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Head of Pricing & Procurement

Location: Elizabeth
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Head of Pricing & Procurement - $125K- $165K?Seafrigo USA is looking for a flexible, energetic, and motivated professional to fill the position Head of Pricing & Procurement in our Elizabeth, NJ location. -You will be working for a world leader in "one stop shop" solutions from freight forwarding to customs brokerage, from warehousing to domestic transportation, so experience in the freight/warehouse industry will set you apart. Seafrigo deploys unique solutions that allow our customers to optimize the supply chain of their food products. We would like to invite you to apply to be a part of this amazing company.
The Head of Pricing & Procurement is a challenging and rewarding position where you will work closely with other professionals in the freight division to research, negotiate and manage contracts with the steamship lines. As the Head of Pricing & Procurement, you will develop a strategic approach to service contract negotiation and management, and work with other departments and individuals within the company to coordinate their needs with the services and capabilities provided by the steamship line service contracts. You will work with management on developing and setting vendor (steamship, trucking) rates and client rates. You also work within the Seafrigo network on pricing and costing This role oversees a team of people responsible for maintaining rates in our systems and generating quotes..
Compensation will be commensurate with previous experience.
Your Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Negotiate and manage steamship line Service contracts
  • Work with customers as necessary
  • Manage a team of individuals on various tasks
  • Create and update quotes
  • Maintain rates for all vendors (steamship lines, truckers)
  • Enter and update rates in Cargowise (Client Rates, costings)
  • Collaborate with the Seafrigo network on pricing and costing
  • Work with Air Freight, Ocean Freight, Transportation and Warehousing
    Your Knowledge, Skills & Abilities\ -
    • Contract pricing and procurement
    • RFQ Management
    • Excellent negotiation skills
    • Knowledge of operations, procedures and best practices for trucking
    • Experience managing others
    • Knowledge of Cargowise a plus
    • Computer Literate. Need to know how to use MSExcel/MSWord
    • Willingness to work occasionally outside of normal business hours
    • Must have a solid work ethic, excellent interpersonal skills, and ability to work well with others
    • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and via email
    • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines, -Your Previous Experience
      • At least ten years' experience in pricing and procuring ocean freight and trucking.
      • Air Freight and/or Warehousing experience a plus
      • Degree in Business, Logistics or a related field
      • Competency in Spanish a plus
        Seafrigo Offers
        • Medical, dental and vision benefits
        • PTO and sick leave
        • 7 holidays/year
        • 401K with matching
        • Annual Performance Bonus
        • Hybrid Work from Home available after intial training
          Seafrigo is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees.

Keywords: SEAFRIGO, Elizabeth , Head of Pricing & Procurement, Professions , Elizabeth, New Jersey

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