Job Search SOS

Logistics Jobs Ep. 6

June 15, 2021 Chris & Nancy Pinto Season 1
Job Search SOS
Logistics Jobs Ep. 6
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Job Search SOS
Logistics Jobs Ep. 6
Jun 15, 2021 Season 1
Chris & Nancy Pinto

Graveyards?  Ham?  And who are the Steagles?

Do you like trivia?  Have you ever danced to a job description?  In this bonus episode, Chris and I take you on a little tour around the US to let you know about the cool jobs in logistics and manufacturing that we're working to fill.

You never know what you'll learn while looking for a career change!

Please listen, subscribe & share!  Thank you so much!   

Pinto Employment Search LLC - Logistics & Supply Chain Recruiters
Chris & Nancy Pinto, Owners

Website:  https://www.pintoemployment.com/

Nancy Pinto
201-988-2293
[email protected]
www.linkedin.com/in/nancypinto

Chris Pinto:
908-578-5814
[email protected]
www.linkedin.com/in/chrispintoemployment

Show Notes Transcript

Graveyards?  Ham?  And who are the Steagles?

Do you like trivia?  Have you ever danced to a job description?  In this bonus episode, Chris and I take you on a little tour around the US to let you know about the cool jobs in logistics and manufacturing that we're working to fill.

You never know what you'll learn while looking for a career change!

Please listen, subscribe & share!  Thank you so much!   

Pinto Employment Search LLC - Logistics & Supply Chain Recruiters
Chris & Nancy Pinto, Owners

Website:  https://www.pintoemployment.com/

Nancy Pinto
201-988-2293
[email protected]
www.linkedin.com/in/nancypinto

Chris Pinto:
908-578-5814
[email protected]
www.linkedin.com/in/chrispintoemployment


NANCY: Pinto Employment Search is an executive recruiting agency specializing in Logistics & Supply Chain Jobs. Whether you are a company looking to hire someone, or a professional looking for your next opportunity, check out pintoemployment.com for more information. 

CHRIS: You’re listening to a special episode of the Job Search SOS podcast. I’m Chris Pinto and this is my wife, business partner and intellectual superior, Nancy Pinto. 

NANCY: We’re going to let you know which jobs we are working on right now across the US. For more info, you can find the full job descriptions and requirements at pintoemployment.com. 

CHRIS: The best way to be considered for any position is to apply through our secure website. When you submit your resume, we do NOT automatically send it to our client. We don’t do that until after we have a phone conversation with you. 

NANCY: If you do not match the requirements of a particular position, you can click the big red Submit Resume button on our secure website so we have you in the system to be considered for future opportunities. Also, check back frequently to see if we have something that your experience does match. 

What do a diamond ring, a suit of armor, and an urn containing someone’s ashes have in common?  These items are all at Alabama’s aptly named Unclaimed Baggage Center, the largest unclaimed baggage center in the United States. 

Location: Huntsville
Job:  Warehouse Manager to manage a 40,000 sq. ft. warehouse and a small staff. They will set everything up from scratch.
Company Type: Air freight forwarder.  It’s established, successful, and expanding.
Experience:  Must know every aspect of running a warehouse, from staffing to budgets to safety and security.   Relocation will be considered for the right candidate. 

We have a lot of jobs open in CALIFORNIA, home to the city of Castroville, known as the Artichoke Capital of the World, where in 1947 a young woman named Norma Jean was crowned the town’s Artichoke Queen.  Doubtless this is what catapulted her into Hollywood stardom as legendary Marilyn Monroe. 

Location: Solana Beach
Job:  Ocean Import Operations Coordinator
Company Type:  Chemical Distributor
Experience:  Tracking and tracing containers through final delivery, dealing with the ports and all transportation providers, and a sense of urgency and priority.  Freight forwarding background welcome. 

Location: Long Beach and Oakland, CA
Job: Senior Sales Rep
Company Type: Ocean Carrier
Experience: Previous sales experience in the industry with a Steamship Line, and may also be open to looking at people with experience selling for an NVOCC/FF

Location: Napa Valley
Job: West Coast Operations Manager 
Company Type: Freight Forwarder
Experience: Previous experience in operations management for a freight forwarder. Strong knowledge of ocean and air exports. 

