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Freight Forwarding Manager

Company: OEC Group
Location: Renton
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

OEC Group offers competitive salary, a full benefits package, opportunities for professional growth and so much more!

What we're looking for...

  • Candidates with 5-10 years of management experience in the freight forwarding and logistics industry.
  • Proficient in MS Excel, strong organization, team leadership, and communication skills.
    About OEC Group

    Established in 1981, OEC Group is one of the leading NVOCC freight forwarding companies. We provide our customers with import and export services, as well as, door-to-door services for both international and domestic needs. We remain competitive by offering a wide range of logistics services, including: ocean and air freight, rail, trucking, warehousing and distribution, customs brokerage, cargo insurance and more.

    About the Position Duties and responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned):
    • Oversee the daily operations of employees within the Traffic and Customer Service Departments.
    • Communicate with customers, vendors, other OEC offices, and co-workers through a high volume of e-mails, phone calls and verbal contact.
    • Monitor reports daily on a daily basis.
    • Ensure that all employees deliver accurate and timely billing to customers.
    • Maintain strong and effective relationships with vendors (shipping lines, trucking companies, etc.).
    • Meet key performance indicators to manage the department, branch, product and overall company goals.
    • Report workflow progress to Upper Management on a frequent basis.
    • Enforce SOP's, KPI's, a nd troubleshooting any issues.
    • Monitor overall performance to in order to evaluate and prepare for periodic reviews for Department members.
    • Provide feedback to employees on their progress and ensure that all goals are met in a timely manner.
    • Facilitate inter-department meetings to ensure that all employees are meeting the customer's needs.
      Work Schedule
      • Seattle Office 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (PST)
        Computer Skills

        To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office.

        Education & Experience
        • Associate's degree and or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or five to ten years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

          $90,000-$100,000 annually based on education and experience level.

          Perks & Benefits

          After successfully completing and passing a standard 90-day introductory period the employee is provided with the following benefits package. This includes:
          • Individual Health Insurance Coverage (Medical, Dental and Vision) - Paid for by the company
          • Life and Accidental Insurance Coverage
          • Vacation, Personal and Floating Days
          • Biannual Performance Review with opportunities for mid-year salary adjustment and year-end bonus (contingent upon company financials and on-the job performances)
          • 401K Plan with up to 3% company match
            Company Culture

            OEC Group provides a fun, family-oriented work culture. We are a well-established company that is continually growing and looking for strong team players. We often host company outings such as team dinners, holiday parties, company picnics, and team building activities!

            OEC Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: OEC Group, Renton , Freight Forwarding Manager, Professions , Renton, Washington

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