Job Title:Warehouse Manager
Job Location: Chicago, IL
DHL Global Forwarding (DGF) manages the flow of goods and information across a customer's global supply chain utilizing air/ocean/ground transportation, customs brokerage services, and dedicated warehousing/distribution centers. We are part of Deutsche Post DHL, the world's leading logistics provider with operations in over 220 countries.
We have an outstanding career opportunity for a Warehouse Manager in our Chicago, IL (ORD) facility.
Assumes responsibility for good working practices, safety, and security for customer inventory
Develops, recommends, and implements process and procedure improvements for service delivery to the customer
Provides customized solutions for customers in the areas of warehousing, inventory control & analysis, transportation, and technical support
Responsible for the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) of the product and ensures budget targets are met
Supervises staff, responsible for hiring, coaching, training, and developing subordinate staff
Assigns work, sets completion dates, reviews work, and manages performance in accordance with organizational policies, procedures, and performance management processes
Collaborates with senior management to deliver strategic business results.Builds collaborative working relationships across groups
Drives Performance Improvement though active management and use is CIP tools.
Metric driven and drives team performance based on data
Responsible to shape and adjust workflows based on business need.
P/L responsibility for the business unit, works to control costs and implement cost improvement measures.
Drives Productivity improvement measures with teams.
Responsible for root cause analysis and implementation of corrective measures to address and minimize reoccurring challenges.
Responsible to develop, maintain, and implement local operating procedures and work instructions.
Skills & Qualifications:
Minimum 5 years in freight forwarding and operations experience required
Minimum 3 years supervisory or management experience required managing a union workforce a plus
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Familiarity with DOT and HazMat regulations
Familiar with TSA, TAPA, and C-TPAT regulations
Strong Microsoft Office skills (Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
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
DHL Global Forwarding is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.
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.
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.
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