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Operations Manager

Company: North American
Location: Glenview
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

-- -Envoy Solutions, a diversified distribution company with over $1.5 billion in revenue, is bringing together leading brands from the facility supplies, packaging solutions, and specialty products industries. We're building a national platform that will enable us to leverage product knowledge, category expertise and local presence to help make buildings cleaner and more sustainable, people safer and operations more productive, every day. Our portfolio of companies includes North American, WAXIE, SEPG, Daycon, North Woods, PJP, and NVISION. Our combined company employs more than 2,300 associates, operates 43 distribution centers, and supports more than 52,000 customers.-- --- - -- -At Envoy Solutions, our focus is on creating greater efficiencies and scale, with a high-touch, customer-first approach. We've combined the expertise of local consultants and sales teams with a wider portfolio of products and deeper category knowledge. We work both nationally and regionally to ensure responsiveness to the industry's toughest challenges, and we deliver a more efficient and streamlined distribution model on behalf of our customers.-- - Position Overview:-- - With-- -one of the largest-- -DC's-- -throughout-- -all of Envoy Solutions, the ideal candidate-- -for this opportunity-- -will have-- -a demonstrated track record leading DC Operations and Transportation teams-- -in collaboration with Sales, IT, Purchasing, and other cross-functional teams to deliver best in class-- -employee culture, customer experience,-- -operational performance,-- -and financial success.-- - -- --- -Why this is the ideal position for you:-- - -- -Envoy Solutions is a rapidly expanding platform, leading to future growth opportunity.-- - -- -As a business unit of FEMSA, Envoy Solutions has a strong operating model-- -with-- -excellent financial stability.-- - -- -This is a dynamic position with new challenges and opportunities every day.-- - -- -North American has a fast paced, fun, and collaborative working environment. -- -We strive for excellence and work hard to achieve our collective goals.-- - -- --- -Responsibilities Include:-- - -- -Oversees the efficient receipt, slotting and storage of incoming goods/product, maintenance of inventory -- --- --- -integrity, and accurate picking and shipping of outgoing goods in multiple locations."-- - All of these areas-- -are-- -subject -- -to specific performance standards.-- --- - Meets guidelines for all federal, state, and local standards and laws that may apply to operations/warehousing/facility including reporting of it, certification, and training. Coordinates training and development for the function.-- - Assists in design and maintains and effectively utilizes the Warehouse Management System, and training in it. Responsible for and maintains all records relating to the function.-- - Develops and effects appropriate cost efficiencies in warehousing/operations, personnel, inventory management, transportation, and other areas under direct control.-- - Maintains effective vendor relationships.-- - Ability to manage and build teams and communicates effectively at all levels across the North American and Envoy Solutions organizations.-- - Directs appropriate staff personnel to effect specific warehouse/operations/facility responsibilities. Maintains optimal human relationships in positions under union jurisdiction. Maintains operations equipment to achieve maximal life and corporate payback on investment in such equipment.-- - Manage cross functional projects and new account implementations as needed by management.-- - Works-- -with Transportation Manager to ensure optimal transportation performance and expense reduction across-- -all modes of transportation including-- --- - Develops-- -and-- -achieves-- -annual operating budgets in support of-- -North American's-- -financial goals-- --- - The ideal candidate will have:-- - BA/BS in Operations/Management.-- - Strong interpersonal-- -skills-- -and-- -management experience.-- - Advanced Excel-- -skills.-- - Prior experience managing in a Union environment is a plus.-- -The position requires strong leadership, flexibility, and team building skills to drive improve efficiency and results of the logistics / supply chain functions.-- - Knowledge of freight contracts, financial-- -analysis,-- -and contract negotiation.-- - Experience with pricing and operational requirements for small parcel, LTL, domicile fleet, truckload, and mail.-- - This position offers a competitive starting salary and comprehensive benefits program.-- - Envoy Solutions (and its subsidiaries) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.-- - This means that we consider all applicants for employment and employees eligible for employment without regard to race, marital status or civil union status, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation and/or any other characteristic protected by law.-- - We also provide reasonable accommodations to our applicants and employees with disabilities in order to assist them in the performance of their essential job functions. 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Keywords: North American, Glenview , Operations Manager, Professions , Glenview, Illinois

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