Warehouse Operation Intern

Intern / Student, Full-time · Rotterdam

We are looking for a motivated Warehouse Operation Intern to join our team in our Rotterdam office. The main responsibilities of this position are to perform general Warehouse duties as well as administrative tasks such as recording shipment data for record keeping purposes.

You will work closely within the Warehouse team in order to streamline the flow of all outbound and inbound shipping. You will also communicate with our Wholesale, Logistics, and Finance teams in order to ensure all products are received and shipped in a timely manner.

You will be offered abundant learning opportunities  in this internship position. You will gain practical experience and knowledge of the specific procedures   applied to Warehouse Operations. Besides, you will be given the opportunities to practice your stakeholder management skills and interpersonal communication  skill. To succeed in this role, you will need be hands-on and detail-oriented.

This is a full-time (36-40 hours/week) on-site internship in our Rotterdam office. Please submit your resume and cover letter (highly appreciated). ​You will be invited for an interview once you are further selected. 
Your mission
  • Preparing orders for shipment and ensuring that the products are safe and secure.
  • Inspecting incoming shipments to ensure that they meet quality standards before being stored or shipped out.
  • Assist with recording shipment data, such as weight, quantity, space availability, damages, or discrepancies for record keeping purposes.
  • Helping with all outbound and inbound shipping on a daily basis and working closely with the team for accurate receipt of goods.
  • Communicating with other departments, such as Sales and Logistics, to ensure a policy-binding and cost effective in-and out-bound logistics process.
  • Assisting the Logistics Manager with organizing and tracking the flow of products in the warehouse.
  • Handling internal and external parties (such as insurance companies) once any arrived and/or delivered goods get lost or damaged.
  • Coordinating with the Finance department to issue invoices and adjust accordingly if necessary.
  • Availability for minimum 5 months continuously is a must;
  • Currently live in Greater Rotterdam-The Hague Region (preferred).
Your profile
  • Currently completing your bachelor’s degree in Warehouse Management, Logistics, Business Administration or a related field. Fresh graduates are most welcome.
  • A good planner and skilled communicator.
  • Willing and able to process and handle packages and to work with warehouse equipment with hands-on approach.
  • Able to prioritize, multitask and thrive in a dynamic start-up environment
  • Quick-learner, problem solver, proactive.
  • Strong organizational skills and a good eye for detail.
  • Good stakeholder management skills.
  • Experience using warehouse equipment, such as forklifts and handcarts is preferred but not required.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft suite, knowledge or experience in using information systems such as Dear System, TAPD or Salesforce is preferred.
  • High proficiency in English; working proficiency in another language (Dutch, Polish or Chinese) is a plus.
  • Work hard, play harder.
Why us?
  • Monthly remuneration, including internship stipend (600 euro per month for 40 hours/week), commuting allowance (up to 150 euro per month for 40 hours/week), free lunch at the workplace, and more.
  • Fun quarterly team excursions in addition to the regular team outings.
  • Free warm lunch daily at workplace, prepared by our in-house chef;
  • A working environment with highly diverse and driven colleagues (+company dog);
  • Room for ownership and initiative within a fast-growing scale-up;
  • An exciting and learnful position within an ambitious, interesting and young team;
  • Future career growth and self-defined roadmap;
  • Weekly Friday drinks in Rotterdam. We celebrate our success!

What will you gain?

  • In-depth knowledge about the process of storing physical inventory for sale or distribution.
  • Valuable communication skills related to warehouse management, interpersonal communication, teamwork, and leadership – as practiced in the professional world.
  • Professional manner and knowledge related to the workplace, our company/industry, general warehousing and more!
  • Learning how to apply theoretical knowledge in a business setting.
  • Computer/software skills related to Warehouse management (e.g. Salesforce).
  • Specific skills and competencies in areas related to your academic major or your particular area of career interest.
  • Project-related skills such as research, analysis, organization, time management, teamwork, multiple task coordination, initiative, adaptability, and project completion.
  • Employability enhancement through gaining experience to add to your resume, expanding your network of company or industry contacts, and earning a job reference to vouch for your performance.
  • Hands-on experience in an open, non-bureaucratic, anti-formalism, and dynamic start-up environment.
  • Being coached and mentored by experienced Warehouse and Logistics professionals.
About us
B Futurist B.V. is an international trading company based in the Netherlands. We focus on product distribution in mainstream brands / niche cosmetics, perfume, hair care and other fields. With a good reputation we have established a long-term and stable cooperative reputation with brand owners, wholesalers and retailers. At present, we have a diversified brand portfolio. A wide range of procurement channels enable us to have competitive prices, but also build a stable and efficient logistics system.
We are looking forward to hearing from you!
Thank you for your interest in B. Futurist B.V. Please fill out the following short form. Should you have difficulties with the upload of your data, please send an email to hr@bfuturist.com.

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