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Director, Operations- Stock Yards- St. Louis

Company: US Foods
Location: Chesterfield
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Join Our Community of Food People! THE STOCK YARDS STORYWe've been providing chefs with expertly cut and portioned beef and pork for over 120 years, based on rigid meat-selection criteria, precise beef aging and expert trimming. Whatever your need, from white-linen presentation to casual family dining, our procurement experts will find the best-quality options that work for your budget and pack-size needs, carefully selected from our extensive meat assortment.The Director of Operations directs and oversees the overall operations and site management of the production/distribution facility. Implements, guides, coaches and ensures that procedures are followed to provide a safe, efficient, service-oriented, and profitable department. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Site leadership : Oversee production and operations, driving standardization, productivity improvement, and equipment utilization. Planning and Directing: Establish long-term operations objectives that are aligned with business goals. Develop and execute strategic plan for the operations department. Integrate the separate activities of production, shipping, receiving, transportation, purchasing and sales by discussing with each function accountabilities and interdependence in achieving company goals. Participate in the establishment of overall Production-Distribution Center business goals.Profitable Operations: Plan, organize, direct, and control the course of operations by integrating and coordinating operations functions and processes with business goals. Maintain profitable operations by controlling inventory, losses, accidents and safety, etc. Seek synergies and best practices to develop and implement new methods to improve productivity or improve customer service.Safety and Compliance: Guide operations management in compliance with government and other regulatory agency guidelines and laws and Company programs. Implement programs to ensure overall safety, security, maintenance and ergonomics for the operations functions. Associates and Company Policy: Delegate the responsibility to managers to accomplish productivity goals, all this being done with guidance and coaching. Enforce Production-Distribution Center/company policies on safety and employee discipline by following guidelines, communicate changes to the workforce and oversee work and performance of day warehouse associates. Create performance improvement plans, administer discipline, and identify training opportunities when appropriate. SUPERVISION Supervises all Production/Operations leadership for Stock Yards QUALIFICATIONS Education/Training : 4-year degree preferred (or High School Diploma (or GED) and equivalent experience) Related Experience : 10 years operations experience, various job functions in food production, warehouse/distribution management, minimum of 5 years of management experience as well as experience in continuous improvement/lead six sigma disciplines. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities : Food manufacturing experience to include food safety requirements, warehouse management, customer service, budgeting and cost control, knowledge of OSHA, HAACP and other regulations, PC skills #LI-BB1***EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status***

Keywords: US Foods, Chesterfield , Director, Operations- Stock Yards- St. Louis, Executive , Chesterfield, Missouri

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