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Operations Manager Kingston

Company: L. Knife & Son, Inc.
Location: Kingston
Posted on: January 17, 2023

Job Description:

The Operations Manager's overall responsibility for warehousing and delivery of products. - Management of Operations Department in a way that maximizes safety, service and productivity. The Operations Manager will utilize their proven operational skills, obsession with employee safety, and service to further accelerate our wholesale business. Must possess a strategic understanding of best in class planning processes, techniques, and tools to quickly assess gaps to address.
What you'll be doing:


  • Overall supervision of all operations department personnel
  • Ensure that safety procedures and programs are being followed
  • Ensure productivity programs are being followed
  • Ensure quality control processes are being followed
  • Long-term planning of goals and assessment of needs regarding equipment and personnel
  • Accurate accounting for inventory
  • Formulation and maintenance of delivery schedules and routes
  • Coordinate maintenance of vehicles and other equipment
  • Supervise Operations Department personnel and procedures
  • Ensure proper upkeep of the warehouse and grounds
  • Coordinate communication between departments and within the department
  • Conduct regular departmental meetings
  • Conduct regular and annual performance evaluations of subordinates
  • Ensure appropriate career path of subordinates
  • Formulate and implement safety programs
  • Prepare and analyze warehouse and delivery budgets
  • Ensure timely filing of any and all insurance claims
  • Special projects as assigned

    What you'll need to succeed: -

    • Bachelor's degree, MBA preferred
    • Ability and willingness to work all shifts as necessary to evaluate the performance of shift managers and fill in when necessary
    • Previous experience managing in Union envrionments
    • Strong statistical knowledge and possess the mindset that data analysis brings solutions
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Experience in warehousing and delivery of consumer goods
    • Strong decision-making ability
    • Ability and willingness to work independently
    • Ability to manage competing demands and deal with frequent change, delays, and unexpected events
    • Knowledge and experience with DOT regulations
    • Proven leadership experience with the ability to develop and motivate a team
    • Proficient in Microsoft software

      Critical -physical demands required:

      • Walking and climbing steps and stairs
      • Two-handed lifting, handling, and carrying cases from floor to overhead on a frequent basis
      • Two-handed lifting, handling, carrying quarter barrels from floor to 36" on an occasional basis
      • Two-handed lifting, handling, carrying half barrels from floor to 48" on an occasional basis
      • Pushing and pulling two-wheeled hand truck with cases and/or barrels on level surfaces and up and/or downstairs on a frequent basis
      • Pushing and pulling pallet jacks with cases and/or barrels on level surfaces
      • Sustained squatting, kneeling, stooping, and bending while moving cases and barrels

        Why join us?

        • Comprehensive Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance - $0 in-network deductible, better-than-average premium contribution
        • Paid time off & holidays
        • 401k Savings Plan with company match
        • Growth & development opportunities
        • Employee Assistance Program with Work-Life Services
        • Employee Wellbeing Program
        • Tuition Assistance Program
        • Discounted Pet Insurance
        • Personal technology and cell phone plan discounts
        • Supplemental Plans available: Disability, Life Insurance, Legal & Identity Protection

          The Sheehan Family Companies are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe in an inclusive culture that provides mutual respect with salary advancement based on merit and individual performance. - Sheehan Family Companies is committed to equal employment opportunities and does not discriminate against any protected class. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical--------- condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ---expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.
          *In applying for this job and providing your phone - number, you are authorizing the Sheehan Family Companies to contact you via text message for recruiting purposes. You may opt out of text messaging at any time.
          *This description is not intended as a written or implied contract and may be revised by the company at any time. - Furthermore, no verbal contract by the supervisor or other company representative is binding and employment is at the will of the company. -
          -EducationRequired
          • Bachelors or better

Keywords: L. Knife & Son, Inc., Brockton , Operations Manager Kingston, Executive , Kingston, Massachusetts

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