Ocean Freight Buyer (Group Procurement)

Ocean Freight Buyer (Group Procurement) | Big Fish Sp. z o.o.

Ocean Freight Buyer (Group Procurement)

Job location:

PL21- R201 – S03

Our Client is a global leader in metal flow engineering.

Position goals:  

  • Support European and global plants with ocean freight procurement activities, executing the strategic decision of moving towards FOB Raw Material inbounds
  • Coordinate and run spot and regular freight quotations, constantly strive to find efficiencies and reduce lead-times and cost in transportation area
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to award freight forwarding providers for given period

Key Responsibilities:

In this newly set role within Group Procurement department, you will be mostly responsible for:

  • Conducting freight RFQs by a) Collecting data & preparing baseline, b) Analyzing the offers and presenting the results in few different scenarios
  • Creating and be the owner of the ocean freight KPI dashboard, monthly reporting
  • Evaluating freight forwarding suppliers’ activities and identifying potential opportunities for improvements
  • Creating transport reports, charts, spend analysis to recommended more cost effective methods of transportation
  • Supporting Sales, Production, Procurement, Supply Chain groups for any freight pricing estimation requests
  • Performing data analysis (BI cube, external data from freight forwarders)
  • Providing freight cost savings, cost avoidance, market benchmark (Xeneta) calculation periodically
  • Supporting the ocean transport environmental foot print data collection and emission calculations


  • Fluent command of English
  • University degree preferably in Supply Chain, Economics, Management, Procurement, Engineering or equivalent fields of study
  • Previous experience in logistics & transport operations, procurement, data analytics positions (minimum 5 years) on the regional level
  • Prior experience of working in a Multinational Logistics service provider & contract logistics companies is strongly desired
  • Strong analytical skills, ability to analyze complicated data, interpret and use facts and figures in an effective manner
  • Solid knowledge and experience in using Excel. BI tools knowledge would be an advantage
  • Role requires a combination of analytical thinking & expertise knowledge
  • Demonstrated a keen attention to details and be able to communicate across cross-functional teams
  • Entrepreneurial, ambitious, flexible and willing to develop career internationally
  • Can do attitude
  • High energy and results-orientation
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines and meeting operational needs, through effective time-management and prioritization.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Why to apply? :

very interesting position in the group  procurement organization (in transformation)

for an open minded, results oriented  and pro active procurement professional  with in depth business acumen and  with customer orientation in mind.

If you wish to apply, than send us your CV in English to: agnieszkapiatkowska@e-bigfish.com

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