Randstad Ocean Operations Manager - Global Forwarding in Atlanta, Georgia

Ocean Operations Manager - Global Forwarding

job details:

  • location:Atlanta, GA

  • salary:$75,000 - $85,000 per year

  • date posted:Saturday, February 9, 2019

  • experience:8 Years

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:451825

  • questions:612.313.7997.

job description

Ocean Operations Manager - Global Forwarding

job summary:

POSITION: Ocean Freight Operations Manager


INDUSTRY; International Freight Forwarding

One of the largest global transportation providers in the world, has an opportunity in Ocean Export / Import Management in the Atlanta area. The Trade Lane emphasis will be Europe, Asia, and South America. In this role you will be involved in managing a team of Ocean Freight Specialists, negotiating annual ocean contracts, and setting up export shipments for several large U.S. based companies. Great opportunity for a candidate with at least 9 - 10 + years of international freight forwarding to work with a dynamic team that works with clients throughout the South Atlantic.

location: Atlanta, Georgia

job type: Permanent

salary: $75,000 - 85,000 per year

work hours: 9 to 5

education: No Degree Required

experience: 8 Years


Primary responsibility will be overseeing all export activities including negotiating pricing with carriers, setting up shipments with trucking companies, and carriers, and documentation.

  • Correctly rate ocean shipments

  • Follow-up with clients regarding any inquiries

  • Prepare, route, and complete Bills of Lading

  • Arrange for pick-freight and delivery to CFS or Port

  • Book and route with the most cost effective Ocean Carrier that offers an expeditious transit time to final destination

  • Work closely with other departments including sales and operations and regularly interact with peers and management concerning matters of complex scope

  • Be engaged in workflow projects that are complex and where considerable judgment and initiative are required in making recommendations


Ideal candidate should be working for a major international freight forwarder for the past ten years in a management role. Strong customer service and interpersonal skills are also required as well as the ability to be multi-tasks oriented and flexible. General knowledge of freight forwarding terms and standards including UCP500 and Incoterms, as well as knowledge of WORD and Excel are required for this role.

Generous compensation package including base and potential bonus incentives. Medical/Dental/401K included in package.

If interested, please email: terri.miniutti@randstadusa.com Thank you!

skills: Purchasing/Procurement

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