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Procurement Specialist Freight

Do you have what it takes to work in a highly complex contract logistics environment? We are looking for a Purchasing Specialist Freight EMEA, based in Poland to drive profitability through defined purchasing processes. If you are results driven, able to design and implement annual cost reduction strategies, drive vendor selection, leverage spend and achieve defined targets, then let us know by applying for this exciting regional role!

About the Role

How you will contribute

  • Identify potential new carriers with Line Haul, Network & parcel capabilities, bring them to the table and work on RFP's with the sales team.
  • Supporting our RFQ's that are coming in by reviewing the freight side of our business, proposing the best solution to meet the customer’s needs and at the same time adding value for money for the potential customer.
  • Maintain thorough knowledge of categories assigned, functions as an expert for internal customers
  • Support and enable local and regional strategies for specific categories where applicable, participate and lead cross functional teams as appropriate to bring continuous improvements projects.
  • Support annual cost reduction strategies, including but not limited to:  negotiate pricing ensuring the lowest price up-front, source new business vendors per the regional category strategy, identify potential category and/or supplier opportunity areas (e.g. standardization, supplier consolidation, etc.), communicate potential opportunities internally and initiate activities to assemble appropriate resources to pursue opportunity areas.
  • Train and continue to support Plant Lead Requisitioners on all purchasing processes and procedures.
  • Train and support Plant Lead Requisitioners on SAP with regards to all required transactions and reporting duties.
  • Perform purchasing audits at plants to ensure Plant Lead Requisitioners are following all processes and procedures.
  • Support Special Assignments requested by Operations.

Your Key Qualifications & Capabilities

  • Preferably degree in freight qualified with 8+ years’ experience in freight Procurement.

  • Exceptional interpersonal communication skills including good listening skills, follow-through and organizational skills. Fluency in Polish language and English is required.

  • Ability to perform in a high-pressure environment. Managing multiple deadlines and meeting operational needs, through effective time-management and prioritization.

  • Ability to work well in cross-functional teams that include internal customers and external vendors and suppliers.

  • Ability to develop relationships quickly and make sound sourcing decisions.

  • Knowledge of program and project management and experience in automotive or technology industries is desirable.

  • Excellent Excel experience and preferably experience with working with BI tools.

  • Experience/exposure to SAP is required.

At syncreon we are fully committed to the health and safety of our employees. We have full prevention and mitigation processes in place, including cleaning and sanitization practices, as well as screenings, masks and social distancing. syncreon complies with national, state and local orders.


syncreon offers exciting and challenging roles within a growing international organization. We strive to hire and develop the right people, locally and globally; stimulating personal growth and self-development within an informal atmosphere. We offer a market competitive compensation package.


About syncreon
syncreon delivers tailored, progressive and scalable solutions to premier global automotive and technology brands, such as Jaguar Land Rover, Harley Davidson, BMW, Dell, Xerox and Canon. We supply 3PL and 4PL solutions that adapt as quickly as industry and the marketplace evolve. For over 60 years syncreon has provided unique and innovative expertise in providing highly integrated, warehousing management, inbound to manufacturing, reverse and repair, export packing, aftermarket services, fulfilment services and transport. Today we have 14,000+ employees working in 100+ locations worldwide who enjoy our supportive culture, dedication to work-life balance, people development and superb career opportunities. For more information, visit www.syncreon.com.


Candidates chosen to move forward within the Recruitment Process, may be required to undergo an assessment and/or submit further background information. Any offers of employment may be conditional on completion of required checks and provision of relevant documentation, in accordance with the applicable local legislation.

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