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Operations Leader in Champaign, IL at DSC Logistics

Date Posted: 11/13/2018

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Job Description

Position Overview

The Operations Leader is responsible for directing and engaging employees and Team Leaders in DSC’s Logistics Center to achieve productivity goals. The Operations Leader will manage Team Leaders and will spend most of the time coaching and leading the operations team to efficiently and safely achieve production and quality goals. The role will collaborate with various DSC teams on implementing initiatives and coordinating resources to implement solutions and training. This position is on 3rd shift.

Provide Leadership

Communicate clear expectations
Excite and empower the team
Deliver on our promise to employees
Manage the Workforce Team Leaders

Train Team Leaders and hold them accountable for performance
Ensure Team Leaders are observing, training and coaching operations employees to drive performance
Conduct regular team meetings
Walk the floor and create a strong presence in the Logistics Center
Provide consistent messaging and communications
Connect employees to DSC’s and the Customer’s business objectives
Deliver Performance (including Safety, Quality, Productivity & Customer Requirements)

Implement action plans to deliver results
Manage a staffing plan to drive results
Review employee & shift performance with Team Leaders
Drive cost reduction initiatives and continuous improvement activity
Support Team Leader efforts to improve operational performance
Oversee the Workplace Environment

Ensure the building is clean, safe and damage is being addressed and managed
Troubleshoot problems and remove obstacles so that Team Leaders can properly manage their shift
Ensure systems are set up appropriately and processes are adhered to, allowing operations employees to be productive
Manage the environment to ensure throughput and make the system work
Job Qualifications

Required

Bachelor’s degree
3-5 years of experience supervising employees and managing leaders
Skills in leadership, organization, communication and cross functional teamwork
Understanding of warehousing operations with experience in a distribution and/or manufacturing environment
Emphasis on safety is extremely important
Preferred

Familiarity with MHE
Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications including Excel and Word
Familiarity with warehouse management systems or Red Prairie WMS is a plus
Personal Qualities

Ability shift priorities easily, and multi-task in a highly transactional environment
Excellent problem solving skills
Ability to engage with the workforce and leadership teams and create a positive environment and culture
The salary is commensurate with experience. We offer a market competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, 401(k) match and tuition reimbursement. Local candidates only, please, as relocation assistance is not available for this position.

DSC Logistics is an equal opportunity employer. It is DSC’s policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or genetic information.

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