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Director of Operations

Alameda Electrical Distributors & California Service Tool
Hayward, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Come join one of the fastest-growing independently owned distributors in Northern California. Alameda Electrical Distributors & California Service Tool is looking for a full-time Director of Operations to join our ALCAL team. This role will be based out of our branch in Hayward, CA.

The Director of Operations oversees the management of all warehouse compliance, safety, and logistics. Directing the efficient and cost-effective warehousing facilities. The Director of Operations maintains overall responsibility for establishing and meeting objective in the areas of financial performance, productivity, safety and quality.


  • Competitive Pay: $150k-$170k annual salary depending upon experience
  • Bonus Opportunities
  • Medical, Dental, Free Vision Insurance
  • 401k with Employer Match
  • Basic Life Insurance, AD&D, and LTD Insurance
  • Paid Major Holidays and Paid Time Off
  • Commuter Benefits
  • ARC Fertility Program
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Voluntary Benefits – Pet Insurance, Legal Plan, Student Loan Program, Additional Life and AD&D Insurance Coverage


  • Oversees outbound activities related to order-filling, stock replenishment, and shipping.
  • Responsible for budgeting, customer service, facility and equipment operations; administers overall inventory management, productivity, accuracy, and loss prevention programs to ensure that customer requirements are met.
  • Identify problems, establish functional policies, and make tactical decisions that reflect corporate values and further the overall strategic direction of the company.
  • Develops warehouse operations systems by determining product handling and storage requirements; developing, implementing, enforcing, and evaluating policies and procedures; developing processes for receiving product, equipment utilization, inventory management, and shipping.
  • Implement continuous improvement strategies while maintaining focus on cost reduction, on-time delivery, safety, customer service, employee morale, and branch performance measures. Engaging key stakeholders to improve operations.
  • Analyze and interpret performance data for use in decision making and process improvement efforts.
  • Establishes an annual operation plan and conducts branch audits and reviews.
  • Provide leadership to operations, warehouse management, logistics, vendor relationships, and customer services across all branches.
  • Lead and supervise a team of managers to maintain high standards for employee relations, morale, mutual respect, integrity, teamwork, communication, customer service, and safety.
  • Oversee company operations and employee productivity, mentoring, training, and developing reports for career progression and learning.
  • Works with the human resources department to create and update job descriptions, hire competent personnel and oversee employee training and performance evaluation programs.
  • Work with the VP of Revenue Operations, Sales, and Finance to execute a path forward to balance growth and profitability against the budget.
  • Facilitates communication and flow of information between and among locations, leadership, and other areas of the organization
  • Ensure compliance with company standards, policies, and legal requirements for safety, such as Cal/OSHA, EEOC, etc.
  • Participate in the establishment of new branch locations and expansion of capacity.
  • Monitor third party business partners and suppliers to ensure that they are efficiently and effectively providing the needed services and supplies (e.g., Truck leases, building maintenance, service contracts, etc.).
  • Other duties as assigned.


Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Supply Chain, Business Management, or related field.
  • 10+ years of progressive operations experience, preferably in a distribution environment.
  • 5+ years in a management level role.

Computer Skills:

  • Intermediate or better knowledge of personal computers and peripherals, word processing and spreadsheet software, e-mail and the Internet.

Other Skills and Qualifications:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze data and provide recommendations.
  • Ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidential information.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in planning, project management, and service contract negotiation.
  • Experience with full Profit & Loss responsibility and ability to analyze and interpret financial data.
  • Ability to partner and communicate with employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to provide oversight and travel to, multiple locations located throughout Northern and Central California.
  • Must have experience managing multiple sites in an environment with 300+ employees.

More about Alameda Electrical Distributors & California Service Tool:

Over that last decade we have expanded to 15 locations throughout Northern and Central California and are ranked among the top 100 companies in our industry nationally. We focus on several key categories under two company brands, including tools, safety, specified products. electrical supplies, alternative energy, and automation. Our core market served includes: commercial and industrial contractors, and facility and OEM clients.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Alameda Electrical Distributors & California Service Tool


Hayward, CA
94545 USA



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