US Foods Director of Operations in Aurora, Illinois

Job Description:

Basic Purpose-

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



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 responsibility to managers to accomplish productivity goals. 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.



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



Education/Training : High School Diploma or GED required | 4-year degree preferred.

Related Experience : 10 years operations experience, various job functions in food production, warehouse/distribution management required, minimum of 5 years of management experience as well as experience in continuous improvement/lead six sigma disciplines preferred

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

Primary Location: Aurora-IL

Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Job

Job Function: Operations Management

Job Level: Manager

Travel: No