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Director of Import Operations

Job Title: Director of Import Operations
Our Client: A Leading Logistics Company
Country: United States
Location: Secaucus, NJ
Specialisation: Supply Chain
Salary: $100,000-$200,000
Job Reference: 4772
Contact Person: Sean BJ KIM Associate Recruitment Consultant
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Job Published: 2023-05-10


Director of Import Operations

About Our Client

Our Client is a full-service logistics and freight forwarding company with locations in Central New Jersey and Southern California. With the growing impact of global and domestic logistics on our everyday lives, our vision is to challenge and transcend traditional industry practices by creating a truly seamless solution for our clientele with the backing of modern technology and our unique, boutique-like service level.

Job Summary

Our Client is now hiring Director of Import Operations, who is Responsible for engaging with key accounts and clients regarding pricing, service expectations, and strategic planning.

Job Description

  • - Responsible for engaging with key accounts and clients regarding pricing, service expectations, and strategic planning
  • - Proactively work with Senior Business Development Manager to engage with potential clients, opportunities, and partners
  • - Set clear strategic action plan to ensure import division stays competitive in price and service levels
  • - Control and communicate monthly performance volume, profitability, sales potentials with entire Import team and leadership
  • - Prepare and submit business plans, budgets, and schedules
  • - Communicate department progress, needs and updates to leadership
  • - Review financial status and adjust operational budgets to promote profitability
  • - Revise and formulate policies and promote implementation
  • - Facilitate creation and setting of key objectives as it relates to and aligns with organizational goals
  • - Responsible for communicating hiring needs to HR
  • - Ensure teams conform to established practices, regulations, and policies set by the company
  • - Reports directly to Senior Director of Operations


  • - Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Logistics or related field
  • - 9+ years in freight forwarding, logistics, and/or supply chain
  • - 8+ years of experience of working in multiple operational functions and principles, including, finance, customer service, supply chain, operations, and human resources (preferred)
  • - 8+ years in conflict management and business negotiation processes
  • - Masterful organizational, communication, and leadership skills, backed up by previous professional success
  • - Strong work ethic
  • - Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • - Excellent analytical, decision-making, and problem-solving skills
  • - Strong working knowledge of data analysis and performance metrics
  • - Strong ethical leadership abilities
  • - Extremely proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software
  • - Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • - Strong people skills
  • - Proficient in Korean (preferred)

What's On Offer

  • - Health, Dental, Vision Insurance ? 100% coverage for you and family
  • - Free Daily Lunch Catering
  • - Annual performance-based incentives
  • - Continuous Education plan available
  • - Certification Recognition Program
  • - Fitness Center Membership Subsidy Program
  • - Corporate Library
  • - Out-of-State Relocation Subsidy Program (determined after interview)

Apply online or feel free to contact us directly for more information about the opportunity. Due to the high volume of applicant, we regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Thank you for your understanding.

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