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Trucking Manager

On-site
  • Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden
Liquid - Planning

Job description

Royal Den Hartogh Logistics is a leading bulk Logistics Service Provider to the Chemical, Gas, Polymer and Food industry. We have integrated our Logistic Services in four Business Units: Liquid Logistics, Global Logistics, Gas Logistics, and Dry Bulk Logistics. Safety and Operational Excellence are embedded in our culture. We understand the value of networks and partnerships, and therefore focus on developing SMART logistic solutions together with our customers and suppliers. The Dutch family-owned business was founded in 1920 and celebrated her 100th anniversary in 2020. We have a global presence, with more than 2200 employees located in 50 offices within 27 countries. Our modern equipment includes more than 23,000 tank containers, 4,900 dry bulk containers and specialized dry bulk trailers, 300 tank trailers and 680 trucks.

The role

We're excited to offer a great opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated Trucking Manager to grow Den Hartogh's trucking operations in Sweden. Based at our site in Tuve, you'll play a role within the Swedish leadership team, while maintaining strong connections with our European network of Trucking Managers. Your primary goals will involve expanding trucking operations in Sweden and build the trucking team, which will ultimately consist of 1 office employee and 20 drivers. Throughout this process, you'll collaborate closely with local management and our wider European trucking network. Safety is a fundamental part of your DNA, and last but certainly not least, we embrace the essence of fun in business.


Your responsibilities:

  • Leading the trucking team in Sweden, regular conversations and performance reviews with all drivers;
  • Actively enforcing and implementing Den Hartogh's safety and quality policies;
  • Coordinating and participating in safety meetings, Trucking Team meetings, Mentor driver meetings, Driver meetings, European Trucking Managers meetings and local operations meetings with our planners;
  • Ensuring optimal utilization of Sweden trucks and meeting agreed-upon hours standards;
  • Organizing internal and external training programs for drivers, including ADR, mentorship guidance and toolbox training.

Job requirements


About you:

  • At least 5 years of experience in a road transport company (A bachelor's degree in logistics or transport would be appreciated);
  • Knowledge of or interest in ADR and other relevant legislation. Technical knowledge is a plus;
  • Strong people management abilities and an entrepreneurial mindset;
  • Proficiency in analytical skills (PowerBI) and the capability to leverage them to achieve desired outcomes;
  • Ability to work independently, a self starter;
  • Willingness to flexible schedules, 24-7 availability for emergencies and travel to various locations
  • Fluent in Swedish and English 


Our offer

Den Hartogh is a great place to work, we care about people, their safety and wellbeing which makes us an employer of choice. We are looking for professional ambitious colleagues, who are searching for an opportunity to invest in their future, to build expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture. The Scandinavian office is working as a small family company, but with a strong organisation behind it. Additionally, we offer:

  • Permanent contract with a competitive salary and benefits package
  • Opportunities for personal development and a high degree of responsibility in a growing and informal organization
  • Possibility to influence your way of work and how this should be performed

The successful candidate will be joining a growing and vibrant organization with ambitious goals. Recently celebrating its 100th year anniversary, Den Hartogh prides itself in a working environment that promises openness and respect and provides opportunities for personal growth as well as ongoing career development.

How to apply

Please apply via the link on this page. For more information about the role, please contact Emilie Okada, People & Culture Business Partner, eokada@denhartogh.com

On-site
  • Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden
Liquid - Planning

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