Nouryon - has an outstanding opportunity for an International Logistics P2P Process Improvement Specialist in Houston, TX.
The International Logistics P2P Process Improvement Specialist will support the US International team to facilitate payment of freight invoices. This Specialist will work with Freight Forwarders Ocean Carriers, Railroads, and Truckers to prevent delays in invoice payment as well as having the opportunity to make an impact on harmonization of processes and procedures.
This position will play a critical role in supporting day-to-day shipment/transportation activities. If freight invoices are not maintained to appropriate balance due amounts with the various service providers our service levels drop rapidly.
Essential Job Duties
Coordinate US based international freight payment process, ensuring compliance with Nouryon policies and procedures and ultimately ensure that the financial compliance program for the company is supported.
Manage 75-100 freight invoices daily within the TMS and other sources.
(18,000-24,000/year and $50 million in annual spend)
Work with service providers to resolve invoice errors to facilitate correct and timely final payments.
Reconcile service providers statements of accounts to keep them aligned with our payment flows.
Maintain constant communication with internal business partners and service providers.
Maintain data for metrics and analytics.
Perform other duties assigned as needed.
Bachelor’s Degree (BA/BS) in Operations Research, Supply Chain, Logistics, Accounting, or related field from 4-year accredited college or university.
One (1+) years in Chemical Manufacturing preferred.
3+ years of experience working in logistics operations.
Experience managing and working with Freight Forwarders and Customs Brokers.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Strong analytical, organizational and time management skills.
Good communication and organization skills and a strong attention to detail.
SAP and TMS order to invoice experience strongly preferred.
Fluent in English, other languages a plus.