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Procurement Analyst (Inland)

C.H. Robinson

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Location: ENITAS Deutschland GmbH, 5, Caffamacherreihe, Neustadt, Hamburg-Mitte, Hamburg, 20355, Germany Posted: Jul 23, 2023

Job Description


Are you ready to unleash your potential as a Procurement Analyst and become the catalyst for success alongside the Manager of Procurement Services? From orchestrating procurement events to fostering customer engagement, both inside and outside our organization, can you handle the thrill?

The Procurement Analyst will be responsible to procure the inland transport supporting our FCL, LCL and air products. In this role you must secure the best mix of price and service to meet the requirements from both the customers as the C.H. Robinson global network.

The Procurement Analyst will assist the European Manager of inland Procurement Services in the day-to-day execution of procurement events but will also launch tenders/benchmarks on their own.

The accountability spans from; rate negotiations, carrier management, data preparation, managing submission of rates, quoting tool configuration, pricing RFQ’s to providing users with training.

Success in this role will require you to have a can-do attitude, have strong interpersonal communication skills, possess a commercial mindset and have a will to win. Next to that, your knowledge and network of contacts will be very valuable.

If you're up for the task, embark on this exhilarating role and make your mark!


  • Manage internal and external customer expectations and relationships
  • Identify, build, and maintain relationships with internal network of relationships
  • Transition relationships to carrier providers, customer stakeholders and TMS providers
  • Provide benchmarking and KPI support with customers
  • Help define internal and external project teams
  • Partner with stakeholders to gain commitment of project team resources
  • Lead and facilitate project tollgate meetings, responsible for results and customer sign off
  • Document project, scope, communications, and expectations
  • Support group methodology, tools, techniques, infrastructure, and presentations
  • Track hours of time spent by project, branch, and assignment in accordance with group guidelines
  • Resolve project issues and escalate when needed
  • Assess and manage project risk
  • Support gathering of post-engagement feedback and internal reviews
  • Responsible for quality, review, and delivery of all customer documents
  • Assist other groups, especially sales and account management teams
  • Other duties or responsibilities as assigned according to the team and/or country specific requirements



  • Minimum 2 years of previous procurement, project management, or transportation experience
  • Fluency in German and English
  • Ability to travel up to 5% (domestically and/or internationally)/Expected travel for 2 events per year


  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite & Excel
  • Previous Project Management experience
  • Ability to work cross-functionally and effectively influence and partner
  • Solid verbal, written and presentation communication skills with the ability to tailor messaging to the appropriate audience
  • Solid negotiation and influencing skills
  • Solid planning, problem solving/critical thinking skills, and ability to execute plan
  • Ability to build strong relationships across all levels of the organization
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize projects efficiently and effectively with strong attention to detail
  • Problem solving, analytical, critical thinking skills and ability to make decisions/recommendations
  • Values a diverse and inclusive work environment


  • A vibrant culture and nurturing environment
  • Flexibility and work-life balance
  • Option to join Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) after first year of employment.
  • Bonus: C.H. Robinson brunch bonus program
  • DEPENDING ON ROLE: laptop, mobile phone

Questioning if you meet the mark? Studies have shown that women and people of color may be less likely to apply unless they match the job description exactly. Here at C.H. Robinson, we’re building a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees feel they belong. If this position excites you, we welcome you to apply whether you check all the preferred qualifications or just a few. You may just be our next great fit!

Why Do You Belong at C.H. Robinson?

Standing out among the world’s largest logistics platforms, C.H. Robinson solves logistics problems for companies across the globe and across industries, from the simple to the most complex. For 100+ years, our global suite of services has innovated trade to seamlessly deliver the products and goods that drive the world’s economy. With 20 million shipments annually for 100,000 customers, and millions of dollars contributed to support causes that matter to us, our people and technology literally move the world.

As a FORTUNE 200 company, FORTUNE has also named C.H. Robinson one of the World’s Most Admired Companies 2022. Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, we are proud to be recognized as one of LinkedIn’s Top Companies in Minneapolis-St. Paul 2021. And we’re not stopping there... Join us as we collaborate, innovate, and work as one global team to make life better and more sustainable for our customers, communities, and world.

About C.H. Robinson

C.H. Robinson is a leading third party logistics and supply chain management provider, offering a variety of strategic global shipping and freight transportation solutions.

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