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US Foods is hiring a Director of Operations.

Director, Operations | Tampa, FL

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The primary purpose of this position is: Directs and oversee the performance of the supervisory and management staff, delegating assignments and tasks as necessary. Implements and ensures that procedures are followed to provide a safe, efficient, service-oriented, and profitable department.

  • Directs and oversees the overall operations functions of the division.
  • Accountable for the productivity, safety and morals of the Operations Department.
  • Delegates work, analyzes progress, and oversees performance of the supervisory and management staff.
  • Audits compliance of D.O.T. regulations, HACCP programs, GFSI audit and Company safety programs
  • Recommends proposals to Sales Department in effort to create efficient and profitable routing through adjustment of delivery schedules.
  • Prepares Annual Operating Plan (AOP) for fiscal budgeting purposes for Warehousing, Building/Grounds and Transportation.
  • Oversees cost control of Warehouse, Transportation and Buildings/Grounds Departments.
  • Coordinates inbound shipments and inventory-related issues with Procurement and Finance Departments.


  • Education (Minimum Needed): 4-year degree preferred (or High School Diploma (or GED) and equivalent experience)
  • Experience (Minimum Needed): 3 years Warehouse/Transportation experience, various job functions in distribution management, minimum of 3 years of management experience
  • Specialized Knowledge Needed For Performance of Job: D.O.T. regulations, Selecting/interviewing/recruiting, Customer Service, budgeting and cost control, knowledge of OSHA, HAACP, Red Prairie, POD, XATA, Roadnet and other regulations, PC skills (Excel/Word).
  • Special Skills: Above average written and oral skills, good negotiating and communication skills.


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