• Air Import Gateway Supervisor

    C.H. Robinson Des Plaines, IL 60019

    Job #1819199944

  • Are you passionate in leading a team? Do you enjoy problem-solving complex shipment issues? Then the Air Import Gateway Supervisor might be a great fit! You will ensure operational excellence by organizing, planning, coordinating and controlling team operations. The main focus of the position is to develop people, monitor performance, and support the day-to-day needs of our customers through superior operations.


    • Training and developing employees

    • Establishing goals (short-term (6 month), mid-term (1 year), long-term (career goal))

    • Providing input on and/or conduct mid and year end reviews

    • Providing input on compensation decisions

    • Providing input and recommendation on staffing forecasting & decisions

    • Communicating and educating employees on corporate compliance policies

    • Organize, plan, coordinate and control specific phases of team operations

    • Prioritize and delegate work. Monitor for accuracy, completeness, and efficiency

    • Develop and document operational process within team and process for interaction with other branch teams

    • Document work flow and job description of individual team members

    • Actively work with management to identify, develop, and monitor metrics to measure performance of team and members

    Required Qualifications:

    • High school diploma or GED

    • At least 1 year of freight forwarding supervisory experience

    • At least 1 year of Air Import experience

    Required Qualifications:

    • Demonstrated ability to lead, motivate and influence others, set a positive example, and create a productive, positive environment

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills

    • Strategic and creative thinking skills

    • Strong problem solving skills

    • Bachelor's Degree

    • Values a diverse and inclusive work environment

    Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

    C.H. Robinson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We believe in equality for all and celebrate the diversity of our employees, customers and communities. We believe this increases creativity and innovation, drives business growth and enables engaged and thriving teams. We're committed to providing an inclusive environment, free from harassment and discrimination, where all employees feel welcomed, valued and respected.

    Affirmative Action Employer/EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran


    Your Health, Wealth and Self

    Your total wellbeing is the foundation of our business, and our benefits support your financial, family and personal goals. We provide the top-tier benefits that matter to you most, including:

    • Two medical plans (including a High Deductible Health Plan)

    • Prescription drug coverage

    • Enhanced Fertility benefits

    • Flexible Spending Accounts

    • Health Savings Account (including employer contribution)

    • Dental and Vision

    • Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance

    • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

    • Paid and floating holidays

    • Paid time off (PTO)

    • Paid parental leave

    • Paid time off to volunteer in your community

    • Charitable Giving Match Program

    • 401(k) with 6% company matching

    • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

    • Plus a broad range of career development, networking, and team-building opportunities

    Dig in to our full list of benefits on OUR CULTURE (~~~) page.

    Why Do You Belong at C.H. Robinson?

    Standing out among the world's largest logistics platforms, C.H. Robinson solves logistics problems for companies across the globe and across industries, from the simple to the most complex. For 100+ years, our global suite of services has innovated trade to seamlessly deliver the products and goods that drive the world's economy. With 19 million shipments annually for 105,000 customers, our people and technology literally move the world.

    As a FORTUNE 200 company, FORTUNE has also named C.H. Robinson one of the World's Most Admired Companies 2021. Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, we are proud to be recognized as one of LinkedIn's Top Companies in Minneapolis-St. Paul 2021. And we're not stopping there... Join us as we collaborate, innovate, and work as one global team to make life better and more sustainable for our customers, communities, and world.