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Managing Director of Operations

Memphis, Tennessee

Job Description

Requisition ID: RC75891-3
Company: FedEx Trade Networks
Job Title: Managing Director of Operations
Job Requisition Number: RC75891
Time Type: Full Time
Job Type: Regular
Primary Job Posting Location:
6075 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, Tennessee 38119
United States

Posting Date: 2018-07-12

To plan, organize and control operational activities to ensure a high level of service and quality at a minimal cost.

Responsible for selecting, training, and developing a staff of 1 to 10 direct reports. Oversees in the administration of generating approximately $5m to $30m in annual revenue, depending on product(s) responsible for a staff of 1 to 302 indirect reports. Develops, establishes and coordinates department/division objectives and priorities of tactical plans with the region and district staffs to attain optimum usage of assigned resources. Plans and develops district objectives through effective organization of operating functions. Provides assistance in identifying specific marketing opportunities and participates in the development of new or modified service offerings. Ensures the development of the revenue customer base; assists sales through customer site visits to secure/retain accounts. Attains operational efficiency and reduction of unnecessary costs by effectively analyzing, reviewing and directing the activities of key employees in the areas of operations. Ensures that the region meets its goals and budget requirements. Ensures that long and short range planning is accomplished for each operational unit, including contingency planning, properties and capital requirements. Provides assistance to the regional vice president with the input needed to establish planning for the region. Maintains effective reviews and controls activities in the unit to assure effective growth. Audits, analyzes, plans, implements and follows up on all activities in assigned unit. Ensures the development of operations employees to fill positions dictated by company growth; ensures that the affirmative action program is implemented and that goals are met.

This position requires total familiarity with company features of service, systems, policies, and procedures. Strong basic management, human relations, and communications skills. Safety sensitive. Minimum 4 year college degree preferred/equivalent in business and/or minimum 10 years business experience in the apporpriate product field/industry. Minimum 7 years management/ supervisory experience. License or certification in appropriate product field strongly preferred. Chb-individual customs broker's license, transportation- imdg certification and/or ocean forwarders certification.

FedEx Trade Networks provides freight forwarding, as well as import and export services that allow companies to reach markets throughout the world. They help customers of all sizes solve the intricacies of shipping goods globally by providing comprehensive international ocean and air freight forwarding, surface transportation and distribution, customs brokerage, trade and customs advisory services, and advanced e-commerce and trade facilitation solutions. We're glad you stopped by and hope your job search experience with FedEx Trade Networks, Inc. will be rewarding. We look forward to hearing from you!

FedEx Trade Networks, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.

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Pay Transparency Policy Statement: The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless required to do so by law or the FedEx Trade Networks Legal Department.

Import Notice to All Applicants: FedEx Trade Networks Transport and Brokerage, Inc. is engaged in an industry regulated by federal law that prohibits it from employing convicted felons. Therefore, it must determine whether applicants have been convicted of felonies before a hiring decision is made. A criminal background check will be required of all selected applicants before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity: As a federal government contractor, we are committed to employ and promote qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans (including, but not limited to, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, and other protected veterans. Our philosophy and commitment to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination is the bedrock to job opportunities for all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's protected status (i.e. race/ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, pregnancy/childbirth, or related condition, religion, creed, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other protected status.) Click here and here to read more about "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law."

FTN will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the FAIR Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance (FCIHOO) for the City of Los Angeles (LAMC 189.00)

FedEx Trade Networks will not rely on the wage history of a prospective employee from any current or former employer when determining the wages for such individual at any stage in the employment process, including in the negotiation or drafting of any employment contract in accordance with Philadelphia Ordinance No. 160840.