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UPS Operations Supervisor Reviews

Updated September 24, 2017
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Pros
  • I love that they have great benefits (in 821 reviews)

  • Great exercise and good benefits (in 640 reviews)

Cons
  • there is no work life balance unless you get daytime hours (in 260 reviews)

  • Only Part Time would like my position to be (in 462 reviews)

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  1. "Part Time Hub Operations Supervisor"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - PT Hub Operations Supervisor in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - PT Hub Operations Supervisor in Portland, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UPS part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    They take good care of us
    Lots of opportunities for growth and upward mobility
    Great flexible benefits package
    401k with matching contributions
    They are paying for me to get a bachelor's degree
    Strong culture of accountability

    Cons

    Very stressful days
    Expect to be blamed and scapegoated as midlevel management
    You need to be able to take constructive criticism on the chin

    Advice to Management

    Pay the part time supervisors better


  2. "Weakening Company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations Excellence Supervisor
    Current Employee - Operations Excellence Supervisor
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at UPS full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits - although weakening

    Cons

    Not enough training, and poor work-life balance

    Advice to Management

    Have set hours even for salaried employees

  3. "Great for School"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations Supervisor in Roanoke, VA
    Current Employee - Operations Supervisor in Roanoke, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at UPS part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Tuition reimbursement
    Decent pay
    Benefits are nice

    Cons

    Lack of hours
    Little room for advancement


  4. "Operations Supervisor"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Operations Supervisor in Louisville, KY
    Former Employee - Operations Supervisor in Louisville, KY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at UPS (More than a year)

    Pros

    Management experience leading 30 employees

    Cons

    Expected to work 7 days per week during holiday shopping season

    Advice to Management

    UPS is good company for young professionals that are seeking experience managing 30 employees, however senior leadership positions are infrequently available as individuals stay in top positions for 10-15 years.


  5. "Operations Supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Operations Supervisor in Maumee, OH
    Former Employee - Operations Supervisor in Maumee, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at UPS full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    monday - friday work week. paid vacations and holidays. good insurance

    Cons

    management doesn't care about its employees

    Advice to Management

    get better.


  6. "Ups part time supervisor"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations Supervisor in Saint Paul, MN
    Current Employee - Operations Supervisor in Saint Paul, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at UPS part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    If youre lazy and have no future sit around ups for 7 years and become a driver

    Cons

    You never know what time you will be done. Deal with call ins from your workers and they cant get into trouble because of the union. Lazy union workers. Low pay. Hurt your back. Not fun whatsoever. Do yourself a favor head somewhere else this place is going down FAST

    Advice to Management

    None


  7. "Decent pay"

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    Current Employee - Part Time Operations Supervisor in San Pablo, CA
    Current Employee - Part Time Operations Supervisor in San Pablo, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UPS part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefits and decent pay for no college degree needed. Good starting point to make a career and looks good on a resume

    Cons

    Long tedious hours 5 days a week mental and physical stress minimal training fast pace environment a lot of pressure

  8. "operations supervisor"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations Supervisor in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Operations Supervisor in Austin, TX

    I have been working at UPS full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The MIP bonus is great

    Cons

    there is no work life balance unless you get daytime hours


  9. "Great Company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Part-Time Operations Supervisor in Monroe Township, NJ
    Current Employee - Part-Time Operations Supervisor in Monroe Township, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UPS part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Comprehensive Employee Benefits, Discounts, Good experience.

    Cons

    Physically taxing, Hours change based on work flow

    Advice to Management

    Hire more hourly workers


  10. "Learning"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations Supervisor in Jackson, MS
    Current Employee - Operations Supervisor in Jackson, MS
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UPS part-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    It is a part time job with great benifits. If you are trying to advance in the company that's good, but it also gets you ready for other management jobs.

    Cons

    Weather is a big issue at Ups. It is very hot in the summer and cold in the winter but if you keep moving the winter is not so bad.

    Advice to Management

    Keep on training. The foundation for supervisors are there they will all the bullets to shoot the gun with all you will to do is pull the trigger.