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Seafreight Assistant Manager 10/10/2017

Kuehne + Nagel Charlotte, NC

Location
Charlotte, NC
AJE Ref #
579721364
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Regular
Company Ref #
req28286
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Seafreight Assistant Manager

Charlotte, North Carolina

JOB DESCRIPTION

Assist department manager (FS) with the management, development, and growth of local
ocean operations in the office.

YOUR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

* Selective new account implementation and management.

* Continuous improvement project within the sea freight department to include but not limited to working capital, data quality, profit, productivity, container matching, etc.

* Assist FS with financial responsibilities such as FSL analysis, loss files, profit share analysis, etc.

* Operational support on special projects, including coordination with shippers, truckers, steamship lines and other K+N offices for the export/import of shipments; complete processing of documentation including bill of ladings, invoicing certificate of origin, export declaration, etc.

* Monitor and improve the level of customer service, communication, and overall image presented by K+N to customers.

* Work with CLT FS to set and implement the training strategy that supports departmental goals, including training on new systems, process improvements, new compliance requirements, new customer requirements, etc.

* Support CLT FS in RFQs, carrier negotiations, QBR preparation, etc.

* Analyze and evaluate market forces together with CLT FS to ensure department is positioned for future success.Interact (especially in person) with customers to provide a bridge between sales and operations, assure customers of their value to K+N and provide a means for customers to express their requirements and concerns.

YOUR SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

* College degree and or certification

* Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

* Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

* Must be detail oriented, thorough and accurate and have the ability to efficiently solve problems

* Proven analytical and problem solving skills

GOOD REASONS TO JOIN

We offer competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, employee discounts, tuition reimbursement, excellent training programs and a highly dynamic global work environment.

CONTACT

Kuehne + Nagel Inc - New York - Head Office
10 Exchange Place
Jersey City, NJ 07302-3920

About Kuehne + Nagel

With over 70,000 employees at some 1,300 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world s leading logistics companies. Its strong market position lies in the seafreight, airfreight, contract logistics and overland businesses, with a clear focus on providing IT-based integrated logistics solutions. Further information can be found at www.kuehne-nagel.com
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Reference Number: req28286

KUEHNE + NAGEL INC. IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, CREED, RELIGION, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, SEX, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, GENDER, GENDER IDENTITY, GENETIC INFORMATION, UNIFORM SERVICE, PROTECTED VETERAN STATUS OR DISABILITY, OR ANY CHARACTERISTIC PROTECTED BY FEDERAL, STATE, OR LOCAL LAW WITH RESPECT TO EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES.

* College degree and or certification

* Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

* Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

* Must be detail oriented, thorough and accurate and have the ability to efficiently solve problems

* Proven analytical and problem solving skills.