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Freight Settlement Specialist - Apprenticeship

  • Endress + Hauser (Ireland) Ltd.
  • Ref: #APP-2345831
  • Kill, Co. Kildare,
  • No of positions: 2
  • Apprenticeship
  • Per Employer
  • Apprentice Rates
  • Published On: 11 Jul 2024
  • Closing On: 07 Aug 2024

As a Freight Settlement Specialist, you will play a pivotal role in our Global Logistics Center (G-LOC) by supporting our logistics cost controller department. You will play an essential role for establishing and nurturing this department, all while contributing significantly to the broader G-LOC team’s success.

Roles + Responsibilities

Establish and refine standard processes and SOPs for rate structure systems in our Global Logistics Portfolio.

Analyze procurement quotations to define, create, and maintain price components for Transportation (Courier, Express Road, Air Ocean, Rail) and Contract Logistics Services.

Administer and oversee duration of rate agreements with suppliers.

Oversee Logistics Service Provider (LSP) invoices, including various document types (pdf invoice, CSV validation), ensuring content alignment (charge codes) and format, re-upload as needed.

Review invoice discrepancies and lead communication to LSPs for clarification.

Proactively verify timely receipt of invoices from providers at the start of each month. 

Record and execute settlement of Spot market prices reported via ticket or IT systems.

Architect and establish comprehensive reporting and dashboards to assess KPIs in collaboration with management, encompassing aspects like invoices delivery and currency performance.

Facilitate onboarding and training of new LSPs. 

Conduct quantitative ad-hoc analyses, using visual analytics, development of algorithms and machine learning as needed.

Create data visualizations and dashboards (primarily using Tableau Software) for both financial and non-financial logistics aspects.

Collaborate closely with the business teams to understand business challenges and devise data-driven solutions.

Operate primarily within the cost control team while maintaining active engagement with the larger G-LOC team of 25. 

Candidate Profile:
Strong affinity for data analytics. 
Excel proficiency and good IT skills 
Fluency in spoken and written English. One additional language like Polish, German, Chinese would be an advantage.

Having a driver’s license would be a huge plus.
Benefits + Perks:

We offer you a start-up character and at the same time the security of an internationally active, successful family business.
High culture diverse team, enhancing your multi-cultural expertise.

We attach great importance to the personal and professional development of our employees, such as training and continuing education in Logistics, Digitalisation and Continuous Improvement.

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