Supply Chain & Logistics Coordinator

Be there from the start! We have big plans to make a difference to avocado trading in Europe and we need someone ambitious and organised who can build strong relationships with people throughout our supply chain and beyond.

Cartama Europe is a new start-up business, backed by two giants of the avocado industry. It’s a partnership between the Colombian grower, Cartama, and UK fresh produce business, Fresca Group. This new company is to focus on European trading, delivering large volumes of premium avocados to a broad customer spectrum.

Supply Chain & Logistics Coordinator

We seek an experienced Supply Chain & Logistics Coordinator. Someone who can quickly become a key part of our international team. In this role you’ll have responsibility for the journey our avocados take, from Colombian orchard to client delivery.

  • You’ll liaise with our growers, warehouse teams, logistics partners and customers, carefully coordinating the movement of containers and maintaining accurate record-keeping in our system.
  • You’ll coordinate schedules for ripening, packing and quality reporting.
  • You’ll ensure that the appropriate quality certifications are in place and that records are shared as required.
  • You’ll review and effect change to increase the efficiency of our logistics chain and its costs.
  • You’ll implement solutions to stock movement challenges, monitoring and verifying availability and ensuring full traceability.

For this role it’s essential that you’re fluent in English. To have Dutch, Spanish and/or German language skills would also be beneficial. We’re also looking for someone with a minimum of two years’ experience, particularly of supply chain work in the fresh produce sector.

Our new colleague must be versatile, willing and able to embrace the spirit of a start-up business. This will mean performing a variety of roles around logistics and administration. Interpersonal and communication skills are crucial.

If this sounds like your next challenge, please apply by sending your CV and a covering letter by email to:

Location: Den Hoorn

Salary: Very attractive salary for the right individual



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