Air Freight Manager-Cork | Collins McNicholas

Air Freight Manager-Cork

  • Reference: CJ44038
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Cork, Cork City, Munster
  • Category: Supply Chain & Logistics

Job description

Responsible for the operation of the Air Freight department within the company. To impact the organization by managing and coordinating Air Freight operatives and operations for inbound/outbound air transportation. Major responsibilities are to work with the Branch Director, Commercial & Key Account Teams, and implement operational process improvements.

 

Responsibilities

  • Day to day operational management of the Air Freight department to include
  • P&L (including NPII/Bad debts/CODs)
  • Management of Unacknowledged items
  • Management of FSL (Accruals/Deferrals/BS/Neg GP Log)

Data Quality

  • Adherence to KN Guidelines
  • External & Internal Audits (Quality/Customer/SGI etc.)
  • Ensuring adherence to all required GDP standards both operationally and individually from your direct reports.
  • Action any operational items following results from QBRs/Audits
  • Ensure the department is adequately staffed to meet the productivity and quality targets.
  • Participation in management meetings/development of the branch going forward
  • Maintain a relationship with our principal carriers and other main suppliers in helping to achieve growth for KN.

Customer & Business Development

  • To ensure all customers (internal and external) are serviced in a professional manner.
  • Identifying opportunities to increase the profitability of the Air freight department by targeting new customers and/or increasing business with existing customers
  • Ensure all tariffs are kept up to date and customer rates are maintained in line with current market conditions.
  • Build upon existing client relationships with regular visits & attendance/participation at QBRs

People Development

  • Ensure all Air freight staff receive adequate training in all KN systems, policies, procedures and practices
  • Manage the company Performance Management Process for your people to the highest standards, delivering real people growth
  • Mentor all staff by assisting and encouraging them to look for innovative ways of performing more productively
  • Manage communications agenda for the department ensuring that your information flows are timely, relevant and quality driven.
  • Lead by example; be prepared to be the representative of your desired performance behaviours

 

Skills and Experience

  • 5 Years’ experience in freight management or supervision
  • Proven ability to manage a team of freight professionals effectively and efficiently
  • Professional certification in Logistics and/or business management

 

Good reasons to join

We are a progressive organisation with a focus on people development. If you are looking for a challenge in a fast paced environment then this is the opportunity for you.

 

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Susan on 021 4911065 or email susan.crowley@collinsmcnicholas.ie

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