Director, Operations

Essendant   •  

Carol Stream, IL

11 - 15 years

Posted 217 days ago

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Job Details


Major Responsibilities

  • Manages for overall facility profitability including: safety, productivity, operating expense, LPH, quality and resource allocation.
  • Allocates and manages Operation’s resources/roles based on Operation’s and budgetary targets and customer expectations.
  • Drives positive associate relations built on the 8 Pillars Associate Relations model through utilization of established planning and communication models.
  • WOW and other continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Drives a high performance organization through:
  • Contributing to region strategic direction through tactical implementation of key projects and

       initiatives in the facility

  • Aligning the culture of the facility to the overall company strategy and structure
  • Supporting local project/WOW teams and making fact based decisions.
  • Interacts with Sales and other functions to resolve customer issues and ensure profitability.
  • Manages people, processes, budgets, performance management, compliance activities, and associate development as required by the job. 
  • Understands and demonstrates Essendant's Core Values.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Skills/Knowledge Required

  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of the supply chain
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong planning, change management and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems, achieve results and foster strong customer service orientation.
  • High degree of initiative, team building and dedication to effect positive change.
  • Intermediate computer skills.




Bachelors or better in Business Administration or related field.



10 years:Minimum 10years of job related experiencerequired


Experience managing a large scale, high volume distribution center

Experience in wholesale business environment