Supervisor Export

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Working for Sandvik means that every day, through your actions, you contribute to important shifts in the world. In a constantly evolving world, one of Sandvik’s fundamental strengths has always been our passion for innovation, to take the lead and find new ways to solve challenges. Our innovations and continuous improvements have a great impact on people’s daily lives, society, and the long-term sustainability of the world. We are doing this, combining the aspiration of making things better with a strong and open mindset to create value for all our stakeholders – customers, employees, and communities – which ultimately also leads to shareholder value. This is the foundation of our very existence and we are immensely proud of being able to play this role.

Sandvik Manufacturing & Machining Solutions

Sandvik Manufacturing and Machining Solutions (SMM) is a business area within the Sandvik Group, with more than 17,000 employees worldwide. We are the market-leading manufacturer of tools and tooling systems for advanced metal cutting in the global cutting tool industry, expanding into digital and

additive manufacturing. Our brand portfolio holds some of the strongest brands in the market.

SMS Logistics

SMS Logistics ensures that any product, ordered anywhere in the world, arrives at our customers in time, in perfect condition, with the lowest possible impact on the environment and in compliance with all international laws and regulations – at the lowest possible cost for Sandvik Manufacturing and Machining Solutions (SMM). At the Distribution Center in Schiedam, we distribute products within the EMEA Region.

We are now looking for a Supervisor Export for 40 hours per week (1 FTE). Location will be the European Distribution Center in Schiedam, the Netherlands.

Are you looking for challenging work in an international environment? Are you a supervisor with a hands-on mentality who likes to perform operational activities and also likes to lead? Then this vacancy is for you!

Main responsibilities

As Supervisor Export you will lead a small, informal and no-nonsense team of 3 enthusiastic Export Employees. The work consists of 20% leadership and 80% operational activities. Together with the team you take care of the (export) shipments including the required export documents. You take care of the daily administration and maintain contact with the carriers and customers. In case of unexpected situations, you consult with colleagues in the warehouse regarding the closing of shipments. Your primary responsibility is to ensure that the export team sends the shipments from our DC on time and with the correct documents. In this role you will report to the Market Support Manager.

Your profile

We are looking for a new full-time colleague who has at least 5 years of experience in preparing export shipments and the related export documentation (CMR/ Airway bill/ EUR1/ Certificate of Origin/ EXA etc.), who has knowledge and experience of formalities and customs procedures and who has at least 2 years of experience in a managerial role, within an industrial environment.

You have affinity with SAP and WMS system and you have at least a completed MBO-4 relevant education.

You are enthusiastic and have a desire to meet and exceed goals and want to work on continuous improvement while maintaining a high level of performance. We are looking for an employee who takes responsibility for own development and growth and supports colleagues in their development.

You have the ability to build relationships within an international environment.

You are also accurate, proactive and have a service-oriented attitude. Furthermore, you are a strong communicator and you speak and write well in Dutch and English.

What do we offer you?

An independent position within a large international company and the opportunity to develop yourself further.

An employment package with good primary and secondary conditions is of course part of our offer, such as a 13th month, bonus scheme, 25 vacations and a yearly choice between 0, 6 and 12 ATV days.

Our organization is characterized by diversity and we offer all employees the opportunity to contribute to and benefit from this in our daily work.


Please send your application no later than October 11, 2021. You can apply via Sandvik’s intranet, career site of Sandvik, Job ID: R0032919 or by email with CV and motivation letter to

Contact information

For further information about this position, please contact:

Barry Tempelaars, Business Support Manager, 010-2984432 – or Niels Hardwarsing, Supervisor Market Support, 010-2984467 –

For more information about the recruitment process, please contact HR Benelux, 0800 - 8044 –

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Job-ID: R0032919

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