Operations

First Choice USA place operational staff into organisations across the USA on a daily basis.

We have multiple vacancies nationally across all modes of transport in both import and export.

We place candidates throughout all areas of a client’s business including clerks, analysts, planners, customer service, key accounts, senior management and more.

Operations

$70000 - $80000
A well-established international freight forwarder based in JFK, NY is looking to expand their operations team.

This company have been in business over 30 years and specialize in international services including Ocean, Air, Import and Export.


The ideal candidate would have the below experience:

- 1+ years' experience in a Supervisory role in international freight forwarding.
- 3+ years' experience dealing hands on with Ocean Imports and Exports out of JFK.
- Full A-Z knowledge of documentation.
- Cargowise experience is a plus.


This company offer career progression, great flexibility and a great compensation package of $70k - $80k + Company benefits + 401k + Annual Bonus

Apply for this role ASAP to secure yourself an interview or contact Charlie Cook on 629-240-5166 or email charlie.cook@firstchoiceuk.com with your resume now.
$80000 - $100000
Head of Project Operations - Houston


First Choice are currently looking to recruit for a Head of Operations role in Houston for a well known growing Project Forwarder in Houston


This company hold 25 offices globally with their USA HQ being in Houston and European HQ in Germany.


This role would be overseeing a team of 10 operations executives across their successful project division, that they are now looking to grow further


in Heavy Haul, Over doms, Barge, Ocean charters, Oil and Gas and Break Bulk


The ideal candidate will come from an Ocean Freight background and have managed a team





Package $80 - $100K + KPI Bonus + Yearly Bonus + Full Benefits





To find out more contact Daniel Gayford at 281 758 8280 / Daniel.Gayford@firstchoiceuk.com


$65000 - $75000
Operations Manager - Atlanta, GA - $65,000 - $75,000 + Quarterly & Annual Bonuses + Benefits

First Choice USA is working with a large freight forwarder who is looking to grow their existing office in Atlanta, GA.

The company is hiring an Operations Manager to assist the growing demand within the Georgia.

This is a great opportunity for a candidate who is new to the industry to develop their skills and experience.


Candidates can expect:

- A company that reward staff with great financial packages and benefits.
- The opportunity to manage a team of Co-Ordinators.
- Strong training to give candidates the best start.
- An opportunity with a top multi-national forwarder.


Successful candidates must have:

- At least 5+ years experience in Air or Ocean freight.
- Experience with customs clearance and documentation.
- Experience providing rate quotations as requested from agencies and agents.
- At least 2+ year of Cargo Wise experience or similar CRM.


To apply call Danny on 980-985-9880 or email your resume to danny.hill@firstchoiceuk.com ASAP.
$55k - $65k
First Choice USA are currently recruiting for an Import Operations Specialist to join a highly regarded and well established freight forwarder near Newark.

You will be joining a highly experienced team which is looking to expand due to the impressive growth the company have seen in 2021/2022.

Essential Duties:

- Experience of Import procedures and documentation (A-Z).
- Negotiate rates with vendors.
- Book freight with carriers and consolidators and obtain freight rates.
- Problem solve outside of normal job functions to support clients.


The ideal candidate will also have:

- A high level of energy and a "can-do" positive attitude
- Good communication skills both written and verbal
- Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office


Import Operations Specialist - New Jersey - $55k - $65k + Bonus + Benefits


To apply for this role, send your resume ASAP to charlie.cook@firstchoiceuk.com or call Charlie Cook on 629-240-5166.

$57k - $67k
First Choice USA are currently recruiting for an Export Operations Specialist to join a highly regarded and well established freight forwarder near Newark.

You will be joining a highly experienced team which is looking to expand due to the impressive growth the company have seen in 2021/2022.

Essential Duties:

- 3+ years' experience of Export procedures and documentation (A-Z).
- Negotiate rates with vendors.
- Book freight with carriers and consolidators and obtain freight rates.
- Problem solve outside of normal job functions to support clients.


