Vice President, Operations
Location: Grand Prairie
Posted on: November 22, 2021
US1142 Buckhead Meat of Dallas, Inc.
Minimum Level of Education:
Minimum Years of Experience:
This is a senior leadership operation position responsible for all
production, inbound and outbound warehouse, fleet services,
facilities management (including building, grounds, power
industrial equipment, sanitation, security), transportation
(including routing, delivery, and backhaul), operations systems and
related third party providers. Responsibilities include but are not
limited to, achieving performance key metrics, expense and revenue
management, strategic execution of local and corporate initiatives,
compliance with government regulations, safety and security of the
building, its contents and people, and management and direction of
staff. Oversee manufacturing department, yield models and
SIGN ON BONUS (If offered)
Monday Friday schedules available
Ongoing job skills training, leadership development training
Career growth opportunities we promote from within!
Paid vacation and holidays
Comprehensive healthcare benefits
Generous retirement benefits
Employee discount programs
Service recognitions and employee rewards
Cross training opportunities
More benefits, too many to name
Responsible for the wholesome, accurate, efficient, fiscally
responsible daily work and safety of inbound and outbound
warehouse, transportation (delivery), fleet services, facilities
departments, and associates.
Prepares and executes an annual profit plan with direct input from
the management team.
Oversees budget management including labor, benefits, supplies,
company assets, capital investments, depreciation, maintenance and
repair, and third-party contracts.
Evaluates fiscal metrics and adjusts activities to meet or exceed
Coordinates with other departments as necessary to ensure upgrades
and repairs are completed efficiently and effectively.
Strategically adjusts departments activities, policies, and
practices to meet or exceed key performance metrics and customer
Actively supports other departments in the achievement of
Analyzes the growth of operating company against facility size to
maintain proper storage, receiving, and shipping capabilities for
present and future business.
Champions efficiency ideas, cost reduction measures and assists
with the implementation of changes within areas of
Identifies problems and proposes solutions to other members of
Conducts audits ensuring all required inspections and documentation
are completed accurately (including, but not limited to, food
safety documentation, DOT records, EPSM, PSM, etc.) and retained to
ensure a minimum potential for loss.
Ensures compliance with all insurance pooling requirements; with
local, state, federal and provincial regulatory agencies (i.e.,
OSHA, DOT, FDA, USDA, DOL, CVOR (Canada), etc.) with licensing and
logbook requirements and with food safety policies, protocols, and
Monitors the condition and maintenance of the warehouse, fleet
services, equipment, software, ammonia refrigeration system,
heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, fire
protection, and office by ensuring that all are kept consistent
with the safety, security, sanitation, and appearance standards set
by Sysco to reduce or eliminate operations-related injuries or
accidents, damage/loss of product or equipment, and unnecessary
Ensures contingency systems/practices/protocols are in place to
eliminate business disruption.
Inspects emergency response or crisis management activities.
Develops and maintains liaisons with local emergency management and
other entities to facilitate plan development and response effort
Assists safety manager with training initiatives.
Evaluates and ensures the appropriate use and updating of all
department software systems.
Communicates with merchandising, sales management, and marketing
associates to collaboratively resolve any customer or delivery
opportunities or issues.
Visit customer locations and meets with customers to address issues
and assess delivery difficulty.
Aid in the solicitation of new or prospective business by
participating in company meetings and presentations when necessary,
and in other market area activities to develop and foster the
companys recognition within the business community.
Participates in company decisions as a member of senior staff.
Where applicable, oversees or participates in the interpretation,
adherence, and negotiation of the collective bargaining agreement.
As necessary, participate in grievance or arbitration
Maintains associate relations through regular department
Establishes on-going interaction.
Keeps open communication channels with associates by answering
questions and explaining policies and procedures.
Monitors associate morale.
Implement or responds to ideas to improve associate engagement and
Interprets trains and consistently enforces company policies and
Performs management functions of staff selection, compensation,
development, discipline, performance reviews and/or
Oversee manufacturing department, yield models and productivity
Bachelors degree preferred, but not required, in business
administration, supply chain management, operations management or
equivalent combination of education and related experience.
7 years operations experience.
Demonstrated progressive levels of management experience
Ability to read, comprehends, write, and speak English.
Able to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals,
professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental
Write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Effectively present information and respond to questions from
groups of managers, clients, customers, and the public.
Can add, subtracts, multiply, and divides into all units of
measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral,
diagram, or schedule form.
Proven knowledge of spreadsheet software and word processing
software, and the ability to learn Sysco technology software and
Must have excellent computer skills.
Working knowledge of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, as
well as environmental regulations/legislation and governing
Successfully engage and lead individual and team discussions and
Apply all relevant policies in a consistent, timely and objective
Capable of working with peers and associates from other
departments, operating companies, corporate and the business
community proactively and constructively
Work in a disciplined manner and capable of following established
procedures, practices and comply with local, state, and federal
Manage the pressures and stress associated with a deadline-oriented
atmosphere and customer service issues.
Demonstrates skill in making independent decisions in support of
company policies and procedures promptly.
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job.
Frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger,
handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and climb or
Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close
vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth
perception and ability to adjust focus.
The information on this description has been designed to indicate
the general nature and level of work performed by associates within
this classification. It is not designed to contain or be
interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties,
responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates
assigned to this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
Occasionally exposed to wet, hot, extreme cold and/or humid
conditions; and moving mechanical parts.
Works non-traditional business hours including evenings, nights,
weekends, holidays, and on-call.
May occasionally be required to travel to other operating companies
or the corporate office as business needs dictate (i.e., training,
business continuation, etc.).
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job
description supersedes prior job descriptions. When duties and
responsibilities change and develop, the job description will be
reviewed and is subject to changes of business necessity.
In the coming weeks, you will receive information in the mail
confirming your benefits eligibility and the enrollment process. In
the meantime, you may visit https://syscobenefits.com/ to learn
HOW WE PROTECT OUR ASSOCIATES
Personal protective equipment and masks provided
Social distancing guidelines in place
Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place
Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over
57,000 associates and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco
operates approximately 326 distribution facilities worldwide and
serves more than 625,000 customer locations.
We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and
professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic
organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their
expectations. Were looking for talented, hard-working individuals
to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco
is at the heart of food and service.
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION STATEMENT:
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
employer, and consider qualified applicants without regard to race,
color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or
any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.
This opportunityis available through Sysco Corporation, its
subsidiaries and affiliates.
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