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US Foods Director of Operations Stock Yard - Aurora, IL in Aurora, Illinois

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BASIC PURPOSE: Directs and oversees the overall operations and site management of the production/distribution facility. Implements, guides, coaches and ensures that procedures are followed to provide a safe, efficient, service-oriented, and profitable department.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Site leadership: Oversee production driving standardization, productivity improvement, and equipment utilization.

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 production, shipping, receiving, transportation, purchasing and sales by discussing with each function accountabilities and interdependence in achieving company goals. Participate in the establishment of overall Production-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 the responsibility to managers to accomplish productivity goals, all this being done with guidance and coaching. Enforce Production-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.

SUPERVISION

Supervises all Production/Operations leadership for Stock Yards

RELATIONSHIPS

Internal: All Stock Yards functional leaders and US Foods functional leaders.

External: US Foods customers and market/industry organizations,

QUALIFICATIONS

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 food production, warehouse/distribution management, minimum of 5 years of management experience as well as experience in continuous improvement/lead six sigma disciplines.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities : Food manufacturing experience to include food safety requirements, warehouse management, customer service, budgeting and cost control, knowledge of OSHA, HAACP and other regulations, PC skills

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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.

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