Hub City Terminals Manager, Truck Brokerage Cost in Oak Brook, Illinois

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: Hub Group, Inc (NASDAQ: HUBG) is a $4 billion provider of multi-modal transportation services. Our 4,000+ employees deliver innovative solutions and industry leading service to help our customers better control their supply chains and associated costs. Our collaborative and inclusive culture offers extensive career development and learning opportunities. We were recently ranked in the top 25 of America's Best Midsize Employers by Forbes. The Manager, Truck Brokerage Cost is responsible for the cost analysis for Hub Group's Truck Brokerage division. This position manages a team of Cost Analysts. The role requires personal leadership, initiative, cross-functional teamwork, ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and strong business acumen. This position reports to the Senior Director, Truck Brokerage Pricing.Essential Job Functions

+ Manage a team of Cost Analysts and provide direction, coaching, recognition, etc. to achieve department and corporate strategy and goals.

+ Bid tool preparation for customer bids and projects.

+ Bid and transactional cost management.

+ Effectively communicate and work closely with carrier managers and procurement to understand the accurate costs for the bid given lane attributes, historical data, & market intelligence.

+ Identify and implement opportunities to further improve margin by ensuring that the right carriers are aligned to operate the lane.

+ Maintain Hub cost systems and databases.

+ Assist new business pricing in bid tool creation and development.

+ Duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or changed from time to time.

+ Undergraduate degree in Finance, Operations Research, Statistics, Math, or related analytical discipline.

+ 3+ years of business experience (transportation industry preferred) with 1-2 years managing staff.

+ Very strong technical skills (e.g. Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) with proven ability to synthesize multiple data sources to develop insights and strategy recommendations.

+ Strong analytical skills and business/financial acumen. Ability to analyze data and draw conclusions.

+ Must possess leadership skills and have the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel, customers and vendors, both verbal and written.

+ Must be able to work with internal and external groups to achieve personal and company goals.

+ Demonstrated success in employee development and management.

+ Ability to manage multiple priorities as well as flexibility to adapt to change with new systems and methods while working in a team environment.