Company: Jericho HR Group
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: November 22, 2020
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
unit. 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 departments. 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 Technology. Develop/recommend
alterations to procedures and best practices where warranted. 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 control. Understand, articulate and execute
all QA criterion set forth in supply chain processes.
Qualifications: 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
implications. Ability to identify financial issues and provide cost
effective solutions. Ability to use IT systems to generate and
evaluate key performance data. 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, Kansas City , Operations Director, Executive , Kansas City, Kansas
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