Our corporate culture is based on building Infinite Proximity™ in our relationships with all our employees and partners.
That takes talent. We recruit the best to help us rise to our customers’ most demanding supply chain challenges. And to keep driving our business forward, we are committed to helping our employees develop the skills they need to thrive.
Team work and shared values make us stronger. We are agile, caring, cooperative, trustworthy and courageous. Together, we go further.
We are Partners, Unlimited.
For our Purchasing Department in Bucharest HQ , GEFCO Romania is currently looking for a : Purchasing & Optimization Specialist.
You will take on the following responsibilities :
Collects full data about suppliers of the company;
Puts in place, negotiates and steers up suppliers’ contracts, transport & general purchasing, together with the purchasing manager;
Continuously updates and monitors the panel of referenced suppliers by using CMS (Carrier Management System);
Supports tender centers in requests for quotation and supplies with costs of transport;
Constantly seeks competitiveness opportunities linked to purchasing;
Analyzes the transport market (suppliers, competitors, equipment, type of trailers);
Assesses the impact of flow variations on the organization of deliveries or dispatches;
Identifies all parameters that can influence transport costs;
Assesses the performance of a transport solution;
Analyzes and compares purchase offers for the purchase of transport and general goods & services;
Selects transport suppliers capable of giving the greatest satisfaction according to the defined criteria (price, quality, feasibility, deadlines);
Negotiates transport services with suppliers within a pre-established framework;
Explains and justifies a refusal while maintaining good relations;
Formulates an objection in a positive manner by proposing an alternative.
Our further requirements are :
Good negotiation & organizational skills;
Extrovert and open minded personality, with initiative and problem solving orientation;
Hard working and enthusiastic person;
Attention to details and ability to use different IT systems;
Proficiency in English Language, French or Russian Language will be an advantage;
Previous experience in the transportation field is an advantage;
Ability to develop B2B relations.