Senior Manager, Transportation Procurement
Save-On-Foods
H Langley Office
1d ago

You will be responsible for :

  • Sourcing and procuring new transport carriers and 3rd party service providers to support SOF transport operations.
  • Conducting regular contract negotiations through the development and analysis of transportation bids for retail service lanes.
  • Evaluating network and logistical change requirements to support strategic and tactical plans for new store onboarding and network development.
  • Coordinating with network design, scheduling & outbounds team to facilitate change management and implementation requirements.
  • Managing the SOF Fleet requirements for the distribution network including supply requirements, acquisition, licensing and insurance, and repair & maintenance of fleet.
  • Providing strategic support in the development of Inbound carrier supply capacity and market analysis.
  • Supporting and advising Inbound Analyst team on carrier negotiations, market reviews, new carrier onboarding, and carrier management requirements.
  • Assisting in budgeting analysis for overall Outbound transport spend, and related cost components (R&M, Shunting, Fuel).
  • Supporting the Outbound load planning team in carrier management, as well as fleet and service requirements.
  • You have :

  • Extensive understanding of carrier operations, negotiation, pricing, and network service, along with an above average understanding of fleet operations and equipment needs.
  • 8+ years of Supply Chain Management experience with an in-depth working knowledge of SC Management and Operations and the application of business solutions, preferably in a retail environment.
  • Experience negotiating with several years of experience in negotiating carrier contracts.
  • 3+ years of Fleet management.
  • 2+ years of Profit & Loss experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of and experience with TMS applications; Asset management applications; Transport tracking applications.
  • Excellent understanding and implementation of transport and fleet related KPI’s.
  • Understanding of Canadian Geography.
  • You are :

  • A highly self-motivated individual able to work under minimal supervision to fulfill your job responsibilities in fast paced and time-sensitive manner with a critical sense of what is best for the company.
  • A strong negotiator who possesses excellent people skills to develop and maintain the necessary carrier relationships and ongoing partnerships.
  • A strong communicator with active listening skills.
  • Analytical with problem solving / decision making abilities.
  • A leader with the ability to build strong, collaborative relationships at all levels in the organization; along with the ability to influence and gain commitment from others.
  • Able to set direction, align, motivate, develop, and inspire others.
  • Adaptable to change and possess personal resilience.
  • Self-aware and empathetic with a high level of Emotional Intelligence (EQ).
  • Capable to think strategically and long term and ensure goals are aligned to the overall business objectives of the company.
  • What we offer

    In addition to a highly competitive salary , we offer a great range of benefits, a company pension plan, free access to our onsite gym, free parking, exclusive team member offers , and opportunities for development and career progression .

    Save-On-Foods is an inclusive team-oriented environment where we recognize achievements and celebrate them.

    If you want to be part of an organization that makes an impact every day in our local communities, apply online today!

    This position is based at Save-On-Foods’ Langley office and the successful candidate is expected to work in person at the office.

    While we’re currently operating with a hybrid work-from-home and in-office schedule, Save-On-Foods has a long history of innovation and collaboration, and we look forward to the day provincial health guidelines allow us to all work together in the office again.

    Ensuring the well-being of our team members remains our top priority as we transition back to working in the office, and as always, we will continue to follow the guidelines set by our Provincial Health Officer.

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