Operations Director - USBL - US
Company: Sysco Northeast Rdc
Posted on: January 9, 2022
Company: US0050 Sysco San Francisco, Inc.Zip Code:94538Minimum
Level of Education:Bachelor's DegreeMinimum Years of Experience:7
YearsEmployment Type:Full TimeTravel Percentage: Up to 50%POSITION
SUMMARY This is a senior leadership operations position responsible
for overseeing and directing daily execution all aspects of Inbound
and Outbound Warehouse; Fleet Services; Facilities Management
(including building, grounds, power industrial equipment,
sanitation, security), Transportation (including routing, delivery,
and backhaul); Operations Systems and related third party
providers. Responsibilities include but are not limited to,
achieving performance key metrics; expense and revenue management;
strategic execution of local and corporate initiatives; compliance
with government regulations; safety and security of the building,
its contents and people. Responsible for building and developing
the operations management team along with ensuring a culture of
engagement, problem solving and continuous improvement. The
expressed purpose of this role is to prepare the incumbent for
future Vice President of Operations opportunities. ESSENTIAL
- The Director of Operations is responsible for assisting the
Vice President of Operations in shaping company strategy, culture
- Sets strategic direction in alignment with Corporate strategy
for all aspects of operations.
- Responsible for the wholesome, accurate, efficient, fiscally
responsible daily work and safety of Inbound and Outbound
Warehouse, Transportation (Delivery), Fleet Services, Facilities,
Beverage Services departments and associates.
- Supports the VPO in the development of the annual Profit Plan
with direct input from management team. Oversees budget management
including labor, benefits, supplies, company assets, capital
investments, depreciation, maintenance and repair, and third party
contracts. Evaluates fiscal metrics and adjusts activities to meet
or exceed performance expectations. Coordinates with other
departments as necessary to ensure upgrades and repairs are
completed efficiently and effectively.
- Performs management functions of staff selection, compensation,
development, discipline, performance reviews and/or
- Strategically adjusts departments' activities, policies and
practices to meet or exceed key performance metrics and customer
satisfaction goals. Actively supports other departments in the
achievement of their goals.
- Coordinates with the Corporate facilities team to analyzes
growth of the site against facility size to maintain proper
storage, receiving, and shipping capabilities for present and
- Champion efficiency ideas, cost reduction measures and assists
with the implementation of changes as they pertain to areas of
responsibility and total company. Identifies problems and proposes
solutions to other members of senior management.
- Monitors audits ensuring all required inspections and
documentation are completed accurately (including, but not limited
to, food safety documentation, DOT records, EPSM, PSM, etc.) and
retained to ensure a minimum potential for loss.
- Enforces policies and procedures to drive compliance with all
Insurance Pooling requirements; with local, state, federal and
provincial regulatory agencies (i.e. OSHA, DOT, FDA, USDA, DOL,
CVOR (Canada), etc.); with licensing and log book requirements and
with food safety policies, protocols and requirements.
- Monitors the condition and maintenance of the warehouse, fleet
services, equipment, software, ammonia refrigeration system, HVAC
systems, fire protection, and office by ensuring that all are kept
consistent with the safety, security, sanitation and appearance
standards set by Sysco in an effort to reduce or eliminate
operations related injuries or accidents, damage/loss of product or
equipment, and unnecessary costs. Ensures contingency
systems/practices/protocols are in place to eliminate business
- Oversees emergency response or crisis management activities.
Develops and maintains liaisons with local emergency management and
other entities in order to facilitate plan development and response
effort coordination. Assists Safety Manager with training
- Drives compliance in utilization of systems in line with
standard operating procedures.
- Collaborates with Merchandising, Sales Management and Marketing
Associates to resolve any customer or delivery opportunities or
issues. Visits customer locations and meets with customers to
address issues and assess delivery difficulty.
- Provides assistance in the solicitation of new or prospective
business by participating in company meetings and presentations
when necessary, and in other market area activities to develop and
foster the company's recognition within the business
- Where applicable, oversees or participates in the
interpretation, adherence and negotiation of the collective
bargaining agreement. As necessary, participate in grievance or
- Maintains associate relations through regular department
meetings; maintains on-going interaction; keeps open communication
channels with associates by answering questions and explaining
policies and procedures; monitors associate morale; and implements
or responds to ideas to improve associate engagement and
- Interprets, trains and consistently enforces Company policies
and procedures. - REQUIRED MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
- Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain
Management, Operations Management or a closely related field or
equivalent combination of education and related experience.
- 8 years professional experience with demonstrated progressive
levels of management experience (with at least 4 - 5 years in
operational management experience)
- Experience in warehouse and transportation preferred.
