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VP, Operations - North Central sub-region

Job ID ST 00000237 Date posted 06/10/2019


The Operations Vice President I is responsible for directing all warehousing, distribution, and operations functions in a distribution center in support of the company's strategic and annual growth plans.This role will have direct local P&L responsibilities of assigned location(s) and will be expected to deliver high productivity and quality customer service with minimal expenses.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Direct all aspects of the distribution operation including picking and packing, shipping and receiving, replenishment, production, returns, inventory control management, and maintenance of facilities
  • Establish, evaluate, and maintain performance standards for all areas of the warehouse that can be measured to ensure accountability and client Service Level Agreements (SLAs)

  • Ensure operating efficiencies by constantly reviewing performance to identify continuous improvement opportunities and implement new strategies when needed

  • Provides leadership in cost reduction through continuous process improvements and automation to maintain and enhance margins to sustain profitability

  • Manage and administer the planning and control systems related to the complete flow of material from receiving through shipping, as well as the associated transactional controls required to support it

  • Responsible for all budgeting and reporting efforts including labor, operating expenses, Profit & Loss and forecasting

  • Coordinate with Client Relations and Sales for the successful implementation of new clients

  • Partner with the senior management team to strategically plan for future growth

  • Analyze capacity and capital equipment requirements, client forecasts, business objectives, organizational processes, etc

  • Develop and execute plans for continual growth and peak seasons

  • Anticipate future resources, procedures and system requirements as changes in business dictate.

  • VP of Operations for the North Central Sub-region will support MO, KS, MN, ND/SD, NE, IA

  • Position will be based in St. Charles, MO geographical area.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree and 10 years of experience or equivalent education and related experience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong organization, multi-tasking and time management skills
  • Demonstrate clear knowledge of laws, regulations, and guidelines within their respective industries to ensure compliance with regulatory agencies and organizations.
  • 5 plus years in business leadership role.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong communication skills - written, verbal, persuasion, motivation, facilitation of strong working relationships
  • Knowledge of other MS Office Suite and/or software applications related to job functions
  • Excellent interpersonal, customer service, analytical/problem solving, problem management, presentation development, presentation, and communication skills
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of P&L and key components to drive and sustain positive financial results

Physical Demands

  • Physical demands with activity or condition fora considerable amount of time include sitting and typing/keyboarding using a computer (e.g., keyboard, mouse, and monitor) or adding machine
  • Physical demands with activity or condition may include occasional to rare amount of time include walking, bending, reaching, standing, and stooping
  • May require occasional lifting/lowering, pushing, carrying, or pulling up to 15 lbs.

Primary Location:United States-Missouri-St Charles
Shift:Day Shift

Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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