Danieli Corus has a track record of more than 40 years as an engineering company and plant builder for the global steel industry. From its IJmuiden home base, Danieli Corus prepares and executes projects, ranging from technical consultancy to the construction and commissioning of entire blast furnace facilities. All technology is state-of-the-art and customized to fit client requirements. Much of the approximate 100 million Euro business volume is based in emerging economies. Danieli Corus has around 250 employees, working at offices in The Netherlands, India and China.

Expeditor/Inspection Co–ordinator

Job description

In this position, you will work on multiple challenging international projects simultaneously. The most important tasks are:

  • Provide professional supply chain services and assure on-time delivery of materials/equipment, services, and documents as per Purchase Order’s (PO) specifications.
  • Provide regular and ad-hoc progress reports on PO status and maintain delivery data in the ERP system (D365).
  • Review placed PO’s and have a complete understanding of aspects affecting delivery, such as: shipping terms, contractual delivery date, payment conditions, inspection requirements, complexity of equipment.
  • Establish proper communication channels with all stakeholders (Project Procurement Manager, Project manager, Engineers, Department head, Document Control etc.)
  • Expedite the timely receipt of PO acknowledgement and verify full compliance with PO.
  • Follow-up on execution of Kick off Meetings (KOMs, Pre-inspection Meetings (PIMs) and other relevant meetings.
  • Review production schedules and follow-up for timely submission of weekly or monthly progress reports.
  • Follow up on vendor documents as per Vendor Document Requirement List.
  • Assist the supplier to identify areas of improvement to minimize delays.
  • Monitoring Quality Inspection schedules and coordinate inspections as per Inspection Test Plan (ITP).
  • Assign external inspectors and/or field expeditors from qualified agencies based on PO/project requirements and relevant ITP’s and coordinate their job accordingly.
  • Liaise with different forwarding companies and arrange shipping and transportation of materials according to project specifics.
  • Liaise with vendors to secure timely delivery specified in PO to any agreed delivery point.
  • Follow up on all necessary documentation such as packing list, commercial invoice and delivery notes for proper shipment handling.
  • Mitigating risks and maximizing effective scheduling.
  • Discuss mitigations with suppliers who report delays to maintain contractual agreed delivery dates.
  • Constantly adapt to changes in the project.


  • Self-organized, hands-on, team player, ability to work under strain.
  • High proficiency in the English and Dutch language (both oral and in writing).
  • Good proficiency in MS Office environment (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook, Sharepoint).
  • Experience with Document Management Systems (e.g. Teamcenter, DMS).
  • Experience in working with ERP Management Systems (e.g. Dynamics 365, SAP, Oracle).
  • Basic knowledge of international trade and transportation regulations (Incoterms, Customs).
  • Training/education on BSc level.
  • 2 years of experience in a similar position, however we are open for starters / juniors who will be trained on the job.
  • Short stay travelling may be required on incidental basis.


The Procurement Department is responsible for the purchasing and supply chain of equipment and materials regarding multi-disciplinary projects for the international steel industry and related quality inspections.

Application Procedure

This position is open for residents of the European Union only.

An assessment can be part of the procedure.


If you choose for Danieli Corus, you choose for working in a dynamic and informal organization, with excellent primary and secondary labor conditions that are derived from the collective labor agreement of Tata Steel.


For more information about this position, please contact Jaco Baars, Manager Procurement (+31 629 591 487 or or Victor Veken, Expediting/Inspection Co–ordinator (+31 251 500 723 or


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