• Logistics Buyer, Ocean Container - Auburn Hills, MI

    Posted: 08/31/2021

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    Job Description

    The Logistics Buyer for Ocean Containers is responsible for:

    • Managing strategic and tactical purchasing for parts, vehicles flows and/ or solutions - Ocean, air and freight forwarding procurement specialist.
    • Knowledge of ocean containerized shipping
    • Knowledge of ocean and air digital tools and solutions.
    • Coordinating tender strategy and planning with Global Strategic Lead Buyer.
    • Coordinating tender preparation with internal stakeholders.
    • Market animation and bid list consolidation; Tender analysis and scenario building.
    • Active role in negotiation guide preparation and negotiation with suppliers.
    • Supplier homologation.
    • Monitoring market trends, competitor strategies and market suppliers.
    • Developing ideas to improve operational efficiency and add value
    • Supporting freight payment discrepancies

    Basic Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Finance, Engineering or related fields
    • A minimum of 4.5 years of relevant experience
    • Project coordination and management
    • Strong analytical capabilities, with working management in data analysis
    • Fluent in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word
    • Listening, analysis, global vision, simplification
    • Impactful communication, collaboration, influence results-oriented
    • Organized and rigorous, proactive, adaptable, self-confident, controlled
    • Permanent learning, innovative thinking and knowledge transfers
    • Detail orientated and data driven

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Master's degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Finance, Engineering or related fields
    • Digital sourcing solutions and Microsoft Excel, Access, Tableau
    • Data visualization (Power BI & Tableau)
    • Strong experience in Transport and Logistics or Supply Chain
    • Strong experience in Purchasing and Project Management
    • Previous purchasing and negotiation experience

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

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