Transportation Procurement Analyst

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Procurement/Purchasing
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KOCH INDUSTRIES INC
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060632 Requisition #
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KBX Logistics is searching for a talented individual to join the Contract Management/Procurement team. The core responsibilities of the role will include carrier rate, pricing and capacity support, analyzing data to determine opportunities to better service our businesses, and supporting operations from a contract and pricing perspective. The successful candidate will assure compliance with all laws and regulations, have knowledge of transportation industry, be analytical and have a high degree of organization and time management skills. 

 

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:
 
  • Process, file and verify signature on contracts to include rate and rules appendixes for various carrier modes and divisions
  • Ensure we have carrier agreements in place, filed and that agreements are enforced
  • Act as gatekeeper for all administrative carrier pricing and contract documents and records
  • Develop rate proposals and transportation cost analysis for all businesses
  • Support the onboarding and approval process of carriers as required by all businesses
  • New rate development work for all businesses; including work to minimize spot quoting
  • Develop transportation rate and cost analysis for negotiations, contracts, cost control and carrier meetings
  • Minimize rating errors for transportation system group and serve as liaison between carrier and system to correct errors
  • Develop and sustain the processes for gathering timely compliance information from carriers and handling confidential carrier pricing information
  • Qualify & develop carriers for servicing Georgia-Pacific & KBX Logistics broad range of businesses and companies 
  • Support information on carriers being correctly entered in the Carrier Management system
  • Analyze carrier’s OTR, dedicated, intermodal, & LTL rate proposal and impact on overall freight costs
  • Perform truckload OTR, intermodal & LTL RFP’s
    • Develop & execute rate and capacity strategies
    • Support and adjust dedicated lanes when doing bid work
  • Serve as liaison with the carrier as an agent of Georgia-Pacific on pricing, contract, invoicing issues, and new lanes
  • Lead pricing initiatives for assigned Operations Region -- support capacity needs for lanes / facilities, new carrier development, support service needs, and cost initiatives, and support new business opportunities
  • Support pricing and contract activities for our new business including Koch entities and outside businesses

What You Will Need:


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related area
  • 3+ years of experience in truckload transportation pricing, contracts, or bid work

  • Transportation experience working with specialized equipment such as flatbed, LTL, bulk, or tankers OR international transportation knowledge (port drayage)

  • Proficiency in Windows – Outlook, Word
  • Advanced Excel skills – if/then/vlookups/pulling and pushing data


What Will Put You Ahead?


Preferred Qualifications:
  • 2+ years of negotiation experience in a corporate environment

  • Previous experience working in transportation brokerage
  • Microsoft Access experience
  • Demonstrated experience in project management


 

Knowledge/Skills  

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and simultaneous work processes

  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Microsoft Access or related program experience desired

  • Strong general math and writing skills
  • Proven relationship building skills both internally and externally and at all levels in an organization

  • High degree of initiative

  

Why work for Koch Companies?

 

 

  • A culture that places top priority on integrity and compliance
  • Opportunity for career growth at one of the largest, financially stable companies in the world
  • Encouragement to challenge the status quo and share knowledge
  • Access to professional training and mentoring
  • Responsibilities and rewards based on contributions rather than seniority
  • Continued company growth due to reinvesting 90% of our earnings

 

Based in Wichita, Kan., Koch Industries, Inc. is one of the largest private companies in America with estimated annual revenues as high as $115 billion, according to Forbes. It owns a diverse group of companies involved in refining, chemicals, grain processing and biofuels; forest and consumer products; fertilizers; polymers and fibers; process and pollution control equipment and technologies; electronic components; commodity trading; minerals; energy; ranching; glass; and investments. Since 2003, Koch companies have invested approximately $65 billion in acquisitions and other capital expenditures. With a presence in about 60 countries, Koch companies employ more than 100,000 people worldwide, with about 60,000 of those in the United States. From January 2009 to present, Koch companies have earned more than 930 awards for safety, environmental excellence, community stewardship, innovation, and customer service. For more news and stories, visit www.kochnews.com.

 

The businesses’ popular consumer brands include Brawny® paper towels, Quilted Northern® and Angel Soft® bath tissue, Dixie® tabletop products, LYCRA® fiber, STAINMASTER® carpet and more.

 

 

 

Learn more about us

 

 

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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