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Operations Manager

Company: Golden State Foods
Location: Waipahu
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Overview -JOB SUMMARY: - -This person is responsible for assisting in the planning and management of warehouse and transportation operations at distribution center to meet QCD and GSF objectives for quality, efficiency, productivity, and customer satisfaction. - This person should be qualified to assume General Manager duties in their absence. - There are approximately 90 associates in this location. - We are asset based with our own fleet of trucks and drivers. - This is a union location. - We deliver to over 160 quick service restaurants (Starbucks and McDonalds) in Hawaii. - - -ResponsibilitiesESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Plans and coordinates warehouse, transportation, or purchasing activities to ensure that department and GSF productivity and quality objectives are met or exceeded. (25%)
  • Manages assigned staff, assigning work, providing training and development, evaluating performance, and building a motivated, effective team to ensure that organizational goals for diversity, career development, productivity, performance management and employee involvement are met. Assists in the recruitment and selection of employees. - (20%)
  • Audits operational procedures and programs to identify and implement improvements in product availability, storage, sanitation, security and inventory delivery, resulting in increased timeliness and productivity. (15%)
  • Develops, audits, and controls the budget within plan. (10%)
  • Oversees purchasing, leasing, and maintenance of distribution equipment (tractors, trailers, material handling equipment) to achieve safety, longevity, and efficiency objectives. (10%)
  • Develops and implements policies and procedures to comply with company, customer, and regulatory agency guidelines for safety and productivity. (10%)
  • Communicates with senior management and employees to ensure the effective dissemination of company policies, analysis, and operations-related information required for effective decision-making. (10%)
  • Performs other related and assigned duties as necessary.LEADERSHIP/MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITYManages, through subordinate supervisors, approximately 100, mostly hourly, employees -PERFORMANCE CATEGORIES
  • Productivity/quality standards: - accuracy, timeliness, thoroughness
  • Productivity/quality standards: - cases per man hour
  • Productivity/quality standards: - delivery efficiency and timeliness
  • Productivity/quality standards: - off load rates
  • Regulatory agency compliance
  • Plant and delivery equipment cleanliness and serviceability
  • Budget
  • Cost containment
  • Employee development
  • Recruitment and retention of workforce to meet GSFs staffing needs
  • Teamwork within the department and across departments
  • Customer satisfaction
  • Vendor relations
  • Safety standards and procedures: - employees
  • Safety standards and procedures: - food
  • Safety standards and procedures: - facility and equipmentQualificationsMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: - Education and experience equivalent to: -Education/Certification: -Bachelors degree, preferred in supply chain/ logistics management from an accredited college or university, or equivalent experience. -Experience: -7 to 10 years of relevant work experience in a manufacturing or distribution environment with increasing management experience. - Food distribution experience preferred, but not required.Must have strong experience working with warehouse management systems and ERP systems.Experience working with in house transportation (drivers and fleet) preferred.Experience with 3rd party audits. - -Experience managing warehouse and transportation budgets. - -Knowledge, Skills and Abilities -Knowledge of (B/basic; J/journey; E/expert):
    • Warehouse concepts and techniques (E)
    • Transportation concepts and techniques (E)
    • Purchasing concepts and techniques (J)
    • Regulatory policies and procedures (OSHA, DOT) (J)
    • Budgetary concepts and procedures (J)
    • Financial analysis and reporting (J)
    • Customer service concepts and techniques (J)
    • Management concepts and techniques (J)
    • Inventory control concepts and techniques (J)
    • Computerized inventory control systems (J)
    • PC word processing/spreadsheet software (B)Skill and ability to:
      • Manage and motivate employees in a team-based environment
      • Identify problems or irregularities for early resolution
      • Communicate and coordinate effectively with employees verbally and in writing
      • Communicate and coordinate effectively with internal and external customers
      • Travel via airplane and automobile
      • Work effectively in a general business environment, with a focus on high levels of quality and customer service
      • Act in accordance with GSFs Values and Creed

Keywords: Golden State Foods, Honolulu , Operations Manager, Executive , Waipahu, Hawaii

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