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Operations Manager - 2nd Shift in Memphis at Vaco

Date Posted: 10/29/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Our Client is seeking an Operations Manager (2nd Shift) to manage a team in receiving, put away, replenishment, picking, packing, and shipping of inventoried goods as they pass through the distribution center. The incumbent must be willing to work non-standard hours, have a strong leadership presence, can manage many processes at one time, and be a person that enjoys challenge.

The Operations Manager is responsible for leading a team of Material Handers in the accurate storing, shipping, receiving, material handling and physical inventory of products to meet company standards of safety, security and productivity. Support the business unit to service its customers in an efficient and timely manner. The ability to serve the customer with an accurate, on time order is critical to the success. Will be called upon to do many different jobs at the facility and work long hours across many different shifts. This will not be a standard warehouse leadership role.

Supervision and Communication
  • The Operations Manager reports to the Vice President of Supply Chain
  • The Operations Manager will work very closely with his/her direct supervisor and communicate in a timely manner multiple times throughout the day
  • It is imperative that the Operations Manager and his/her direct supervisor work well with one another to meet the goals of the business

Essential Responsibilities
Will support and work closely with the leadership team. Responsibilities include but are not limited to leading a team of Material Handers in:
  • Warehouse receiving
  • Put away duties
  • Inventory cycle counting
  • Warehouse replenishment
  • Picking of orders
  • Packing of orders
  • General warehouse upkeep
  • General warehouse housekeeping

  • Strong leadership skills
  • An understanding of warehouse processes
  • Ability to analyze large amounts of data and come to business conclusions
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to follow directions
  • Ability to work long hours that sometimes change
  • Upbeat attitude and the ability to push through obstacles
  • Ability to work within an environment with constant change
  • Persistent and proactive with a do-what-it-takes mentality to achieve outcomes
  • Deadline-driven while also flexible enough to adjust to new opportunities as they arise