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VP-DC Operations

Company: YRC Freight
Location: Bloomington
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

J OB SUMMARYPlan, direct and control activities of the area to accomplish regional and company operational and financial objectives. Direct the functions of operations for assigned area Distribution Centers. Provide recommendations on programs and processes for meeting company and area Distribution Center goals. Ensure effective staffing, training and employee development for continuous improvement and efficient area Distribution Center operations. Maintain regular communications with area and company leadership and subordinates.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan, develop, approve and implement short and long range area Distribution Center objectives consistent with company goals and strategic mission and vision. Review analysis of area Distribution Center operations to determine progress towards area and company goals and objectives. Direct activities of area to address opportunities and challenges and approve tactics to address situation(s).
  • Develop, approve, modify and implement area Distribution Center plans, budgets and activities in accordance with company approved objectives. Review area Distribution Center staffing plans to ensure they are consistent and adequate for attainment of area objectives.
  • Oversee the areas operations activities toward the accomplishment of area Distribution Center objectives. Plan, develop, and approve operations efforts within assigned geography through established company and area strategies to ensure efficient, cost-effective operations and a safe working environment.
  • Ensure operations conform to local, state and federal governmental regulations.
  • Create an atmosphere of trust and teamwork that values the contributions of all employees in support of a high performance culture to ensure efficient, cost-effective operations.
  • Collaborate with Labor Representatives when situation necessitates need. Establish a working relationship with appropriate individuals within the IBT.
  • Maintain appropriate communications within and between various functional areas of responsibility as well as with consumers. Establish and maintain outstanding customer relations, through direct or delegated contacts with representative individuals or groups.
  • Lead employees through effective hiring, orientating, training, mentoring, and coaching. Provide ongoing recognition, feedback and development, holding employees accountable for success. Identify and mentor future organizational leaders. Ensure appropriate resources are provided to direct reports.
  • Work well with and demonstrate respect for colleagues at all levels and consistently contribute to a positive work environment.
  • Attend and actively participate in senior leadership meetings, offering ideas, insights and recommendations on company policies, processes, customer service, new business opportunities, and other topics that improve company results.
  • Direct activities that support sales growth initiatives to increase division market share.COMPETENCIES
  • Building Organizational Talent - Establishing systems and processes to attract, develop, engage, and retain talented individuals; creating a work environment where people can realize their full potential, thus allowing the organization to meet current and future business challenges.
  • Creating a Culture of Trust - Fostering a work environment that encourages people to act with integrity and treat each other and their ideas with respect; creating and protecting a high-trust environment by setting an example, advocating for others in the face of challenges, removing barriers to trust, and rewarding others for demonstrating behaviors that cultivate trust.
  • Driving Execution - Translating strategic priorities into operational reality; aligning communication, accountabilities, resource capabilities, internal processes, and ongoing measurement systems to ensure that strategic priorities yield measurable and sustainable results.
  • Establishing Strategic Direction - Establishing and committing to a long-term business direction based on an analysis of systemic information and consideration of resources, market drivers, organizational values, and emerging economic, technological, and regulatory conditions.
  • Influencing - Using effective involvement and persuasion strategies to gain acceptance of ideas and commitment to actions that support specific work outcomes.
  • Leading Change - Driving organizational and cultural changes needed to achieve strategic objectives; catalyzing new approaches to improve results by transforming organizational culture, systems, or products/services; helping others overcome resistance to change.
  • Resolving Conflict - Helping others deal effectively with an antagonistic situation to minimize damage to the relationships and promote shared goals; using appropriate interpersonal methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people and facilitate agreement.BENEFITS
  • Competitive pay based on experience
  • Employee selected medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your family
  • PTO and paid holidays
  • 401k Retirement PlanMINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelors degree in business related field or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
  • Seven (7) years transportation operations experience including Distribution Center and End of Line terminal operations with a clear understanding of multiple modes and service within the transportation/logistics industry.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities and five (5) years of transportation terminal or distribution center management experience.
  • Demonstrated team building skills with the ability to work well with others and effectively lead people.
  • Maintain current knowledge of best practices in transportation/logistics industry.
  • Demonstrated effective and creative problem solving, quantitative analysis, interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills. Must be able to clearly convey short and long-term defined goals.
  • Ability to conduct group presentations and provide feedback and employee development in a constructive manner, as well as communicate effectively with peers, subordinates, and others.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze business issues, develop a plan, execute, and achieve business plan goals (cost reduction, efficiency, sales, marketing, process improvement).
  • Proficient understanding of PC and mainframe computer applications.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills with the ability to perform under pressure in an efficient and economical manner without close supervision meeting agreed upon deadlines.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Masters of Business Administration degree.
  • Knowledge of equipment and facility maintenance procedures preferred.
  • Familiarity with Master Freight Agreement and local agreements.WORKING CONDITIONSThis job operates in a professional office environment indoors. Routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe position requires the ability to spend long hours standing while using office equipment and computers. Occasionally sit. Ability to perform repetitive tasks such as typing and keying. Continually speaking and hearing, giving and receiving directions. Occasional lifting, pushing/pulling, carrying 10 lbs of supplies and materials is required.Yellow Corporation, along with all subsidiary companies, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action EmployerRequisition ID : 2962

Keywords: YRC Freight, Los Angeles , VP-DC Operations, Executive , Bloomington, California

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