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Valoya is headquartered in Helsinki, Finland with offices in Germany, Italy and The United States.

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Logistics Coordinator

Valoya is on a mission to improve the production of food and medicines for the growing global population. We do so by creating the market’s most advanced horticultural LED lights that enable farmers to produce more yields and plant researchers to develop new, better performing crop varieties. We are research driven and through our plant biology R&D efforts have developed finely balanced light spectra that illuminate the growth chambers, greenhouses and indoor farms of agricultural companies, universities and research institutes in over 50 countries. Our LED technology is proprietary and it is protected with over 100 international patents. The company was founded in 2009 and has personnel in Finland, Italy, Germany and the United States. We are a team of 20, highly efficient and motivated people who have built Valoya into one of the most recognizable horti LED brands worldwide. Valoya’s headquarters, where you would be located, are in Lauttasaari, Helsinki.

We are looking for a Logistics Coordinator to complement our production team, with the key goal of managing and enhancing Valoya’s logistics.

You are self-driven and passionate about making sure that in- and outbound goods are arriving timely, at efficient cost and desired condition to the right places. You are a hands-on person with experience working with customers and suppliers, logistics service providers, customs and other parties. You are also familiar with ERP systems (e.g. Visma Nova or SAP). As a person you are open-minded, social and eager to learn in a fast-moving environment. Your daily working language will be English.

The work contains the following areas of responsibility:

  • Coordinating transportation providers to ensure prompt and proper movement of shipments, both outbound and inbound
  • Making special shipping arrangements when necessary, tracking and fixing shipping errors, handling customs requests etc.
  • Handling tendering of international transportation
  • Acting as the contact person to the outsourced warehouse services company
  • Various tasks related to our webstore such as stock management, reporting etc.
  • Being in contact to Sales Representatives and Resellers to clarify shipping schedules etc.

Skills/proficiencies required:

  • Experience in international logistics management, coordinating shipping in an import-export environment
  • Understanding of export documentations and regulations, especially experience handling USA exports is a huge advantage.
  • Understanding of different transportation options and the special requirements behind these
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English and Finnish language. Other languages are an advantage.
  • Proficient working with ERP systems like Visma Nova or SAP
  • Logical, analytical with a proactive approach to problem solving
  • Ability to operate effectively independently and as a part of the team
  • Cooperative, outgoing, and customer-oriented can-do attitude
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • An educational background such as a BBA in logistics would be useful, but not necessary if you have similar competence gathered through work experience

We offer you an opportunity to be a part of a quickly developing company and to be able to see the results of your work quickly. In addition, we offer a demanding but at the same time dynamic and flexible working environment.

Please send your application and CV with your salary request to [email protected] by 28.2.2021.  For more information, please contact Director of Manufacturing, Jukka Ylitalo via e-mail or by phone on Wednesdays or Thursdays 12-14:00 (040 705 16 17).

Please send your application promptly as the position will be filled as soon as the suitable candidate is found.

You can find more information on Valoya at www.valoya.com.

There are no open positions at the moment. Please check back regularly.

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