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Job Code:201056
Job Title:AIR CARGO MANAGER
Job Category:LOGISTICS/DISTRIBUTION/WAREHOUSING
Location:TORONTO, ON

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POSITION TITLE:

Air Cargo Manager

JOB CATEGORY:

Logistics/Distribution/Warehousing

INDUSTRY:

Freight Forwarding

DATE:

August 29, 2018

LOCATION:

Toronto, ON

JOB ORDER NUMBER:

201056

THE COMPANY:

As a leader in the freight forwarding industry, this company's successes and ingenuity are complemented by its global presence, and ultimately result in being one of the largest transportation providers in the world.  Solutions, not numbers, are responsible for their success. Their commitment to develop successful solutions, which put information technologies and their vast network of resources to work for their clientele, is what has enabled this 3PL front-runner to lead the world in innovative logistics design. 

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE:

The Air Cargo Manager is responsible for the Air Cargo division’s success in contributing to the achievement of company goals and objectives. This individual plays an important role in expanding business & maintaining the smooth and efficient operations of their business unit. The Manager is responsible for all of the different aspects of Air Import/Export operation within the Toronto Branch. The Air Cargo Manager reports to the Toronto Branch Manager. 

COMPETENCIES:

  • Build, lead and streamline the Air Freight Team by improving and controlling the operational procedures, process mapping, negotiating rates, and maintaining customer relations.
  • Ensure that operations run smoothly and according to company policy for all air freight business, both international and domestic.
  • Ensure that vendors and suppliers are properly monitored and compensated and continue to meet the needs of the company.
  • Responsible for the hiring, coaching and training of suitable team members. Ensure that employees are working in their assigned areas to provide adequate coverage for all processes which may include task delegation and follow up.
  • Lead and motivate teams to achieve departmental goals, provide feedback, evaluate and manage the performance of employees, conduct annual evaluations
  • Support sales & customer service activity.  Ensure that marketing strategies are successfully implemented and contributing to the revenue and profits of the company.
  • Ensure that administrative services like paperwork and payroll matters are completed and addressed within deadlines, including accurate compilation and presentation of reports.
  • Review claims resulting from missing or damaged cargo.
  • Maintain professional and proactive communication with all department staff, internal and external customers.
  • Provide advice on maintaining and improving cost effective ways to handle air freight, and make the job more efficient.
  • Negotiate contracts with airlines & shipping partners.
  • Maintain high levels of Customer Service, maintain integrity in the operation and effect a smooth running department
  • Strategy and planning – including the development of operational strategies based on financial budgets.

PRE-REQUISITES:

  •  Minimum 10 years of previous experience in Air Cargo with 5 years experience in Supervisory/management role
  •  Good leadership skills with the ability to motivate the team
  •  Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  •  Strong customer service skills and detail oriented.
  •  Understanding of CBSA Air Import and Air Exports requirements and practices
  •  Good networking and interpersonal skills, with a positive attitude
  •  Ability to work under pressure, multi-task, organize and prioritize work load in order to meet numerous deadlines
  •  Strong mathematical and analytical skills
  •  Computer skills; Microsoft office, email, internet explorer, etc. and ability to learn proprietary business software applications

EDUCATION:

  • College or university degree in business or commerce and/or combination of education and experience
  • Industry related certifications, (DG, CIFFA, CITT, CSCB) an asset

COMPENSATION:

Very competitive salary along with bonus eligibility.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:

Permanent, Full Time

REQUIRED TRAVEL:

No

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE:

No

MANAGES OTHERS:

Yes

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, Air export, Air import, airfreight, customer service, operations

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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