CHEP Transport Procurement Specialist in Madrid, Spain

Transport Procurement Specialist

Job ID #:6759Location:ESMadridMadrid

Position Type:Regular Full-TimeEducation Required:Bachelors Degree

Experience Required:Not IndicatedRelocation Provided:No Relocation Offered

Job Category:Logistics

CHEP is the world leader in pallet and container pooling services, serving many of the world's largest companies. CHEP issues, collects, conditions and reissues more than 285 million pallets and containers from a global network of more than 500 service centers in 42 countries, helping manufacturers and growers transport their products to distributors and retailers.

CHEP partners with customers to develop pooling solutions that ensure reduced product damage, offer enhanced delivery efficiencies, eliminate waste and cut supply chain costs, adding exceptional value for its customers. With more than 300,000 customers around the globe, including Procter & Gamble, SYSCO, Carrefour, Kellogg's, Woolworths, Kraft, Nestlé, Lion Nathan, The Home Depot, Tesco, Unilever, Hewlett Packard, Ford and GM, CHEP is known for "Handling The World's Most Important Products…Everyday."

CHEP employs more than 7,700 employees in 42 countries and benefits from more than four decades of industry experience internationally.

Position Description

The Transport Procurement Specialist (Region) will be responsible for purchasing transport capacities at optimum rate and service level through the spot market in BluJay. This includes calling transporters and negotiating prices per load. Beside this procurement function the second area of responsibility will be dispatching the dedicated fleet at optimum cost and empty distance level.Major / Key Accountabilities

  • Purchase transport capacities to serve our customers with the lowest impact on our cost KPI’s through the spot market (BluJay)

  • Ensure procurement matching order requirements

  • Close cooperation between Planning and Carrier Management in order to improve the spot market %

  • Dispatching of dedicated fleet

  • Cost and performance monitoring and escalation

  • Active participation in achieving corporate, departmental and personal targets

  • Stay abreast of transportation industry changes

  • Communicate and work effectively with all levels of the business in a matrix managed organization

QualificationsCommercial education in Logistics Services / Supply Chain - university degree for Logistics / Supply Chain will be an assetExperienceMinimum of 2 years of experience in similar responsibility managing transport services Skills and Knowledge

  • Very good communication skills

  • Continuous improvement vs budget

  • Working across different cultures & hierarchies

  • Working autonomously

  • Working in a matrix organization

  • Working and decision making under high time pressure

  • Analytical mindset & challenges the status quo

LanguagesMandatory: to speak fluently the following languages:

  • French AND English

OR

  • German AND Polish

Come join an extremely successful performance and growth oriented team, we'd love to hear from you. A highly competitive compensation and benefit package including retirement benefits, educational reimbursement, and more is offered in conjunction with an exciting, fast paced work environment. Come help us… Handle the World's Most Important Products. Everyday.www.chep.com/jobsEOE