Are you an energetic leader that can deliver Customer expectations, production planning, and develop continuously improvement projects?
Do you have a proven record of leadership excellence and a history of leading leaders and teams to consistently exceed goals in a dynamic operational environment?
Do you have a proven ability to communicate, recruit, train, develop, and retain team members?
Do you have a proven ability to effectively manage financial resources and results?
Penske Logistics is seeking an established leader with relevant experience and leadership skills to join our logistics Distribution Center professionals as an Operations Manager.
The Operations Manager lead teams in a dynamic operational environment, to consistently exceed established goals, demonstrate a commitment to customers, and a dedication to excellence and innovation. Develop forward-looking plans and turn those plans into successful execution. The Operations Manager effectively manages resources to achieve operational excellence and meet or exceed the site financial operating plan and Customer expectations. Create and demonstrate an incident-free safety culture.
The Operations Manager reports to the Assistant General Manager, overseeing a grocery warehouse, 7-day a week operation, on financials, KPIs, employee relations & operational needs. A flexible schedule that will include weekend days and some holidays. The warehouse is a 900,000 sq. ft. building. Managing approximately 10 direct reports and between 150-200 indirect reports depending on Shipping or Receiving.
We are hiring for two separate shifts: 1st shift starting at 3:00 am and 2nd Shift starting at 11:00 am.
Establish and sustain that all supervisors and associates are trained and competent and understand how their work relates to the customers' business objectives
Establish and sustain that we recruit, hire, train, develop, and retain quality associates.
Establish and sustain effective, two-way communication that informs and motivates as well as recognizes excellence among team members
Establish and sustain strong and effective relationships with associates, the customer, and supporting departments.
Meet or exceed all customer key performance metrics and objectives
Interact daily with the local customer to ensure existing and emerging customer needs are understood
Lead team to identify operational improvements in areas such as inventory accuracy and warehouse operations
Collaborate with other Penske sites to share best practices, leverage resources/assets, etc.
Develop and execute annual financial and operating plan
Lead the operation with integrity to meet or exceed the Business Plan targets
Identify issues with the operating metrics and P&L and make required adjustments in a timely manner
Ensure customer billings and associate payroll are prepared timely and accurately, the payables and intercompany charges are valid and correct, and all other activities are accurately reflected in the P&L.
Lead a culture of safety through personal example
Develop, execute, and assess a continuous improvement plan to reduce accident and injury frequency
Ensure each associate understands their individual role and responsibilities, as well as the group's role and responsibilities required to achieve and maintain a safe workplace
Proactively identify and correct unsafe conditions, work processes, and behaviors
Ensure compliance with all applicable regulatory agencies and company policies and procedures
Coach through safety observations
Identify opportunities for continuous improvement and challenge the status quo
Execute a process to track and record value delivered to the customer
Identify and seize profitable business opportunities for the customer and Penske
Utilize available metrics to monitor and maximize customer efficiencies and achieve cost savings.
Reports to AGM on financials, KPIs, employee relations & operational needs
Strong inbound & inventory experience preferred. ??? Receiving OM
Strong outbound & inventory experience preferred ??? Shipping OM
Ability to manage operations in a 900,000 sq.ft. building.
Ability to manage 10 direct reports and 200 indirect reports. ??? Shipping OM
Ability to manage 10 direct reports and 150 indirect reports ??? Receiving OM
Ability to manage and develop a team of leaders (supervisors, senior supervisors and leads)
Overseeing operation 7 days a week. Flexible schedule that will include weekend day and some holidays. Prior experience with WMS preferred.
Must have ability to connect and build rapport and relationships with associates and external customers at all levels
Must have ability to work efficiently with time management and organizational skills with follow-up and follow through
Ability to manage through a problem and think and make decisions independently
Demonstrated ability to develop and execute annual financial operating plan
Ability to drive process improvement and lead change
Must demonstrate ownership & responsibility for running the operation with a sense of urgency
Strong written/oral communication including the ability to present in front of others, and demonstrate active listening skills are required
Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job
??Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening required.
??5 years managerial or supervisory experience with supervising warehouse associates in distribution center management required.
??High School degree or equivalent required.
??Bachelor's Degree in Business or Supply Chain Management preferred
??Proficiency with computers including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint required
??- The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
??- The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.
??- While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.
??- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About Penske Logistics
Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Visit www.PenskeLogistics.com to learn more.
Job Board Summary
Lead teams in a dynamic operational environment, to consistently exceed established goals, demonstrate a commitment to customers and a dedication to excellence and innovation. Develop forward looking plans and turn those plans into successful execution. Effectively manage resources to achieve operational excellence and meet or exceed the site financial operating plan. Implement and maintain an incident free safety culture at the operation.
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