College, Capacity Procurement Representative

J.B. Hunt Saint Louis , MO 63150

Posted Yesterday

Job Opening ID:

00344805 College, Capacity Procurement Representative (Evergreen) (Open)

Job Title:

College, Capacity Procurement Representative

Department:

Supply Chain

Country:

United States of America

State/Province:

Kansas

City:

Overland Park

Full/Part Time:

Full time

Job Summary:

In applying for this position, you will be considered for a Capacity Procurement Representative role in the Northwest Region (KS, MO, IA, MN, WI) supporting our Brokerage business segment, known as Integrated Capacity Solutions.

Under routine supervision, the incumbent is responsible for aggressive marketing of the J.B. Hunt brand and negotiation of rates to meet load expectations while ensuring optimal margins. Purchases transportation services from qualified carriers that will provide the best transportation solution for the customer and ensures all booked freight is covered in a timely manner with flawless execution using both internal assets and external resources

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Negotiate with carriers for the appropriate purchase rate to meet revenue and profit margin goals, as well as to facilitate appropriate business relationship with the carrier. Manage all freight in transit by obtaining adequate updates from carriers/drivers to monitor movement and ensure on time delivery.

  • Proactively communicating service failures to internal support teams to minimize service failures, promote on time service and ensure safety.

  • Tender loads and optimize service through system management utilizing the Carrier 360 platform and perform other related duties as required.

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualification:

  • High School Diploma/GED with up to 1-2 years of experience.

Preferred Qualification:

  • To be considered for this role, the ideal candidate has been invited to apply or viewed this opportunity through their school portal.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics Management, or related field with 2-3 years of experience in transportation/logistics

  • Knowledge of the organization's industry group, trends, directions, major issues, regulatory considerations, and trendsetters

  • Ability to meet or exceed customer needs and expectations and provide excellent service in a direct or indirect manner

  • Ability to process information with high levels of accuracy

  • Demonstrate effective self-management practices and ability to manage multiple concurrent objectives

  • Recognizing, anticipating, and resolving organizational, operational or process problems

  • Knowledge and ability to establish and maintain relationships with clients, vendors, and peers

  • Ability to negotiate successfully across the organization and with external vendors and clients in a constructive and collaborative manner.

Education:

Bachelors: Logistics Management, Bachelors: Supply Chain Management, GED (Required), High School (Required)

Work Experience:

Customer Service/Account Manager, Transportation/Logistics

Certifications:

"This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions."


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