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MRC Global Inc.

Transportation / Logistics Manager - Commercial

MRC Global Inc. - Houston, TX


Job Purpose

Responsible for managing the procurement, commercial and performance activities of all MRC service providers (including third party) of transportation, international brokerage/freight forwarding and warehouse integrated supply solutions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

(not all inclusive)

Individual must be able to perform the essential duties with or without reasonable accommodation

Manage all cost analyis for all forms of Transportation and Logistics providers. Maintain trend data of increases and decreases in service costs. Update and provide reports to management and branches.

Manage MRCG Logistics service provider contracts ensuring agreements effectivley protect MRCG interests and in in effect with endorsed providers.

Manage the process for periodic audits of key MRCG service providers.

Manage the negotiations and purchasing of Transporation and Logistics solutions.

Supervise all employees involved in these functions.

Promote endorsed service provider programs with the MRCG Branches, vendors, and customer base.\

Manage the review process for all KPI dashboard performance measurements of appropriate service providers. Provide this report to appropriate management throughout MRCG.

Manage the support for branch, vendors and customers regarding service issues. Respond timely to requests, providing high levels of service and cost options.

Work with internal customers and management to investigate and implement technology with service providers to meet business demands of MRCG.

Manage the appropriate individuals to ensure the appropriate rate details and information is updated in MRCG's ERP solution.

Facilitate relationships with MRCG service providers and various MRCG departments such as Freight Payables/Resolution and Invoicing. This involves quarterly performance meetings and etc to ensure all responsible groups are adhering to the logistics solution provided.

Handle with great integrity confidential information related to vendor costs vital to MRCG.

Assist management and the greater MRCG Global Organization in adopting and utilizing adopted Logistic and outsourced solutions.

Represent department on specific projects and assignments.

Take reasonable care for the safety and health of yourself and others and lead proper safety MRCG standards.

Position Requirements

Any combination of requirements which provide knowledge & abilities necessary to perform Essential Duties & Responsibilities will be considered

Undergraduate degree in a related field or equivalent combination of education and work experience that provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform duties.

3-8 years related experience in role conducting the performance of procurement, commercial, and 3rd party provider services.

Strong PC skills with extensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Access and familarity with reporting tools, in addition to, WORD, PPT, and Outlook. Exposure to SIMS and SAP a plus, as well.

Demonstrated ability to understand and accurately calculate applications such as resale prices, units of measure conversions, and percentage of change and profit margins and markups.

Ability to be flexible, motivated, resourceful, independent, reliable and organized in a multi-task environment.

Outstanding verbal/written communicatino skills and ability to provide high level support.

Ability to author and present data to a group of peers, managers and external consultants.

Ability to travel overnight as required.

Additional Qualifications:

Must have the ability to provide documentation verifying legal work status.

Ability to read and speak the English language proficiently in order to communicate with others, understand and interpret safety instructions, and to respond to inquiries;

Ability to understand and comply with MRC guidelines and expectations, to include Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest guidelines.

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6 days 9 hours ago

MRC Global Inc.


Transportation / Logistics Manager - Commercial MRC Global Inc. - Houston, TX, United States


Location: Houston, TX

Company Profile:
MRC Global is the largest distributor of pipe, valve and fitting products and services to the energy and industrial markets. Our customers' businesses are capital intensive and their operating processes and operating environments are often extreme. These industries and conditions are demanding and require a supplier that understands the importance of safety, quality and reliable service. Since 1921, MRC Global has built our business to serve these customers.