Location: Napa Valley
Job: Export Operations and Customer Service
Company Type: NVOCC 
Experience:  Enough to be able to hit the ground running with minimal training 

Location: Stockton, CA
Job: General Manager of a Warehouse Sortation Facility
Company Type: Aviation Company
Experience: At least 4 years experience in a similar position
Notes: This is a great company to work for, and we actually placed the Vice President that this role reports to back in 2020 and he loves it there. 

Location: Torrance 
Job: National Sales and Marketing Manager
Company Type: NVO/FF
Experience: Our client is looking for someone with strong command of air and ocean freight forwarding, ground and truckload transportation, customs brokerage, and other value-added logistics services. 

Location: Torrance
Job: Domestic Logistics Sales Rep with proven success selling truckload, and many contacts in the industry they can call on.
Company Type: Successful and growing logistics company
Experience: Looking for 3+ years in freight forwarding/logistics/transportation sales.

Location: Torrance, CA
Job: Warehouse Routing Clerk
Company Type: Freight Forwarder/NVOCC with a 250,000 square foot facility and a staff of around 50
Experience: Previous experience working in a warehouse environment with knowledge of warehousing operations, distribution and fulfillment. 

Location: Pomona, CA
Job: Operations Specialist
Company Type: Freight Forwarder/NVOCC
Experience: Someone with Cargowise experience who has done import/export operations. Extremely strong preference for someone fluent in Mandarin

Location: Long Beach, CA
Job: Vessel Stowage Planner
Company Type: Steamship Line
Experience: They require a couple of years hands-on experience working in vessel stowage, creating the vessel plans, and understanding vessel terminal operations
 
Location: Gardena  
Job: Director of Supply Base and Sourcing
Company Type: Manufacturer 
Experience:  This role is global in scope, and manages all aspects of material procurement.  The right candidate will need at least 12 years in Supply Chain or purchasing within the chemical industry. 

Location: Gardena  
Job: Branch Manager 
Company Type: NVO/FF
Experience: Position has an emphasis on Business Development and knowledge of Transpac Eastbound and Westbound trades. Ability to speak Mandarin is a plus. They will be responsible for managing the small staff, P&L, etc.

Location: Gardena  
Job: Two positions in purchasing.  
1 Senior Chemical Buyer - You’ll need at least 12 years in Supply Chain or purchasing within the chemical industry. 
2 Purchasing and Logistics Associate - You’ll need at least 4 to 6 years in Supply Chain or purchasing. 
Company Type: These are both with a manufacturer.  

Location: Encino, right off the 405  
Job: Airfreight Manager
Company Type: Great company, growing freight forwarder specializing in project cargo.
Experience:  Looking for experience in air freight forwarding to manage a small operations staff

Location: Santa Fe Springs, CA
Job: Customs Brokerage Operations coordinator and an Air Import Coordinator (2 separate jobs)
Company Type: Customs Broker & Freight Forwarder
Experience: looking for previous experience in brokerage and import freight forwarding operations 

Location: 1 in Napa, 1 in Cerritos, 1 in City of industry, and 1 in El Segundo
Job:  Import Operations
Company Type: Freight Forwarder
Experience: looking for a couple years experience working in ocean import for a FF/NVOCC 

Location: Hawthorne, CA
Job: Global Process Engineer
Company Type: Chemical Manufacturer & Distributor
Experience: 8-10 years in Process Engineering in a manufacturing environment

Location: Long Beach, Los Angeles, Anywhere in Southern California, and Anywhere around the country for that matter!
Job: Freight Forwarding/NVOCC Sales Reps with a stable work history and solid track record with a book of business they can approach and work on transitioning over.
Company Type: We have clients all across the country looking for this type of talent

Be careful in FLORIDA, where Clearwater boasts the most lightning strikes per capita in the United States!
Location: Miami
Job:  Sales Representative
Company Type:  Mid size Freight Forwarder
Experience: Must be strong in Trans Atlantic and Trans Pacific import and export trade lanes. 

