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Operations Manager - Warehouse

Career Opportunities International Boston ,MA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Our client is an international industrial distribution company supporting a wide range of industries with
products, engineering and services. The company is active in Europe, The Americas and Asia. They are
committed to serving their customers by improving their efficiencies and productivity as well as making their
work more cost-effective.

The Position:

This Operations Manager role will include the responsibility of two warehouse facilities in different locations.
The ideal candidate will bring to the table a track record of hitting targets, leading effective teams, and
ensuring customer demands are met.

The ideal candidate will take a strong existing business and bring performance to the next level. Our client is
looking for a candidate focused on finding solutions to any problems and bringing them to surface in a
proactive and productive way. A customer-oriented mindset will help you achieve all KPIs and raise the bar
for standards of excellence.

Strong interpersonal skills and independent work style are key here. Your high level of ethics and multicultural
management abilities will ensure strong morale and performance on a team that is ready for strong

Key Responsibilities:

Manage warehousing operations for multiple locations including incoming and outgoing shipments,
packaging, handling of materials, and inventory management
Initiate, coordinate, and enforce program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures
Achieve financial objectives through budgeting, scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances, and
initiating corrective actions
Take hands-on approach in recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees
Build the culture through training and engagement to aid in decreasing turnover
Manage warehouse staff through coaching, counseling, and discipline
Create and implement action plans to ensure the warehouse achieves planned targets
Coordinate with all departments and corporate the needs of the warehouse and customers
Ensure safety and security of warehouse at all times
Design and implement operational and maintenance plan to ensure minimum costs and prevent
operational delays
Develop and maintain current postings of Key Performance Indicators that pertain to the state of the
Use Lean Methodology, KPI’s and data analysis in the constant pursuit of cost reduction and efficiency in
all areas of operations
Effectively perform and mentor direct reports on how to identify issues using the Root Cause Analysis
method to identify the root cause of problems or events
Assist the VP of Operations in the strategic planning and major projects related to new locations


A bachelor degree from a four-year university preferred
5 years minimum experience in warehouse management
Proven track record in team management
Experience in managing conflict and low morale effectively
A high standard of performance for self and others
Effective communicator that brings problems to the surface in a timely manner
Strong decision making skills

Company Description
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Career Opportunities International

Why Work Here?

Multinational company, stable company, career development

COI is a global executive search firm


Boston, MA