Assistant Manager, Outbound and Yard Operations

 San Diego, CA

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Job Title:
Assistant Manager, Outbound and Yard Operations
City & State:
San Diego, CA
Job Region:
Sr. Level Independent Contributor
Business Unit:
Operations - Asset
Service Offering:
Freight Forwarding
Our client provides ocean transportation, air transportation, inland transportation, logistics consulting, storage, packaging services as well as supply chain management services.

Assistant Manager, Outbound and Yard Operations
The Assistant Manager, Outbound and Yard Operations position is responsible for supporting Maquiladora Senior Manager and Manager managing on freight forwarding outbound related functions and personnel performance. This position will oversee the planning, coordination, and transportation of all customers' products and equipment to meet internal delivery target.

Job Type: Full-time

  • Conduct day-to-day operations and audit delivery performance to achieve company goals.
  • Daily release of equipment to carriers & follow up on carrier performance with on-time equipment pick up & delivery.
  • Coordinate for daily outgate performance to surpass production & meet customer requirements.
  • Timely and accurate communication with all related parties (Carrier, Customer, MQ specialists).
  • Troubleshoot any operational issues & provide guidance to outbound staff.
  • Monitor Yard inventory aging & in-transit aging to improve outbound operations.
  • Assist HOD and HOT in outbound operation/action plans to achieve periodic goals Process management of but not limited to outbound shipment releases to carriers (trailer/chassis/items in trailer).
  • Cargo shipment (Load-Out) coordination & management (i.e. Diecast, Powertrain Factory outbound)
  • In-house "Dedicated Truck" carrier management for efficient & effective carrier utilization
  • Follow guidelines to ensure appropriate AP/AR rates are maintained to achieve expected MQ profitability.
  • Monitor yard performance (inventory dwell time) to ensure yard turn goals are achieved.
  • Monitor carrier pick-up time to improve delivery performance is achieved on a periodic basis.
  • Ensure team members are following the appropriate SOP established by HOD/HOT accordingly.
  • Prepare for short/mid/long term business plans, analysis & forecast reports.
  • Assist in building pricing structure by breaking down various cost components.
  • Market Pricing Analysis & report Generations
  • Carrier Management/System Operations - Qualify new carrier for expansion of MQ capacity & endure maintain appropriate carrier capacity for MQ operation.
  • Participate in RFP bidding process & maintain appropriate AP/AR to ensure MQ's profitability.
  • Maintain accurate TMS shipment release data & ensure timely POD audit.
  • Utility Player to support all MQ operational needs.
  • Assist team and other departments in order to combat discrepancies and fulfill customer needs, including POD auditing, profit and loss reporting, damage and total loss reporting, unit availability, and transit/carrier availability.
  • Recommend and implement strategies to improve department performance.
  • Bachelor’s Degree is required.
  • 6-9 years of Logistics, Supply Chain experience required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills required.
  • Proficient PC skills – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, & database management systems
This position offers a competitive base salary.

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