Yusen Logistics, USA

Senior Manager Operations – Sumner – USA

Job Overview


  • Responsible for implementation and administration of company policies, budgets and developing long range goals and objectives. Identifies and implements best practices across shifts.
  • Reviews analyses of activities, costs, operations, labor plan/labor cost and forecast data to determine department progress toward stated goals and objectives.
  • Analyses department budget to identify variances and potential reductions (i.e. Supplies, Labor, Space) and allocates operating budget. Supports all financial reporting.
  • Plans, budgets, and schedules facilities modifications including cost estimates, bid sheets, layouts, and contracts for construction and acquisitions.
  • Establishes operational procedures for activities such as verification of incoming and outgoing shipments, handling and disposition of materials, and keeping warehouse inventory current.
  • Executes, monitors, and enhances safety and security procedures to ensure a safe work environment and reduce all safety related occurrences. Supports Kaizen and Quality initiatives.
  • Interfaces with customer to ensure satisfaction of customer requirements and requests.
  • Participates in the implementation of new customers to include but not limited to; assisting in determining rate schedule, planning required manpower to meet Service Level agreements, writing and reviewing Standard Operating Procedures, etc.
  • Provides consultation and analyses for contract negotiations.
  • Conducts studies in areas of packaging, warehousing, and loading of commodities and evaluates existing procedures and standards
  • Leads/organizes special projects as required.
  • Provides direction to subordinate managers who supervise a mixture of non-exempt employees and temporary hourly associates. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and performance and productivity evaluation of 3+ shifts.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the company policy and regulatory and legal requirements.
  • Responsible for interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding, recognizing, and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and problem resolution.


  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 7+ years contract logistics, warehousing, or logistics related experience at a management level
  • Prior experience with P&L management
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate a team and meet established goals.
  • Solutions oriented with the ability to propose new solutions and/or resolve customer issues
  • Proficiency with MS Office Word, Excel and Outlook
  • High level of organizational and time management skills

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