Salary Range:$130,000.00 - $160,000.00

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Position: Reporting to the Sr. Director for one of the world’s most well-respected International logistics organizations providing global air & ocean freight forwarding, contract logistics, express services, customs brokerage and supply chain solutions. Our client carries a prestigious “Top Employer” certification (both globally and for the USA) which attests to their best-in-class efforts in fostering a positive work environment and encouraging personal and professional development among employees.
Sr. Director, International Customs Operations is responsible to support and develop a strong team of international customs brokerage professionals and all related departments for our clients customs brokerage processing center. This role will maintain direct contact with staff to ensure responsible supervision of customs regulation and ensure company and customer compliance with federal and foreign regulations governing the shipment, receipt, and documentation of imported/exported products being shipped. Will have full P&L responsibility and be held accountable for the profitability of the operation.

Background Required:

  • Freight forwarding, logistics and/or customs brokerage industry experience (8+ yrs)
  • Staff management (20+ people)
  • Ability to develop, coach, train and mentor staff to success
  • Strong knowledge of US customs brokerage
  • P & L including Budgeting, Forecasting & Reporting
  • Experienced in continuous improvement methodologies (e.g. Lean-Six Sigma) & process improvement projects
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Established standard operating procedures & metrics
  • Business plan preparation and implementation
  • Computer literate: Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, & Outlook
  • Residence: Columbia, SC (relocation assistance provided)
Background Preferred (but not required):
  • Customs brokerage license
  • CHB training & program development
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience with ocean freight
Other Essential Abilities and Skills:
  • High integrity
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Superior analytical and problem solving skills
  • Positive & charismatic leader
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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