Remote -Greater Los Angeles

Salary Range:$125,000.00 - $140,000.00

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Position Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Sr. VP of Branch Operations for a global logistics and trade compliance organization dedicated to fulfilling the supply chain needs of customers with a strong emphasis on customs brokerage, domestic & international transportation, trade compliance, education, and consulting. Our client prides themselves on being a highly employee-centric organization that truly puts people (and customers) first!

The General Manager will be responsible for the successful operations of import and export ocean and air freight for our client for the southern California region. Will provide overall leadership in areas of operational performance, P&L management, customer relations, continuous improvement and staff development and instill a positive work environment that is challenging and engaging. Will negotiate rates and services with various service providers at the local level and oversee rates, quotes and the overall billing process. Will establish departmental goals and measure performance by tracking of goals; streamline and improve on current procedures to create greater efficiencies.

Background Required:
  • International freight forwarding experience (10+ years)
  • P&L management including budgeting & forecasting
  • Staff management & training (25+ employees)
  • Strong knowledge of ocean freight
  • Business plan preparation and implementation
  • Established standard operating procedures & metrics
  • Negotiations with local vendors (trucking companies, warehouse providers)
  • Process improvement & management
  • Strong computer skills: word processing, spreadsheet, presentation & database applications
  • Residence: Remote office. Greater Los Angeles, CA area
Background Preferred (but not required):
  • Strong understanding of customs brokerage
  • Knowledge of air freight imports / export
  • Knowledge of CargoWise
  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, International Business, Business Administration, Economics or other related discipline
Other Essential Abilities and Skills:
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication (verbal & written)
  • Analytical ability to gather and summarize data for reports and correspondence
  • Demonstrated leadership, ability to coach, train & develop staff
  • Self-starter

If you are interested in this opportunity but you’re not ready to apply, please email the Practice Leader provided below with your questions.

Practice Director: Linda Marmash
Freight Forwarding Transportation

330.664.9400, ext.129

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