DB Schenker, USA

General Manager – Wichita – USA

Job Overview

Position Description Summary

Responsible for the direction, management, and control of operations, sales, employees and budgets at the station/branch level.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Manage and direct the overall sales, operations and service functions on a daily basis
  • Work with customers and representatives of transportation companies to evaluate and promote services
  • Profit and loss responsibility for the station/branch.
  • Perform all administrative and financial functions associated with the station/branch’s activities
  • Direct and implement new service programs and maintain existing service programs
  • Improve productivity through efficient scheduling, vendor performance, adherence to standard operating procedures, and implementation of new service-oriented schedules
  • Ensure the freight is received and dispatched in accordance with established routing policies. Ensure proper and accurate recording of freight movement
  • Maintain the security of freight in accordance with security policy
  • As Quality Manager for the domiciled location, responsible for maintenance and revisions to the Company quality system as applicable to that location, including the development and execution of locally defined policies and procedures and document management
  • Ensure a safe working environment through consistent practice of safety programs and procedures
  • Select and place staff, ensure staff receives training for their job activities, and define specific job assignments.
  • Manage performance to ensure required levels of productivity and organizational objectives are met
  • Establish and maintain positive employee relations and promote excellent internal communication.
  • Oversee implementation of affirmative action programs as required
  • The individual in this position must be capable of performing all of the essential functions with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Essential Functions

  • Must be able to pass any federal/state/local government, airport, or company-required background checks, clearances, and/or drug and alcohol tests.

Knowledge & Skills

  • This is a management level position.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving, communication, leadership, and strategic skills required.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required.
  • Generally prefer 6 years of related management experience.
  • 5 years experience in sales or operations is required.


401(k), Dental, Direct Deposit, Holidays, Medical, Vision

Our offer

At DB Schenker, you are part of a global logistics network that connects the world. A network that allows you to shape your career by encouraging you to contribute and truly make a difference. With more than 76,000 colleagues worldwide, we welcome diversity and thrive on individual backgrounds, perspectives and skills. Together as one team, we are Here to move.

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DB Schenker, USA

Global Logistics Solutions & Supply Chain Management