Port Officer

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Port Officer

OCI is the leading producer of melamine worldwide and one of the market leaders in nitrogen fertilizers and methanol. When you join the OCI team, every day you get the chance to make a difference as you build your career.

You can also contribute to a sustainable living environment at OCI. For example, with our melamine we supply a raw material to manufacture durable products such as tables, chairs, laminate and cars. Thanks to our fertilizers, people get food on the table every day. You encounter our products in your daily life without even knowing it!

The fact that we consider sustainability to be an important theme is also reflected in our operations. We continuously invest in the best available technologies to minimize our emissions where possible. These investments make our emissions among the lowest of our global competitors.

For our Fertilizer business we have a vacancy for a:

Port Officer

The Port Officer reports to the Technical Service Manager Fertilizers.

As Port Officer you optimize the supply chain processes of our fertilizer products in the ports. Aim to ensure that the product and related activities meets legal and OCI requirements regarding logistic optimization and QESSH, in order to secure a strong quality brand and good customer relations. Prevent pro-actively the occurrence of quality issues throughout the supply chain during: transport, loading, unloading of vessels and storage of fertilizers product.

Your key responsibilities in this position:

  • Prevents QESSH related risks of end product by cooperating with involved parties (carrier, warehousing staff, stevedores, surveyor organizations etc.) Therefor analyzes and maintain/improve the supply chain of shipped product.
  • Supervises pro-actively loading and discharging of vessels and barges. In case of issues, advises solutions.
  • Organizes and influences in good cooperation with our stevedore partners the handling and storage of fertilizers to optimize QESSH and logistics also in case of projects.
  • Solve issues in case of product quality and quantity issues. Act as trouble shooter.

Focal point for all logistic processes and projects related to the ports for internal and external stakeholders.

Your Profile

We are looking for motivated candidates with Bsc level in Supply Chain. Next to that it is important that you have at least 5 years of experience in a Supply Chain environment and in-depth knowledge in the Supply Chain Processes and have affinity with Project Management. Furthermore, you have excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Dutch and strong negotiating and analytical skills, as well as skills in MS Office and SAP are a pro. Customer and product handling related experience in the fertilizer industry would be an advantage.

As a Port Officer you have a hands-on mentality, good interpersonal skills, decisive, but tactful, independent and self-supporting, flexible and solution oriented. You are willing to travel on a regular basis.

Our offer

We offer you a position in which you are of important value as from day 1. This position is the perfect basis for a further career within OCI. You will find yourself working in an international environment in which you learn a lot about commodity markets, our products, processes and people.


We kindly request you to send your CV by selecting the button ‘apply’. For more information about the process: please contact Nicole Peters, HC Business Partner Offices & Projects, tel.: +31 6 1051 3013 or e-mail: For more information about the position, please contact Richard Spanjer, Technical Service Manager Fertilizers, e-mail:

Everyone is different, and it is precisely the differences in people that help us to be an even better organization. That’s why we are curious about who you are! OCI is a company that values ​​diversity & inclusion. More information about this can be found on our website:

Fill in the application form by selecting the ‘Apply’ button. We also cordially invite women to apply.


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