Perishables Operations Specialist – QLD

DHL Express

Location: Brisbane Airport

Job Type: Full time


DHL Global Forwarding (Australia) Pty Ltd is a global leader in the Freight Forwarding industry. We currently have a vacancy for a Perishables Operations Specialist based in our Brisbane Station, QLD.

About Us

Connecting People. Improving Lives.

DHL is the leading global brand in the logistics industry. Our DHL divisions offer an unrivalled portfolio of logistics services ranging from national and international parcel delivery, e-commerce shipping and fulfillment solutions, international express, road, air, and ocean transport to industrial supply chain management. With about 380,000 employees in more than 220 countries and territories worldwide, DHL connects people and businesses securely and reliably, enabling global sustainable trade flows. With specialized solutions for growth markets and industries including technology, life sciences, healthcare, engineering, manufacturing & energy, auto-mobility, and retail, DHL is decisively positioned as “The logistics company for the world”.

DHL is part of Deutsche Post DHL Group. The Group generated revenues of more than 81 billion euros in 2021. With sustainable business practices and a commitment to society and the environment, the Group makes a positive contribution to the world. Deutsche Post DHL Group aims to achieve net-zero emissions logistics by 2050.


Overall Role Purpose
The Perishables Operations Specialist
is responsible for:

  • Processing, handling, and distributing all required documents in the operations department.
  • Performs pickup arrangement.
  • Ensures customer requirements are met and documents are completed in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Creates/confirms transport order to ensure pickup of the shipment at origin.
  • Performs booking and booking optimisation.
  • Prepares, controls, and distributes all required Export documents to counterparts (carrier, consignee, supplier, etc.)
  • Checks responses from counterparts and finalizes validation of required documents.
  • Follows up shipment status in the Export area, identifies incidents, and ensures resolution of incidents.

Skills / Qualifications

  • Tertiary qualified or an equivalent qualification (Preferred by not mandatory)
  • Minimum two (2) – four (4) years of previous experience/knowledge of Airfreight /Freight Forwarding exposure.
  • CargoWise system experience /exposure (advantage).
  • Sound administrative skills.
  • Results-driven and attention to detail.
  • A high degree of reliability and attention to detail
  • Be a team player with a positive can-do attitude.
  • Be results-driven and be able to demonstrate strong communication and administration skills.
  • Possess a high degree of attention to detail and a professional work ethic.

In return, we offer:

  • Competitive annual base + superannuation
  • Tools of the trade (laptop)
  • Supportive and friendly team who are excited to have you on board.

Why DHL Global Forwarding?

At DHL, people mean the world to us. That is why our goal has always been to attract and retain the best talent ALL over the world. We provide both the challenge and opportunity for personal and professional development. We recognise the difference you bring to our business, and together we share the pride of building THE logistics company for the world.

In a global business like ours, the opportunities are endless. So, join us. Work with us. Grow with us. Stay with us. Discover the positive impact you can make and build an amazing DHL career.

DHL. Excellence. Simply Delivered.

To be considered for this position you will need valid rights to work and live in Australia.


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