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Senior, Freight Forwarding Operations

Primary Location 5255 LOVELOCK ST, SAN DIEGO, California - United States of America , 92110 Job ID R24004197

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Job Description:

Grade Level: 20E

Location: San Diego, CA

Travel Required: N/A

Degree Required: Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)

Certifications Required: N/A

Work Hours: 12:00-8:30pm, Mon-Fri

Job Summary
This position supervises and coordinates terminal warehouse operational activities, audits training and safety records, and assists in meeting financial goals through reporting and cost reviews. He/She ensures the safety and productivity of employees in a time-sensitive market and ensures performance goals are met, maintains inventory accuracy, adheres to quality standards, and effectively manages staff. This position supervises employees who oversee inbound flow, inventory control, and outbound flow activities and supervises operational efficiency to ensure work completion in an operational area.


  • Coordinates freight sorts and loads.
  • Supervises freight dispatch routes and scheduling.
  • Conducts Freight Forwarding operations and safety training.
  • Coordinates Freight Forwarding administrative functions.
  • Schedules and supervises dock employees daily activities.
  • Plans for changes (e.g., routing changes, left over freight, left over cargo, etc.) to ensure appropriate equipment and personnel are available for loading and unloading customer goods.
  • Supervises truck build-up and breakdowns to ensure freight is properly staged and loaded.
  • Completes daily reports to identify productivity costs and service issues.
  • Responds to customer calls (e.g., damaged goods, storage fees, etc.) to resolve issues.
  • Supervises audit activities to meet compliance procedures results for customs and internal audits.
  • Evaluates work areas for potential hazards and determines space allocations to ensure the existence of a safe, clean work environment.


  • Bachelor's Degree or International equivalent - Preferred
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook
  • Experience working in freight operations - Preferred
  • Knowledge of the Supply Chain and Transportation industry - Preferred

Compensation and Benefits:

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $77,280/year to $125,640/year. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to, market location and may vary depending on job related knowledge, skills, and education/training and a candidate’s work experience. Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company’s performance.

Hired applicants may be eligible for Medical/prescription drug coverage,
Dental & Vision Benefits, Flexible Spending Account, Health Savings
Account, Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Basic and
Supplemental Life Insurance & Accidental Death and Dismemberment,
Disability Income Protection Plan, Employee Assistance Program,
Educational Assistance Program, 401(k) retirement program, Vacation,
Paid Holidays and Personal time, Paid Sick/Family and Medical Leave time
as required by law, Discounted Employee Stock Purchase Program.

Employee Type:


UPS is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.

Other Criteria:

Employer will sponsor visas for specific positions. UPS is an equal opportunity employer. UPS does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

Basic Qualifications:

Must be a U.S. Citizen or National of the U.S., an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence, or an alien authorized to work in the U.S. for this employer.