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Commercial Operator


Amsterdam, NH, NL

Country/Region:  NL
Job Area:  Logistics
Business Unit:  RP Logistics & Operations

Do you want to become an international oil and renewable business professional? 



We are looking for a Commercial Operator to join our Hoofddorp Renewable Feedstocks Supply team.




You will join the dynamic Hoofddorp Supply Operations team responsible for independent and proactive coordination of day-to-day commercial planning, implementation, and optimization of the commercial-, service- and terminal contracts in the international renewables business. 




Your part in Neste journey




In this role, you will carry out operations in compliance with Neste principles and processes.




Your main responsibilities include:




•    Carrying out supply operations of renewable feedstocks by non bulk (ISO-container, trucks) and bulk.

•    Day-to-day management of individual supply operations, transactions, contract execution, reconciliation and/or inventory monitoring. Checking Documentation (Bill of Lading, annex VII, commercial documents, certificate of origin, etc.) to ensure smooth release of the containers at the port".

•    Driving optimal contract performance and problem solving

•    Involvement in delivery, inventory planning, and supplier coordination.

•    Communication with terminals for incoming volumes and discharge plans. Communication   with customs brokers to align on the needful for container release from port.

•    Creation of loading plans and nominations for barges and/or vessels.

•    Timely and accurate data entries for all supply contracts and inventory.

•    Primary contact for external and internal stakeholders for the contracts they operate

•    Timely communication with the Supply Manager, Operations teams located in different regions, Land Logistics and all other relevant stakeholders.




You will work closely with a wide internal and external stakeholder network. Our Hoofddorp Operations team is responsible for the aggregation of the renewable feedstocks in our terminals and the supply and stock-transfer operations between our terminals and to our Maasvlakte and Porvoo refineries. We also work in close cooperation with our global team members in Espoo, Geneva, Houston, Singapore, Shanghai, and Melbourne.    




Keys to success in this role is




The best combination of experiences, skills and background is: 




•    Relevant experience in international commodity business, operations, inventory, logistics and preferably experience in the international ISO-container business.

•    Ability to work under pressure, cope with constant changes, hectic and demanding work environment

•    Flexibility in changing areas of work, covering and working according to tempo in international oil and renewable markets

•    Good and proactive communication and collaboration skills

•    Accuracy and attention to details

•    Performance and result driven mindset

•    Fluency in written and oral English 

•    Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. from business or technology / or significant post qualification experience




We also value:




•    Previous knowledge of ERP-systems (e.g. SAP)

•    Good knowledge of excel and/or google sheets is a plus.

•    Experience of working with 3rd party suppliers.

•    A keen eye for details. 

•    A Good sense of humour and a smiling attitude, it’s allowed to have fun at work!
Experience in the container business.





Our success is based on our people who are the driving force behind Neste’s transformation to become a global leader in renewable and circular solutions. The passion that we have for creating a healthier planet for our children is what makes us unique. We believe everyone is a leader and share a natural desire for collaboration. Our three values “We care, We have courage and We cooperate” are embedded in our everyday work. Working safely and responsibly at all times is essential to all of us.

If this resonates with you, we look forward to receiving your application.



Join us in creating a healthier planet for our children.



If you have any questions regarding the process or the position, please get in touch with Sjoerd Rozendaal, Operations Manager, by emailing



The recruitment process will include interviews and possible aptitude testing.

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