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At EP America, part of Europartners Group, we are proud to be a company that balances work and life by taking care of our talents, who help us grow and succeed, positioning ourselves as a Top Company by Super Empresas and Grupo Expansión.

More than 900 talents are connecting their minds to move the world with an entrepreneurial spirit, accountability, and a winning mindset. We all like challenges, exceeding standards, and building a better work environment through continuous improvement that allows us to thrive and develop professionally.

So, if you want a push-up in your professional career, you are a team player and have a true passion to serve, then we may be the company for you. We offer you the chance to develop your career and continue building your dreams through results-oriented and performance growth in a challenging and balanced workplace.

We are looking for a Air / Sea Freight Specialist to join our team. As a Freight Specialist, you will ensure the competitive offer of our services and products, consolidating sales and operations team performance, as well as develop vendors and carriers. If you’re interested, keep reading:

What you’ll do:

  • Create a relationship with key strategic vendors and consolidate a portfolio with updated rates, negotiations, and contacts.
  • Define and implement strategies to develop services/solutions from the US to the rest of the world, collaborating with international company offices.
  • To identify, select and develop vendors ensuring lane competitiveness through long relationship with vendors.
  • To understand the wide array of carriers that are available and their capabilities in order to match them to the Customers’ needs.
  • To negotiate special rate, terms and benefits that encourage the attraction of new business from all group sales teams.
  • To join Sourcing Leader in the project plan of creating Sourcing Capabilities (POCT) with a co-responsibility in equal shares.
  • Carrier and vendors evaluations, resulting on renegotiations and contract management, with a top priority on the Segment Strategy, but not limitative.
  • Liason, between carriers and vendors and our different internal teams for a win-win resolution of the possible challenges that came up during businesses.

Work conditions:

  • Hybrid role in Houston, TX with high flexibility.
  • Full time schedule: 8 am to 5 pm

Your profile

  • Bachelor’s in Logistics, International Trade & Business, Global Trade, Supply Chain or similar.
  • At least 5 years of experience in: Logistics, vendor/carrier attraction and development, OTR dispatch, international operations.
  • Knowledge of FMC, IAC, IATA, FMCSA Compliance
  • Best if you have worked with Salesforce and Revenova (CRM and TMS).
  • Spanish proficiency is desirable.
  • Flexible, collaborative, self-starting and highly organized.
  • Lead by example and manage diverse workforce focused on results.
  • Highly self-motivated, organized, analytical, and possess both outstanding written and verbal communication skills.

What can we offer you for all your hard work?

  • Career development plan.
  • Competitive salary based on your experience and knowledge.
  • Comprehensive health benefits + matching 401K.
  • Attractive productivity and performance bonuses.

Our roles are flexible, depending on your activities you can work from home or be welcome to sit in one of our offices for a few days per week. We operate in small, focused teams, with no time tracking and results-oriented.

Apply now if this role sounds of interest and we aim to let you know the next steps in your applications as soon as possible.

Disclaimer

EP-America is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals regardless of age, ethnic or national origin, political affiliation, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, citizenship, or any other protected characteristic. We believe that our diversity and respect for the individuality of our people is the best engine to promote collaboration, innovation and the development of our organization. 

To apply for this job email your details toaniela.cordero@ep-america.com.