Head of Warehousing and Distribution – Americas

Miami, Florida, United States Global Forwarding Freight 14385 05/11/2019

Job Title:Head of Warehousing and Distribution – Americas
Job Location: Miami, Costa Rica, Colombia, Peru, Argentina, and Mexico preferable.

We have an exciting opportunity for a SUPPLY CHAIN DIRECTOR todevelop the warehousing and distribution products along the Americas Region and deliver on Company (EBIT), Employees (EOS) and Customer expectations (NPA). The position will be responsible to directly leading a Team of professionals who regionally shape the product evolution, and dotted line manage the operations across the Americas Region.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategy: Develop/implement product strategy including:

    • Business Growth

    • Operational excellence and quality

    • Product systems roadmap

    • Personnel development

  • Financials: Deliver on Americas EBIT budget

  • Operational:
    • Measure operational performance
    • Adapt capacity to business needs
    • Operational deep dives (ad-hoc)
    • Ensure a high quality service to customers

  • Customers

    • Develop multi-country customers and look for new business opportunities for IWS
    • Establish together with the commercial area strategies for the development of all IWS products

  • ServiceQuality

    • Ensure adherence to company standards (i.e. ISO, 5S, compliance / environmental / H&S)
    • Secure compliance with security and quality processes
    • Lead implementation of digitalization and process improvement initiatives

  • People development

    • Manage, lead and develop the personnel in charge
    • Develop plans to promote integration, leadership and motivation in the team
    • Give feedback (One-to-One) and evaluate staff through the performance tool

Skills / Requirements:

  • University Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Business and/or Logistics related matter

  • At least 15 years of experience in management positions, with experience in different geographies

  • Expert on Microsoft Office

  • Bilingual English/Spanish (must)

    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.

DHL 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

    Air Express International USA, Inc.

  • Travel Required

    No travel required

  • Employment Type

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Shift Requirement