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€40,000 - €50,000 Office Based

Control Tower Operator/Logistics Planner – Amsterdam

Closing Date: 10th February 2023

Vidu Group

About this position

Vidu are working on a super exciting assignment in the search for a Control Tower Operator/Logistics Planner on behalf of a pan european leader in tailor-made transport, logistics and supply chain solutions.

Our client has engaged with Vidu VIP to carry out the initial search process.

Our consultants will be your first point of contact when applying for this role.


You will be part of a highly dedicated and professional team who are responsible for delivering the highest quality of service to an internationally dedicated client base.

Your team consists of experienced Control Tower Operators and by teaming up with other operational and supportive departments within the organisation a high service level can be achieved with the shared aim of achieving the very best for our clients customers.

As Control Tower Operator/Logistics Planner you will form a crucial part of the team and share in the responsibility to deliver an ultimate customer experience to our clients blue
chip customers and their customers, in terms of unparalleled customer service and operational excellence.

This role will appeal to you if you are looking to experience a great level of autonomy and responsibility in your next role, with a company where you can freely share your ideas and thoughts and interact with control tower colleagues working for other multinational companies.

This is an opportunity to put your own stamp on things in an international, dynamic and sometimes hectic environment, where you will be continuously interacting with our clients customers, business units, 
service suppliers, and the entire internal organisation to ensure the most optimal and efficient execution of our clients customers orders.

Other key responsibilities include:

Day-to-day contact with several customer brand sites throughout Europe handling their daily requests and transport needs.

Day-to-day contact with the planning departments of a wide variety of logistics service providers to manage and monitor pending shipments.

Act and react towards the customers, local warehouses and with the logistics services providers planning desk to avoid any disruptions in the transport process.

Consolidate and manage shipments with an open mind to find possible savings opportunities on routes.

Pro-actively handle and resolve day-to-day operational issues and challenges when ever they occur.

Skills and experience required

Previous experience in a Control Tower Operator / Logistics Planner role where you can demonstrate you have taken responsibility and ownership.

Specific experience in transport management or an affinity with.

A keen eye for detail and good organisational skills (i.e. setting priorities and meeting deadlines)

Service oriented and determined to always exceed customer expectations.

Used to working in fast paced high pressurised working environments and relish working in an energetic environment.

Real team player.

Ability to fluently communicate in Dutch and English (both verbally and in writing) – other 
European languages are preferred.