Export Freight Mgr

Waste Management Lombard , IL 60148

Posted 3 months ago

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength. WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects.

I. Job Summary

This corporate position is a part of the Direct Export team and is responsible for supporting the development of Direct Export strategy and implementing that strategy within the logistics portfolio of responsibility.

II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned.

  • Negotiates ocean freights, contracts, and service agreements with logistics partners

  • Develops logistics solutions for difficult export opportunity

  • Prepares periodic productivity and performance reports and analysis to reflect ocean activity

  • Managers and communicates the logistics with agents and vendors both domestically and internationally

  • Develops and maintains professional relationship with steam ship lines, forwarders, and regulatory officials

  • Tracks and reports cost of Demurrage and Detention (D&D), ocean freight, and other logistics issues

  • Anticipates risk and works to mitigate issues and resolve issues that occur

III. Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has supervisory duties.

IV. Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

A. Education and Experience

Education: High School Diploma or GED (accredited)

Experience: 3 years of previous experience, in transportation, logistics, and/or supply chain management.

V. Work Environment

Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as keyboarding, machine operation, etc) most of the work day;

  • Required to exert physical effort in handling objects more less than 30 pounds rarely;

  • Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks (such as cuts, burns, exposure to toxic chemicals, etc) rarely;

  • Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements rarely;

  • Normal setting for this job is: Office Setting


At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.

If this sounds like the opportunity that you have been looking for, please click "Apply."

I understand that applying to this job indicates that I have the legal right to work in the United States. I agree to perform physical duties of this position as outlined in the job with or without reasonable accommodations. I understand that if offered the position, I will be required to pass a drug screen.

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Export Freight Mgr

Waste Management