Company: Hi-Crush
Skills: Contracts Administration, Contracts Engineer, Project Controls
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Houston, TX, US
Status: Active

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Title: Freight Rate Analyst

Location: Houston, Texas

Reports to: Director, Logistics


Position Summary:

The Freight Rate Analyst will be responsible for analyzing existing freight rates and tariff regulations and proposed new increases.


Essential Functions:

  • Negotiate rates in accordance with Company guidelines and standards
  • Confer with Sales, Marketing and Inventory
  • Maintain appropriate records and prepare reports
  • Review and correct invoices as needed
  • Work cross functionally in the organization, monitor requirements and recommend changes
  • Work with Railroads to resolve billing issues and file quarterly reports
  • Work directly with shipping mines to insure quality billing
  • Compile quarterly shipment activity reports to file and track the status of negotiated railroad contracts
  • Track open disputes, create a trend analysis to spot and resolve recurring billing errors via root cause analysis


Skills and Experience Requirements:

  • High school graduate, college degree preferred.
  • Experience in railroad transportation, rate negotiations, storage/demurrage tracking
  • Proficiency with MS Excel, Word, Power Point, and Outlook required
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience with car tracing software, Bourque, Railroads software, Steel Roads, etc.
  • Conflict resolution skills


Other Requirements:

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent attention to detail and sense of urgency, ability to prioritize with an emphasis on quality of work.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and contribute

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