In GEORGIA, where in 1819 the SS Savannah departed from Savannah Harbor to Liverpool, making it the first ever steamship to cross the Atlantic...

Location: College Park, GA
Job: Ocean Import Operations Coordinator
Company Type: Freight Forwarder
Experience: looking for a couple years experience working in ocean import for a FF/NVOCC 

Location: Smyrna, GA
Job: Customs Brokerage Operations coordinator
Company Type: Customs House Broker
Experience: looking for previous experience with CHB operations for air and ocean imports

Next we go to ILLINOIS, where every St. Patrick’s Day the Chicago River is dyed green (don’t worry, the plumbers union, which has been doing it since 1962, says the dye is environmentally friendly and harmless)...

Location: Chicago
Job: Air Export Operations
Company Type:  century old freight forwarder going through tremendous growth
Experience:  up to around 5 years hands on international Air Exports from a-z

Location: Chicago
Job:  Freight Forwarding Sales Representative
Company Type:  Mid size Freight Forwarder
Experience: Must be strong in Trans Atlantic trade lane, especially exports

Location: Chicago/MidWest region
Job: Domestic Sales Rep with proven success selling truckload, and many contacts in the industry they can call on and hopefully bring over.
Company Type: Successful and growing logistics company
Experience: Looking for 3+ years in freight forwarding/logistics/transportation sales.

Location: Also in the Chicago/Midwest region
Job: Experienced LCL Sales Rep with clients they can call on for opportunities to do business.  
Company Type: Well-established neutral NVOCC/Consolidator 
Experience: Previous success selling LCL (loose freight) transportation services

Now to MARYLAND, where we can all go to thank Thomas Moore for inventing the refrigerator in 1803,

Location: Elkridge 
Job: Air and Ocean Export Operations Specialist
Company Type: Freight Forwarder
Experience: 5 years minimum in freight forwarding operations 

Location: Baltimore
Job:  Customer Service Rep
Company Type: NVOCC
Experience: 1-5 years in freight forwarding, with knowledge of ocean export operations

Up to MASSACHUSETTS, whose state heroine is Deborah Samson, because she disguised herself as a man in order to fight in the Revolutionary War:

Location: East Walpole
Job: Logistics Coordinator
Company Type: Rapidly expanding supplier
Experience: At least 2 years experience in logistics/supply chain/transportation.

And in NEW JERSEY, where in 1858, in Haddonfield, the remains of a nearly complete dinosaur skeleton were found, leading to the birth of modern paleontology and the adoption of the Hadrosaurus as its official state dinosaur. 

Location: Clifton
Job:  Freight Forwarding Sales Representative
Company Type:  Mid size Freight Forwarder
Experience: Must be strong in Trans Atlantic trade lanes

Location: East Rutherford 
Job:  - Sales Executive - BASED INSIDE THE OFFICE. It’s not a support position. It’s a full-on sales role.  
Company Type: Freight Forwarder with strong air cargo and project cargo business
Experience:  Some history of working in freight forwarding.  They will train the right individual.    

Location: East Rutherford, NJ
Job: Airfreight Manager
Company Type: Freight Forwarder
Experience: looking for previous supervisory or management experience working for a Freight Forwarder 

Location: Edison
Job: Plant Manager
Company Type:  chemical manufacturer 
Experience: 10 years in plant management with a chemical manufacturer 

Location: Elizabeth
Job: Customs Brokerage Coordinator ISF Clerk
Company Type: Customs House Broker
Experience: looking for previous experience in brokerage operations for air and ocean imports

Location: Elizabeth
Job: Port Dispatcher & Junior Port Dispatcher
Company Type: Trucking & Drayage Services Provider
Experience: looking for previous dispatching experience within the NY/NJ terminal system

Location: Paramus
Job: Domestic Logistics Sales Rep with proven success selling truckload, and many contacts in the industry they can call on.
Company Type: Successful and growing logistics company
Experience: Looking for 3+ years in freight forwarding/logistics/transportation sales.

