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Ocean Product Manager

Company: Savino Del Bene
Location: Elizabeth
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Ocean Product Manager

Savino Del Bene is a Global Freight Forwarding Company headquartered in Florence, Italy. With a network of more than 295 offices and over 5,500 employees across five continents, Savino Del Bene is one of the leading logistics company that offers import, export, customs brokerage services and warehousing third party solutions servicing several Vertical Markets.

We are currently looking for an energetic and well-rounded Ocean Product Manager in to join our growing team. As an Ocean Product Manager, you will have experience in handling all processes involved in ocean import shipments from inception through to final destination delivery, covering FCL and LCL shipments. You are confident in your ability to review and streamline shipping and transportation processes. You will have up to date knowledge on documentation and customs procedures.

You have strong interpersonal and communication skills and are able to liaise with all relevant parties to ensure that customer expectations are met during the movement of cargo.

Additional Essential Job Functions:

  • Effectively handle procurement duties as assigned.
  • Manage FCL, LCL and special cargo (OOG) import and export rate requests and lead the responses.
  • Manage the RFQ Process for Global FCL and LCL Sea Freight Tenders and leading import and export RFQ in timely response.
  • Expert with pricing tools, databases, and processes.
  • Reviewed all sales requests for potential clients and offered rates based on market trends for each trade zone.
  • Analyzed changes in market conditions such as capacity, competition, schedules, and fares to develop, implement and track appropriate pricing strategies.
  • Proactively effectively communicated market/pricing/target strategies with our vendors.
  • Independently analyzed coming requests questions by using experience / strategy.
  • Negotiated rates and / or space allocation with steamship lines in support to Trans-Atlantic East Bound Trade lanes.
  • Will collaborate closely with sales team, Savino Del Bene branches and worldwide offices in developing strategy for win success ratio.
  • Must be able to handle multiple requests at the same time.
  • Learn and understand the various pricing tools available to the team, such as reading the contracts, having skill on obtaining rate from the internal portal, being familiar with steam ship lines web site.
  • Utilize logistics knowledge and experience to support and manage Ocean Product.
  • Manage and grow the special product development.
  • Manage challenges for your team and always make sure they have a strong understanding of the problems, why they are important, and well-defined use cases that need to be resolve.
  • Work closely with accounting and operation / customer service teams to make sure invoices and arrival notices confirm timely and make Savino Del Bene successful.
  • Other duties or responsibilities as assigned according to the team specific requirements.
    • Must have 5-7 years experience in Sea Freight Pricing or Procurement
    • Must have 10+ years experience working for a freight forwarder or steamship line
    • Analytical skills related to supply chain, logistics, and transportation.
    • Highly focused and accurate with an uncompromising eye for detail.
    • Strong verbal/written communication and presentation skills.
    • Communicate accurately and in a fast-paced, teamwork environment.
    • Computer literate and able to adapt to using in-house computer systems.
    • Flexibility and adaptability to constantly changing conditions.
    • Leadership skills, ability to manage and drive consensus among shareholders, and role model for the team.
      • Teamwork and collaboration skills
      • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
      • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to use your own initiative.
      • Hands-on approach and can-do attitude.
        • Salary based on experience
        • Great medical, dental and vision plans
        • 401K with Company match
        • Vacation, Sick and PTO time off
        • Great Company culture, fun environment

Keywords: Savino Del Bene, Elizabeth , Ocean Product Manager, Executive , Elizabeth, New Jersey

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