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Ocean Supervisor

Date: 30-Apr-2019

Location: Boston, MA, US

Company: Panalpina

Req ID: 159498
Job Function: Ocean Freight
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-time
Contract Type: Regular Employment
Job Level: Professional
Panalpina is looking for an Ocean Freight Supervisor for their Boston Business Unit.

The Ocean Freight Supervisor is responsible to lead the Ocean Department (includes export & import plus all modes FCL/LCL etc.) in all operational disciplines and ensures operational excellence, high productivity, high profitability and last but not least high customer satisfaction.


* Execute the global Ocean Freight product strategy at Business Unit level, and escalate when necessary

* Own and manage the Ocean Freight product P&L for the Business Unit to achieve EBIT as per agreed targets

* Ensure the appropriate staffing in the Ocean Freight team(s) in the BU and to drive future-oriented workforce planning, in line with productivity targets

* Effectively manage and be overall accountable for the performance of the Ocean Freight operations teams in the BU

* Drive change management within the BU

* Ensure the implementation of global Ocean Freight Standards & Guidelines at BU level

* Support the planning of BU Ocean Freight budget targets in alignment with global and regional strategy


* Minimum 5 years of ocean freight experience either on the forwarder or carrier side

* Minimum 2 years of experience in people management and leadership, including recruitment, training & development, coaching, conflict and performance management

* IT experience regarding Ocean freight operations systems and MS Office

* Knowledge of SAP® Transportation Management (TM) of advantage

* Bachelors Degree

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