Logistics Buyer

White Plains, NY

Responsibilities

 

  • Works with purchasing team and production planning to comprehend production timetable and organize delivery to warehousing or production facilities from both domestic & international origins.
  • Daily partnership with packaging and raw material contractors to track lead-times on open orders.
  • Analyses and organizes transportation contract negotiation to guarantee service level standards are met with support from leadership
  • Performs 3PL-new vendor qualification.
  • Develops and drives freight forecast to actual analyzation on monthly basis.
  • Manage and execute quarterly raw material freight bidding process.
  • Audit, approve, and manage raw material & finished goods freight invoices cross-functionally with Finance on an on-going basis
  • Continuously provide timely updates to open orders and scheduled deliveries to internally impacted parties.
  • Organize data to monitor performance, timely deliverables, process and operations throughput, and plan improvements on a quarterly basis.
  • Performs precise data entry into critical company systems including, but not limited to SAP Business One & TMS (BluJay); crucial for maintaining data integrity that’s internally dependent.
  • Review, manage, and implement freight logistics systems/processes optimizations to maintain and match dynamic and fast paced business growth.
  • Tracks and is exclusively responsible for logistics department expenditures ensuring adherence to operating budget.
  • Manage claims process with vendors for damages incurred during transit while also ensuring other cross department impacts are covered.
  • Analyze and track industry market trends to assist in department strategy execution.
  • Create, present, and justify quarterly sustainability reporting on logistics CO2 emissions, Smartway Certified carriers, and other KPI’s.
  • Monitor and manage suppliers’ adherence to Sedex (SMETA) standards for social and ethical compliance.
  • Ensure that transportation processes are compliant with the highest level of internal operations standards (Dango).
  • Execute transportation service level agreements with internal and/ or external 3PL’s.Manage all carriers, customs consultants, and third-party logistics providers.
  • Effectively manage communication channels with cross functional departments and management levels as well as sourcing partners.

 

Requirements

 

  • College degree and/or 3-5 years pertinent technical work experience
  • Project management knowledge desirable
  • Robust computer skills containing proficiency with Excel necessary.
  • Microsoft Office, Smartsheets, Redbooth, and ERP (SAP) a plus.

 

 

 

 

 

Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

Date Posted 11/6/2020
Salary $25.00 - $32.00/hr






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