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Procurement Analyst (GREAT opportunity for new or recent graduates)

Kelly Services
Chicago, IL 60684
**Title:** Procurement Analyst

**Location:** Chicago, IL

**Pay Rate:** $45,000/year

**Duration:** Direct Hire

**Position Description:**

As **Digital Procurement Representative,** you will play a crucial role at Redwood Multimodal and our Digital Freight Brokerage by identifying, sourcing, and developing strong business relationships with service providers to achieve maximum profitability and customer satisfaction.

**Covid-19 Safety Measures:**

+ Virtual meetings encouraged whenever possible

+ Workstations assigned with at least 6 feet between others

+ Face masks required when social distancing is not practical/possible

+ Extra personal protective equipment and hand sanitizer available onsite


+ Build and maintain new and current strategic carrier profiles through research and networking and aligning Redwood truckload sales opportunities

+ Actively engage carrier partners primarily by phone, targeting 80+ dials per day

+ Confidently introduce the Redwood Digital Freight Brokerage (DFB) product to carrier prospects, profiling 20 new carriers per day

+ Engage in continuous follow up to carriers, understanding what network offers work, which lanes are an ideal fit, and reinforcing the value proposition to the carrier partners

+ Build understanding of macro-market conditions and how it has an impact on truckload rates and capacity

+ Resolve carrier relations and accounting issues

+ Provide and negotiate freight rates to motor carriers (and internal sales team as needed), ensuring maximum profitability on a daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly basis

+ Coordinate available customer freight with available motor carrier equipment

+ Consistently provide service and support to motor carriers to build the business relationship

+ Maintain a file of all open truck shipments and of records of trailers in assigned areas

+ Communicate with motor carriers to schedule trucks and resolve issues

+ Verify all freight charges, confirm receipt of Bill of Lading, and resolve all payables discrepancies prior to final payment to motor carrier

+ Monitor Bill of Lading discrepancies to ensure proper return of commodity is arranged, as necessary

+ Actively seek out Redwood contract lanes, and create a dedicated capacity solution

+ Research, contact, and develop new carrier relationships to leverage a portfolio of carrier networks to introduce new capacity to customer sales opportunities

+ Resolve carrier relations and accounting issues


+ Excellent communication, networking, negotiation, and problem-solving skills

+ Results-driven

+ Thrives in a fast-paced environment

+ Flexible; ability to change focus quickly to meet the demands of market conditions and/or company needs

+ Logistical planning, routing, or dispatch experience a plus


+ Culture of unlimited growth with new positions and departments created regularly to support our growing customer base

+ Paid maternity and paternity leave policies

+ Medical, dental, vision and 401k plans (with match)

+ Flexible-spending, mass transit and dependent care plans

+ Health savings account, with company contribution

+ Short-term, long-term and life insurance policies subsidized by company

+ Cell phone discounts; reduced fees for health and fitness clubs

+ Additional benefits including pet insurance, accident care and more

+ Competitive referral bonus program

+ Competitive PTO plans, with extra floating holiday and time off to volunteer

+ Fundraising and volunteer opportunities to give back to our local and national communities

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Youre looking to keep your career moving onward and upward, and were here to help you do just that. Our financial staffing experts will connect you with premier companies for opportunities where you can learn, grow, and thrive. Jobs that fit your skills and experience, and most importantly, fit right on your path of where you want to go in in your career. It all adds up.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2021-11-08 Expires: 2021-12-09

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Procurement Analyst (GREAT opportunity for new or recent graduates)

Kelly Services
Chicago, IL 60684

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