General Manager (Transload)

At CEVA, we believe that logistics is a people business, that’s why we create an environment of trust and team spirit – we encourage initiative and we empower our talent to grow in their careers. We are supply chain experts and live and breathe it every day. We offer a broad range of services in Contract Logistics, Air, Ocean and Ground management thanks to our 78,000 employees, operating in more than 160 countries. At CEVA, we are passionate about our work and the value we deliver to our customers and as a company, we are growing at a fast pace – do you Dare to Grow with us?

Salary Pay Range : $93,468 – $133,615


Run a start-up operation of a new cross dock transload facility in Southern California. To maintain efficient logistics operations and to build strong partnerships with customers and to guide and lead new business implementation including overseeing and supervising, transload operations, value added services, solutions design & consolidation operations. This position is responsible for the overall management and performance of the facility including warehouse operations, customer relations, quality, and security. In addition, the station manager is accountable for achieving company financial objectives, productivity standards and personnel development.


Operations: Develop and direct team members to ensure the compliant, efficient and cost-effective operation and utilization of the facility. Oversee all distribution services including transload, receiving, storing, shipping, special projects, maintenance and administrative activities to ensure customer requirements are met. Other responsibilities include the oversight and execution of the following:

  • Oversee job assignments and labor schedules. Plan long-range labor needs based on sales forecasts and input from management. Focus on continuous improvement and make recommendations to senior management on programs to improve operations.
  • Coordination of all aspects of the delivery (including, but not limited to, billing, rate quotation, approval of vendor invoices, etc.).
  • Scheduling of pick-ups daily.
  • Adhere to all shipping, import and export regulations.
  • Escalate any unresolved issues or risks before they materially impact the Company or client.
  • Work closely with other departments to deliver high level of service to customers.
  • Monitor KPI’s

Labor Management: Direct the operations to achieve prescribed objectives. Develop and maintain a productive work team by creating programs for hiring, training and professional development. Match the skill and background of personnel to the work required. Apply sound communication and motivational techniques, create programs to supervise, counsel and discipline associates. Implement an appropriate performance evaluation system for recommending promotions, wage increases and terminations.

    • Planning – Tactical
    • Oversee daily order priorities; ensure they process correctly and on time
    • Manage staff schedules and contract labor requirements
    • Generate and communicate Metrics Reporting
    • Operational Execution

Equipment / Safety: Ensure that procedures are in place of the efficient operation and utilization of all warehouse equipment. Direct programs to ensure the safety of all personnel, equipment and property. Provide safety instruction to personnel as needed. Report all work-related injuries immediately. Provide immediate medical attention to injured employees as necessary. Ensure compliance with appropriate government regulations.

Relationship Management: Continually maintain a professional and courteous relationship with all customers, vendors and support personnel. Audit operations to ensure service standards and Key Performance Indicators (KPI) are being met. Establish clear objectives and goals for vendors and support personnel. Meet with customers to discuss performance against KPI’s and improvement opportunities.

Inventory Management: Ensure current and accurate inventory control for all products. Develop a space utilization plan to meet prescribed cost and service standards. Monitor the space layout plan to ensure it continues to meet company standards. Develop and implement an effective product locator system and update as necessary.

Information Technology: Ensure the creation of the necessary warehouse information systems to meet company objectives and facilitate the efficient operations of the warehouse. Ensure that necessary changes in hardware and software are provided. Remain knowledgeable regarding changes in hardware and software technology.

Security and Compliance: Ensure the security of the facility, its environs, employees and contents. Conduct regular instruction in good security practices. Facility must remain compliant with all TSA regulations.

Financial Management: Work with Executive team to develop appropriate revenue and cost goals and report on the progress to those goals. Complete and provide to senior management regularly scheduled operations reports, addressing specific cost and revenue drivers. Utilize proper ROI techniques to justify capital investments. Prepare annual budget.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree OR at least 10 years’ experience in container freight station, distribution or warehouse environment.
  • At least 10 years of experience as a Distribution manager, General Manager, or Facility Manager in a 3PL environment.
  • Experience managing a P&L
  • Experience in Microsoft Office – Word, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Experience in computer-based WMS technology
  • Bi-lingual Spanish and English is a plus


With a genuine culture of recognition, we want our employees to grow, develop and be part of our journey. We offer a benefits package with a focus on your wellbeing. This includes competitive Paid Time Off, 401(k), health insurance and an employee benefits platform that offers discounts on gym memberships and a diverse range of retail, travel, car and hospitality brands, including important offerings like pet insurance.

We are a team in every sense, and we support each other and work collaboratively to achieve our goals together.

It is our goal that you will be compensated for your hard work and commitment, so if you’d like to work for one of the top Logistics providers in the world then let’s work together to help you find your new role.


We value your professional and personal growth. That’s why we share plenty of career opportunities for you to thrive within CEVA. This role can be the first step on your career path with us. You can stay in the same job family, find a new family to grow in (an almost limitless number of options) or find your own path. Join CEVA for a challenging and rewarding career.

CEVA operates in a multicultural, global environment and is a richly diverse organization operating seamlessly as one company. We aim to attract, motivate and retain the best people in our industry, whatever their background. We share the same passion to deliver world-class solutions to our customers. We have the best supply chain professionals in the industry and develop this talent in an inspiring work environment.

CEVA Logistics is proud to be an equal opportunity work place and an affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other characteristic. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

Please note: Legitimate CEVA Logistics recruitment processes include communication with candidates through recognized professional networks, such as LinkedIn or via an official company email address: We recommend that you do not respond to unsolicited business propositions and/or offers from people with whom you are unfamiliar.

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