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Associate Ocean Export Manager

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Job ID
402, Vascon Eco Tower, Pune, Maharashtra, India, 411045
Job TypeFull time

The Supervisor Operations leads a team of local and/or virtual operations employees responsible for ensuring effectiveness and efficiency throughout the entire process.   The Supervisor Operations is responsible for daily workflow management, coaching, performance management, team development, mentoring and problem resolution. This role participates in building and implementing changes that create efficiencies, improve productivity, deliver quality, and achieve desired cost to serve.  The focus of the position is to develop people, monitor performance, and support the day-to-day needs of our partners through superior operations.


The duties and responsibilities of this position consists of, but are not limited to, the following:

Leadership and Talent Management:

  • Outline and communicate employee role accountabilities and expectations and prioritize and delegate work. Monitor results and provide regular coaching to ensure productivity, quality, efficiency, and service objectives are achieved
  • Conduct regular check-ins and annual performance management routines. Support the team’s personal and professional development; understand individual needs and create opportunities for experiences that support development needs
  • Clearly communicate operations objectives and team/individual performance metrics. Ensure daily/weekly standups are executed. Keep employees well-informed of operational activities, initiatives and results and the impact internal and external partners and C.H. Robinson
  • Work with next-level manager and work force analysts to define staffing levels and work schedules. Monitor work hours to manage personnel and overtime costs
  • Work closely with next-level leader to drive effective change management and employee adoption of new tools, technology, processes and/or expectations
  • Participate in the recruitment, selection, promotion, and alignment of qualified and diverse talent
  • Support the annual merit and equity programs for assigned team to align compensation with performance results
  • Encourage employee feedback through formal and informal channels.  Work with next level manager to acknowledge and act on feedback to drive a trusting culture of open two-way communication, inclusivity, and continuous improvement

Business and Execution Management/Operations Leadership:

  • Optimize daily workflow to achieve quality and efficiency goals. Continuously monitor work and assess operational processes to identify opportunities for improvement
  • Act as an escalation point for exceptions and problem resolution
  • Communicate and ensure employee understanding of and compliance to policies, procedures, and SOP’s (internal operational and customer)
  • Ensure team’s understanding of available tools and systems to improve work processes and automation. Work with next-level leaders, operations leaders, and internal stakeholders to ensure effectiveness and/or efficiency of systems. Present suggestions for improvements to drive better performance
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with internal stakeholders.  As necessary, review service level metrics and keep internal partners apprised of operations results, initiatives, or changes.  Remain current on business needs and changes and external partner expectations.  Partner on problem resolution and work together on continuous improvement.  Ensure operations team members are well-informed of business expectations and well-positioned to deliver
  • Build, maintain and leverage internal relationships with operations peers that reinforces a culture of one team and enables the execution of high-quality service, ethical issue resolution, and process or service improvements.  Share observations, feedback, and ideas to operations leadership
  • Perform operational task work and/or fill in for peer group when needed
  • Adhere to a high level of operational excellence with respect to timeliness and audit KPI's
  • Prepare operational performance reports to provide insights to employees and next level leadership related to production, expense and quality of service.  Take action to improve results where needed
  • Other duties or responsibilities as assigned according to the team and/or country specific requirements



  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Site Specific:  Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Site Specific:  Minimum 3 years of commercial, capacity, or operations experience
  • Site Specific:  Minimum 3 years Global Forwarding operations experience
  • Site Specific:  External Posting Only:
    • Minimum 3 years of customer service in a call center or operations environment
    • Minimum 1 year of leading and managing teams
  • Site Specific:  Fluent in English (written and verbal)


  • Previous Supervisor experience
  • Previous customer service experience
  • Site Specific:  Previous experience in a C.H. Robison Lead Operations Coordinator or Operations Mentor role
  • Knowledge of C.H. Robinson’s services
  • Previous experience working on projects and initiatives with individuals outside of peer group
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite of programs
  • Ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to foster a collaborative and adaptive teamwork and communication style
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate to both internal and external audiences
  • Ability to understand performance and financial metrics
  • Demonstrate strong decision-making skills, problem solving and conflict resolution skills, and ability to prioritize tasks between daily responsibilities
  • Embraces change and employs a continuous improvement approach to their work
  • Values a diverse and inclusive work environment

Your Health, Wealth, and Self

Your total wellbeing is the foundation of our business, and our benefits support your financial, family and personal goals. We provide the top-tier benefits that matter to you most, including:

  • Group Mediclaim Policy (GMC)

  • Group Personal Accident (GPA) policy

  • Covid-19 related coverage and reimbursement

  • Employee State Insurance Corporation (ESIC)

  • Group Term Life (GTL) Insurance Plan for employees

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)

  • Investment Declaration & Flexi Benefit Plan

  • Variable Pay based on position

  • Flexible work arrangements

  • Paid Privilege, Casual and Sick Leaves

  • Paid Maternity & Paternity Leaves

  • Paid Compassionate Leaves

  • Paid Public Holidays

  • Paid time off to vote

  • Reward & Recognition Program

  • Wedding Allowance

  • Special Mobility Assistance

  • Employee Wellness Initiatives

  • Plus a broad range of career development, networking, and team-building opportunities

Equal Opportunity Statement

C.H. Robinson recognizes the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. As an equal opportunity employer, we may invite you to complete the voluntary self-identification. Submission of this information is voluntary and refusal to provide it will not subject you to any adverse treatment, Any information provided will be kept confidential, and separate from your employment application. This information may be used for diversity reporting purposes in accordance with applicable local law.

Why Do You Belong at C.H. Robinson?

C.H. Robinson solves logistics problems for companies across the globe and across industries, from the simple to the most complex. With $22 billion in freight under management and 19 million shipments annually, we are one of the world’s largest logistics platforms and rank in the FORTUNE 200. We’ve been an innovator in logistics for over 100 years. Our global suite of services accelerates trade to seamlessly deliver the products and goods that drive the world’s economy. With the combination of our multimodal transportation management system and expertise, we use our information advantage to deliver smarter solutions for more than 90,000 customers and 450,000 contract carriers on our platform. Our technology is built by and for supply chain experts to bring faster, more meaningful improvements to our customers’ businesses.

As a responsible global citizen, we contribute millions of dollars to support causes that matter to us and our people. FORTUNE has named C.H. Robinson one of the World’s Most Admired Companies 2024, showcasing our position as a leader in our industry. Our commitment to excellence is further affirmed by being named a Great Place to Work 2023-24 by the Great Place to Work Institute, one of Forbes’ Best Employers for Diversity and one of America’s Greatest Workplaces in 2023 by Newsweek. Join us as we collaborate, innovate, and work as one global team to make life better and more sustainable for our customers, communities, and world. For more information, visit us at

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