The Everest Group


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  Angeles, CA
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Director of Operations

Please send resumes to Kyle Bueckert at   [email protected]


COMPANY
Our client Wine.com is the world’s largest wine store, easily filtered & sorted, with deep content and live chat experts, available in your pocket, delivered to your door. Add StewardShip and you have unlimited shipping for the best deal in the wine business. We are building a better way to shop for wine. This is how Wine.com fulfills its mission. They are currently looking to fill a Director of Operations position.Leadership, Mastery, Learning, Innovation, Ethics, Rewards, Impact and Fun - Our core values were developed by our whole team, over several months, through surveys and the work of a cross functional task force to codify our shared beliefs. These values help guide our decisions and behavior and serve as our “true north” as we seek to build a great place to work. This is the foundation of the Wine.com culture.

POSITION
The Director of Operations is responsible for directing and delegating activities and assignments of all East Coast - Warehouse functions as it relates to Operations including planning and implementation and leading improvement initiatives. This position will report directly to the Vice President of Operations.

LOCATION
Long Island, NY

ROLE YOU WILL PLAY
Oversee operational management for our four East Coast Logistic Centers.
Oversee employee productivity
Research and implement new directives for business growth and prosperity
Developing and implementing guidelines for employee evaluations, recruitment and promotion
Lead east coast managers and supervisors by providing mentorship, leadership, and team building.
Support senior management by creating weekly performance reports, headcount, and executive summary reports.
Monitor revenue margins.
Oversee the training and evaluation of employees to enhance their performance, development, and work product.
Accountable for strategic and tactical planning within areas of responsibility.
Develop a 'world-class' operations team through process/system change and personnel development.
Manage daily departmental metrics, accomplishments, and identify and resolve potential problems.
Track productivity data and implement programs for improvement.
Operate in an efficient/cost conscious manner so that all budgeted objectives are achieved.
Promote a culture of continuous improvement within Logistic Centers by retaining and developing world-class diverse talent.
Comply with Federal, State, and Corporate Policy & Procedures.
Develop, support, maintain, and manage policies & procedures for Security & Loss Prevention and Safety & Risk.
Other duties as assigned.

BACKGROUND PROFILE
Bachelors’ degree in, Supply Chain Management, Business or Engineering or 10 plus years proven experience in warehouse management.
Five plus years of progressively responsible leadership roles working in a warehouse distribution/fulfillment environment.
Knowledge and experience with warehouse implementation and management of ERP system.
Minimum of 5 plus years of experience as a Director in Warehouse Management and/or equivalent industry related experience.
Must be a strong collaborator and team player to be successful in role.
Proven track record of success in a senior operations management position of a fulfillment facility
Excellent organization and project management skills.
Ability to apply independent discretion and judgment.
Effective communication skills.
Attention to detail with a strong desire to deliver value-added support to external and internal customers
Proficient with the use of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) applications.
Extensive knowledge of warehouse management systems, sortation, and picking software.
Ability to lift up to 40lbs with or without reasonable accommodation.
Enjoy being part of a small team in a busy logistic center environment. 

COMPENSATION
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