- 06 October 2021
OCEAN FREIGHT | ROTTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS
ABOUT THE ROLE:
With a fantastic opportunity available, we are looking for a highly motivated team member to join our ocean freight IMPORT TEAM to support our growing business. Ideally the successful candidate will have had a taste of customer service and operations in ocean freight and is now looking for an opportunity to join a truly global supply chain business that will tailor a development path for success whilst proudly representing the Mainfreight brand and culture that we are so proud of!
DUTIES & RESPONSBILITIES:
Based in our Rotterdam ocean freight branch overlooking the largest port in Europe, this role is all about providing outstanding customer service and operational support to our customers. Your focus will be to take control of import shipments from the time a shipment is confirmed to final delivery and everything in between including; liaising with our overseas Mainfreight branches, shipping lines, customers, our Mainfreight transport team and making decisions to get cargo moving and delivered in full and on-time.
This is where you come in! We are looking for a person with:
• Excellent presentation;
• An attitude and appetite for success;
• A willingness to learn and grow;
• Self-motivation , who is dynamic and confident;
• A genuine interest in supply chain and logistics;
• Competent business knowledge;
• The ability to think strategically and outside the square to problem solve;
• Attention to detail;
• Competency in Dutch and English;
• Previous ocean freight experience, although not required;
• A Customer is King mindset.
If this sound like you and you would like to be part of a global supply chain business that offers training and support to fuel career growth either locally or abroad then please get in touch today.
Our business can be broken down into three core areas:
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.
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.
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.
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
Nic Matthews | Branch Manager
T: +31 102 992 815