BIRKENSTOCK is a global lifestyle brand that stands for quality, function and all-round well-being. The historic roots of this long-standing family-run company can be traced back to the year 1774.  Nowadays, the product portfolio comprises sandals and closed shoes, accessories, natural cosmetics as well as beds and sleep systems. With more than 5,200 employees, BIRKENSTOCK is the German shoe industry’s largest employer. BIRKENSTOCK has 16 locations in Germany, with privately owned distribution companies in Europe, Asia and the USA.


For our division  Global Logistics ,at our location in Vettelschoss we are looking for a


Shipping Coordinator (w/m/d)


  • You process our shipments within the EU as well as to third parties from booking to billing until completion.
  • You are familiar with legal requirements regarding export shipments and respective documentation.
  • With your analytical and structured approach, you plan coordinate groupage transports including notification processes.
  • You have thorough knowledge of customs procedures, including simplified customs authorizations and documentation handling.
  • You are responsilbe for air-, ocean-, road-freight shipments.
  • You ensure proper handling, accurate documentation and monitoring of our Letter of Credit business.



  • A minimum of 2-3 years of export air-, ocean-, road-freight experience.
  • Bachelor´s degree in logistics or business-related field.
  • Familiar with legal requirements regarding  exporting shipments, including Incoterms and outbound customs processes. Knowledgeable Documentary Letter of Credit business and  documentation.
  • Proficient computer user including the full Microsoft office package. Experienced with SAP WM and SD Moduls.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and German.


BIRKENSTOCK offers you all the advantages of a successful, fast growing, global company: dynamic work environment, considerable design freedom, authentic and open corporate culture and excellent development opportunities. Sounds exciting? It is. We are looking forward to receiving your online application, stating your salary expectations!

If you have any further questions, please contact Bilal Amajjoud +49 2644 60381-81 .