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Job #: R-00123634
Location: Oxnard, CA
Category: Logistics
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Remote Type: No Remote
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health & Civil

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Looking for a rewarding career challenge?

Unleash your potential at Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customer’s success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainably. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

If this sounds like an environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

Are you ready for an exciting adventure? Leidos is seeking a highly skilled and motivated Cargo Supervisor to oversee the efficient handling and movement of cargo at our Port Hueneme facility. This position will require supervising a team of 5 full-time Material Expediters and 2 temporary Material Expediters. The successful candidate must have the physical capabilities to stand for the full length of a shift, repetitively lift, push, or pull up to 50 pounds, and adjust their body position for various physical tasks to include bending, stooping, kneeling, turning, and pivoting. Additionally, the candidate must hold a valid forklift operator certification and have obtained certification in hazardous material processing within the last 5 years.

Deployment to McMurdo Station may be required of this position annually for a time period of 1 to 2 months. Eligibility for deployment will require physical and dental evaluations with parameters determined by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Per contract requirements, US Citizenship is required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust security clearance. Failure to meet these requirements will result in withdrawal of employment offer or other employment action.

Our expected salary range for this role will be between $70,000 to $80,000 annually.

About the Antarctic Support Contract:

Leidos Antarctic Support Contract (ASC) is the prime contractor to the National Science Foundation (NSF) in support of the United States Antarctic Program (USAP). Leidos supports the NSF’s Office of Polar Program’s Antarctic Infrastructure and Logistics by aligning with their Mission and Vision Statements:

  • Vision: Expanding our scientific reach in Antarctica through increased operational and logistical effectiveness.

  • Mission: To provide the operational and logistical platform necessary for the U.S. to conduct world-class science in Antarctica and maintain its active and influential presence on the continent.

Leidos ASC provides science and logistics support for approximately 150 science and technical events across three geographically remote research stations; McMurdo Station, Palmer Station, and South Pole Station and several deep field sites across Antarctica. Each station or field site supports world class research across multiple science disciplines. The planning and implementation of science support requirements in Antarctica is a critical part of our mission.

To learn more about the Leidos Antarctic Support contract, click here.

Are you ready to join a team dedicated to a mission? Begin your journey of a flourishing and meaningful career, share your resume with us today!

Your Main Objective:

  • Manage and lead a team of 5 full-time Material Expediters and 2 seasonal temporary Material Expediters.

  • Provide training, mentorship, and guidance to the Material Expediters, ensuring a high level of proficiency in their roles. This includes providing timely performance feedback and conducting annual performance evaluations.

  • Enforce safety regulations and best practices, promoting a culture of safety awareness among the cargo handling team.

  • Manage the timely and accurate receipt and documentation of all inbound material and cargo.

  • Oversee inventory levels, set daily work schedules for the warehouse area, and manage the flow of materials throughout the warehouse. Implement efficient control measures to prevent discrepancies.

  • Coordinate the shipping or pickup of inboard material from suppliers’ locations to the receiving dock.

  • Determine the most cost-efficient shipping mode of cargo based on the required on-site date.

  • Coordinate the resolution of material and cargo issues with material and cargo owners and the Procurement Department.

  • Facilitate effective communication and collaboration between teams, including logistics, warehouse, and transportation, to ensure seamless cargo operations.

  • Utilize your certified forklift operation skills to support cargo handling activities efficiently.

  • Apply your hazardous material processing forklift certification to safely and compliantly handle and process hazardous cargo.

  • Operate powered and non-powered material handling equipment in conjunction with daily duties.

  • Assist the Port Hueneme Operations Manager with the hiring for open warehouse positions.

  • May serve as the delegate for the PTH Operations Manager when the incumbent is unavailable.

  • Operate both powered and non-powered MHE, as needed, in conjunction with daily duties.

What Sets You Apart:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 5+ years of diversified experience in logistics, warehousing, receiving, and discrepancy resolution; additional years of experience will be considered in lieu of degree.

  • Proven experience in cargo operations and supervision, preferably in a similar industry.

  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills to effectively manage a diverse team and foster a positive work environment.

  • Understanding of packing and movement of material and cargo via commercial and military modes of transportation.

  • Working knowledge of the food and beverage industry to include inspection, storage, and transport of food and beverage-related items.

  • Familiarity with cargo handling equipment and warehouse management systems, specifically military supply ordering and priority assignment system.

  • Physical ability to stand for the full length of a shift and perform manual tasks related to cargo handling.

  • Capability to repetitively lift, push, or pull up to 50 pounds and adjust body position for bending, stooping, kneeling, walking, turning, and pivoting.

  • Valid forklift operator certification. Certification in hazardous material processing obtained within the last 5 years.

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Must be in possession of or have the ability to possess a favorable public trust, or higher, adjudication.

Our expected salary range for this role will be between $70,000 to $80,000 annually.

At Leidos, the opportunities are boundless. We inspire our staff with interesting assignments that allow them to thrive professionally and personally. For us, helping you grow your career is good business. We’re excited to learn more about you – apply today!

Pay Range:

Pay Range $61,750.00 - $111,625.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's 47,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2023. For more information, visit

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Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos’ name. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information during any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through emails that are generated by the automated system – never from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer), and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware immediately by emailing us at [email protected].

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Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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