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Supply Chain Program Specialist - Full Time

DHL Global Forwarding - Portland, OR

Posted on 10/09/19 (Ref: OR46KAspcF)

Supply Chain Program Specialist - Portland, OR - DHL Global Forwarding


Job Title: Supply Chain Program Specialist

Job Location: Hillsboro, OR

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.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Supply Chain Program Specialist responsible for day-to-day operations relating to the handling of international import/export freight movement for one of our largest strategic DGF customers with a complex supply chain. This position will be located onsite with our client.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide recommendations for process improvements and implementations relating to customer's international supply chain/logistics
  • Provided data and analysis to support customer's logistics initiatives/KPIs

  • Develop and maintain a strong business partnership at all levels with external customer

  • Proactively assesses, clarifies, and validates customer needs on an ongoing basis.

  • Create and communicate Standard Operations to meet service requirement by the customer in accordance with the SOW.

  • Provides performance reporting to the customer as needed

    Skills / Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years Ocean or Air freight operations experience in a freight forwarding or international shipping environment.

  • Strong analytical, data analysis and problem-solving skills

  • Proactive approach towards a continuous improvement philosophy.

  • Consistent ability to meet and adhere to deadlines

  • Excellent written, verbal, communication and presentation skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills

  • Advanced computer skills with MS Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in business or related field

    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

    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.

    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.

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