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Chief Operating Officer (COO)

  • Job Ref COO - EU - 3PL
  • Salary Range €200,000 - €250,000
  • Location Switzerland, Zurich

Location: Headquarters in Switzerland; Remote work within Switzerland, Germany, or Austria

Company Overview: Mackenzie Stuart is partnered with a full-service logistics provider headquartered in Switzerland, offering comprehensive solutions in road, air, ocean, and contract logistics, with a primary focus on Europe. Committed to superior customer satisfaction, we deliver efficient and reliable transportation and supply chain solutions across the European region.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic leadership for all aspects of logistics operations, including road, air, ocean, and contract logistics within Europe.
  • Drive operational excellence and efficiency across all service lines within the European market.
  • Establish quality standards and ensure compliance with regulations specific to the European region.
  • Manage resources effectively to meet operational demands within Europe.
  • Develop and mentor a high-performing operational team focused on European operations.
  • Contribute to strategic planning and business development initiatives tailored to the European market.
  • Identify and mitigate operational risks for business continuity within Europe.
  • Cultivate strong relationships with vendors, partners, and stakeholders operating within the European region.
  • Implement advanced technologies to enhance operational efficiency specifically for European operations.
  • Monitor and report on operational performance metrics within the European context.


  • 20+ years of experience in senior leadership roles within the logistics industry.
  • Strong understanding of road, air, ocean, and contract logistics operations within the European region.
  • Proven track record of driving results and continuous improvement within European logistics operations.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Fluency in English and German is a must.
  • Ability to travel extensively within Europe.
  • Reporting directly to the CEO.

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