Headford USA

Air Operations Manager

Job Overview

  • Salary Offer $75k to $80k basic plus benefits

Air Operations Manager

Location – Los Angeles/Santa Fe Springs

Salary – $75k to $80k basic plus benefits

A minimum of 8+ years of experience in Freight Forwarding with air operation experience, including at least 2+ years of supervisory experience

We are looking for an Air Operations Manager to join a growing organisation and is part of a multi-million dollar Group.

Profile of the role.

  1. Works to align operations to ensures the operational and financial performance, aligns budget to market, ensures the accuracy of results, reviews financial results with teams, and implements adjustments as required.
  2. Collaborates and aligns with business development on local strategy, campaigns, participating in weekly meetings, supporting large or key customers, and seeks ways to gain competitive advantages.
  3. Manages the quote process to ensure timely processing, accuracy, performance, escalation and approval; negotiates with providers to secure the best cost or price.
  4. Manages the services and performance of vendors, third-party providers, and other relationships.
  5. Manage all import, export, or breakbulk transactions to ensure all paperwork is processed efficiently and in a timely manner and meets all compliance requirements; aligns operations with overall product strategy.
  6. Ensure timely clearance and delivery of import cargo by monitoring all air shipments through brokerage team.

JOB REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATION:

Education: Associates or bachelor’s degree

A minimum of 8+ years of experience in Freight Forwarding with air operation experience, including at least 2+ years of supervisory experience

Excellent knowledge of logistics including Air OperationKnowledge of Windows-based programs including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and principals of the cargo management system is required

Strong communication skills

Industry-standard training/certification such as TSA Training, DG Certificate is a plus

If you feel you have the above experience for this position please contact me at your earliest opportunity so I can present to you the full job specification.

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