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Undergraduate Placement

DHL Express, Inc.

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DHL are looking for students on their placement year to join its fast

paced, rapidly growing Aviation division at our sites at East Midlands Airport or

London Heathrow.

In these roles, DHL Aviation (UK) Ltd wants to develop and invest in

their future talent by giving real responsibility and challenges. Our

placement students are empowered to take initiative, network across the

business and to achieve high impact results that really make a difference to

our business and customers.

DHL Company Information

DHL is the most

international company in the world, with a global network in over 220 countries

and territories across the globe, and a workforce exceeding 500,000 employees serving 2.8 million customers worldwide. Our partnerships include Manchester United FC, Formula 1, and Fashion


DHL Aviation (UK) Ltd. manages the import, export and transport of freight

by air, by utilising capacity on both the DHL owned aircraft and also through

space purchased on commercial airlines.

The Opportunity

We are looking for undergraduate students in their placement year, who

have a can do attitude, passion to

succeed and are capable of quickly learning on the job. You will be given real

tasks and responsibilities from the outset and will be well supported by peers

and senior management within the organisation.

We have placements based in our Operations department, Customs teams or working

in one of our many support functions. Throughout the duration of the placement

year there may also be opportunities to experience other departments.

Within Operations you should expect to be working on the ground, in the

live operation or operational support departments. You could expect to be

responsible for a specific area or project, with previous examples including reviewing

shift patterns across our operations department, to ensure we have adequate

resources to enable freight to be sorted, loaded onto aircraft and that the

aircraft depart on time and to schedule.


commercial roles opportunities are a broad range of different environments from

a company and customer involvement, such as our Customs department, Air

Capacity Sales and Carriers & Linehaul.


placement students join our programmes we understand that you want to learn -

and we are looking for people who have a thirst for developing themselves. To

support the 'on the job' training you will get in your placements, we have

designed a training & development programme which will give you the skills

& tools you need to succeed during the programme and beyond.

Those who are successful

and perform to a high standard through their placement year will be considered

for a place on our Graduate Scheme to commence in September 2021.

Person Requirements

At this point in time we are interested in second year students looking

for a placement starting in September 2020. Opportunities will be based at East

Midlands Airport (EMA) and London Heathrow Airport (LHR), please state on your

application if you have a preferred location.

DHL Aviation are looking for candidates who have a passion for

the logistics industry, and can demonstrate how they work at speed, and

with a can-do attitude, to support our business in getting it right 1st

time for the customer.

Minimum Criteria

Applicants must be in their Placement year of their

undergraduate degree.


Must be able to work under own initiative with minimal supervisionFlexible approach to working hours (i.e., nights and days) Customer centric approach to workExcellent PC software skillsExcellent interpersonal & communication skills If you are interested in

starting your career at DHL Aviation please send your CV and covering letter

to dhlcareers@dhl.com.

Closing Date: Wednesday 8th

January 2020


confirm that you hold an EU passport when applying or if you have the relevant

work permits for the UK.

If your

application is shortlisted from the initial screening phase, the next stage

will be to complete a video interview, which will be sent across via email.

Assessment Centers will be held in February 2020.

If you have not heard back by 15th January 2020, please

assume that you have not been successful in your application process.

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