Airfreight Supervisor

Romulus, Michigan, USA DHL Global Forwarding, Freight req75166 19/03/2019
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Job Title: Airfreight Supervisor

Location: Romulus, MI

DHL Global Forwarding (DGF) is the world leader in air freight services and one of the leading providers of ocean freight services. Around 30,000 employees work to ensure the transport of all kinds of shipments by air or sea. DGF's logistics solutions span the entire supply chain, from the factory to the shop floor. They also include special transport-related services.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Airfreight Supervisor to oversee air freight operations, manage direct reports and ensure safe and efficient movement of air freight for the facility and customers.  This position will be based at our DGF facility located in Romulus, Michigan. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Expedites the daily activities of all operational functions ensuring customer satisfaction is successfully achieved and company policies adhered to with the goal of maximizing profitability for the company
  • Responsible for development and implementation of special projects; identifies markets to be grown or maintained and develops appropriate business strategies
  • Ensures compliance with preferred carriers is maintained.  Ensures quality system is implemented and maintained within area of responsibility
  • Work closely with the control tower and the OEC (Operational Excellence Center) team as well as the field operations management team to drive operational effectiveness.
  • Lead service performance topics for strategic customer with the objective of achieving on-time performance and performance quality goals
  • Negotiates, prepares, and issues most favorable buying rate quotations internally and externally with shipping carriers
  • Responsible for the accuracy of invoices, bills of lading, shipping statements, foreign currency conversions, and the achievement of key performance indicators
  • Assists in annual budget preparation for area of responsibility
  • Helps to drive continuous improvement topics for strategic customer US outbound shipping activity, including value creation goals and corrective actions.
  • Responsible for coaching, training, and developing subordinate staff

​​Skills / Qualifications: 

  • 3+ years’ experience and excellent understanding of Airfreight operations or similar international freight forwarding operations experience
  • 1+ years’ leadership/supervisory experience preferred
  • BA or BS Degree preferred 
  • Proficient computer skills: MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and other IT applications, strong presentation skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, ability to establish and maintain strong relationships
  • Strong analytical, data analysis, and problem solving skills

WHY JOIN our DHL team?

At DHL, you will be part of a strong team that respects its’ employees, society, and environment.  You will interact with people from all over the world and get the chance to experience the unique international spirit of DHL.  We offer benefits and programs to help you manage your time at and away at work to achieve a healthy work/life balance.  DHL offers highly competitive compensation, incentive, and bonus plans. 

In addition, DHL offers the following:

· Paid time off: Holiday, Float Holiday, Vacation, and Sick

·Medical, Prescription, Dental, and Vision plans

·401K plan with a match

·Employee Discount plan

·Tuition Assistance Plan

As the world’s leading logistics’ company, DHL offers a wide range of interesting job challenges and opportunities in our different divisions around the globe. Our performance management system supports us in recognizing your potential, evaluating your performance, and continuously planning the development of your career with DHL.  We will always enable you to take on responsibility and encourage your growth, personally and professionally.

We are proud of our history and what we have created, a global market leader with 30,000 passionate employees. Our aspiration is to become the undisputed leader in our industry, when people think of forwarding; we want them to think DGF, because we have: 

·The largest global network with more than ~30,000 passionate employees

·The most efficient processes and fastest response times

·The best solutions and best customer service

Our Vision: The Logistics Company for the World
Our Mission: Excellence. Simply Delivered.
Our Purpose: We connect people, improving their lives.
Our Values: Respect & Results
Our Goals: Employer, Provider, and Investment of Choice, Living Responsibility

About DHL Global Forwarding (DGF):

DHL Global Forwarding (DGF) is the world leader in air freight services and one of the leading providers of ocean freight services. Around 30,000 employees work to ensure the transport of all kinds of shipments by air or sea. DGF's logistics solutions span the entire supply chain, from the factory to the shop floor. They also include special transport-related services.

Our business model is very asset-light, as it is based on the brokerage of transport services between customers and freight carriers. We consolidate shipments to achieve higher volumes, purchase cargo space at better conditions and optimize network utilization. Our global presence means we can offer a variety of routing options and meet our customers' increasing demand for multimodal shipments.

We are part of Deutsche Post DHL, the world’s leading logistics provider with operations in over 220 countries. Visit our career site on the web at https://www.logistics.dhl/us-en/home/careers.html

DHL Global Forwarding is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Work Authorization:

DHL Global Forwarding will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which visa sponsorship will be provided. Individuals who need sponsorship for work authorization, now or in the future, are not eligible for hire for this role.

Zahlen und Fakten

  • Arbeitszeiten

    40

  • Geschäftsbereich

    DHL Global Forwarding US

  • Reisetätigkeit erforderlich

    Unter 25%

  • Beschäftigungsart

    Unbefristet Vollzeit

  • Arbeitserlaubnis erforderlich

    Nein

  • Schichtarbeit

    Tagschicht

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