Chief Operating Officer

Position: Chief Operating Officer
Location: Elk Grove Village, Il.
Subsidiary: Röhlig USA, LLC
Country: United States
Start: asap


  • Develop and implement core products Air, Sea, TMS, Contract logistics, Customs and Project & Exhibition logistics in the US market, in alignment with Röhlig’s global product strategy
  • Develop and maintain US carrier portfolio, establish and maintain relationship with core carriers
    • Negotiate rates in alignment with sales to offer market competitive products and services
    • Develop and review standard agreements for all vendors and suppliers
    • Monitor and evaluate the core vendors
  • Promote the alignment between global and local products and sales to help develop existing and new business
  • Help driving growth for the USA market and support sales in targeting solutions across the specific target
  • Implement function specific directives & process standards, e.g. manuals, SOPs, calculation standards, reporting standards, forms
  • Ensure compliance with the relevant regulations and standards (e.g. Customs, Dangerous goods, FMC, AMS filing, Code of Conduct, FCPA etc.)


Skills required

  • Solid understanding the business model in the Freight Forwarding industry, incl. process operations and required IT platforms
  • Significant experience in product development, proven entrepreneurial capability combined with strong negotiation skills
  • Possess at least 10 years’ experience in Logistics, consistently performing to ensure sales and product targets are hit on a regular basis
  • Ability to demonstrate strong leadership and managerial skills
  • 5+ years of P&L accountability managing medium to large sized organizations
  • Solid understanding of process operations and required IT platforms
  • Degree qualified in a related discipline


What you can expect?

Play a vital role in this process. Flat hierarchies, a pleasant and friendly work environment, considerable opportunities for personal development and long-term career planning provide the basis for your success.

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume and motivation letter to:


Mrs. Kim Keck
Human Resources Manager

Rohlig USA, LLC | 1601 Estes Avenue | Elk Grove Village IL 600007
United States