- Must be willing to relocate to advance into a Vice President of
Operations position ABILITIES AND SKILLS:
- Ability to read, comprehend, write and speak English.
- Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business
periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or
governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business
correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively
present information and respond to questions from groups of
managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
- Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of
measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
- Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of
concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization
exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in
written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
- Demonstrated knowledge of Spreadsheet software and Word
Processing software, and ability to learn Sysco technology software
and programs. Must have excellent computer skills.
- Working knowledge of Federal Motor Carrier Safety
- Working knowledge of environmental regulations/legislation and
- Ability to successfully engage and lead individual and team
discussions and meetings.
- Ability to apply all relevant policies in a consistent, timely
and objective manner.
- Capable of working with peers and associates from other
departments, sites, Corporate and the business community in a
proactive and constructive manner.
- Ability to work in a disciplined manner and capable of
following established procedures, practices and comply with local,
state and federal regulations.
- Ability to manage the pressures and stress associated with a
deadline-oriented atmosphere and customer service issues.
Demonstrates skill in making independent decisions in support of
company policies and procedures in a timely manner.
- Reports to work promptly and regularly; works well with others;
demonstrates the ability to consistently meet deadlines.
- To be successful in this position, the individual performing
the duties must successfully demonstrate all Director level
Leadership Framework competencies.PHYSICAL DEMANDS
- The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. -
- While performing the duties of this job, the associate is
regularly required to talk or hear. The associate is frequently
required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel;
reach with hands and arms and climb or balance. The associate is
occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The
associate must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close
vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth
perception and ability to adjust focus.WORK ENVIRONMENT
- The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an associate encounters while performing
the essential functions of the job. -
- While performing the duties of this job, the associate is
occasionally exposed to wet, hot, extreme cold and/or humid
conditions; moving mechanical parts and may be required to work in
confined spaces. The associate works non-traditional business hours
including evenings, nights, weekends, holidays and on-call. The
associate may occasionally be required to travel to other Operating
Companies or the Corporate office as business needs dictate (i.e.
training, business continuation, etc.). The associate is
occasionally exposed to high, precarious places. The associate is
occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise
level in the work environment is usually moderate.NOTICE: The above
statements are intended to describe the general nature of the
environment and level of work being performed by this job. This job
description in no way states or implies that the duties and
responsibilities listed are the only tasks to be performed by the
associate in this job. The associate will be required to follow any
other instructions and to perform any other job-related duties
requested by his or her supervisor.Reasonable accommodations will
be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions.This job description supersedes prior job
descriptions. When duties and responsibilities change and develop,
the job description will be reviewed and is subject to changes of
business necessity.EEO/AA EmployerBENEFITS INFORMATION:Candidates
who start work in the months of May, June, July, August and
September 2021 may be eligible for medical and prescription drug
plan coverage effective on their date of hire*. Standard
eligibility rules and timelines apply to all other Sysco benefits,
including additional healthcare benefits options, retirement
benefits, vacation, and paid sick leave. Please visit
https://syscobenefits.com/careers to view additional benefits
information. *Exceptions/exclusions may apply HOW WE PROTECT OUR
ASSOCIATES COVID-19 Precaution(s):
- Personal protective equipment and masks provided
- Temperature screenings
- Social distancing guidelines in place
- Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place
-OVERVIEW: Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution.
With over 57,000 associates and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles,
Sysco operates approximately 326 distribution facilities worldwide
and serves more than 625,000 customer locations. We offer our
associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally,
to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to
serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We're
looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team.
Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of
food and service. AFFIRMATIVE ACTION STATEMENT: Applicants must be
currently authorized to work in the United States.We are proud to
be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and
consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed,
religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other
protected factor under federal, state or local law.This opportunity
-is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and
affiliates. Sysco is the global leader in selling, marketing and
distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare and
educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers
who prepare meals away from home. Its family of products also
includes equipment and supplies for the foodservice and hospitality
industries. With more than 58,000 associates, the company operates
343 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 650,000
customer locations. For fiscal 2021 that ended July 3, 2021, the
company generated sales of more than $51 billion. Information about
our CSR program, including Sysco's 2020 Corporate Social
Responsibility Report, can be found at sysco.com/csr2020report
Sysco Corporation, an Equal Opportunity Employer, endeavors to make
the Sysco Corporate Careers Website accessible to any and all
users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility
of our website or need assistance completing the application
process, please contact us at email@example.com . @ 2021
All Rights Reserved. Sysco Corporation
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