Specialist, Pricing
Crowley Maritime Corp. - Houston, TX

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Jacksonville-based Crowley Maritime Corporation, founded in San Francisco in 1892, is a privately held family and employee-owned company that provides diversified transportation and logistics services in domestic and international markets by means of six operating lines of business: Puerto Rico/Caribbean Liner Services, Latin America Liner Services, Logistics Services, Petroleum Services, Marine Services and Technical Services. Offered within these operating lines of business are the following services: liner container shipping, logistics, contract towing and transportation; ship assist and escort; energy support; salvage and emergency response; vessel management; vessel construction and naval architecture; government services, and petroleum and chemical transportation, distribution and sales.

We are a family and employee owned company that was founded over 100 years ago. Crowley encourages its employees to grow and develop within the company and believes our diverse workforce contributes tremendously to our success.

Crowley is committed to providing a safe, secure and healthy workplace to each of its employees; fulfilling the safety, security, environmental and quality requirements of our customers; and continually improving our Environmental Stewardship through prevention of pollution and protection of the environment. To do this, every Crowley employee is responsible for developing sufficient knowledge of the Management System in order to support these goals.

Research and analyze market data and competitive tariffs and accurately respond to rate and service inquiries. Responsible for daily pricing, quoting and booking of air and ocean freight shipments and securing adhoc pricing from a wide range of air cargo and vessel operators on a global basis. Produce reports and deliverables within specified guidelines, requiring statistical analysis and strategic decision-making. Required to read and interpret enngineering drawings, packing lists and the bill of materials in order to determine the ideal cost and service options to transport large, complex international shipments. Experience working with air and ocean cargo pricing and contracts, includes making adhoc pricing arrangements, preparing written quotations, analyzing and responding to RFI's, RFQ's, RFP's and contracts, and negotiate both independently and under the supervision of Supervisor and/or Manager. Complete various assigned projects from vision to completion for supervisor, Manager, Vice President or other management as required.

Employees are accountable to management and each other to ensure every task is done safely in accordance with Management Systems or business unit procedures with the objective of continuously improving our processes.

T hree to five years of sales and/or operations experience in the international air and ocean freight forwarding/transportation industry, ideally with concentrated experience in ocean freight. Knowledge of the air and ocean freight export process and experience managing large scale international shipments from supplier to site. Strong analytical and technical abilities, especially in Microsoft Word and Excel. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to effectively leverage the resources of the organization to accomplish assigned tasks. Proven industry leadership experience may be required. Strong project management experience in order to track, trace and monitor shipments on a global basis specifically Middle East, Africa and South America. Knowledge of export and import documentation requirements.

All Crowley positions require proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Word. Some positions may also include proficiency in other Microsoft Office applications.

High School diploma or equivalent, with course work after high school and job-related training preferred. A four-year Bachelors degree in Transportation/Logistics from an accredited university is strongly desired.

Normal office environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust, temperature and the like. Extended use of computer keyboard and viewing of computer monitor and ability to sit for long periods of time. Ability to work overtime as required. Must comply with all work rules, including those pertaining to safety and health.

FLSA Non-Exempt

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including: Medical, Dental, Prescription, and vision insurance.

Other benefits include:
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA)
  • 401k
  • Tuition assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Short-term and Long-term Disability Coverage
  • Paid Vacation, Sick, and Holiday time
  • Employee activity, wellness programs, and discounts.
Crowley Maritime Corporation
Attn: Human Resources Dept.

E-mail resume to: resumes @crowley.com

Must be U.S. work authorized.
In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and / or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department at resumes @crowley.com .
Crowley is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For affirmative action purposes and to assist in our compliance with federal government record keeping, we would request that you complete a voluntary self-identification information form. All information provided will be kept confidential and separate from your application data. This form can be accessed by going to this link: http://www.crowley.com/Careers/Forms/Voluntary-Affirmative-Action