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in Long Beach, CA

Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Long beach, California

About this job


Position Overview:

The Operations Manager is accountable for leading, directing and managing inbound and/or outbound site operations to ensure consistent high level service quality and customer satisfaction, profitable, cost-efficient operations, and compliance with company policies and procedures, ISO standards and Sarbanes Oxley requirements, and other regulatory guidelines.


  • Lead, direct and manage inbound and/or outbound site operations to ensure that the operations staff executes service agreements at, or above the customer's standards.
  • Maximize profitability through superior customer service, effective and prompt communications, and follow-up on all pending matters with the customer.
  • Plan and monitor daily staffing schedules and adjust accordingly to ensure adequate staffing levels that support operational demands and business objectives.
  • Manage revenue and expenses to budget constraints.
  • Ensure directives, rules and procedures are communicated to all operations' staff.
  • Ensure safety methods, practices and programs are implemented and maintained.
  • Ensure that freight is being moved in a safe and timely manner utilizing appropriate equipment and tools.
  • Maintain a clean, professional, and safe working environment by inspecting and scheduling maintenance and ensuring that all office and warehouse equipment is properly accounted for and in safe working condition.
  • Utilize superior communications skills to motivate staff and develop effective working relationships with peers, executives, and clients.
  • Manage and oversee administrative functions to ensure all paperwork is processed efficiently and in a timely manner and meets all compliance requirements.
  • Train and certify new employees on all performance standards.
  • Personally coach, train and mentor direct reports and provide career development opportunities through training and quality management activities.
  • Conduct annual performance reviews for all staff within department and address all employee performance problems promptly and directly in accordance with personnel policies and procedures.
  • Keep abreast of emerging technology changes and innovations through formal or informal study, reading business and professional publications, networking and participation in professional organizations.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.


  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Capable of communicating and interacting effectively with multi-functional and diverse backgrounds and ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, employees and customers.
  • PC Literate. Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office, internet, web-based and job specific software applications.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing the financial aspects of the department (purchasing, budget preparation and review, financial reporting and monitoring expenses).
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in influencing departments and implementing and managing change.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and manage multiple projects and set priorities.
  • Demonstrated understanding of project management methodologies and management of multiple projects.
  • Change management principles and application, problem analysis and definition, risk alternative evaluation and problem resolution methods required. Collaborative decision-making skills.
  • Ability to identify and understand issues, problems and opportunities; comparing data from different sources to draw conclusions. Ability to explore alternatives and positions to reach outcomes that gain support and acceptance from all stakeholders.
  • Ability to maintain stable performance under pressure or opposition, handling stress in a manner acceptable to others and the organization.
  • Uses appropriate methods and flexible interpersonal style to help build cohesive team to facilitate the completion of team goals. Skilled in delegation of authority to effectively meet organizational and strategic goals
  • Leads by example, putting customers first. Develops and sustains positive business relationships.
  • Must be able to read, write, and communicate fluently in English.



  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Minimum five years related operational leadership experience.
  • Minimum three years supervisory or managerial experience.
  • In depth knowledge of all products, services and operations.
  • Valid state issued Driver's License.
  • Forklift Driver Certification.
  • Other professional certifications may be required.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Transportation, Logistics, Supply Chain Management preferred or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Three years of industry experience.

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Team Player - Works well as a member of a group
Functional Expert - Considered a thought leader on a subject
Leader - Inspires teammates to follow them
Dedicated - Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Self-Starter - Inspired to perform without outside help