Headford USA

Operations Manager – Miami – USA

Job Overview

  • Salary offer ▵ $80,000 - $100,000 p/a (DOE)

Job Summary

Provide inspired and hands on leadership for the operations of my clients Freight Forwarding/3PL business.

Essential Qualifications

  • In-depth hands-on experience in Freight Forwarding.
  • Ability to lead and develop company business.
  • Knowledge of handing refrigerated and frozen food.
  • Expertise in Supply Chain and Third Party Logistics operations.
  • Knowledge of Import and Export, with emphasis on Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • Working knowledge of cargo shipping in the US via both truck and rail.
  • Knowledge of Freight Forwarder documentation.
  • Working knowledge of cross-dock, warehousing, freight consolidation and container loading.
  • Ability to perform freight cost analysis, and understand ocean freight rates, and Bill of Lading terms.
  • Excellent English / Spanish written and verbal communication skills.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supervise staff and overall management of daily operations.
  • Review pricing and prepare customer quotations/bids, etc.
  • Follow established guidelines and manage inbound shipments via cross-dock faculties.
  • Work with staff to communicate shipment information and transit issues internally and externally with buyers, product suppliers and transportation suppliers.
  • Supervise staff in scheduling shipments with suppliers, truckers, warehouses, brokers, shipping companies and buyers.
  • Ensure that internal systems are updated in a timely manner with shipment data.
  • Ensure that all required documentation is produced on schedule.
  • Conduct compliance reviews and take corrective action where necessary.

Education & Experience

  • Minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in Logistics/Supply Chain processes.
  • Trained in Freight Forwarding, US Customs regulations and International shipping.
  • Knowledge of FMC, AES, IATA, HazMat, DOT, OSHA, C-TPAT regulations.
  • Excellent computer skills. Proficient in Excel, Outlook and Word. 5)

Language Skills

  • Must be bilingual in English & Spanish.
  • Leadership and Reasoning skills
  • MUST have leadership skills to supervise, evaluate and train staff in logistics functions.
  • Ability to resolve practical operational problems and deal with a variety of situations that require the cooperation of many individuals to accomplish tasks.
  • Must be organized and detailed orientated.
  • Must have excellent follow up skills.

Salary Expectation

$80,000 – $100,000 p/a (DOE)

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