North America Logistics Procurement Manager

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Date: May 28, 2024

Location: Brecksville, OH, US, 44141

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Job Title: North America Logistics Procurement Manager


Job Location: Brecksville, Ohio 

Job Type: Full-Time


Type of Role: On-site or Hybrid


​About Lubrizol  
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is committed to enabling a sustainable future. Our unmatched science unlocks immense possibilities at the molecular level, driving sustainable and measurable results to help the world Move Cleaner, Create Smarter and Live Better. Our solutions are used by people every day, improving billions of lives around the world. 

We value diversity in professional backgrounds and life experiences. By enabling a consistent, unbiased, and transparent recruitment process, Lubrizol seeks to create a positive experience for candidates so we can get to know them at their best. We recognize unique work and life situations and offer flexibility, ensuring our employees feel engaged and fulfilled in every aspect of life. 

Join Our Thriving Team at Lubrizol as North America Logistics Procurement Manager


Unleash Your Potential. At Lubrizol we're transforming the Additives and Advancaed Materials segment. We're looking for exceptional talent to join us on this journey. If you are ready to join an international company with talent around the world, and want to make a real impact, we want you on our team. 


What You'll Do:


As a North America Logistics Procurement Manager, you'll be at the forefront of our innovation by managing all aspects of liquid bulk truck, bulk terminals and railroad transport from Lubrizol plants, toll processors and chemical bulk terminals. 


What We're Looking For:

  • Identify cost-effective, safe, and reliable carriers for liquid bulk transport, supporting Lubrizol’s North America supply chain. Including railroad transportation and railcar leasing, chemical bulk terminals.
  • Understand bulk chemical terminal and transloading operations and negotiations.
  • Understand Railroad transportation and pricing.
  • Experience conducting end to end transportation Bids/RFQ.  
  • Responsible for creation, negotiation, and maintenance of all contracts in collaboration with legal counsel.
  • Own carrier vetting and onboarding process to ensure compliance requirements are met.
  • Own carrier relationship management and Key Performance Indicator (KPI) reporting.
  • Maintain dedicated capacity program for multiple facilities, including specialized-equipment contracts for niche businesses.
  • Work with Corporate Accounting and third-party freight payment company to ensure timely payment of invoices.
  • Collaborate with department accounting specialist to resolve end-of- month variance report regarding freight discrepancies.
  • Maintain carrier information and rates within ERP in collaboration with Transportation Master Data Group.
  • Interface with internal team members and external customer and business partners on a regular basis.
  • Take initiative on assignments and will seek out additional responsibilities


Skills That Make a Difference: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Logistics, Supply Chain or related field.
  • 3+ years of procurement and/or daily operations experience with bulk truck operations.
  • 3+ years bulk truck procurement experience.
  • Experience with bulk truck contracts.
  • Must possess superior interpersonal skills and professionalism.
  • Willingness to embrace change.
  • SAP/S4 experience considered a plus.
  • CIPC Certification considered a plus.
  • CLTD Certification considered a plus.
  • CSCP Certification considered a plus.


Perks and Rewards That Inspire: 

  • Competitive salary with performance-based bonus plans
  • 401K Match plus Age Weighted Defined Contribution
  • Competitive medical, dental & vision offerings
  • Health Savings Account
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, Parental Leave
  • Flexible work environment
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If you’re interested in the position, we encourage you to apply. Lubrizol is always looking for candidates who embody our cultural beliefs in everything they do. If you’re All In, Lead Decisively, Take Action, Think External, and can Be Courageous, Lubrizol could be the place for you.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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

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