Operations Management Trainee

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Operations Management Trainee
Antwerp (BE)

In the Port of Antwerp, Katoen Natie Port Operations owns and operates two deep-sea terminals and one barge terminal on both the right and left bank of the river Scheldt.  High flexibility and productivity in a safe working environment are our main drivers to perform a variety of services.  A team of well trained, motivated and highly productive people is ready to take care of break bulk, containerized and bulk cargoes, with the emphasis on quality.  All terminals are well equipped with mobile and gantry cranes, hoisting material for a wide range of goods, extensive fleet of forklifts, roro berths, container freight stations, rail connections and a large storage capacity. All terminals have excellent connectivity: close to the highway, railway access and possibility of barge service.

The OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT TRAINEE will initially be involved at our port terminals on the right and left bank in the Port of Antwerp. He/she will form the bridge between the operations and commercial department. Direct customer orders and requests will need to be handled, analyzed and executed according to our client’s requirements. A continuous and cautious follow up is requested during and after operations.

  • You are customer-oriented
  • You are driven by results
  • You have strong communication and leadership capacities and want to use them in a work environment
  • You are able to align with different stakeholders
  • You have an affinity with logistics and port operations and want to further expand your knowledge
  • You are prepared to invest in yourself and are very persistent
  • You have a strong focus on optimization, efficiency and process improvements
  • You have a hands-on and no 9 to 5 mentality
  • Flexible, in terms of location and time schedule
  • Willingness to work in different shifts
  • Able to formulate solutions for every problem
  • University degree
  • Multi-lingual (Dutch and English are a must, French and German are a plus)
  • Ambitious
  • Communicative and diplomatic
No experience needed
  • A challenging job assignment with lots of variety in a fast growing and dynamic company
  • Opportunities to grow within the Katoen Natie group
  • A competitive salary
  • An opportunity to make the difference
Jan Grommen
+32 3 570 76 53

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