Global Logistics and Transportations Manager - German Speaker

Referentienummer MIAO03082, Hamburg , Duitsland

Business & Economics

Our client, an innovative technology company leading in Marine and Energy markets, seeks a German speaking  Global Logistics and Transportations Manager to join their Materials Management team in Hamburg, Germany. This permanent position requires expertise in SAP, export/import control, and collaboration with transportation agencies. Join them  in driving a sustainable future and be part of a  dynamic team of 600+ employees across 10+ countries. 

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As the Manager of Global Logistics and Transportations, your role includes:

  • Taking ownership of the export and import control process, ensuring compliance with regulations.
  • Establishing strong relationships with external service providers to enhance outsourced services management.
  • Monitoring and updating all customs licenses and certificates.
  • Collaborating with various teams to define proposal requirements, ensuring services align with budget and timeframe.
  • Developing and implementing Transport and Customs Brokerage processes and policies.
  • Negotiating, monitoring, and proposing changes to improve SLA performance.
  • Ensuring internal departments align with company goals for ESP services. Managing change processes affected by new external services.
  • Providing leadership to the transportation, logistics, and warehousing team.
  • Communicating with authorities such as BAFA and Customs.

Functie eisen

In this role, success is expected through:

  • 10+ years of experience in logistics (EU) nd  warehousing ideally from a multinational organization. Maritime experience is a big plus!
  • Proactive and development-oriented mindset.
  • Teamworking and leadership skills.
  • Proficient SAP knowledge in relevant areas.
  • Sound understanding of export control, intrastat, commodity codes, and origin rules.
  • Fluent in English and Native/ Fluent in German (c1/c2 level)
  • Advantageous to have knowledge in Supply Chain or Sales.
  • Recognizes the significance of fulfilling customer commitments.

Additionally, the ideal candidate will possess:

  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to think strategically.
  • Effective communication and negotiation abilities.
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing successful transportation and logistics strategies.
  • Familiarity with industry best practices and a commitment to staying abreast of emerging trends.
  • Proven track record of driving process improvements and achieving cost efficiencies.
  • Ability to navigate and thrive in a multicultural and distributed team environment.
  • A Bachelor's degree in engineering or a related field.


Please note EU citizenship or multiyear permanent EU work visa is a pre-requisite of the recruitment process for viable candidates.

Do you match the criteria and are you ready for your next professional challenge? Apply now to the vacancy and let us discuss future opportunities.

Depending on the professional and personal situation, the position comes with an attractive benefits package. We would like to explain the offer in a personal conversation.

Please reach out to April Ozen || +31 (0)6 24 896 009 ||


Working at our global client offers a dynamic and innovative environment where employees are encouraged to contribute their skills to shape the future of sustainable technology in the maritime and energy industries. Their  business, transform how vessels perform their journeys in a safe, efficient, and compliant way by leveraging the latest hardware and software technologies. 

With a commitment to sustainability and a focus on creating smart solutions, our client provides employees with opportunities for professional growth and development. The company's collaborative culture fosters a sense of purpose, as individuals work together to address global challenges through cutting-edge technologies and services. Joining our client means being part of a forward-thinking team that values creativity, diversity, and a shared dedication to creating a more sustainable and efficient world.