DHL Global Forwarding (USA)

Warehouse Manager – California, United States

Job Overview

Job Title: Warehouse Manager
Job Location:  Torrance, CA
DHL Global Forwarding (DGF) manages the flow of goods and information across a customer’s global supply chain utilizing air/ocean/ground transportation, customs brokerage services, and dedicated warehousing/distribution centers. 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
We have an exciting opportunity for a WAREHOUSE MANAGER to strategically manage multiple levels of interaction with internal stakeholders, customers and their freight, suppliers and vendors. In this position you will be the leader of the warehouse operation, responsible for leading a tenured exempt and non-exempt team. The successful candidate will be able to build relationships with union, non-union employees and union business agents while following the union contract. This position is based in our Redondo Beach, CA. location soon to be located in Torrance, CA (405 & 110).
Key Responsibilities:
  • Assumes responsibility for good working practices, safety, and security for customer inventory
  • Develops, recommends, and implements process and procedure improvements for service delivery to the customer
  • Provides customized solutions for customers in the areas of warehousing, inventory control & analysis, transportation, and technical support
  • Responsible for the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) of the product and ensures budget targets are met
  • Manage staff, responsible for hiring, coaching, training, and developing subordinate staff across numerous shifts (18hour/7 days operation)
  • Assigns work, sets completion dates, reviews work, and manages performance in accordance with organizational policies, procedures, and performance management processes
  • Collaborates with senior management to deliver strategic business results.
  • Builds collaborative working relationships across groups
Skills / Qualifications:
  • 6+ years’ warehouse experience in freight forwarding or related industry required
  • 3+ years’ leadership experience required
  • Experience working in a Union environment strongly preferred
  • Familiarity with DOT, TSA, and Hazmat/DG regulations strongly preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills: MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • BA or BS Degree preferred
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