OPERATIONS MANAGER - ROBBINSVILLE
Kenco An Equal Opportunity Employer Job Posting - 04 February, 2013
Kenco provides integrated logistics solutions that include distribution and fulfillment, comprehensive transportation management, material handling services, real estate management, and information technology—all engineered for Operational Excellence. Woman-owned and financially strong, Kenco has built lasting customer relationships for more than 60 years. Kenco’s focus is on common sense solutions that drive uncommon value.
- Job Title:
OPERATIONS MANAGER - ROBBINSVILLE
- Job Location:
- About the Position:
This assignment will be responsible for, but not limited to, functions pertaining to assisting the General Manager (GM) in planning, directing, coordinating, and implementing all distribution policies and procedures in accordance with ISO-9001:2000, Quality Management System (QMS) for a large, high volume, multi-functional Distribution Center. Shares with the General Manager in overseeing the responsibility for activities, configurations, transportation, and distribution support. Works on special projects as assigned that have system-wide impact on Distribution Centers. Directs and coordinates activities of industrial organization to obtain optimum efficiency and economy of operations and maximize profits by performing the following duties personally or through subordinates.
- Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Assists GM in analyzing operations on a continuing basis and suggests necessary improvements to ensure operating efficiencies across all functions of the Distribution Center. Analyzes throughput information, capacity planning and flow through.
- Coordinates internal operational procedures, assist in quotation for existing and prospective customers and assists in operational budget planning for the Distribution Center.
- Coordinates organization policies, training, and goals established by the GM in accordance to the ISO-9001:2000 based QMS. Supports and works closely with the facility’s: Quality Site Coordinator, Safety and Human Resource (HR) advocates, to ensure all Safety and HR codes / regulations are enforced, including facility safety and OSHA regulations.
- Assists the GM in maintaining BIP and supports and works closely with the Efficiency Improvement Program (EIP) project leader ensure the implementation and success of the EIP program.
- Responsible for following all Control Procedures (CP) and ensuring the appropriate training is implemented and policies are followed at the facility.
- Must have a general knowledge of every facet of the operation and must strive to constantly develop their people and better the organization. Helps ensure adequate coaching and management development of supervisors and other staff to provide for capable management succession.
- Manages the customer’s inventory utilizing sound security policies and procedures consistent with QMS practices.
- Analyzes or maintains the site P & L performance/reporting, along with financial tracking, profiles, and billing audits.
- Reconciles all payroll and attendance records.
- Manages subordinate staff such as supervisors, leads, warehouse, and office staff. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the unit.
- Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and direction of work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
- Promotes organization and good housekeeping practices in conjunction with the ISO 9001:2000 standards set in the QMS.
- Misc. tasks as assigned by the General Manager.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Education/Relevant Experience:
Bachelor’s degree (BA) from four-year college or university; or four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Additional Skills:
- Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
- Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
- Ability to work effectively in a multi-tasking environment. Ability to work constructively under stress and pressure. Ability to manage multiple projects and meet specific goals and deadlines.
- Ability to build a team attitude by managing employees in a way that fosters teamwork instead of individual gain. Ability to motivate, train, supervise, and evaluate the performance of subordinates. Ability to take corrective action in a constructive manner to employees who are causing problems on the job.
- Ability to make sound and timely decisions.
- Excellent working knowledge of computers.
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
- Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
- Ability to speak effectively before groups or customers or employees of the organization.
- Physical Demands:
The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to walk and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.
- Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. Other duties may be assigned as needed.