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Operations Manager II

Company: UNFI
Location: Joliet
Posted on: May 5, 2024

Job Description:

Join our team and immediately become part of the largest distributor of conventional, natural, organic and specialty products in the United States and Canada. We serve over 43,000 customer locations with 200,000 different products. Our Warehouse associates supply thousands of consumers with better for you food that nourishes families nationwide. Our retailers range from small family owned stores to Wholefoods Markets and everything in between. Are you ready to make an impact on the lives of others and feel good about what you do? Join our growing Distribution team today.Competitive Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K & VacationGrowth and professional development opportunities.Recognition for great work, company events and picnics, and much more.Full-time employment opportunityPurpose:Through a constructive and energetic style, guided by the objectives of the company, the Operations Manager is responsible for the leadership, management and vision necessary to ensure that the facility or multiple facilities, has the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and people systems in place to effectively grow the organization and to ensure financial strength and operating efficiencies.Job Responsibilities:Directs and manages warehouse, facility and transportation for both inbound and outbound operations, depending on size of DCImplements cost effective systems of control over capital, operating expenditures, manpower, wages and salaries.Manages capital asset maintenance. Controls and minimizes operating expenses.Maintains existing facilities and equipment; replaces or makes adjustments to warehouse facilities and equipment when necessary.Spearheads the development, communication and implementation of effective growth strategies and processes to allow company to achieve and surpass sales, profitability, and business goals and objectives.Assumes responsibility for the measurement and effectiveness of all processes. Provides timely, accurate and complete reports on the operating condition of the warehouse as required.Collaborates with the management team to develop and implement plans for the operational infrastructure of systems, processes, and personnel, designed to accommodate the rapid growth objectives of our organization.Motivate and lead a high-performance management team; attract, recruit and retain required members of the team as needed; provides mentoring as a cornerstone to the management career development program.Fosters a success-oriented, accountable environment within the warehouse.Works to develop and maintain productive business relations with vendors, suppliers, and all business partners.Ensures that OSHA requirements are effectively implemented.Ensures that both the inside and outside of Warehouse facilities are clean and orderly.Ensures that forklifts, trailers, trucks, stackers, ladders, pallets, shelves, and Warehouse machinery are in Safe operating condition.Conducts performance appraisals. Provides measurable feedback to assigned personnel and suggestions for improved performance. Formulates and implements employee corrective actions as needed.Ensures compliance with all Federal, State and Local laws, as well as all company policies.Perform duties in accordance with Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) and Safe Quality Food (SQF) policies and procedures, as appropriate for locationPerform other relevant job duties as requiredJob Requirements:BS DegreeExperience:Five or more years of related experience, with at least two or more years of supervisory experienceKnowledge:Excellent understanding of inventory control and management proceduresUnderstanding of Company operationsKnowledge of budgeting, supply contracts, and shipping requirementsSkills / Abilities:Excellent leadership abilities.Able to organize, coordinate, and direct team activities.Strong problem-solving skillsGood communications abilities.Able to use all related maintenance equipment and computer applications.Physical Environment / Demands:Some travel may be requiredMost work is performed in a temperature-controlled office environmentIncumbent may sit for long periods of time at desk or computer terminalWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.Incumbent may use calculators, keyboards, telephone and other office equipment in the course of normal workdayStooping, bending, twisting and reaching may be required in completion of job dutiesAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. UNFI is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive and respectful environment for all. - M/F/Veteran/Disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Keywords: UNFI, Joliet , Operations Manager II, Executive , Joliet, Illinois

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