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Job Code:200832
Job Title:STATION MANAGER
Job Category:LOGISTICS/DISTRIBUTION/WAREHOUSING
Location:MONTREAL, QC

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POSITION TITLE:

Station Manager

JOB CATEGORY:

Logistics/Distribution/Warehousing

INDUSTRY:

Freight Forwarding

LOCATION:

Montreal, QC

DATE:

March 29, 2018

JOB ORDER NUMBER:

200832

THE COMPANY:

Our client is a full service logistics provider operating around the globe. Their corporate philosophy is to ensure the ULTIMATE customer experience and facilitate the creation of new, sustainable business through enhanced team cooperation and employee awareness.

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE:

Our client is seeking an outgoing, motivated professional to manage and facilitate the growth of their Montreal office. Candidates must possess a strong desire to learn about and promote the company and pro-actively interact with internal and external clients. It is expected that the Station Manager will utilize the tools provided and further develop the existing system to successfully capture market share. A successful station manager must contribute new ideas and aggressively target potential business. Relationship building, account maintenance, and follow through are essential characteristics required of this person. Primary responsibilities will include marketing and managing transportation, warehousing, packaging, and logistics services to existing and potential clientele.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The station manager will be responsible for managing all staff and station profit/loss. This shall include, but is not limited to, training, budgeting, hiring/firing, planning, mentoring, and supporting developing account executives, other staff, and ensuring efficient day to day operations. Station revenue objectives will be a direct responsibility of the station manager. Candidates must work very closely with and report to Canadian & corporate management and local staff to ensure appropriate/adequate market penetration and adequate profitability. Establishment and maintenance of necessary licenses and certifications will be a direct responsibility of this position.

A successful candidate shall play a major role in the development of the Canadian operation and the position is expected to provide mutually advantageous revenue potential for both the company and the candidate. Future development potential will include regional management of our growing operations.

COMPETENCIES:

  • Proficiency with Windows, MAC OS, MS Office, Adobe, & sufficient computer skills. Additional software programs used are: Cargowise One.
  • Continual desire to learn & expand transportation and logistics knowledge through trade magazines, programs, training, etc.
  • Ability to keep up w/ fast paced changes in the transportation & logistics environment
  • Ability to carefully nurture both knowledgeable and beginner international shippers by effectively communicating the company knowledge base.
  • Strong organizational skills to ensure accurate & timely completion of responsibilities.
  • Ability to professionally communicate with customers and vendors in reference to questions and discrepancies, service failures, business opportunities, etc.
  • Promote and ensure strong team environment
  • Friendly customer-oriented phone skills.
  • Comfortable working and fostering leadership with all office staff
  • Ability to manage team members
  • Assisting with creation and maintenance of quality processes.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Recognition of importance of customer satisfaction and good vendor relations.
  • Ability to deal with stressful situations and rebound to keep up morale.
  • Ability to foster new ideas/methods to improve and foster the ULTIMATE customer experience.

PRE-REQUISITES:

  • Minimum 10 years direct Air & Ocean import & export experience
  • Bilingual
  • Pre-employment screening
  • Sales and sales management experience, driving significant increases in high-margin, recurring revenue.
  • Proven ability to negotiate and close complex deals.
  • Minimum 3 years management experience.

COMPENSATION:

Competitive and comprehensive compensation plan, commensurate with base and bonus eligibility.

EDUCATION:

Bachelor’s Degree

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: 

Permanent, Full-Time

REQUIRED TRAVEL:

NO

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE:

NO

MANAGES OTHERS:

NO

CONTACT:

Don Duff, Senior Recruitment Consultant

HOW TO APPLY:

Please click on the “APPLY” button located elsewhere on this job posting (preferred) or email your resume to: dduff@stoakley.com

KEYWORDS:

Freight forwarding, Transborder,  Trans border, Trans-border, trucking LTL, FTL,  courier, trucking, air, ocean, sea

ABOUT STOAKLEY-STEWART CONSULTANTS:

Stoakley-Stewart Consultants Ltd. Is an Executive Search/Recruiting Firm with international reach. We opened our doors in 1977 and have grown to be one of the most successful employment agencies in Canada, boasting over 300 person-years of recruiting expertise.  We house a team of top-notch consultants, each acting as Subject Matter Expert in their chosen field. As a result we provide professional recruiting services to clients and candidates in a variety of industries.

This expansive breadth of experience allows us, as a firm, to satisfy all of your hiring/employment needs. In accordance with Canadian laws, it is the policy of Stoakley-Stewart Consultants to consider all qualified individuals for available positions without regard to race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, country of origin, age, disability etc.

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