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Logistics Buyer

South Haven, Michigan 49090 | Permanent Hire

Job ID: 7455 Industry: Other Area(s) Pay Rate: 80,000

Do you have experience managing Logistics and Transportation within a manufacturing environment? Our client, located in South Haven, MI is a prominent global leader in their respective industry and has engaged our firm to find a dynamic Logistics Buyer with a strong background in shipping/receiving, transportation dealing directly with freight vendors.


   What you will be doing?
  • Implement 4PL solutions. Create and negotiate RFQ packages and close contracts for transportation and logistic services.
  • Coordinate purchasing of transports for all North America plants.
  • Contact for 4PL’ s and logistic companies.
  • Tender for and analyze transportation demand.
  • Assist with the coordination of transport demand between plants.
  • Negotiation with suppliers.
  • Frame contracts for transport and logistic.
  • Participate by the optimization of transport lines, hubs, and packaging including returnable items.
  • Setup calculation form for DAP deliveries to customers.

What you need for this position?
  • Bachelor’ s Degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Three years’ experience in purchasing, logistics or transportation. Previous experience with a transportation company preferred.
  • Negotiation skills
  • SAP experience
  • Strong presentation, organization, problem solving, and communication skills required.



Desmond Nugent

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