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Ocean Freight Procurement AssociateFlexport Asia Limited
Ocean Freight Procurement AssociateFlexport Asia Limited
Job Highlights
  • Award Winning US Tech-Freight Forwarder
  • Great Working Environment and Career Growth
  • Attractive Salary Package and Benefits
Job Description

Our Ocean Freight Procurement Team is essential to winning new business, supporting all current business, and building out the future of Flexport’s ocean services. As a Procurement Associate, you’ll be an integral part of helping achieve Flexport’s growth goals.

 

We’re looking for multiple team members, responsible for different trades that we are focusing on. Candidates will need to have a passion for ocean freight and ability to work with parties across different parts of the organization.

 

What you’ll do:

Be a market expert:

 

  • You will stay up-to-date on all market pricing, service update, current utilisation conditions and cost competitiveness
  • You will assist with both short-term and long-term pricing & allocation planning
  • You can create tools for analyzing market conditions and keeping team members informed on latest developments
  • You will manage ocean carrier contracts, rates, and maintenance in a timely manner
  • You will support specific operation issues that contract filing related and allocation related
  • You will manage spot quotations and proactively follow up the opportunities

 

Focus on strategy and development:

 

  • You will create tools for internal use to build efficiency and share knowledge, both within the team and company
  • You will collaborate with operations, sales, marketing and compliance as needed for new projects
  • We’re still a young company with a lot to learn and build, need people who will be flexible, engaged, and ready to jump into something new

 

What you’ll need:

  • BA/BS degree with a strong track record of success
  • 1-3 years of experience at a startup, top consulting firm, an NVOCC pricing or procurement team or in a supply-chain role, hand on experience of Transpacific trade is a plus
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • An obsession with client happiness. You succeed when they succeed
  • Next-level attention to detail
  • Courage to challenge the status quo when logic and reason require it. See something broken? Fix it!
  • The intellectual horsepower to become an expert on international trade in a matter of weeks
  • A mastery of email communication. You keep the inbox at zero
Additional Information
Years of Experience
1 year
Employment Type
Full Time, Permanent
Benefits
Dental insurance, Double pay, Five-day work week, Flexible working hours, Medical insurance, Performance bonus
Company details

We are reinventing global trade.

 

Flexport helps more than 10,000 clients and suppliers lead all aspects of their supply chain operations. Started in 2013, we've raised over $300M from investors that include the Founders Fund, Google Ventures, First Round Capital, Bloomberg Beta, Y Combinator, & Wells Fargo.

Our services include air freight, ocean freight, trucking, fulfillment, and cargo insurance. By automating these services and delivering them through an online dashboard, we’ve dramatically reduced costs and improved reliability. Our services put clients back in control of their logistics and supply chain needs. We offer faster freight quotes, lower prices, improved visibility and notifications, and advanced analytics.

With offices on three continents, our team is as global as our client base and we’re excited to continue building a product and service they love. Wherever you are, whichever role you play, you’re guaranteed to share your day with committed, encouraging, and resourceful team members.