Job Description

About Albion Staffing Solutions:
Albion has been offering Temp; Contract and Direct Hire Staffing Services for 20-years from offices located throughout South Florida. Offering General Admin/Clerical and Light Industrial staffing services, Albion also specializes in the Logistics, Allied Healthcare and Banking industries.

About this Position:
Albion is seeking a Operations Manager for a global freight forwarding company.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Expertise in Supply Chain and Logistics operations.
  • Experience in Import and Export from Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Working knowledge of shipping freight in the US via truck and rail.
  • Experience in Freight Forwarding documentation.
  • Working knowledge of cross-dock, warehousing, freight consolidation and container loading.
  • Ability to perform freight cost analysis, read ocean freight rates, and general bill of landing terms.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. (Prefer bilingual English & Spanish.)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise staff and lead with hands on management of daily operations.
  • Review purchase orders and direct weekly shipping schedules.
  • Negotiate pricing and prepare customer quotations/bids, etc.
  • Follow established guidelines and manage inbound shipments via cross-dock faculties.
  • Determine shipment origin points and set up pickup plans.
  • Communicate shipment information and transit issues internally and externally with buyers, product suppliers and transportation suppliers.
  • Direct scheduling of shipments with Suppliers, truckers, warehouses, brokers, ship companies and buyers.
  • Update Systems with shipment data and produce all required documentation.
  • Conduct compliance reviews and take corrective actions.

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of ten (10) years of hands-on experience in Logistics/ Supply Chain processes.
  • Technical training in Freight FOrwarding, US Customs regulations and International shipping
  • Knowledge of FMC, AES, IATA, HazMat, DOT, OSHA, C-TPAT regulations is a plus.
  • Excellent computer skills, use of Excel, Outlook and Word.

Language Skills:

  • Require good English verbal and writing skills.
  • Prefer bilingual English & Spanish.

Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts with percentages, area and volumes

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 oriented.
  • Must have excellent follow up skills.
  • Must be a leader.

Workplace Location:
Applicants will work in the Miami, FL area. Local Applicants only

Candidate Advice:
* Pre-Employment and random Drug and Background testing may be applicable.
* Only Local Candidates will be considered; no relocation provided