Air Import Specialist - Mississauga

DHL Global Forwarding Canada - Mississauga, ON (5 months ago)

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Company Profile
DHL Global Forwarding is a Freight Forwarding organization that is the expert in global air, ocean and ground Freight Forwarding. Our passion is to enable international trade. We simplify our customer operations and maximize their opportunities.

Our Mississauga branch is seeking an Air Import Operations Specialist to join the logistics team.

If you are looking for a dynamic work environment with a great team please apply!

Job Summary:
To ensure the clients, and other required parties are kept fully informed of transportation arrangements & status on a regular basis from departure to arrival of goods.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Arrange for the movement of air import shipments
Anticipate, identify and rectify any exceptions and to keep the customer informed at all times
Consolidate individual consignments and arrange for prompt collection/delivery of
consignments to and/or from specified destinations.
Understand all documentation pertaining to import to various countries as well as their
Establish contacts and relationships with shippers for better understanding of their products and
transportation needs.
Establish good contact with overseas stations for better communication and coordination
Maintain good contact with various service suppliers.
Any other task, as required by direct Manager.

Minimum Requirements (Education, experience and skills):
Min 3 years experience in Freight Forwarding with a concentration in Air Freight
Proficient knowledge of World geography, import documentation & Incoterms
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Team player
Well organized
Good self-initiative
Computer literate
Flexible hours
Able to work effectively under pressure
Professional & courteous phone manners
Ability to solve logistical problems as necessary
Proficient verbal,written & organizational skills
High School Graduate

Work Authorization
DHL Global Forwarding will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in Canada. 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. DHL is an equal opportunity employer and believe we will gain through the recruitment and development of staff who represent the broad diversity of the Canadian workforce.

Facts and Figures

Division DGFF - DGF - Canada AMNO Employment Type Permanent Full-Time
Business Unit DHL Global Forwarding Canada Contract Type
Location Mississauga Working Hours 37.5 hours per week
Job Type Freight Transportation Shift Requirement Day time only
Career Level Operatives Relocation Offered None
Responsible for Travel Required Below 25%
Reports to Team Leader Travel Extent None
Target Hire Date 3/13/2019 Work Permit Required Yes