Salary Range:$80,000.00 - $90,000.00

Position Id:

Position Responsibilities:
Reporting to the VP Sales & Marketing for a leading provider of freight forwarding, customs brokerage, warehousing and supply chain management services. Our client boasts 30 years of industry insight that uncovers opportunities and efficiencies within each link of their clients’ supply chain.
The Ocean Pricing Manager is responsible for carrier relationships for all ocean freight and for responding to and managing all RFQ’s and pricing requests. Will establish & monitor carrier performance metrics and negotiate contracts to assure maximum profitability & capacity. This is a key role, working in concert with sales, operations and sr. management to build competitive responses to bids along with spot pricing, as needed. Additional staff will be added as business develops. Primary responsibility will be to drive an efficient and timely process that will support sales, while managing to standard operating procedures.

Background Required:
  • International freight forwarding (5+ years)
  • Excellent knowledge of ocean freight
  • Ocean freight procurement
  • Ocean carrier relationships / management
  • Carrier contract management
  • Negotiation
  • Metrics measurements (pricing, delivery, costs, quality audits)
  • Established standard operating procedures & metrics
  • Computer literate: Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, & Outlook
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree
  • Residence: greater Newark, NJ area
Background Preferred (but not required):
  • Vendor management
  • Staff management & training
  • Trade lane management (Transpac / Trans-Atlantic)
  • Ocean freight consolidation
Other Essential Abilities and Skills:
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
If you are interested in this opportunity but you’re not ready to apply, please email the Practice Leader provided below with your questions.

Practice Director: Linda Marmash
Freight Forwarding Transportation

330.664.9400, ext.129

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