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Global Logistics Sourcing Specialist – Air & Sea

Location: Krakow, MA, Poland
Job ID: R0042253
Date Posted: Feb 1, 2024
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): Customer Service & Contact Center Operations
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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General information: 

The Trade, Transport & Logistics (TT&L) sourcing team is part of the central functions of TT&L in Hitachi Energy. Organized globally and in regions the team is managing all sourcing activities in this area.  

Hitachi Energy is seeking an experienced Transport and Logistics Global Sourcing Specialist Air & Sea.

This role is responsible for executing the global Logistics Sourcing strategy
in line with Company and Supply Chain Management (SCM) Practice.

Ensure availability of the needed sourcing agreements and rates for
the respective category for general cargo Air & Sea.


Job Responsibilities: 

  • Implement and execute the regional TT&L strategy for Sourcing and Supply Base Management.

  • Prepare for Air & Sea RFQ's by working closely with internal stakeholders, data analysis and external suppliers

  • Monitor performance with global KPIs and drive corrective actions where needed. 

  • Manage and develop strategies, implement targets and standards/processes for the business in order to improve cost
    and maximize spend value.

  • Drive implementation of sourcing processes for General Cargo continuously benchmark the performance 

  • Drive special projects in the region in accordance with global TT&L Strategy. 

  • Support on escalations for Sourcing issues to business during
    execution phase of the transports.


  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain, Logistics Management
    or equivalent knowledge or experience

  • More than 5 years of experience with Air & Sea transportation

  • More then 2 years experience in sourcing of Air & Sea transport products

  • Experience in overland and/or customs sourcing is a plus 

  • Fluent in English, other languages are a plus   

  • Experienced in management of sourcing of general cargo
    for Air & Sea in a globally

  • Knowledge of transport methods, costs, and benefits.  

  • Knowledge of transportation rules and regulations 

  • Experience in remote & cross-cultural team management   

  • Project Management   

  • Advanced desktop computer skills including PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel and Outlook required 

  • Experience with sourcing and benchmarking tools

  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills 

  • Drive to find solutions to complex logistics problems  

  • Capable of managing and prioritizing multiple time-sensitive tasks in a dynamic environment. 

  • Ability to work independently with a sense of urgency

  • Strong team player

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills required to manage a multitude of internal and external customers and partners


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