Import Manager

9-4-2020 grâce-hollogne, aéroport de bierset
company profile

Located at Liege Airport (LGG) since 1997, LACHS is specialized in the handling of cargoes as diverse as varied, from the simplest to the most complex, "flexport" (365d/24h).

With its 350 employees working in modern hangars covering an area of 12,000m², the Lachs company handles not only perishable products but also cargo such as pharmaceutical products under controlled temperature, live animals, "non-standard" cargo (in size or weight) as well as dangerous products. As part of the same group, Lachs works closely with the airline company CAL. 

job description

Do you feel like a fish in water in the middle of the world of air logistics? The gates of Bierset Airport are opening for you! 

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Your duties:

As Import Manager Business Developer, your role is to manage the import flow, at the entrance of the Liege airport. To do this, you manage two logistics teams (of 4 and 5 people) that ensure an efficient connection with the ground handlers/transporters.

In this function, your day will be made up of continuous improvement projects (product traceability, offer management,...), contacts with many people, team management, etc. The main idea is to push up the import pole, to develop the business internally and to test the proposed solutions in the field.

In concrete terms, you are the point of contact between CAL's sales and logistics department and the ground handling agent for operational activities. You juggle on two levels: operational and commercial.  

1/ Commercial

  • Towards your customers, you develop new logistics solutions that bring added value; 
  • You develop local service and standards to streamline freight procedures to support commodities and specialized products;
  • You promote operational excellence with suppliers and trucking companies by managing price negotiations on the one hand and key performance indicators and service levels on the other.

2/ Operational

  • You oversee freight operations to ensure that inbound deliveries to CAL customers (regular and ad-hoc) are on time; 
  • You manage and develop logistics personnel using your leadership and management skills; 
  • You are responsible for maintaining and updating local standard operating procedures;
  • Other tasks, such as performing vertical activities, troubleshooting and solving operational problems, are part of your daily routine. 

your contribution

  • You have a degree in management engineering, a master's degree in economics, foreign trade, logistics or transport;
  • You have a first experience in the logistics and air freight sector; 
  • You have proven experience in people management; 
  • You speak French and English without difficulty; 
  • You are stress-resistant, autonomous, determined and self-confident; 
  • You don't hesitate to take initiatives that are innovative; 
  • Having the DGR certification is an asset for your application; 

what do we offer?

Lachs offers you training courses, you will be joining a human-sized company where human contact is essential. It is a position rich in experience in an exciting world. The salary conditions are attractive.

commercial manager (m/f)
employment type
full time
contract type
long term contracts
your Randstad contact
Valentine Lardinois 04 296 01 39
04 296 01 39