversity & Inclusion. United by our strong values, we thrive on the diversity of who we are, where we come from, what we’ve experienced and how we think. We are committed to nurturing an inclusive environment where people can truly be themselves, grow to their full potential and feel they belong. #oneBC - Diverse People, Sustainable Growth.

If you want to learn more about Barry Callebaut, please find further information here.

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