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VP Operations

Company: Us Foods
Location: Hartford
Posted on: September 13, 2020

Job Description:

Join Our Community of Food People!

Directs and oversees the overall operations and site management of the Distribution Centers (DCs). Negotiates and administers collective bargaining agreements. Implements and ensures that procedures are followed to provide a safe, efficient, service-oriented, and profitable department. Site leadership: Given that the VP Operations is now the most senior position in market DCs, they have responsibility for overall site management for standalone locations (at Area hub, more supply chain focused responsibilities). Hard line reporting to RVP Operations and dotted line reporting into Area President shared with multiple other facilities (1-3 DCs per Area).

Planning and Directing: Establish long-term operations objectives that are aligned with business goals. Develop and execute strategic plan for the operations department. Integrate the separate activities of shipping, receiving, transportation, purchasing and sales by discussing with each function accountabilities and interdependence in achieving company goals. Participate in the establishment of overall Distribution Center business goals.

Profitable Operations: Plan, organize, direct, and control the course of operations by integrating and coordinating operations functions and processes with business goals. Maintain profitable operations by controlling inventory, losses, accidents and safety, etc. Seek synergies and best practices to develop and implement new methods to improve productivity or improve customer service.

Safety and Compliance: Guide operations management in compliance with government and other regulatory agency guidelines and laws and Company programs. Implement programs to ensure overall safety, security, maintenance and ergonomics for the operations functions.

Personnel and Company Policy: Delegate responsibility to managers to accomplish productivity goals. Enforce Distribution Center/company policies on safety and employee discipline by following guidelines, communicate changes to the workforce and oversee work and performance of day warehouse associates. Create performance improvement plans, administer discipline, and identify training opportunities when appropriate.

Networking: Participate in the Operations knowledge center, industry organizations, and other networking opportunities to bring in know-how and share best practices with other interested parties.

Union facilities only: Negotiate terms of collective bargaining agreements.

Other duties assigned by manager.

Education/Training:

4-year degree preferred (or High School Diploma (or GED) and equivalent experience)

Related Experience:

10 years operations experience, various job functions in distribution management, minimum of 5 years of management experience

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

D.O.T. regulations, Labor Relations, Selecting/interviewing/recruiting, Customer Service, budgeting and cost control, knowledge of OSHA, HAACP and other regulations, PC skills.

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***EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status***

Posted 10 Days Ago

Full time

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About Us COMMITTED TO PROTECTING OUR CANDIDATES, ASSOCIATES AND CUSTOMERS

We're continually updating our safety procedures and taking every measure to ensure the protection of our candidates, associates and customers. Our workplace safety efforts include using sanitized interview rooms, social distancing, providing masks and gloves and sanitizing truck cab interiors. We also have COVID-19 Wellness Checks for anyone entering our facilities and safety barriers in select locations in our production facilities. To help our customers make it in this challenging time, we’re providing robust support including webinars, one-on-one consults with our experts and detailed reopening materials.

US Foods is proud to have donated $10 million in food to help with COVID-19 relief efforts to help our local communities make it. Learn more here .

US Foods is one of America’s great food companies and a leading foodservice distributor, partnering with approximately 300,000 restaurants and foodservice operators to help their businesses succeed. With 28,000 employees and more than 70 locations, US Foods provides its customers with a broad and innovative food offering and a comprehensive suite of e-commerce, technology and business solutions. US Foods is headquartered in Rosemont, Ill., and generates more than $28 billion in annual revenue. Visit www.usfoods.com to learn more.

US Foods may collect personal information from you in connection with the application process. US Foods complies with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, and its policy may be found here .

US Foods, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

EEO is the Law poster is available here .

EEO is the Law poster supplement is available here .

Pay Transparency policy statement is available here .

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