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Remote - Project Logistics Manager

Job ID R16313 Address 17350 State Hwy 249, Houston, Texas, United States, 77064

C.H. Robinson is currently looking for a Project Logistics Project Manager to support our customers. We’re looking for a subject matter expert that will work with the internal C.H. Robinson network on projects related to our Project Logistics division. In this role, you will build strong relationships with multiple groups internally at C.H. Robinson, interact directly with customers to build and strengthen relationships, and conduct analysis to help customers maximize C.H. Robinson’s technology offerings.

This position may be located anywhere in the U.S. or Canada.


  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the project requirements including scope of services, site conditions, import privileges, customs clearance, shipping and import document preparation, cargo insurance coverage and limitations, routing, carrier selection, and quoting, reporting and invoicing requirements

  • Prior to award, the Project Manager assists with the preparation of the RFQ response both commercial and technical aspects

  • After award, the Project Manager prepares, reviews with the client, and implements specific project procedures

  • Monitor compliance, procedural review and updates as required

  • Overall project management and coordination

  • Work with Senior Managers to build method statements and work plans

  • Ensure that all contractual obligations are met, and that full client satisfaction is achieved

  •  Ensure maximum profitability and cost avoidance for projects and transactional shipments

  • Monitor customer credit status and balances

  • Monitor compliance with insurance requirements, reporting and claim settlement

  • Interface with client when critical issues arise and assess possible solutions

  • Ensure that whenever the Company is in a position of potential doubt or liability on a sea freight/surface or air file, that legal counsel is contacted, and clear and precise written direction is obtained in order to proceed and deal with the situation

  • Successfully transfer knowledge to other relevant internal teams as well as provide support as needed

  • Leverage technical expertise and relationships to contribute to strategy and drive business results

  • Track and report project financials (budgeted vs actual) for allocated resource hours and billings

  • Prepare agency agreements/contract of services in co-operation with and under management supervision

  • Negotiate and coordinate project cargo with the requirement that any booking notes or final agreements with carriers for sea carriage are co-signed by a senior manager

  • On site supervision of loading or discharge of equipment at the port, at rail siding, at barge terminals, at vendor manufacturing plant

Additional Responsibilities Include:

  • Familiarization with company rules, regulations and procedures

  • Advise management of charter requests and legal issues immediately

  • Compliance with corporate policy for communication, confidentiality and signing authority (financial and legal commitments)

  • Completion of the 4 Project Logistics Pillars:

    • Fluency in Incoterms 2020

    • Method statements approved by Senior Manager Project Logistics

      • Profound and in-depth understanding of the CH Robinson Capital Project execution model and work breakdown structure

    • Design solutions and turnkey project execution

  • Other duties or responsibilities as assigned according to the team and/or country specific requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED

  • Minimum of 7 years project logistics experience

  • 10% Travel (domestically/internationally)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Freight forwarding experience (preferably project style cargo and breakbulk)

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite of programs

  • Strong decision making, critical thinking and problem-solving skills

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

C.H. Robinson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We believe in equality for all and celebrate the diversity of our employees, customers and communities. We believe this increases creativity and innovation, drives business growth and enables engaged and thriving teams.  We’re committed to providing an inclusive environment, free from harassment and discrimination, where all employees feel welcomed, valued and respected.

Affirmative Action Employer/EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran 


Your Health, Wealth and Self

Your total wellbeing is the foundation of our business, and our benefits support your financial, family and personal goals. We provide the top-tier benefits that matter to you most, including:

  • Two medical plans (including a High Deductible Health Plan)

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Enhanced Fertility benefits

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Health Savings Account (including employer contribution)

  • Dental and Vision

  • Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance

  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

  • Paid and floating holidays

  • Paid time off (PTO)

  • Paid parental leave

  • Paid time off to volunteer in your community

  • Charitable Giving Match Program

  • 401(k) with 6% company matching

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Plus a broad range of career development, networking, and team-building opportunities

Dig in to our full list of benefits on OUR CULTUREpage.

Why Do You Belong at C.H. Robinson?

Standing out among the world’s largest logistics platforms, C.H. Robinson solves logistics problems for companies across the globe and across industries, from the simple to the most complex. For 100+ years, our global suite of services has innovated trade to seamlessly deliver the products and goods that drive the world’s economy. With 19 million shipments annually for 105,000 customers, our people and technology literally move the world.

As a FORTUNE 200 company, FORTUNE has also named C.H. Robinson one of the World’s Most Admired Companies 2021. Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, we are proud to be recognized as one of LinkedIn’s Top Companies in Minneapolis-St. Paul 2021. And we’re not stopping there… Join us as we collaborate, innovate, and work as one global team to make life better and more sustainable for our customers, communities, and world.

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