National DCP

  • Director of Warehouse

    Job Locations US-MA-Bellingham
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(12/31/2018 7:01 PM)
    ID
    2018-2147
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Operations
  • Overview

    The Director of Operations will be responsible for directing and coordinating the activities of the Warehouse for the distribution center. 

    In conjunction with the management staff, this position will focus on achieving the optimum performance of personnel, equipment and facilities.  The Director of Warehouse will interface with all departments to ensure customer service goals are met while maintaining high standards in safety, service and efficiency.

    Responsibilities

    • Coaches, trains and develops employees both informally (on-floor coaching) and formally (written evaluation). Fosters growth within the organization and implements succession planning for top performers.
    • Builds an open and honest communication line with direct and indirect reports. Interacts daily with warehouse staff.  Develops and ensures a positive, supporting and collaborative culture in the Operations group. 
    • Oversees the tracking of fleet and warehouse performance against the established budget and operational goals. Asks questions and offers suggestions as needed. 
    • Continuously monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of work methods, procedures, controls and staffing to achieve accurate and timely movement of product; recommends alternatives as needed.
    • Oversees the hiring, supervision, scheduling, and termination of personnel. Forecasts staffing needs based on upcoming events, seasonal changes, etc.
    • Responsible for accurate inventory and productivity levels.
    • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
    • All other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • BS/BA Preferred
    • 10-15 years of progressive management experience in fleet and warehouse operations required. 
    • Food service or consumer goods distribution experience required
    • Demonstrated expertise in motivating and providing supportive leadership to a large staff
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products
    • Expert knowledge of OSHA standards and regulations
    • Excellent written and verbal communication & interpersonal skills
    • SAP & Manhattan experience preferred
    • Effective communication skills and financial acumen required

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