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Posted August 27th

Operations Manager

Annapolis, MD

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Katcef Brothers Inc

Industry

Distributor

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Posted August 27th

Operations Manager

Annapolis, MD

Function

Operations

Experience

Senior Level

Type

Full Time

About The Position
Beverage distributor has immediate opening for an experienced and organized operations manager.
REQUIREMENTS:
  • 5 years of operations management experience a must
  • Must have strong organizational skills and the flexibility to jump from priority to priority, which are essential to the roll that juggles a variety of functions and projects
  • Interpersonal skills are essential to communicate with both executives and staff employees in order to create and administer policy
  • CLA Class A license preferred
RESPONSIBILITIES:

Follow direction of senior management and manage expectations accordingly.  Implement any directives given.
Work cross functionally with sales and admin staff to reach company objectives.

  • Ensure all operations are carried on in an appropriate, cost-effective way. This includes:
    • Fleet Management
      • Work with each vendor to meet company needs
  • Delivery Staff Management
    • Manage delivery expectations and exceed costumer service expectations
    • Establish training, guidance, discipline, and accountability programs 
  • Warehouse Staff Management
    • Ensure inventory and inbound benchmarks are met
    • Establish training, guidance, discipline, and accountability programs 
  • Facility Management
    • Ensure a safe and presentable work environment
  • Asset Management
    • Ensure the proper management, including preventative maintenance, of all delivery and warehouse related assets.
  • Manage Wholesaler Equity expectations for Anheuser-InBev.  This includes policy and procedures concerning the following:
    • Product quality control (Close to code and old beer)
    • Repack policies
    • Inbound benchmarks
    • Dunnage Returns
    • Controlled Environment Warehouse
    • Fleet graphics
  • Improve operational management systems, processes and best practices
  • Help the organization’s processes remain legally compliant
    • OSHA 
    • DOT
    • Alcohol regulation (State and Federal)
  • Formulate strategic and operational objectives in line with company objectives
  • Perform operational audits of all three companies on a periodic basis to ensure all policies and procedures are implemented and properly followed
  • Recruit, train and supervise management staff
  • Find ways to increase the quality of customer service
  • Prioritize inventory accuracy
    • Maintain a vested interest in inventory – including variance research and cycle counts
    • Verify inventory reports
    • Ensure accountability with the current warehouse staff
    • Current expectations include daily cycle counts, weekly inventory reconciliation with key products and a full inventory monthly
 
Full company benefits included.
Function Details
  • Reports To General Manager
  • Direct Reports 6