Director Of Warehouse Operations

Management of logistics, inventory, and warehouse for Corporate Event Production Company

This hands-on management position is based at DCE’s 10,400 sq. ft. fully air-conditioned warehouse, studio, and front office facility in Tampa. This key position is responsible for overall facility operations; to include customer service, asset management, trucking, management of expenses and budgeting, and oversight of team members. The exempt position reports to the COO and plays a key role in supporting a team of professional corporate event project managers.

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Oversee all aspects of facility operations, including managing physical assets, operating costs, safety, loss prevention, inventory integrity, and oversight of team members.
  • Responsible for the service to our customers and stakeholders with on-time delivery, the accuracy of shipments and good customer relations.
  • Ensure that day-to-day facility operation is compliant with company policies, and procedures.
  • Provide training, guidance, and counseling as needed to team member.
  • Responsible for the time management of hourly facility operations team members.
  • Work collaboratively with the DCE Office Manager on facility maintenance and improvements.
  • Provide excellent leadership throughout the facility and work to ensure productivity and morale are maintained at a high level with an emphasis on being a unified team.
  • Work with the leadership team to establish annual goals and an action plan.
  • Work closely with the leadership team to support team members and others as needed to ensure effective recruiting, hiring, and training practices.
  • Responsible for evaluations of all facility operations team members.
  • Maintains current product knowledge of existing inventory.
  • Work with leadership to prepare annual operating, labor, and capital expenditure budgets.
  • Responsible for approval and sign-off of all facility operations expenses.
  • Ensure a safe working environment and aggressively manage all risk and risk-related costs.
  • Manage small fleet of box trucks, as-needed truck rentals, and 3rd party shipping arrangements.
  • Other duties needed to meet facility operations and corporate objectives as assigned by the leadership team.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Excellent communication, leadership, and people skills.
  • Above-average computer skills.
  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Four years or more of successful management or assistant management in a warehouse or distribution center with a strong background in logistics and distribution.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multi-task/multi-project operations.
  • Experience leading safety programs; working knowledge of safe work practices.
  • Use of standard office equipment including computer keyboard, monitor and mouse, and telephone.
  • Capable of lifting/carrying up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be comfortable driving large vans, 16′ and 26′ box trucks.
  • Must be able to lift, bend, stoop, and stretch.
  • Must be able to work at heights (up to 20 feet).
  • Must be able to balance by having the ability to assign and delegate duties while actively engaging in the work of servicing the customer as required.
  • Need to motivate staff members and have strong problem-solving abilities.
  • Proficiency in computer applications including ERP, MRP, and Microsoft Office suite including Excel and Word.
  • Must be able to travel outside of the immediate area as needed.
  • Must be able to work nights and weekends as needed.

Benefits

  • Free lunches, snacks, and beverages every day when working from our corporate office.
  • Health insurance premium 90% paid by company for employees.
  • Fully paid life, short-term and long-term disability insurance.
  • Optional dental and vision insurance.
  • Two weeks of paid vacation each year.
  • Nine paid holidays each year.
  • One week PTO each year for personal appointments.
  • 100% air-conditioned shop and warehouse.

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