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
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.
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.
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.
Applicants must be in their Placement year of their
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
Closing Date: Wednesday 8th
confirm that you hold an EU passport when applying or if you have the relevant
work permits for the UK.
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.