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Senior Procurement Analyst

Date: Feb 24, 2021

Location: High Point, NC, US, 27265

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

Transport Topics ranked XPO Logistics #1 in North America, and Forbes named us one of America’s best employers. We’re always looking for talented individuals at all levels, who can deliver the caliber of service our company requires. As the Senior Procurement Analyst, you will work with carriers, operations and customers in procurement, bid analysis, strategy development and implementation to enhance our value to customers. On our team, you’ll have the support to excel at work and the resources to build a career you can be proud of.

 

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more.

 

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Manage service providers that support our U.S. operations
  • Negotiate competitive national rates and pricing
  • Onboard new service providers, meeting all XPO requirements
  • Assist with conducting RFQs, analyzing rates and remaining compliant with the overall sourcing strategy
  • Manage internal process (ServiceChannel) for scheduling work and services
  • Issue high-value purchase orders for services
  • Resolve invoice issues associated with service provided
  • Issue purchase orders out of iProcurement
  • Compile and interpret performance metrics; analyze historical data to ascertain anomalies or opportunities
  • Benchmark rates for new lanes for customer cost studies
  • Interact with senior procurement management, account management, customer associates and carriers

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 2 years of transportation or logistics experience

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Solid understanding of transportation modes, transit times and transportation operations
  • High-level understanding of mode rate structures
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills, with intermediate knowledge of Access and advanced experience in Excel
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong customer-facing skills

Be part of something big.

 

XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.

 

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

 

XPO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with XPO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers.

 

All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.


Nearest Major Market: Greensboro

Job Segment: Procurement, Supply, Logistics, Buyer, Supply Chain, Operations