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Head of Operational Optimization and Digitalization (*)

Your tasks

Your tasks:
  • Global management and creation of strategic initiatives and projects in the areas of ocean freight process optimization and digitization
  • Liaison with various stakeholder groups to clarify business requirements, document processes and standard operating procedures
  • Facilitate the definition of project missions, goals, tasks, and resource requirements as well as development of test plans and training documentation to support technology implementation and lead test efforts and interface with user groups to ensure uptake of technology and provide feedback to IT groups
  • Support the roll out of new processes and procedures and support a positive, attractive working atmosphere and office environment
  • Act in a manner which increases Customer satisfaction and loyalty, maximizes shipment profitability and decreases operating expenses
  • Promote a paperless, digital office environment utilizing all modern communication methods and electronic tools provided by DB Schenker
  • Continously acquire and maintain competency/knowledge of new technology trends/developments and assure initiatives are aligned with- and are supportive of the company's global ocean freight strategy

Requirements

Your profile:
  • Academic degree and several years ocean freight operational work experience in international freight forwarding as well as several years of supervisory experience of an international team and Project Management experience (preference: Certified Project Management Professional)
  • Strong analytical and conceptual capabilities as well as strong organizational skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy, perform well under pressure
  • Effective communication and people skills - and professional communication etiquette as the role requires frequent communication to various directions and all management levels
  • Ability to work independently as well as within the global teams and ability to prioritize and manage time
  • Good nowledge of DB Schenker's global, regional and local ocean freight applications, SOPs/guidelines and regulatory/compliance rules
  • Excellent written and spoken English (Business level)

Benefits

Attractive Conditions
In addition to diverse fringe benefits and a company pension scheme, we offer our employees (m/f/d) additional attractive benefits.

Workplace Health Management
We take social responsibility for our employees (m/f/d). DB Schenker offers a comprehensive workplace health management with programs for health promotion and prevention.

Working Atmosphere
As a team, we can achieve the best for our customers, employees (m/f/d) and the global community – therefore a pleasant working atmosphere is very important to us.

Our offer

At DB Schenker, you are part of a global logistics network that connects the world. A network that allows you to shape your career by encouraging you to contribute and truly make a difference. With more than 76,000 colleagues worldwide, we welcome diversity and thrive on individual backgrounds, perspectives and skills. Together as one team, we are Here to move.

Contact

Do you have any further questions?
Do not hesitate to contact us.
We look forward to receiving your call/email!


Schenker AG
Kruppstraße 4
45128 Essen
Germany

Phone: +49 201-8781-5525
recruitment.headoffice@dbschenker.com

* Equal Opportunity Employer: at DB Schenker we are proud of our diverse workforce and we are committed in enhancing it further. Therefore, we welcome all applicants, regardless of gender, age, disability, nationality, religion or sexual orientation.

Job Details

Position

Head of Operational Optimization and Digitalization (*)

ID

202101270040

Company

Schenker AG Head Office

City

Hamburg

Created

Jan 26, 2021