VP of Global Operations – Houston Texas



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As a key member of the Executive Management team, the VP of Operations will report to the President/CEO & is accountable to oversee, direct and manage global operations for all accounts including implementation of operations that ensure delivery of quality service and customer satisfaction while increasing incremental revenue and market share to achieve profitable volume growth consistent with marketing plan initiatives while complying with company policies and procedures.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead, develop, direct, implement and oversee global projects to ensure delivery of quality service, contractual compliance and customer satisfaction.
  • Provide daily guidance, leadership and overall support to global locations on any issues relating to operations, communication, and revenue enhancement, standardizing procedures, systems applications, and executing processes to meet customer needs.
  • Develop and execute policies, plans, and programs to meet anticipated organizational needs in the import/export and supply chain functions of functional responsibility and ensure compliance with corporate policies and guidelines, and applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Develop continuous improvement methodology in key areas of service profit and growth, and utilize (KPI’s) key performance indicators to drive and quantify cost optimization while maintaining quality service and customer satisfaction.
  • Consult with and apprise management of important issues, operational concerns, personnel matters, capital expenditures, and all commitments obligating the company.
  • Ensure directives, rules and procedures are communicated throughout the operation.
  • Possess understanding of shipping terms, vessel operations, scheduling, bunkering, and insurance matters.
  • Utilize superior communications skills to motivate staff and develop effective working relationships with peers, executives and clients.
  • Oversee and manage the professional development and productivity of staff members to ensure proper goals, training, professional development and project requirements are met.
  • Keep abreast of emerging technology changes and innovations through formal or informal study, reading business and professional publications, networking, and participation in professional organizations.
  • Supervision of team members as well as selects hires and trains logistics personnel implementing processes to motivate and retain employees. Creates strategic work succession processes for career development and facilitate team development, proving coaching and feedback.

Background Needed:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Transportation, Logistics, or Supply Chain Management or related degree preferred; or an equivalent combination.
  • Minimum ten years transportation industry experience required.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) skill set is HIGHLY preferred
  • Capable of hands on problem-solving, with ability to generate ideas and solutions
  • Ability to use own initiative and pay close attention to detail
  • Ability to cope with competing demands and to prioritize tasks
  • Minimum ten years related experience in progressively responsible roles.
  • Minimum ten years industry experience preferred.
  • Minimum ten years supervisory or managerial experience required

Please visit us on the web at www.frontlinesourcegroup.com

Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/V/D.  Candidates must have authorization to work in the U.S.  Clients will not sponsor visas.

Frontline Source Group™ is one of the fastest growing Information Technology, Accounting, Legal, Human Resources, Administrative, and Clerical staffing and direct hire firms with offices throughout Texas, which include locations in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Plano, Houston, Sugar Land, and The Woodlands.

Frontline specializes in matching top talent with companies for direct, contract, and contract-to-hire placements.  We work with clients and candidates in all areas of the United States and Canada.

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