Lock Specialist

Business Unit
United Wholesale Mortgage


The Lock Desk Specialist would be required to cover a broad area of responsibilities within the Lock Desk Team, which includes completing lock desk functions based on requests from both internal and external clients, monitoring and completing requests from assigned work queues, and handling questions from internal and external clients.


  • Processing lock requests such as manual locks, re-locks, and rate changes
  • Completing lock related Change of Circumstance requests
  • Monitoring inbound Lock Desk work queues to maintain SLA on all received requests
  • Handling inbound phone calls from internal and external clients


  • 6 months or more of either Mortgage Client Service experience or service industry experience such as Restaurant, Call Center, Retail Customer Service, Hotel Hospitality, etc.
  • Successful track record with Client Service
  • Comfortable with numbers and math
  • Comfortable in a high production role 
  • Strong ability to remain calm and positive in stressful situations
  • Resourceful when problem-solving and able to think outside of the box while following the process in place
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and quickly solve any problems that arise
  • Know when to escalate an issue and to the appropriate team; strong skills in judgment calls
  • Ability to simplify and include all details to provide appropriate feedback
  • Proficient with the entire Microsoft Suite
  • Open to learning, willing to be coached, and able to be adapt quickly in an ever-changing industry
  • You thrive in a team environment. We’re one team working towards one common goal
  • You have a strong ability to take ownership when necessary – We call this “Thumb Pointing”
  • Driven with a strong work ethic who thrives on getting better every single day
  • High School Diploma
  • Onsite attendance is required
  • The shift for this role is 11am-8pm


Ready to join thousands of talented team members who are making the dream of home ownership possible for more Americans? It’s all happening on UWM’s campus, where our award-winning workplace packs plenty of perks and amenities that keep the atmosphere buzzing with energy and excitement.


It’s no wonder that out of our six pillars, People Are Our Greatest Asset is number one. It’s at the very heart of how we treat each other, our clients and our community. Whether it’s providing elite client service or continuously striving to improve, our pillars provide a pathway to a more successful personal and professional life.


From the team member that holds a door open to the one that helps guide your career, you’ll feel the encouragement and support on day one. No matter your race, creed, gender, age, sexual orientation and ethnicity, you’ll be welcomed here. Accepted here. And empowered to Be You Here.


More reasons you’ll love working here include:

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) after just 30 days
  • Additional parental and maternity leave benefits after 12 months
  • Adoption reimbursement program
  • Paid volunteer hours
  • Paid training and career development
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • 401k with employer match
  • Mortgage discount and area business discounts
  • Free membership to our large, state-of-the-art fitness center, including exercise classes such as yoga and Zumba, various sports leagues and a full-size basketball court
  • Wellness area, including an in-house primary-care physician’s office, full-time massage therapist and hair salon 
  • Gourmet cafeteria featuring homemade breakfast and lunch
  • Convenience store featuring healthy grab-and-go snacks
  • In-house Starbucks and Dunkin
  • Indoor/outdoor café with Wi-Fi


All the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation and change. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. Team members may be required to perform other or different job-related duties as requested by their team lead, subject to reasonable accommodation. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise. Employment with UWM is "at-will." UWM is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By selecting “Apply for this job online” you provide consent to UWM to record phone call conversations between you and UWM to be used for quality control purposes.


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