Head of Flexitank - Americas Region

United States DHL Global Forwarding, Freight req58520 12/04/2019

Job Title:  Head of Flexitank - Americas Region

We have an exciting opportunity for a Head of Flexitank - Americas Region to manage multiple levels of customer interaction. 

Key Responsibilities:

·Support all Regional Ocean Freight departments to develop and manage the flexitank portfolio

oProvide sales support and guidance to business development

oOwn the flexitank service process and ensure all offices follow proper flexitank procedures

oManage all flexitank manufacturer relationships in the America’s region

oManage the flexitank service fitting depots in the Americas

oMaintain and develop flexitank specific drayage partners in the Americas

oSupport theAmericas region countries to develop and maintain fitting depots

§Must be or become an EPT certified “Master Fitter” to ensure the flexitank fitting process is followed exactly in each fitting depot to ensure all manufacturer Liability warranty coverage is maintained

oWork with OCC to manage flexitank compliant ocean carriers

oDevelop and close personal pipeline of new business

oOwn operational customer relationships

oNegotiates service agreements with new customers in support of sales efforts


oMinimum 10 experience in bulk liquid shipping in flexitanks and / or ISOTanks

oAbility to work in a highly matrixed team environment

oCustomer centric with the ability to deliver customer confidence

oExcellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills

oAbility to travel +75% of time

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, 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.

Facts and Figures

  • Working Hours


  • Business Unit

    DHL Global Forwarding US

  • Travel Required

    Below 50%

  • Employment Type

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Work Permit Required


  • Shift Requirement