Company: Jericho HR Group
Posted on: November 18, 2021
This position is responsible for providing leadership and
guidance for DC operational functions, including, but not limited
to: Transportation, Warehousing, facilities management, building
layout, racking and systems, inventory management, and quality
assurance. Must plan, organize, manage and support the projects and
activities required for the DC with the training, tools, facilities
and equipment necessary to support growth, QA compliance and
continuous improvement towards productivity and service levels.
This position is responsible for providing strategic leadership in
the development of and implementation of overall business
practices, financial performance, operational compliance, customer
satisfaction, teammate development, and growth of the business
Participate in the development of overall business planning and
supply chain planning strategies and develop explicit goals and
strategies closely linked to the overall business planning and
supply chain process.
Maintain good and effective Teammate morale and communications.
Coordinate with Corporate Operations Support staff on strategies to
improve service levels and Key Performance Indicators (KPI's).
Coordinate with the functions of procurement and inventory
management and maintain an effective liaison with corporate support
Lead Transportation and Warehousing departments.
Responsible for compliance of receiving and inventory procedures;
dotted line responsibility for inventory control function.
Provide the necessary leadership to the location, determine the
human resources needs and provide the management necessary to
enhance performance through the effective utilization of teams.
Communicate the status of activities and results on an ongoing
basis. Ensure all affected location and functional interests are
represented and addressed.
Apply existing or lead change in Business Practices and
Develop/recommend alterations to procedures and best practices
Lead business unit direction and development.
Maintain industry expertise and continued involvement in industry
leadership organizations, staying focused on industry expectations,
trends and governmental regulations.
Technology: Oversee all technology needs and improvements.
Effectively administer, monitor, control and develop systems and
policies necessary to achieve effective distribution expense
Understand, articulate and execute all QA criterion set forth in
supply chain processes.
Bachelor Degree: Minimum 4-year degree in logistics, business,
accounting, or a related field.
5+ years experience in all facets of Foodservice Distribution
Industry. Preferably in QSR sector.
Experience with food safety and 3rd party audits
Accounting, planning and analytical responsibilities a must.
Preferred experience with AS 400 systems, JDE, EXCEL, Microsoft
Word, and Access programs; XATA, PeopleNet or similar programs.
Detailed understanding of financial statements and resulting cost
Ability to identify financial issues and provide cost effective
Ability to use IT systems to generate and evaluate key performance
Experience with multi-shift, 6-7 day operations.
Management experience of large DC and driver workforces (200+).
Sound human relations skills including the ability to listen,
influence, motivate and direct activities of staff.
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
Keywords: Jericho HR Group, Olathe , Operations Director, Executive , Olathe, Kansas
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