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Project Logistics Operational Care Specialist

Houston, Texas
Job Type
1 Sep 2022
Thinking about improving your career development and your professional growth? We invite you to join one of the most successful international logistics organizations here at Kuehne+Nagel. Our Houston branch is looking for a new Operational Care Specialist to join their Project Logistics team.

Your Role

A specialist in Project Logistics with knowledge of how to move ODC/OOG or Special Cargo - which means understanding how to organise the transport (either through a local haulier or via the respective chartering desk), safely load/unload cargo, when to involve KNPL Transport Engineering (as per working instructions) and keep the CCL informed all the way. Update all required systems in a timely and accurate manner. Build and maintain a strong relationship with suppliers (e.g. hauliers, heavy lift). Ensure HSE is at the forefront of all work.

Your Responsibilities

  • Pro-active engagement with customer care, hubs, chartering desks, transport engineering and suppliers.
  • Provide competitive rates for OOG/ODC/Special Cargo moves to the respective CCL in a timely manner.
  • Execute business in line with rates given.
  • Ensure all systems (OGS/SALOG) are kept up to date in a timely manner.
  • Work and make sure all suppliers work within HSE guidelines and Working Instrcutcions particularily for cargo loading/unloading and moving.
  • Work with customer care to ensure smooth onboarding of clients and to deal with any complaints/queries.
  • Monitor operational performance of all suppliers (including HSE compliance) and escalate to management if there are issues.

Your Skills and Experiences

  • 0 - 2 years of Project Logistics Experience.
  • 0 - 2 years of Energy Experience.
  • 0 - 2 years of Sea Logistics Experience.
  • 0 - 2 years of Special Cargo Handing Experience.
  • Fluent oral and written communicator with strong presentation skills.
  • Proven problem solver and Financial Acumen.
  • Collaborative and open personailty to bring teams together to provide customer excellence
  • Analytical and planning  and Team Player.

Good Reasons to Join

We offer competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, employee discounts, tuition reimbursement, excellent training programs and a highly dynamic global work environment. Kuehne+Nagel's general working model is four (4) days office and one (1) day remote. However, some positions may offer a different hybrid model depending on the job location, function, etc. The working schedule specific details will be discussed in your job interview. Kuehne+Nagel reserves the right to change or adjust the working model policy.
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  • Job Reference: 701313281-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Kuehne Nagel
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent