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Manager, Transportation Procurement Execution

Company: Nutrien Ltd.
Location: Loveland
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Manager, Transportation Procurement Execution - Loveland, CO

At Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.

Nutrien Ag Solutions is the retail division of Nutrien, the largest crop inputs company in the world. As part of our collective mission of Feeding the Future, Nutrien Ag Solutions provides full-acre solutions through our trusted crop consultants at more than 2,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe and Australia. For more than 150 years, we have been helping growers achieve the highest yields with a wide selection of products, including our proprietary brands: Loveland Products, Inc.; ProvenSeed and Dyna-GroSeed; as well as financial, custom application and precision ag services.

We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion.

Working at Nutrien Ag Solutions will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future, and grow your career.

What you will do:

  • Manage Nutrien Ag Solutions' freight carrier procurement and payment execution within our USA network
  • Optimize Nutrien's $200M freight spend in support of $7 Billion of sales
  • Apply knowledge of logistics and transportation methodologies in support of organizational objectives including cost savings maintaining service level standards, and meeting federal, state, and local compliance regulations
  • Own and Manage 3rd party carrier freight contracts including Railroad tariffs
  • Manage the overall freight payment process for CASS and SAP TM systems to ensure carriers are paid timely
  • Own and manage the SAP Transportation Management master data maintenance to include routes, carrier rates, lanes, Portal management, and carrier payment issue resolution
  • Lead the development of future state Target Operating Model for how transportation services and fleet are organized and utilized in the USA
  • Manage, motivate, and train a staff of direct reports to accomplish objectives
  • Own the business relationship between Nutrien and 3PL providers
  • Develop Metrics and KPIs to measure carriers and 3PL's performance
  • Identify opportunities to streamline and standardize processes
  • Identify opportunities for cost reduction, material flow improvement, and business development
  • Ensure that logistics system is operated in accordance with local, state and federal customs laws
  • Model our core value of safety by leading and enabling a culture in which you and your team are actively contributing to a safe work environment

What you will bring:

  • Bachelor's degree required, may consider experience in lieu of a degree
  • 10+ years of transportation, distribution, or logistics experience including 1+ years in a mentor, supervisor, or leadership role required
  • 3+ years of experience managing and mentoring a team of transportation coordinators preferred
  • Experience using a Transportation Management System preferred
  • Management level experience at an asset-based truckload or LTL freight carrier preferred
  • Experience shipping via rail and managing railroad tariffs preferred
  • Experience with data analysis and network optimization platforms preferred
  • Experience using SAP TM preferred

Compensation & Benefits:

Salary Range: $81,200 - $116,000. This range is estimated for the Manager, Transportation Procurement Execution position in Loveland, Colorado. Actual salary and benefits may differ based upon location.

We provide an attractive benefits package that includes comprehensive medical, dental, vision coverage, and life insurance and well as disability coverage for positions working more than 30 hours per week. In addition, we have a retirement program that encourages our employees to save for the longer term, with generous matching employer contributions. Our benefit package also demonstrates our culture of care with paid vacation, sick days and holidays as well as paid personal and maternity/parental leaves and an Employee and Family Assistance Program. Details of the benefits package will be shared in the application process.

In addition to base pay, this role is also eligible to participate in our annual incentive plan, consistent with the terms of our plan, which provide discretionary award opportunities reflecting components such as performance of the company and the employee. Details will be discussed through the application process.

This information is provided in compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and is the company's good faith and reasonable estimate of the compensation range and benefits offered for this position. The compensation offered to the successful applicant may vary based on factors including experience, skills, education, location, and other job-related reasons. Nutrien also makes internal equity a consideration in all pay decisions.

Are you a good match? Apply today!

Nutrien Ag Solutions is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics

This job will remain posted until filled. In accordance with Nutrien policies, you will be required to undergo a background check, and may be required to undergo a substance test. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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Keywords: Nutrien Ltd., Loveland , Manager, Transportation Procurement Execution, Other , Loveland, Colorado

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