Data Operations Associate | New Graduate

Flexport, Amsterdam, NL

Fixing the user experience in global trade.

We’re reinventing global trade.

Wherever you are, whichever role you play, you’re guaranteed to share your day with committed, encouraging, and resourceful team members. United by one goal, you’re empowered to do what’s best for everyone, regardless of the bottom line, and trusted to make the right decisions when and where you need them. Investing your time with Flexport means having immediate impact, all over the world. Join our collective of entrepreneurs and improve the world’s experience in global trade.

Data and information is the foundation upon which Flexport builds its business and transforms the freight industry. Our Data Operations Team helps Flexport deliver the accuracy and insight that represent value to our clients, while working in a team to learn the business of moving freight.

The Data Operations Associate role is the first step in a career path in our broader Global Operations Team. Global Operations empowers our clients, partners with asset owners around the world, and handles end-to-end global coordination of shipments to help us on our mission of fixing the user experience in Global Trade.

We’re looking for recent graduates and students planning on graduating in the Summer of 2018.

What you'll do:

  • Be responsible for the quality of data from client and supplier through to Flexport’s Customs team;
  • Work with Operations Associates to help move freight for our clients;
  • Enter commercial product information and dimensions with speed, consistency and accuracy;
  • Digitally prepare all documentation required for goods to clear EU customs for high profile clients;
  • Ensure quality control on international shipment documents;
  • Complete special projects to support the team as necessary.

What you'll need:

  • BSc/MSc Degree with a strong academic track record and meaningful internship experience.  Bonus points for majors relating to Supply Chain, International Trade, International Business, or Maritime Law.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Next-level attention to detail and follow-through.
  • High level of computer literacy. No paper. All digital.
  • Excel experience is a plus.
  • Dutch / German language skills preferred, but not required.

A place to do your best work

About Flexport

Flexport is a licensed freight forwarder that uses people and software to manage the complexity of international trade. Shipping something from Shenzhen to Cincinnati or Rotterdam to LA requires complex coordination. Currently that’s done by telephones, spreadsheets, and fax machines. Flexport provides a web-based app that offers real-time visibility of your shipments. And we’re not just a software platform: Our experienced logistics and customs experts are here to help at every step of the way. We offer services in air freight, ocean freight, trucking, warehouse & fulfillment, customs brokerage, and cargo insurance. Learn more about our services and request a live demo. Flexport is a freight forwarder for the Internet age. “What we do at Flexport” explains what we mean.

Want to learn more about Flexport? Visit Flexport's website.