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Logistics Sourcing Specialist

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Date: Jun 2, 2022

Location: Brecksville, OH, US, 44141

Company: Lubrizol Corporation


The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company serving customers in more than 100 countries. We own and operate manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Through our global sales and manufacturing networks, we are able to deliver the products and services our customers need, where and when they need them.



Logistics Procurement Specialist position would have the daily responsibility to work with Ocean Carriers and Freight Forwarders to improve Lubrizol’s export reliability.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Facilitate export bookings by working with Ocean Carriers and Freight Forwarders on timely responses and documentation
  • Work with vendors on improvement initiatives and corrective actions  
  • Maintain scorecards to be utilized at vendor reviews 
  • Monitor that freight forwarder reporting requirements have been completed on required dates
  • Assist with visibility tool to improve accuracy by monitoring carrier compliance
  • Assist with global ocean and freight forwarder bids
  • Work closely with Lubrizol transportation operations teams
  • Monitor export shipments by shipping point to ensure superior service by:
    • Identifying carriers/lanes requiring improvement
    • Checking current vessel schedules
  • Provide monthly shipment reporting
  • Responsible for heavyweight air procurement



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Logistics/Supply Chain or other related fields; extensive experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Minimum of 3 years of Logistics operations/procurement experience
  • Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment where attention to detail, ability to prioritize, organize, and follow through is critical
  • Must possess superior interpersonal skills and professionalism.  This position will interface with internal team members and external customer and business partners on a regular basis.
  • Working knowledge of personal computers, Microsoft Office software programs -- cannot be intimidated by technology
  • Enthusiastic, diplomatic, and possess excellent organizational and problem solving skills



  • SAP/S4 experience  
  • International logistics experience


While headquartered in the United States, Lubrizol is truly a global specialty chemical company.  We have a major presence in five global regions and do business in more than 100 countries. Our corporate culture ensures that Lubrizol is one company throughout the world, but you will find each region is a unique place to work, live and play.


Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, religion, marital status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic or trait protected by federal, state, or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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