Human Resources Manager

West Columbia, South Carolina, United States DHL Global Forwarding, Freight req76837 18/04/2019

At DHL Global Forwarding, PEOPLE matter.  TheHuman Resources Manageris instrumental in ensuring that we are developing and delivering programs that enhance the employee experience.   Are you a dynamic leader that can provide advice and support to managers and employees? Have you been told that your consultative skills with your client groups provide them with the strategic direction they need to make a difference in the business?  If so, then you might be ready for our Human Resources Manager role based in our West Columbia, SC facility, our 2nd largest location in the USA.

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 we transport our customers of shipments by air or sea. DGF's logistics solutions span the entire supply chain, from the factory to the shop floor. This also includes special transport-related services.  Visit our career site on the web at

How Will You Contribute to the Success of DHL Global Forwarding?

This is a strategic HR Manager role with a strong focus on employee relations, performance management, talent management, engagement, and retention activities.

Key Responsibilities:

·Drives implementation of HR functions including employment, employee relations, compensation, benefits, performance management and workforce planning within several of our North West facilities

·Works with Head of HR to develop new solutions that support the strategy of our business and region

·Acts as an advisor for multiple levels of leadership on strategic and tactical human resources issues

·Ensures consistent application of approved company-wide and specific employee relations policies and practices. Works with managers and employees to investigate and resolve employee relations issues as they arise

·Manages staffing for exempt, and nonexempt roles including support and counsel to managers in sourcing, interviewing candidates, offers and onboarding of candidates

·Leads succession planning panels to identify risks and development areas for the North West area

·Promotes continuous development of leadership through identification and occasional delivery of training

·Monitors and encourages programs that support active leadership and employee engagement

Skills / Qualifications:

·Bachelor's degree, preferably in Human Resources, Business Admin, or related field

·Minimum of 7 years of professional human resources generalist experience

·Strong investigatory skills

·Excellent knowledge of employment, employee relations, compensation / salary administration, and the laws that govern these areas

·Excellent consultative, influencing, conflict management, analytical, organizational, and diplomacy skills

·Proficient in Microsoft (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

·SPHR or PHR certification desirable

·Master’s degree in HR or related field is a plus

·Knowledge of transportation, logistics and/or manufacturing is a plus

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

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.

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.

Facts and Figures

  • Working Hours


  • Business Unit

    DHL Global Forwarding US

  • Travel Required

    Below 25%

  • Employment Type

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Work Permit Required


  • Shift Requirement

    Day time only