Operations Manager (f/m/d) Truck and Sea Freight in Rheinfelden/Switzerland

  • Rheinfelden, Switzerland
  • Logistics
  • with professional experience

a. hartrodt Rheinfelden is looking for a new team member!

Who we are:

a. hartrodt is a multinational forwarding company with 130 branches in 80 countries and over 2,000 employees worldwide, founded in Hamburg in 1887. The performance of our employees stands for our name - for customer orientation, product experience, flexibility, independence and comprehensive expertise in specialised areas such as food and beverage logistics, globally and locally. All tailored to the needs of our customers.

For our office in Rheinfelden (Basel) we are looking for an Operations Manager Truck & Sea Freight to start as soon as possible. Our office in Rheinfelden consists of an experienced, dynamic and motivated team that needs to be expanded due to the current business development. We are looking for a real team player who wants to make a difference. Would you like to become part of the team?

What we offer:

  • Permanent employment contract
  • 41 hour week, flexitime and flexdays
  • Good social benefits
  • International collaboration and global career opportunities
  • Company events such as Summer/Christmas parties and other events
  • Supportive colleagues and room for individual development

Your new tasks:

  • Professional management of a team of 2-3 employees
  • Support and advise your team
  • Creating and ensuring compliance with customer SOPs to increase productivity in daily tasks within the department
  • Timely implementation of internal procedures
  • Complete freight order processing and oversee your team's orders
  • Rate purchasing and negotiation with service providers
  • Preparation of documents (incl. processing of letters of credit)
  • Tracking & tracing
  • Checking the department's invoicing and monthly financial statements

Your profile:

  • Completed training as a forwarding and logistics services clerk
  • Relevant professional experience in freight handling (sea import & export) from A to Z (LCL/FCL) and project shipments.
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in the above-mentioned field of activity
  • Experience in managing employees
  • Good knowledge of the English language (written and spoken)
  • Detailed knowledge of logistics transport chains and Incoterms
  • Independent and goal-orientated way of working
  • Openness and ability to build a team
  • Involvement in recruitment processes to provide the team with talent when needed.
  • Support management in strategic decisions