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Director Global Operations


Houston TX

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$130K + Commission + Bonus, PTOs & Benefits

Maxton Shipping is a well-established international freight forwarding company. We are looking for a talented Global Operations Director. The company is going through a digital transformation and global expansion in 2023. We are looking for an experienced Freight Forwarding / Logistics services operations leader who can develop a team of industry experts nationwide and globally.


  • Manage, build, and develop company departments through corporate strategy and infrastructure: Branches, Service Operations, IT, Marketing, HR, Accounting, and Compliance.

  • Partner with the IT Department in implementing tech initiatives by adopting innovative operating procedures

  • Communicate with critical vendors at the operations and administrative levels to ensure service quality is delivered on time

  • Lead the team of Managers at the Country, Branch, and Department levels.

  • Work with business development teams locally and internationally to setup a network of global branches.

  • Develop the operational practices, marketing tactics, and manpower structure based on the business development plan

  • Execute high-level business planning by implementing appropriate project management methodology and business administration

  • Develop budget KPis and business reports

  • Setup metrics for performance analysis at global and local levels

  • Act as the escalation point and lead communication with governmental authorities, customers, vendors, and employees

  • Maintain a positive work environment by integrating modern initiatives to enhance the retention of employees and continuous customers satisfaction

  • Lead the Company and inspire coworkers to be proactive, pragmatic, confident, and united

  • Continuously develop service solutions and transformation within the customer's supply chain.

  • Provide or explain logistics solutions in regularly scheduled logistics meetings

  • Travel internationally for logistics conferences, global team meetings, and customer presentations ( at least 25% of time)


  • Qualifications:

  • Subject Matter Expert in the Global Freight Forwarding industry

  • At least 10 years in the logistics industry with a minimum of 5 years in a Senior management

  • Tech savvy in logistics operations software

  • Understanding of the local FMC, DOT, and TSA regulations

  • Understanding of international conventions of cargo transportation

  • Proven track record of career development in the Supply Chain industry

  • Effective team management and communication skills

  • Excellent problem-solving competency

  • Excellent presentation skills

  • Ability to delegate and supervise

  • Ability to multitask

  • Ability to work weekends and after hours when required

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally at least 30% of the time

  • Flexible work schedule

  • Transportation industry enthusiast

  • Must be able to work on-site at Houston ( Willowbrook), TX.

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