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27 July 2022

Air Import Export Operations

Air & Ocean | Verona, Italy

We are looking for an Air operator import / export to build our new team in Mainfreight Verona.
The ideal candidate someone dynamic and curious with “can do” attitude.

This position will give you the opportunity to be the intermediary between our customers and our service providers, you will be responsible for the entire import and export process, you will have direct contact with our customers, service providers, airlines and overseas offices.

About the role:

Verona is a new and small reality, with great foreseeable growth.
In this role, you will be handling export and import shipments, as well as delivery outstanding customer service to our customers. Although previous experience is preferable, this is not mandatory.

  •      Handling export and import shipments

  •      Keeping customers up to date with their shipments

  •      Find proactive solutions to resolved challenges 

Who we are looking for:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic ocean operator, eager to grow professionally and to challenge oneself to better each day. Previous experience is preferable, but not mandatory. Italian language will be essential to fulfil the position but not a binding to apply.

  •      “Can do attitude” 

  •      Up for a challenge

  •      Eager to grow

  •      Previous experience is preferable, but not mandatory

  •      Italian language 

What we are offering:

Verona is a small and dynamic reality with space for people to step up and take on new responsibilities outside their “role descriptions” and cross train between departments, thus giving you the opportunity to gain a whole-rounded understanding of our industry and insight of the professional path that you might want to undertake within Mainfreight.

  •      An environment that will allow you to express your ideas.

  •      The opportunity to grow professionally in an international environment.

  •      Opportunity of personal development.

Frequently Asked Questions

What we do?
As a part of Mainfreight, you can expect to be helping some of the world’s largest brands become more competitive and efficient. Being a strategic supply chain partner means Mainfreight helps customers get their products from the manufacturer to the end-user in the smartest, most cost-effective way.

Our business can be broken down into three core areas:
Who we are?
It all started in 1978 with a couple of free-thinking entrepreneurs who didn’t care much for rules. As a start-up they challenged the establishment and always took care of their own. Years later, that rebellion and people-first philosophy is still deeply ingrained in our DNA. In 2011 Mainfreight acquired the business of Wim Bosman Group providing further opportunities to expand Mainfreight's international global network with branches throughout Europe.

We have a 100-year vision, that means every person and every decision we make today will leave an imprint on this company now and for 100 years to come. This long-term vision guides us as a business and determines both our decisions and actions every day.

As we extend our operations across the major trading nations of the world, we continue to stand out for the right reasons. It is our uncompromising quality, agility and unique culture which sets us apart.
What is the working culture like?
We are a very flat structured organisation. We have open plan offices and management sit in amongst the team. We do not use the “s” word (staff) and refer to everyone as Team – everyone has a part to play in moving Mainfreight forward and meeting our targets and goals.

We believe in working hard but we also have fun and a laugh while we do it. Our team is empowered to make decisions and have a say in how we do things.
How will my career progress?
Our philosophy is to recruit and ‘grow’ our own people, rather than hire people from other businesses. That is why we invest in and manage the long-term growth and development of our people, right from the start.

Once you have learnt the fundamentals of Mainfreight on the operations floor, you will move into other areas of the business where you will get the right mix of autonomy and support. We believe that smart people can learn the specifics of any role so our focus is on helping you develop personal and professional skills that will allow you take on any role in the business. 

We are an ever-changing business and we are constantly reviewing new ways to help our team develop the world-class skills that will lead our business into the future.
What Training and Development do you offer?
We understand that our biggest asset is our people and that our growth as a business is only limited by our ability to grow our own people. Our training and development strategy reflects this with structured induction, training and development. The Mainfreight difference is that we focus on helping you develop the professional and personal strategies, tools and life skills to step into any role in the business, anywhere in the world.

Our ongoing team development programs around the world currently includes:
  • A full induction program
  • Learning the business from the operations floor-up
  • Structured leadership programmes
  • Personal development courses

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