CEVA Logistics, USA

Director of Operations – Jonestown – USA

Job Overview

Your role

  • Reporting to the vice president of North American Operations, the senior director of Operations has responsibility for a large distribution centre and 3PL operation in Jeffersonville, IN.
  • Reporting relationships will encompass headcount management of between 100 to 1,000 people or between $2 to $20mm in payroll.
  • The production support/oversight responsibilities include developing the strategic and tactical plans to meet service level requirements at the lowest possible cost while maintaining quality within designated acceptable ranges and may include budget/forecasting responsibilities variance explanations and the development of improvement plans.
  • This position is responsible for maintaining positive and constructive relationships with clients/customers and identifying opportunities for increased revenue/profit and ensuring the statements of work are compatible with operating capacities or developing the plans to increase operational capabilities of the facility.
  • Clients/customers affected by the position will bring between $5 and $50mm in annual logistics revenue to the company representing between $1 and $10mm in operating profit.

What are you going to do?

  • University degree or college diploma in Logistics or related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience: Minimum 7-10 years within a distribution/logistics/operations environment.
  • Minimum 2-3 years in Site Director or General Manager level position in a large-scale operation
  • Experience with automated material handling and sortation systems, & automated Labor Management Systems. Red Prairie a plus.
  • Experience with complex customer relationships. 3PL experience a plus.
  • Experience with highly seasonal industries. Consumer direct experience a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability dealing with complex associate relations issues, large numbers of temporary associates, and a diverse workforce.
  • Demonstrated ability developing management teams
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Strong strategic and problem-solving ability
  • Systems knowledge:
  • Strong knowledge of ERP. SAP a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) in an RF environment.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

What do we have to offer?

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Available Upon Start Date
  • Employer Matched 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) + Sick Days
  • Tuition Reimbursement & Career Development
  • A Company Culture Rich in our Vision and Values with an Open-Door Policy
  • Company Observed Holidays
  • Discount Programs that include Wellness, Technology, Retail, and more!

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