Import Manager

Fuze HR Solutions Inc - Saint-Laurent, QC (5 months ago)

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Are you able to supervise and manage a team of people? Are you a reliable person? If so, this is the ideal opportunity for you! We are currently seeking an Import Manager for one of our clients in Ville Saint Laurent! If you think you are a dynamic candidate that can take on this position, we are waiting for you!

Your tasks as an Import Manager:
Organize, plan, control and oversee import operations and activities
Hire, train, coach and oversee employees
Ensure timeliness, quality, conformity and control over departmental production flow of shipment files handling and closing, including billing, overseas affiliates’ remittance and P/L’s, vendors’ invoices approving and month-end closing processes
Improve internal efficiency of systems and processes, customer care, profitability and productivity
Resolve internal operational problems in a diligent and efficient manner in order to prevent service deficiencies and/or customers’ dissatisfaction
Perform regular calls and visits to existing clients to maintain and develop harmonious business relationships and inquire on clients’ satisfaction
Support sales team efforts in sales solicitation and development of major accounts
Play a leading role in contracts’ negotiations
Strategically manage company’s space allocation with carriers
Perform bullet/commodity rates negotiations, upon request, for major accounts
Perform regular networking activities (visits, calls and entertainment activities) with key representatives, in order to develop and maintain strong relationships
Perform regular business intelligence activities in the market and keep the company informed on market conditions, trends and competitor’s activities

Requirements for the Import Manager position:
3+ years of experience in a similar role
Experience in Ocean Import operations
University degree, preferred
Strong organization, planning, decision-making and problem-solving skills
Experience with continuous improvement process (Kaizen)
Strong leadership and teamwork skills, experience managing a large team
Negotiation, conflict resolution, and people management skills
Track record in employee development
High level of written and oral communication skills
Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships
Experience with Microsoft Office suite
Bilingualism (EN/FR) written & spoken
Don't miss this opportunity, apply now!