Operations Manager

at Seaway
Published January 17, 2024
Location Auckland, New Zealand
Category Management  
Job Type Full-time  


Operations Manager Seaway location Auckland.

The SEAWAY Group of Companies is an Australian owned Shipping Agency & Logistics Company with 500 staff in offices across Australia, New Zealand and China. We specialise in all areas of supply chain management including Sea-Freight, Air Freight, Road/Rail Transport, Dry/Cold Warehousing and all forms of cargo. In addition, we are agents for first class principals Höegh Autoliners, TS Lines and Marfret.

SEAWAY is a dynamic and progressive business with a friendly, respectful and energetic team and culture. We are focused on providing pathways for success through active management and we pride ourselves on being a diverse, supportive and professional organisation.

SEAWAY is looking for an Operations Manager with demonstrative experience in operational processes and client relationships. This is a challenging and professionally rewarding opportunity that will allow you to really make your mark in a diverse organisation that is committed to excellence, growth and success.

The role utilising your experience in all aspects of managing an operationally focused team, you will be required to develop, manage and support operations staff in both Import and Export operations. Reporting to the NZ National Manager we are seeking candidates who can demonstrate strong leadership & management skills as well a comprehensive understanding of logistics processes.

Basic responsibilities of this role will include communicating with internal stakeholders at our Australian and China offices. Develop and implement operational efficiencies in line with business unit strategic plan and objectives. Develop and maintain relationships with key internal and external stakeholders. Communicating with external stakeholders, customers, suppliers, government bodies. Reporting and administration. Continuous improvement of processes and systems and development of the perishable team.

Experience and knowledge minimum 5 years’ experience in operations or a management role within the supply chain industry. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong attention to detail and high level of accuracy. Ability to operate autonomously and self-motivate. Ability to multi-task and work at a fast pace. Thorough knowledge of CargoWise is essential.

What will we offer in return excellent career opportunity for a strong minded, Operations Manager. Professional Development & Training. Employee Referral Program. Autonomy to perform your role with support from our industry experts. Ability to make a real impact to the overall success of the business and your immediate team. Friendly and inclusive work environment. Exclusive discounts to the SEAWAY group.

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