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As the leading foodservice and support services company, Compass Group USA is known for our great people, great service and our great results. If you’ve been hungry and away from home, chances are you’ve tasted Compass Group’s delicious food and experienced our outstanding service. Our 225,000 associates work in award-winning restaurants, corporate cafes, hospitals, schools, arenas, museums, and more in all 50 states.  Our reach is constantly expanding to shape the industry and create new opportunities for innovation. Join the Compass family today!

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Job Summary

Ready for a career adventure- a chance to add fresh idea and enthusiasm to our growing and dynamic team?  S-82 is looking for a Flexible, Optimistic, Resourceful, and Transparent candidate for this unique role.  

Who is S-82?

Backed by the power of the world’s 6th largest company, (Compass Group PLC), S-82 is a Supply Chain Engineering Organization focused on reducing costs for Suppliers and Distributors inside and out.  We provide customized solutions, aimed at providing strategic transportation and logistics direction for our clients.  Our advanced cost modeling, engineering and analytics, combined with our deep industry knowledge from the customer side, set us apart.

Why S-82?

Simply put, because we care.  We care about our associates, clients and the community around us.  We are quick, nimble, and entrepreneurial - we operate outside the box.  We think big, encourage innovation and debate, and seek out game changers.  Our benefits and PTO offerings are strong.  Our compensation packages are competitive.  And we are constantly growing, and we want our associates’ careers to grow along with us.  

What Will You Do?

The Supply Chain Procurement Manager will be responsible for establishing and negotiating carrier capacity in the marketplace.  Utilizing a standard RFQ process, the successful candidate will establish core business relationships with asset-based carriers and brokers across the freight industry.  As the position continues to develop, this person will be responsible for the overall management of others within the procurement team. This person will provide regular and proactive communications to customers and Senior Management.
When new business opportunities are identified, this role will work with both potential customers and a cross-functional S-82 team to develop an optimal solutions design.
This unique opening allows the opportunity for the person to use both imagination and problem-solving skills to create unique carrier based, operational solutions for each customer.   Each project tends to be distinctive in its requirements and strategy, so the ability to handle ambiguity and change is essential.  The team environment and evaluation process allows visibility to, and interaction with, all levels and functional roles within S-82.  

  • Expertise in Transportation Procurement and Use of Technology to Conduct Bid Events.
  • Knowledge of the Carriers' Business (In depth knowledge of carrier networks and operational needs).
  • Knowledge of Carrier Operations (includes Financials, Modes, Risks, Opportunities, etc.) 
  • Federal Regulations (Including DOT, FMCSA, CSA, HOS, etc.)
  • 5-7 Years of Applicable Transportation/Logistics Experience.
  • Understanding of Transportation Economics & Cost Analysis.
  • Exceptionally Strong Negotiation Skills.
  • Well Organized with High Attention to Detail and Accuracy.
  • Excellent Communication, Presentation, Analytical and Project Management Skills.
  • Strong PC skills – Excel, Word, Access and Transportation Management System
  • Self-Starter - Ability to Communicate and Interface at All Levels of S-82, Including Customers, and Carriers in a Manner that Consistently (and Quickly) Produces Results.
  • Bachelor’s Degree Required, Masters Preferred
  • Ability to Travel Up to 30%.

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Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer.  At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Req ID:  177909

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Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

Job Segment: Food Service, Hospitality

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