Operations Manager - Warehouse

This is an exciting opportunity to become a part of a growing stable international company!<br /><br />Our client is an international industrial distribution company supporting a wide range of industries with products, engineering and services. The company is active in Europe, The Americas and Asia. They are committed to serving their customers by improving their efficiencies and productivity as well as making their work more cost-effective.

Boston, MA / South Boston region

Career Opportunities International (C.O.I.)

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Overview: <p>This Operations Manager role will include the responsibility of two warehouse facilities in different locations. The ideal candidate will bring to the table a track record of hitting targets, leading effective teams, and ensuring customer demands are met. The ideal candidate will take a strong existing business and bring performance to the next level. Our client is looking for a candidate focused on finding solutions to any problems and bringing them to surface in a proactive and productive way. A customer-oriented mindset will help you achieve all KPIs and raise the bar&nbsp;for standards of excellence.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Strong interpersonal skills and independent work style are key here. Your high level of ethics and multicultural management abilities will ensure strong morale and performance on a team that is ready for strong leadership!</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Reports to VP Operations</p> <p>Location - South Boston Region</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Manage warehousing operations for multiple locations including incoming and outgoing shipments, packaging, handling of materials, and inventory management</li> <li>Initiate, coordinate, and enforce program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures</li> <li>Achieve financial objectives through budgeting, scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances, and initiating corrective actions</li> <li>Take hands-on approach in recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees</li> <li>Build the culture through training and engagement to aid in decreasing turnover</li> <li>Manage warehouse staff through coaching, counseling, and discipline</li> <li>Create and implement action plans to ensure the warehouse achieves planned targets</li> <li>Coordinate with all departments and corporate the needs of the warehouse and customers</li> <li>Ensure safety and security of warehouse at all times</li> <li>Design and implement operational and maintenance plan to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays</li> <li>Develop and maintain current postings of Key Performance Indicators that pertain to the state of the warehouse</li> <li>Use Lean Methodology, KPI&rsquo;s and data analysis in the constant pursuit of cost reduction and efficiency in all areas of operations</li> <li>Effectively perform and mentor direct reports on how to identify issues using the Root Cause Analysis method to identify the root cause of problems or events</li> <li>Assist the VP of Operations in the strategic planning and major projects related to new locations</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>A bachelor degree from a four-year university preferred or equivalent experience&nbsp;</li> <li>5 years minimum experience in warehouse management</li> <li>Proven track record in team management</li> <li>Experience in managing conflict and low morale effectively</li> <li>A high standard of performance for self and others</li> <li>Effective communicator that brings problems to the surface in a timely manner</li> <li>Strong decision making skills</li> </ul>