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Senior Manager, Procurement

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we believe that providing outstanding support and solutions for our customers drives our success, and we want to put you behind the wheel.

As the Senior Manager of Procurement, you will manage all procurement functions, including developing new carrier sources, conducting bids and selecting carriers.

You will also lead other procurement managers and collaborate with customers and account managers to create procurement solutions that meet service and cost expectations.

If you're ready to embrace the challenge of working for a fast-growing global company, we have an opportunity for you to grow with XPO.

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more.

What you'll do on a typical day:

* Lead mode-specific teams of procurement managers, including setting performance targets and continuously providing feedback regarding actual performance in comparison to targets

* Own all procurement-related activities for specific modes across multiple accounts

* Help set strategy around mode buying and leveraging; develop key initiatives, best practices and processes within the team

* Support the growth of new customers and the expansion of existing customers

* Collaborate with Customer and Account Management teams to create solutions that meet service and cost levels

* Develop positive working relationships with carriers, customers, Account Management and other internal groups

* Determine carrier rates and KPI's; analyze rates and make decisions on awards while remaining compliant with the overall sourcing strategy

* Analyze all lanes and rates to ensure equity

* Recommend cost-saving strategies that are beneficial to our customers as well as equitable to the carriers

* Negotiate volume discounts with carriers where applicable

* Prepare bids and quotes on single and project shipments for domestic/international business; analyze job costs to ensure bids and quotes provide desirable profit margins

* Assist staff members in obtaining and analyzing sub-contractors

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:

* Bachelor's degree in Logistics or a related field

* 5 years of experience in carrier procurement with an emphasis on carrier rate negotiations

* In-depth knowledge of carrier operations, including, FTL and LTL

* Proven lane/rate negotiation skills

* Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel and Access)

It'd be great if you also have:

* Excellent interpersonal, organizational and analytical skills with the ability to multitask

* Proven time management and problem-solving skills

* Ability to interact and communicate well with all internal and external customers

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