Salary Range:$70,000.00 - $85,000.00

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Position Responsibilities:
Reporting to the General Manager 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 Import Transportation Manager is responsible for the Import department P&L and to oversee the day-to-day operations of our clients Cleveland, OH based import operations team. Will be responsible for Import product profitability including continuous improvement processes to increase efficiencies, reduce waste, and improve performance. The successful candidate must have expert knowledge of import operations, function as an exceptional people leader, and be driven to facilitate the implementation of white-glove customer service.

Background Required:
  • International freight forwarding industry experience (10 years)
  • Extensive knowledge of ocean & air imports into the US
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, ability to coach, train and develop staff
  • Strong knowledge of CargoWise
  • Strong understanding of customs brokerage
  • P&L responsibility to include budgeting & forecasting
  • Established standard operating procedures & metrics
  • Strong computer skills: word processing, spreadsheet, presentation & database applications
  • Residence: Middleburg Hts, OH area
Background Preferred (but not required):
  • Licensed Customs Broker
  • Certified Customs Specialist (CCS)
  • Bachelor’s degree with concentration in International Business, Logistics or Supply Chain
Other Essential Abilities and Skills:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Ability to create, build and maintain relationships with core clients
  • Team player (operates through consensus)

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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