Air Freight Operations Manager, Mainfreight Air - Chicago, IL

| Air and Ocean | Chicago, IL

Air Freight Operations Manager, Mainfreight Air - Chicago, IL

A fantastic opportunity has opened up in the ORD Branch. We operate a consistent amount of volume on both imports and exports with so much more area to grow. We have big plans for our growth and need the right team member to help support this growth The Air Operations Manager is responsible for airfreight export and import related activities including but not limited to recruiting, training, mentoring, maintaining compliance, establishing internal procedures, supporting sales, and maintaining client relationships. In addition, responsibilities include negotiation with airlines and vendors, P & L oversight, and related accounting and operational activities. The Operations Manager will also take over as the TSA Facility Security Coordinator. This is a highly visible role with having complete responsibility of one of our leading airfreight products in the USA. A strong track record would be required to lead a large team, along with a demonstrated passion for service quality, continuous process improvements and profitability.

The right personality will definitely excel in this position, and within your career at Mainfreight.

What we are looking for:

  • A passion to grow our business Mainfreight to Mainfreight
  • An understanding of our product and how to sell it
  • A strong understanding and belief for the Mainfreight culture
  • Motivated and willing to do more
  • Consistently looking to improve processes and find better solutions in our market
  • An understanding that our team is our best asset and also needs your constant support to succeed with their personal goals

To be successful you will need to have a strong understanding and appreciation of:

  • Coaching and Mentoring a team with various backgrounds and levels of experience
  • Knowledge of the overall supply chain
  • Our company KPI’s Our customers KPI’s
  • Internal and External rules and regulations
  • The overall sales process and what it takes to grow business – revenue and margin
  • The branch P&L
  • Opportunities and challenges around the warehouse

If you are ready to take your career to the next level and be part of a great team we want to hear from you!

Please discuss with your current manager and then contact Jasmina Catic or 801-227-4405

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