How many employees work in the department?
We have 6 employees in the Sales & Procurement GC Import Department in Hamburg. On the cover picture you can see the entire import department including sales employees.
Are there any staff events in the department?
We work very closely with our colleagues fromthe Operator GC Import Department. Together, we regularly do team events of different sorts, mostly using our time on Friday evening to do some sport events/playing games and then go out afterwards. Within our team of 6 we also organize team evenings twice a year where we choose a very nice food place to go and have a chat. Also we rotate to do some cooking at home, which we can enjoy together for lunch the next day.
What kind of jobs are there in the department and what are typical tasks?
We have various jobs in the department such as the procurement of rates for Central Europe and surrounding EMEA countries, tying the knots with our rate procurement in Asia, as well as having 3 full time sales staff covering the northern and central parts of Germany. One of our colleagues is currently intensively working on the implementation of our newly constructed Customer Relationship Management system, I as manager of the department am both responsible for leading the GC Import Sales activities in Central Europe as well as doing KAM sales and managing our FMS Asia network together with the managing director of FMS Seaways in Switzerland.
Why is the GC Import Sales department a great place to work?
We have a great team spirit and laugh a lot. We support and push each other to be more successful every day. All in all we have a fantastic work place and atmosphere.