Director of Operations

GEODIS   •  

Carlisle, PA

Not Specified years

Posted 274 days ago

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The Director of Operations is responsible for directing the warehouse, distribution, inventory management and related operations for assigned facilities and is responsible for a safe, profitable operation.

Primary Duties:

  • Communicates best practices nation wide
  • Initiates process improvement teams
  • Confers with customers and representatives of associated industries to evaluate and promote improved and expanded services in the area
  • Develops plans for efficient use of materials, equipment and employee resources
  • Reviews costs and makes changes/recommendations to maintain and enhance profitable operation of division
  • Directs preparation of accounting records, recommends budgets to management, ensures budget numbers are met
  • Communicates KPI’s weekly, monthly, and quarterly
  • Participates in company marketing and sales efforts
  • Ensures ISO compliance for assigned facilities
  • Ensures assigned facilities have the resources necessary to meet company goals and objectives
  • Manages Operations Senior Managers, Managers and/or Account Managers within assigned facilities and is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of assigned accounts/campuses.
  • Interviews, hires and trains employees
  • Plans, assigns and directs work; appraises performance; rewards and disciplines; addresses complaints and resolves problems
  • Travels as needed: to possible include 75% in 1st 90 days and 15-25% after 1st 90 days
  • Promotes and ensures a clean and safe work environment
  • Other duties as required and assigned

Requirements:Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a 4 year college or university
  • Master’s degreepreferred
  • Minimum 7 to 10 years related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience and/or knowledge of storage and shipment of food grade items preferred
  • Experience with both inbound and outbound international shipments preferred
  • Knowledge of labor management systems
  • PC literate with experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel

 Essential Skills:

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret financialreports, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, and the general public
  • Ability to properly manage P&L
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form