Our client, a member of the Berkshire Hathaway portfolio of companies, is seeking an Operations Manager in the city of Chicago. With facilities across the United States, operations in the United Kingdom and a global network of partners servicing more than 70 countries around the world, this company is the industry leader worldwide, serving 80 percent of the Fortune 500 companies. They are one of the country s leading service providers to businesses and individuals in transition, being the world s leading provider of furniture rental, trade show and event furnishings, as well as relocation and transition services.
This Operations Manager will be responsible for coordinating and directing the warehouse/distribution operations to ensure they are contributing to the day-to-day functions and to the overall success of the district and company.
Compensation package consists of:
Base salary of up to $95, 000
Comprehensive benefit plan
401(k) and Profit Sharing
Educational expense reimbursement
Employee discount program
**Average retention rate within company is 8 years; 30% of workforce with company 10 years or more.
Manages the control, condition, and security of inventory
Inspects physical condition of warehouse and furniture.
Responsible for proper staging, loading and unloading.
Confers with department heads to ensure coordination of warehouse activities with activities of other functions
Manages the scheduling, routing, and control of all trucking activity
Responsible for truck leasing, maintenance, and safety as well as related record keeping functions.
Ensures that safety standards are adhered to in all areas of the warehouse. Provides necessary safety education, including OSHA, DOT, HAZMAT, monthly safety meetings, videos etc.
Responsible for insuring accurate and timely cycle counts, as well as other procedural operations to account for inventory, i.E. Accurate paperwork, appropriate driver notes, etc.
Provides management reports as necessary.
Purchases (as relates to the activities of department), budgets, and manages to the Budget.
Responsible for ensuring that retail sales best practices are being adhered to.
Oversees daily operations of clearance center(s).
4 year college degree with 5 + years related industry experience or 7- 10 years related industry experience without a degree.
Ability to self-direct and work independently.
Must have local state driver s license and safe driving record.
Must have reliable transportation.
Ability to speak, read and write English.
To apply please email cyndi.Varacalle@culvercareers.Com.