Global Frieght & Logistics Director - Ocean Freight

Job title: Global Frieght & Logistics Director - Ocean Freight
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: $0 - 50 k
Start date: 30 Jul 2020
Job Reference: 50943
Contact details: Dawn Han
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Job published: 6 days ago

Role Purpose:

As a key team member of our trading hub operation, the role supports the Vice President - Trading and Country Managers to ensure;

  • Our imported bar feedstock needs as defined through our S&OP process, are delivered in full and on-time.
  • The most cost efficient and effective freight and logistics service that leverages our volume, demand planning, mill relationships and market insights.   


Role Accountabilities:

  • Develop and execute a freight and logistics strategy to supply raw materials across our international operations footprint.
  • Accountable for transportation spend associated with imported bar supply
  • Manage all strategic supplier relationships including negotiations with carriers to obtain optimum rates and service
  • Utilise knowledge in freight classification, routing, ports, rates and claims management to deliver solutions to the business.
  • Lead the development of freight management processes including supplier selection, qualification and evaluation, statement of works, RFP’s, contract negotiation and management and performance review.
  • Develop models to evaluate supplier costing scenarios and options.  
  • Oversee the execution of associated shipping documentation
  • Drive continual cost reduction and avoidance initiatives.


Job requirements

  • Degree in Sales & Marketing, Engineering or equivalent
  • 10+ years in competitively sourcing logistics categories ideally with shipping ex Asia to the Americas experience.
  • Break bulk container cargo experience
  • Ship Broker / Agent background will be highly valued