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Logistics Sourcing Specialist

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Job ID 292812 Date posted 05/29/2024 Location : Tokyo, Japan Category  TRANSPORTATION & LOGISTICS Job Status  Salaried Full Time

Job Purpose and Impact

The Logistics Sourcing Specialist will perform moderately complex activities that ensure efficient transportation of materials and products from origin to destination. In this role, you will participate in the identification and selections of the most appropriate and cost effective transportation.

Key Accountabilities

  • Control and track the transport of critical materials.

  • Apply a general comprehension of transportation and logistics practices and procedures to assist in the negotiation of freight prices and contract terms for customers.

  • Update transportation websites and databases for contracts, freight rates and estimates, insurance and customer information.

  • Independently analyze current transportation operations practices to resolve process and cost improvement opportunities.

  • Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.

  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience

  • over 5 years logistics operation experience

  • Business English level

Preferred Qualifications

  • Having sourcing experience

  • Proactive work independently with other team members

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