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Project Operations

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Hiring Organization DHL Express ServicePoint
Post Name Project Operations
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Location Houston, Texas, United States 77338

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. We have an exciting opportunity for Project Operations to provide administrative and operational support to ensure cargo movements are conducted effectively and efficiently.

Reporting to the Operations Manager this position needs to be familiar with both Air and Ocean Operations be flexible in his/her designated roles and assignments and support the Industrial Projects Team where and when necessary.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to Air & Ocean general KPIs
  • Co-ordinate logistics service to the project up to destination(s)
  • Co-ordinate communication between Service Providers and the client
  • Co-ordinate operation and logistic teams at key locations, in close co-operation with Senior Operations Personnel
  • Liaise closely with other locations to ensure strong communication links are maintained
  • Liaise, in close co-operation with service providers to co-ordinate transport of cargo from ports of entry to the final destination
  • Ground-level logistics planning
  • Participate in the coordination of all shipments
  • Support team members during peak periods in different areas of operation when required
  • Reviewing KPIs with the Project Manager to identify areas of improvement.
  • Take on temporary supervision of small teams when requested
  • Ensure project compliance with Customs and other shipping regulations
  • Co-operate, and work very closely with other team members in other locations.
  • Provide motivation and drive to deliver the above in an integrated team environment and proactively contribute towards all activities to meet the Project’s overall objectives.

Skills / Requirements:

  • 5 years of previous experience in a project coordinator role
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Very strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • 2 years Experience with Cargowise
  • Strong prioritization and organizational skills
  • Experience in Ocean/Air Freight

Why join DHL Global Forwarding?

We are part of Deutsche Post DHL, the world’s leading logistics provider with operations in over 220 countries.

Our TOP EMPLOYER prestigious certification attests to our best-in-class efforts to attract and retain talent by fostering a positive work environment and encouraging personal and professional development among employees.  At DGF, we don’t build businesses. We believe in building people so they can build the business and this means every success that we have comes from our employees. Together, our employees continue shaping our environment as a great place to work and a community that we are all proud of.

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 of 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.

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.

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