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Logistics Service Provider Development Lead

Company: Oculus
Location: Redmond
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Job Description:

As a Logistics Service Provider Development Lead for Meta Reality Labs, you will be responsible for developing and cultivation of key strategic relationships with critical service providers, which includes sourcing, negotiating rates and agreements, and ensuring our supply base is able to support the organization's growth ambitions. It is this role's responsibility to ensure our portfolio of suppliers consistently meet or exceed performance and commercial requirements. This role will report to the LSP Manager and will be responsible for end-to-end ownership of the sourcing and development of the air and ocean freight services.

Logistics Service Provider Development Lead Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and report freight market trends, regulatory and legislative changes to ensure compliance, benchmark pricing and best practices are incorporated into the RL supply chain.
  • Establish supplier selection criteria, evaluate alternative LSP's and lead the RFX process, and drive final supplier selection in partnership with functional teams, ensuring the LSP's are capable of meeting RL current and future business requirements.
  • Negotiate various agreements as needed with suppliers to establish best-in-class pricing, flexibility, quality, delivery, payment, and service terms.
  • Lead contract, freight rate and settlement, making sure that contracts with LSP's support the needs of the business, and that all LSP's meet their contractual commitments.
  • Build strong strategic relationships with LSP's and collaborating to uncover and realize new value and reduce risk of failure.
  • Organize and lead LSP business reviews with strategic partners.
  • Collaborate with Trade, Logistics and Fulfilment Team to achieve lowest total landed costs without sacrificing superior service.
  • Provide innovative ideas to improve LSP performance, sustainability and expand diverse supplier spend.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • 5+ years' experience in global freight procurement/sourcing and a proven track record of successfully sourcing air and ocean freight services.
    • Knowledge of purchasing processes (RFP/RFQ/RFI/PO.).
    • Bachelor's degree in logistics, transportation, or a closely related field.
    • Effective interpersonal skills, including proven experience to listen, comprehend, effectively communicate clearly and concisely to obtain positive results.
    • Proactive self-starter with organizational skills with the experience working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
    • Demonstrated analytical capabilities and leadership skills.
    • Experience handling calmly and effectively multiple and changing priorities.

      Preferred Qualifications:
      • Experience with TMS, e-sourcing and freight audit platform operation and/or implementation
      • Knowledge of high security/high risk and dangerous goods
      • Work experience at LSP preferred

        Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at

Keywords: Oculus, Redmond , Logistics Service Provider Development Lead, Professions , Redmond, Washington

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