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Branch Manager

Company: Green Worldwide Shipping, LLC
Location: Laredo
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:



About Green

"Global Reach with a personal touch", that's the foundation on which four partners (and long-time friends) agreed to when they started Green Worldwide Shipping back in 2008. This ethos has allowed Green to Grow to a 200+ strong team with 15 offices across the US and growing.

At green we are a family of innovative problem-solvers who communicate freely to present creative solutions in an environment of trust, respect, and integrity. We are dedicated to customer service, passionate about logistics, and committed to sustainable growth while inspiring others.

Why this role is special

The Branch Managerrole is crucial to the success of Green Worldwide Shipping. The Branch Manager leads their local team in delivering best in class, personal, innovative solutions to our clients. These solutions, allow our clients to transport everything from critical commodities to consumer goods around the world to their clients, in a timely cost-effective manner.

The Branch Manager guides, trains and develops Green's talent, allowing them to become future leaders at the company. As a people and service driven organization, this makes the Branch Manager role incredibly important.

Our 34 fundamentals that guide our employees on delivering the very best to Every Customer, Every Shipment, Every Time will be front and foremost to the Branch Manager role. You can find more details about them here: https://www.greenworldwide.com/meet-green-worldwide/ .

How you will be successful .

People

Building strong rapport with vendors, customers and employees.

Delegating work to effectively distribute workload, empower, challenge, and develop employees to provide them with a rewarding experience.

Acts as a champion of employee's career and advancement by coaching employees based on individual, branch and company needs, objectives and skill sets.

Create an environment where employees are able to communicate freely and present creative solutions to business problems.

Being a champion of employee's development,with a succession plan in mind.

Knowing and engaging local talent pool to help build a pipeline of future candidates.

Work with People Team to gain a basic understand of US Employment Law to include ADA/FMLA/FLSA and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

Promoting and fostering the Green Culture in your Branch.

Partnering with People Team on employee turnover and retention, recruitment, performance management and employee engagement.

Ensuring personal and professional development goals are set, this is measured, and regular 1:1's are completed with all direct reports along with ensuring your direct reports are doing the same with employees whom they supervise.

Performing all management duties in manner consistent with Green Worldwide culture when hiring, training, and developing, coaching and counseling, evaluating, and disciplining employees.

Product

Having an in-depth knowledge of Green's products and services and how to present those to clients in order to increase sales and maximize customer satisfaction.

Knowing your local market; clients, potential clients and competitors.

Through your team, delivering best-in- class customer service, managing customer expectations and satisfaction.

Leveraging all of the technologies that Green utilizes and understanding how do they provide a competitive advantage.

Working with sales team to execute sales strategy. This includes, but is not limited to, personally building and maintaining a book of business.

Being Responsible and engaged in Business Development for the Branch (and across the company where applicable) to increase profits and profit margins.

Taking ownership for the full P/L and performance of the Branch and takes action needed to meet budgeted guidelines and achieve defined KPI's within the Branch.

Promoting global reach by working closely with Greens Worldwide global partners to identify and close business opportunities and to strengthen our brand.

Process

Leading by example through the 34 fundamentals.

Being engaged in continuous improvement, consistently finding a better way to do things.

Collaborating across department and branch locations to increase efficiencies and service to customers on a National Level.

Continually striving for additional value creation and efficiencies for our customers, including improvement of existing KPIs.

Adapting, embracing, and managing change in a manner that results in little to no adverse impact to branch customers or employees.

Proactively keeps management informed of major developments within the Branch.

Actively manages and drives financially related activities to include but not limited to, Accounts Receivable, File Level Closing, and profitability verification, and dispute resolution.

Accountable for working with leadership and L&D to facilitate related training, address client issues to ensure optimal product level performance at the branch level.

Holding branch and all team members fiscally accountable and drive the team to meet financially related KPI's and budgets.

Other duties as assigned or initiated.

What you will bring....

Strong business acumen with the ability to grow and drive the branch forward commercially

Bachelor's degree (Business, Logistics and Supply Chain, Transportation, or associate field), or equivalent combination of education and work experience will be considered in lieu of educational requirement)

7-10 years of experience in freight forwarding required with sales/account management experience encouraged

7-10 years of supervisory experience required

Completion of any industry related course is an asset

Supervisor: 7 years (Required)

Freight Forwarding: 7 years (Required)

P&L Management: 7 years (Required)

Financial Acumen: 7 years (Required)

What we offer

- Employee High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) currently paid for 100% by Green.

- $1,800 contributed to employee HSA Account, if on HDHP.

- Employee Dental provided by Green.

- Option to purchase disability insurance.

- Paid life insurance and option to buy-up.

- 401(K) and company match.

- Parental Leave Program.

- Monthly recognition points to give/receive, which can be converted to gift cards.

- Tuition Reimbursement Program.

- Weekly fruit baskets in office locations

- A tree planted for every new employee to Trees.org

- 26 days remote annually

- Wellbeing Program.

- Training and Development.

Green Worldwide Shipping, LLC (Green) is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Green will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process and/or to perform essential job functions, please contact Faye Hughes, Head of People and Culture at faye.hughes@greenworldwide.com .

Green is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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Keywords: Green Worldwide Shipping, LLC, Laredo , Branch Manager, Executive , Laredo, Texas

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