Location: North Brunswick
Job:  CI Black Belt
Company Type: chemical manufacturer
Experience: great for someone with a manufacturing and engineering background, who loves to tackle improvement projects. They’re looking for 8 - 10 years of experience successfully implementing Lean Six Sigma and other manufacturing principles.

Location: Hoboken, New Providence, Elizabeth and Linden
Job: Customs Entry Writer
Company Type: All 3 companies are CHBs/Freight Forwarders
Experience: 2-5 years in brokerage

Moving on to NEW YORK, where the Empire State Building, built in 1930, sends the similarly-designed Reynolds Building in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, built in 1929, a yearly Father’s Day Card for being its prototype...

Location: Jamaica 
Job: Outside Sales Rep
Company Type: Freight Forwarder/NVOCC
Experience: Track record of success in an NVOCC/freight forwarding outside sales role in the NY/NJ Tristate area.

Location: New Rochelle
Job: Assistant Plant Manager
Company Type: Manufacturing Company
Experience: looking for 2+ years managerial experience in a production/service facility

Down to NORTH CAROLINA, location of Cape Hatteras, which is known as The Graveyard of the Atlantic, due to the one-thousand-plus number of ships that have been lost off its coast due to the frequency of dangerous storms and hurricanes.  

Location: Charlotte, Raleigh
Job: Domestic Sales Rep with a stable work history and solid track record with a book of business they can call on and hopefully transition over.
Company Type: Successful and growing logistics company
Experience: Looking for 3+ years in freight forwarding/logistics/transportation sales.

Allow me to now take you to PENNSYLVANIA, where for one season - 1943 - the NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles and Pittsburgh Steelers merged to form the "Steagles" after a large number of players were drafted to serve in World War II. 

Location: Elverson, PA
Job: Senior Buyer 
Company Type:  Manufacturer
Experience:  Approximately 3 years of experience in purchasing, preferably of metals, in a manufacturing environment 

CHRIS:  We would have saved a lot of money if we’d gotten married in TEXAS.  You know why?  Because all we would have had to do is go out in public and loudly announce, “NANCY IS MY WIFE! NANCY IS MY WIFE! NANCY IS MY WIFE!” three times! 

Location: Dallas
Job: FTL/LTL/Warehousing and Distribution sales representative
Company Type: Successful and growing logistics transportation provider
Experience: Looking for 2+ years in domestic freight forwarding transportation sales.

Location: Houston
Job: Ocean Import Operations Analyst
Company Type: Successful and growing NVOCC
Experience: Looking for about 1-3 years experience in operations.

Which brings us to VIRGINIA, whose state food is ham. 
Location: Alexandria
Job: Import/Export Operations Coordinator
Company Type: Forwarder with concentration on personal effects/relocations
Experience: previous experience handling international operations required

Let’s go back across the country to WASHINGTON, where in Everett, Boeing builds the 747, 767, 777 and 787 airplanes in the world’s largest manufacturing plant.  This building encloses 472 million cubic feet of space over 98.3 acres, and even has its own firefighters, fitness center and coffee shop!

Location: Seattle
Job: Senior Sales Rep
Company Type: Ocean Carrier
Experience: Previous sales experience in the industry with a Steamship Line and may also be open to looking at people with experience selling for an NVOCC/FF

For more info and full descriptions for all of the above positions, please go to www.pintoemployment.com where you can safely and securely apply to any job for which you meet the requirements.

Our website and contact info will be in the show notes of every podcast episode so please feel free to share with anyone you know, and reach out with comments, questions, or just to say hello!

Thank you for listening to the Job Search SOS Podcast!  
Please visit www.pintoemployment.com and feel free to reach out to us.  See you next time! 

Pinto Employment Search LLC - Logistics & Supply Chain Recruiters
Chris & Nancy Pinto, Owners

Website:  https://www.pintoemployment.com/

Nancy Pinto
201-988-2293
[email protected]
www.linkedin.com/in/nancypinto

Chris Pinto:
908-578-5814
[email protected]
www.linkedin.com/in/chrispintoemployment

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