The Spliethoff Group, consisting of Spliethoff, BigLift Shipping, Transfennica, Sevenstar Yacht Transport, Wijnne & Barends and Bore, is one of the largest shipping companies in the Netherlands.Since its founding in 1921, Spliethoff has built up an excellent reputation within the shipping industry as a reliable and innovative partner with an enormous knowledge and experience .Our head office is in Amsterdam.

Spliethoff Technical department is responsible for the planning and execution of all technical and nautical maintenance of our current and future vessels. For our Technical department in Amsterdam we are looking for a Material Manager.


The role

In this capacity you are one of the Material Managers of the central warehouse and the yard for the Spliethoff Group in Amsterdam. You are responsible for the management of cargo-related materials at our facility and responsible for an accurate inventory management of cargo-related materials in our other locations worldwide and on board our vessels. You will work in a small team of experts which is called the MaterialDesk, and manages these materials globally on a day-to-day basis.

Activities which are managed daily by the MaterialDesk consist of collecting orders and packing lists for materials to be shipped, keeping our stock system up to date, keeping track of certification and organise re-certification on board the vessels where required, preparing materials for transport, preparing shipping documentation, communication with vessels with regard to delivery and collection of materials, sorting and inspecting (returned) materials, carrying out maintenance of the materials.

In addition to the above inspection on location, on board the vessels of the cargo related materials will be part of the function and for this you will require to travel internationally.


We are looking for someone who has extensive knowledge about cargo-related materials, who has good organising skills, has a flexible approach, is hands on, enjoys working in an organized manner and has good administrative skills.


Your requirements:

  • Intermediate Vocational Education (Nautical or Technical).
  • Experience in working with (heavy lift) cargo related materials.
  • Experience in working with warehouse & logistics management systems.
  • Knowledge of relevant environmental aspects.
  • Willing to travel.
  • At least drivers licence B.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing (Dutch and English).


What do we offer?
In addition to a good salary and excellent benefits, we offer a challenging position with corresponding responsibilities in a pleasant working atmosphere within a dynamic growing company with an open and positive corporate culture.


Do you have the required knowledge, experience, and interested?

Send your resume supplemented with a motivation letter to Wendy Blom,
If you want more information, please contact Sander Wilgenhof on telephone number 020- 4487 695 


Acquisition based on this vacancy is not appreciated.