Operations Manager, Warehouse
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Blue Line Distribution, the in-house distributor for Littles Caesars Pizza, has been family owned and operated for over 50 years; and is dedicated to leading customized and innovative food service logistics with safety as a top priority. We are now hiring for an Operations Manager at our facility in Logan Township, NJ.
Schedule: Monday-Friday; 8am-5pm + On-call 24 hrs/day
Plan, direct, and coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications. Operate with independence and autonomy during multiple shifts, as needed. Act in liaison role with Quality Assurance, Logistics and Sanitation and Maintenance departments. Ensure compliance with all federal and regulatory requirements that are common to the food industry.
Manage the daily operations of the transportation and warehouse functions.
Review production schedules and production orders to make decisions concerning inventory requirements and work procedures, while considering budgetary limitations and time constraints.
Manage production leads, supervisors and indirectly manage logistics, sanitation, and maintenance staff.
Review operations and consult with technical staff to resolve production or modification of machines or equipment to improve production.
Develop and implement production tracking and quality control systems - analyzing production, quality control, maintenance, and other operational reports, to detect and resolve production problems.
Ensure compliance with all federal, state, and international regulatory requirements, including Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA and MIOSHA), Federal Drug Administration (FDA), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), British Retail Consortium (BRC), and applicable manufacturing and production principles.
Recommend short and long-term operating objectives in areas such as cost reduction, quality improvement, new product development and/or integration.
Interact with Quality, Human Resources, Research and Development, Maintenance, and other staff to maintain a positive working environment.
Assist in coordinating and supporting continuous improvement/lean initiatives within the facility.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Business Management, or related discipline. Equivalent experience may be considered in lieu of a formal degree.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in a managerial role within a warehouse setting.
Preferred experience in the manufacturing and/or quality assurance of food products with knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control costs and other techniques for maximizing effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
Demonstrated knowledge of federal, state, and international regulatory laws and regulations (ie: OSHA, FDA, USDA and BRC, etc.)
Familiarity with machines and tools, their design, uses, repair and maintenance.
Evidence of highly developed verbal, written and presentation communication skills with the ability to communicate information to a wide variety of audiences.
Demonstrated organization and planning skills and developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish work goals.
Evidence of ability to analyze information, evaluate results and choose the best solution and solve problems.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of Lean, Six Sigma, and other best practices techniques.
Ability to lift 25 pounds
Posted Job Title:
Operations Manager (Logan Township, NJ)
Blue Line Distribution