Operations Manager (ID:41741)
Offering exceptional products for over 45 years, our client is entrepreneurial and moving at a very fast pace! Through organic growth and numerous acquisitions, the company has very aggressive growth initiatives. While the organization is rapidly growing, they are transparent and efficient in their decision making and communication efforts. If you are looking to lead a great team, possess a can-do attitude, and enjoy thinking outside the box while working with off highway vehicle components, this could be the opportunity for you.
This new Operations Manager is responsible for the overall output, quality, condition, and capability of the operations including production, receiving, storage and shipping of products to meet the customer needs.  This position must ensure that the processes, equipment, documentation, and personnel are in place to meet the business objectives of the company. Looking for a leader with new facility start up within LEAN processes.

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Accomplishes distribution operations through training, delegating, scheduling, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions; planning and reviewing compensation actions; enforces all policies and procedures.
  • Achieves operational objectives by contributing operations information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews.
  • Prepares and completes action plans; implements production, fulfillment productivity methods, to achieve safety, quality, delivery, and cost standards.
  • Problem resolution using lean tool set, completes audits, identifies trends, and shares best practices with peers.
  • Meets overall distribution operations financial objectives by forecasting labor requirements; participates in the annual budget process; scheduling capital expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective action plans.
  • Develops warehouse operations systems by determining product handling and storage requirements; developing, implementing, enforcing, and evaluating policies and procedures; deploying company processes for receiving product, equipment utilization, inventory management, and shipping.  Working closely with peers from other facilities.
  • Develops warehouse design by planning layout, product flow, and product handling systems, evaluating and recommending new equipment.
  • Develops warehouse operations system improvements by analyzing process workflow, manning and space requirements, and equipment layout, implementing changes as necessary.
  • Coordinates activities of Warehouse with activities of sales, inventory control and purchasing departments to ensure availability of merchandise.
  • Maintains safe and healthy work environment by establishing, following, and enforcing standards and procedures, complying with all legal regulations.  Ensuring that all employees are treated equally and ethically.  
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Will work closely with local sales and supply chain to ensure that the best possible outcome for our customers and the company is achieved.
  • Implement and enforce safety standards to promote a culture of working safely.

Required Skills & Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Operations Management and/or equivalent work experience.
  • 7+ years of warehouse operations experience.
  • 5 + years of experience with LEAN processes and roll outs
  • 5+ years supervisory experience including starting up a new facility
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite, ERP systems.
  • Some travel may be required.

About Versique:
Versique is a high-performance recruiting firm based in Minneapolis, MN specializing in interim solutions, direct hire, and executive leadership search. We believe people are the ultimate business advantage. Our experienced functional recruiting teams work within a variety of areas of expertise (HR, Finance & Accounting, Demand Generation, IT, and Engineering) and broad industries (Healthcare, Banking, Consumer Packaged Goods, Manufacturing, Private Equity, and Family-Owned). Voted as a “Star Tribune Best Places to Work” three years in a row by our employees, Versique is one of the largest and fastest growing staffing and recruiting firms in the Midwest. The Versique brand represents a powerful combination of “versatile” and “unique” as it hints at the concept of “search” in its pronunciation: ver-seek.
Versique is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status, among other factors.

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