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Thu, 1 Apr 2010 10:46:12 +0200
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Powerstorm is a global telecom infrastructure equipment provider
offering services in the field of
asset and supply chain management, engineering, repair and maintenance.
It is a US based
Telecom Company with a local Sales office in Bussum, the Netherlands
(Gooi area, between
Amsterdam and Utrecht) and two subsidiaries in Bucharest, Romania and
Los Angeles, USA.

We are interested in talents with international mindset from diverse
cultural and professional
backgrounds to strengthen our team. Currently we are looking for
energetic, enthusiastic and selfdriven
candidates who think out of the box, have strong will to make a
difference and
professionally develop themselves. If this matches your profile, join
Powerstorm’s international,
young and dynamic team; we need your assistance at different levels in:
Logistics Department
A member of Logistics department team is considered to deliver maximum
performance and
promote company’s development and growth by being actively involved in
supply chain
management at international level. The main tasks are to successfully
handle inbound/outbound
shipments, including creating all related to them documents and keeping
track of them until they
reach their final destination. Besides that, there is a strong focus on
stock management, approval
and dispatch of payment invoices from warehouse/transportation
companies. An inevitable part of
responsibilities of a logistics specialist is requesting and negotiating
quotes with freight
forwarders/couriers/vendors/transportation companies/ etc. as well as
dealing with the clients’ bills.
Job Title: Logistics Specialist
Location: Bussum, the Netherlands
Type of Function: Full-Time/Internship

As a member of logistics department team you will be:
• Planning and directing flow of goods for import/export in domestic and
• Preparing and executing detail and accurate shipping documentation in
advance for the
transportation of goods in both domestic and international destinations.
• Maintaining logistics planning tools and following through the entire
process in timely
• Acting as a liaison with suppliers, shippers and recipients and
facilitating the delivery
process, to ensure swift customs clearance and on time delivery.
• Working with and building relationships with logistics vendors and
warehouses in order to
reduce costs and maximize the efficiency.
• Identifying areas of improvement in the logistics process and
suggesting solutions.
• Collaborating with internal teams to fulfil the entire project cycle
and internal auditing
• Performing other required duties.
• Preparing daily progress reports to Logistics and General Managers.
• Liaising and negotiating with suppliers/customers/freight forwarders.
• Promoting business development by analyzing problems concerning
logistics processes
and providing new solutions.
• Monitoring the quality, cost and efficiency of the movement and
storage of goods.
Competencies & Knowledge:
• Proficient English language skills, written and verbal.
• Some experience in Logistics is welcomed.
• Strong analytical and research skills.
• Detail orientation.
• Discipline and ability to work independently with minimum supervision
and to work with the
• Excellent in time management, self organization and stress management.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Excellent communication skills, including telephone etiquette.
• Multitasking ability.
• Flexibility.
• Pro-activity.
• Good computer skills, especially Excel.
• Additional foreign language is a plus.

• Academic education in a business-related field: International Business
and Management
Studies, Business and Economics, International Management, etc.
specialization in
Logistics (Bachelor & Master Degrees).
• Availability for the period of at least 6 months for internships and
12 months for full-time with
a possibility of extension.
Interested? Apply Now!
If the offered vacancy sounds interesting to you, please have a closer
look at Powerstorm and its
activities by visiting
If further interested, please send your CV and Motivation/Cover letter
(only in English) to [log in to unmask]

Career Office
Faculty of Economics and Business
P.O. Box 800
9700 AV Groningen
the Netherlands
+31 50 363 7182

For final-year projects, an internship contract must be signed by all parties (the organization, the Career Office and the student). The Faculty of Economics and Business has drafted a standard contract which can be downloaded in Dutch or in English. For more information go to