Logistics Cost Analyst

Logistics Cost Analyst – The Netherlands, Bergen op Zoom

This role reports to the Manager Logistics



The Logistics Cost Analyst is part of the operational team in the logistics department of SABIC Specialties Supply Chain, reporting to the Manager Logistics.

The team consists of 7 employees and focuses on the distribution, transport, warehouse (DTW) and cost activities.

The Team is dedicated to serve all our customer by delivering best in class levels of logistics performance and quality in line with our safety & compliance standards.



Within this role you are in contact various internal stakeholders and our (LSP) Logistic Service Providers (3PL/4PL). 

  • Track, Trace and Control the warehousing and distribution costs for SHPP Europe and be able to draw conclusions and improvements from the data.
  • Distribution, Transport and warehouse (DTW) invoice validation, coding and approval in applicable systems.
  • Execute (DTW) financial month and year end closing. Carry out and monitoring all activities associated with the financial closing including accruals.
  • Analyze monthly DTW cost reports and compare to budget, indicating trends/developments and possible causes, processing information in periodic reports, KPI dashboard, etc.
  • Identifying process improvement opportunities within the scope of cost control work processes.
  • Keep Knowledge Management documentation (processes, procedures and work instructions) up-to-date and pro-actively share knowledge with colleagues.





The ideal candidate has a solid Supply Chain background and understands business nature, relationships and interdependencies with other Supply Chain functions.

Work independently in a rapid changing environment, taking responsibility for delivery of business expectations

  • MBO 4 or Bachelor level, degree in Business, Logistics or comparable is considered a plus
  • Minimal 2 years’ experience within Supply Chain or Logistics.
  • Meticulous and results oriented with strong attention to details and accuracy.
  • Excellent understanding of key business processes and organizational dynamics
  • Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
  • SAP knowledge, preferably within the LE domain..
  • Develops network and learns to understand how to effectively use this in order to solving problems.
  • Strong communication skills and capable to communicate at different levels in an organization.
  • Ability to lead or contribute to improvement initiatives within the scope of your role.
  • Fluent in English and Dutch (both verbal and written)
  • Pro-active mindset and ability to operate both independently and as a team member.
  • This position is located in Bergen op Zoom ( NL ) , we are looking for candidates with already a valid work permit. Remote working is possible for 2-3 days a week for this fulltime position.


The role involves peak loads during certain activities, including periodic closures and reporting.




Interested in this position?

Please apply online by sending us your CV and motivation letter in English. Due to data privacy reasons we do not handle any applications sent by email. For additional questions you can contact recruiter Anke Bovens via anke.bovens@SABIC.com. The application closing-date is 4th of March 2024.


Please be informed that a reference check, an employment verification and E-assessment are part of our recruitment process. A Certificate of Good Conduct can be requested depending on the level of the role in our organization and/or function, allowing us to request depending on local regulations. 

Responses from employment agencies will not be considered.


40hrs (32 is also possible for the ‘right’ candidate)




SABIC is a global diversified chemicals company, headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It manufactures on a global scale in the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific, making distinctly different kinds of products:  chemicals, commodity and high performance plastics, agri-nutrients and metals.

SABIC supports its customers by identifying and developing opportunities in key end-use applications such as construction, medical devices, packaging, agri-nutrients, electrical and electronics, transportation and clean energy.

Production in 2021 stood at 58 million metric tons.

The company has more than 31,000 employees worldwide and operates in around 50 countries. Fostering innovation and a spirit of ingenuity, SABIC has 10,090 patents and pending applications, and has significant research resources with innovation hubs in five key geographies – USA, Europe, Middle East, South Asia and North Asia.

In Europe, we have over 5,000 professionals running multiple world-scale production sites and 4 technology and innovation centers. We are present in almost every European country. Major locations within our broad network of innovation, production and marketing are: Teesside (UK), Cartagena (Spain), Gelsenkirchen (Germany), Geleen (the Netherlands), Bergen op Zoom (the Netherlands) and Genk (Belgium).

SABIC is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and as such will not discriminate in its employment practices, including recruiting and hiring practices, based on a person’s race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.