Eggs Unlimited Senior Freight Coordinator / Negotiator Irvine, CA · Full time Company website

Eggs Unlimited is one of the world’s largest suppliers of eggs, servicing the biggest retail and food manufacturing companies around the globe. Every day, we find homes for millions of eggs by tapping into our vast supply chain and customer networks. Bringing sellers and buyers together in fair market negotiations, we open up a world of possibilities for expanding their knowledge, reach, and access. With dedicated service teams and a mission to uphold transparency and trustworthiness, we create quick and creative solutions to help manage the ever-evolving demands of the global egg industry.

Description

Job Summary:


Eggs Unlimited is seeking an experienced and motivated Senior Freight Coordinator / Negotiator to join our team. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, a good communicator and negotiator, highly analytical and quick learner who can manage, prioritize, and adapt in a fast-paced work environment. You have a strong work ethic, great communication skills and can roll up your sleeves and get the job done. A successful candidate will be one who possesses strong communication skills, is numbers driven and with 3-5 years of experience of domestic and international outbound transportation. The position is 100% based in our Irvine, CA office and may require occasional overtime/weekend hours.


Responsibilities:


  • Negotiate freight rates on a spot quote basis to optimize costs and streamline transit processes, ensuring seamless movement of perishable product.
  • Input and manage a large volume of truckload lanes in our transportation management software (Turvo).
  • Collaborate with outside brokers and 3PL companies, under the guidance of the Logistics Manager, to quote and book freight.
  • Track and trace shipments to provide timely updates to customers, vendors, and internal teams.
  • Address inquiries and day-to-day trucking issues via ZenDesk, phone calls, Teams messages, and emails to ensure smooth business operations.
  • Update company spreadsheets with accuracy, maintain and update relevant systems and portals and share real time information across teams.
  • Support our in-house brokerage team as needed.
  • Complete other projects and tasks as assigned by management.


Qualifications:


  • 3-5 years of experience in freight booking, particularly refrigerated ground transportation.
  • Ability to negotiate to ensure the Company is favored with the most competitive refrigerated rates possible.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Effective time management skills and ability to work with a sense of urgency.
  • Sound judgement and decision-making abilities.
  • Proficient with Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel with v-lookups and pivot tables.
  • Preferred: Experience with freight software (Turvo) and ZenDesk.
  • Requires in-person work Monday - Friday. Based out of Irvine, CA. May be requested to participate in a rotating weekend schedule.


Compensation and Benefits:


  • Full range of benefits, including medical, dental and vision coverage.
  • Company paid Life and Disability Insurance.
  • 401(k) with a company match.
  • Generous PTO accrual, increasing each year.
  • Free Lunch Daily.
  • Unlimited Snacks & Refreshments.
  • Company is experiencing Hyper Growth – lots of opportunity for advancement!
  • Base Salary: $65,000 - $85,000 annually.