DHL Global Forwarding (USA)

Air Freight Manager – Torrance, California, United States

Job Overview

We have an exciting opportunity for an Air Freight Manager to oversee timely and accurate movement of air export/ import shipments and documentation.This position will be based at our Redondo Beach, CA. facility, however we will be moving to Torrance, CA in mid-2021.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for Air Freight product profitability and performance including continuous improvement processes to increase efficiencies, reduces waste, and improve performance to our customers
  • Manages and controls all ground cost margins and prepares monthly P&L activity / revenue reports.Prepares and provides customers and overseas offices with rate quotations
  • Leads all related vendors to ensure the highest level of service is achieved as well as assists and answers customer inquiries and other related customer service functions
  • Responsible for the accuracy of invoices, bills of lading, shipping statements, and the achievement of key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Assists in annual budget preparation for area of responsibility
  • Supervises staff, responsible for hiring, coaching, training, and developing staff.Maintains employee records and completes yearly employee performance reviews

Skills / Qualifications:

  • 6+ years’ experience in airfreight freight forwarding required
  • 3+ years’ airfreight leadership experience required
  • Considerable knowledge of the Los Angeles, CA market required
  • Experience working in a Union environment preferred
  • CargoWise software experience preferred
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point)
  • Strong leadership, communication, and presentation skills
  • BA/BS preferred
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