The ideal candidate will also have:

- A high level of energy and a "can-do" positive attitude
- Good communication skills both written and verbal
- Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office


Export Operations Specialist - New Jersey - $57k - $67k + Bonus + Benefits


To apply for this role, send your resume ASAP to charlie.cook@firstchoiceuk.com or call Charlie Cook on 629-240-5166.
$58000 - $68000
Ocean Operations Specialist - $58k - $68k + Benefits

First Choice are currently recruiting for an experienced Ocean Operations Specialist for a top Freight Forwarding company based near JFK, New York. You will be responsible for Ocean Imports and Exports in an established team.


Essential Duties:

- Ocean Import/Export procedures and documentation (A-Z)
- Problem solving outside of normal job functions to support clients
- Pricing and Negotiation experience
- Good interpersonal skills
- Corresponding with agents, shipping lines, airlines and freight carriers
- Alert all agents to pick up and deliveries


The ideal candidate will also have:

- A high level of energy and a "can-do" positive attitude
- Good communication skills both written and verbal
- Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office
- Cargo Wise experience


To apply for this role, press the button below or send your resume ASAP to charlie.cook@firstchoiceuk.com or call on 629-240-5166.
$80000 - $100000
Head of Project Operations - Houston


First Choice are currently looking to recruit for a Head of Operations role in Houston for a well known growing Project Forwarder in Houston


This company hold 25 offices globally with their USA HQ being in Houston and European HQ in Germany.


This role would be overseeing a team of 10 operations executives across their successful project division, that they are now looking to grow further


in Heavy Haul, Over doms, Barge, Ocean charters, Oil and Gas and Break Bulk


The ideal candidate will come from an Ocean Freight background and have managed a team





Package $80K - $100K + KPI Bonus + Yearly Bonus + Full Benefits





To find out more contact Daniel Gayford at 281 758 8280 / Daniel.Gayford@firstchoiceuk.com

$70000 - $80000
Import Operations Supervisor - New York - $70k - $80k + Bonus

** Must Have Previous Import Supervisor Experience **

First Choice are currently recruiting for an Import Operations Supervisor for a rapidly growing company based near JFK. They have had exceptional growth over the last 5 years and are now looking to expand their team with driven individuals looking to take their career to the next level.

Essential Duties:

- Experience of all Import procedures and documentation (A-Z).
- Responsible for overseeing training and development of a team of operators.
- Problem solve outside of normal job functions to support clients.
- Negotiate rates with shipping vendors.
- Book freight with carriers and consolidators and obtain freight rates.
- Ensure timely delivery to carriers consolidators, packing depots, costing invoicing and collection of correct charges.


The ideal candidate will also have:

- Experience overseeing a team within a freight forwarder
- A high level of energy and a "can-do" positive attitude
- Good communication skills both written and verbal
- Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office
- Cargo wise experience is preferred


To apply for this role, send your resume ASAP to charlie.cook@firstchoiceuk.com or call Charlie Cook on 629-240-5166.
$100000 - $160000
** Operations Director - Houston - African Specialist **
I am currently dealing with fast growing SME based in Houston that are looking to employ a Operations Director, to oversee their busy operations department.
Their head office is in Dallas, and they hold over 7 office's across the USA.
This role is a crucial role for their 2019 growth and need someone who is a specialist within the African market.
This candidate must have over 10 years exp within the African market and be able to run and grow a operations team across this market.
Salary $100,000 - $160,000 + Car Alw + Bonus + Benefits

$100000 - $125000
** Operations Director Role - FTL Brokerage - Houston **

I am currently working with a growing domestic brokerage forwarder in the USA who are looking to open a new office here in Houston.

They have over 25 offices and achieved $500 Million in sales last year. They are looking to take on a Operations Director to work closely with the Branch Director!

Ideally the candidates must have a strong sales and FTL operations background and be commercially aware.

Salary $100,000 to $125,000 + 10% on GP First Dollar + Branch Bonus and Yearly Branch Bonus + Full Benefits

These roles are extremely rare to come across and my client is looking to move very quickly, so if you are interested in growing your career, then get in touch today 281 758 8280
Daniel.Gayford@firstchoicuk.com