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Operations Manager

Company: BlueLinx Co.
Location: Miami
Posted on: November 18, 2023

Job Description:

Bluelinx is growing, and we are looking for a Operations Manager in the Miami area. This is an opportunity to further develop and advance your career in this highly marketable business segment. You will have the opportunity to oversee the daily business dealings with our local branch. We are looking for a person who understands the importance of being a strong relationship builder, comfortable in leading a knowledgeable group of people and is comfortable working across the organization - with customers, with suppliers and with employees. This role serves as an operations manager for a targeted geographic area. The Operations Manager has responsibility for managing a staff of DOT CDL Drivers, Administrative Support, Material Handlers and Sales Associates within an assigned geographical area. Strong communication skills and a passion for safety is key to this person's success. The Operations Manager oversees the delivery of our product to our clients in a timely and safe manner. BlueLinx (NYSE: BXC) is a leading U.S. wholesale distributor of residential and commercial building products with both branded and private-label SKUs across product categories such as lumber, panels, engineered wood, siding, millwork, and industrial products. With a strong market position, broad geographic coverage footprint servicing 50 states, and the strength of a locally focused sales force, we distribute our comprehensive range of products to approximately 15,000 customers including national home centers, pro dealers, cooperatives, specialty distributors, regional and local dealers and industrial manufacturers. BlueLinx provides a wide range of value-added services and solutions to our customers and suppliers. Why BLUELINX? We Offer... Compensation This position is a part of the BlueLinx STIP - Short Term Incentive Program. Benefits Package: Health, dental, vision, prescription, life insurance & 401K match. 3 weeks paid time off and 8 paid holidays Responsibilites Collaborate with and foster a good working relationship with Sales and Administrative functions Safety - Ensures a safe workplace for associates and visitors. Compliance - Ensures compliance in all federal, state, and locals laws pertaining to employment, safety, and DOT regulations. Manages a distribution center by providing excellent customer service support and using supply chain fundamentals (right product, right place, right time, every time) while controlling logistics, workforce management, indirect and operating costs. Customer Service - Fills orders accurately, safely, on time and without damage. Efficiency - Manages material handling and delivery operations using productivity metrics. Expense - Manages labor expense. Performs cycle counts and physical inventory according to accounting guidelines. Talent - Leads teams of materials handlers and drivers; selects/hires; develops objectives; coaches and evaluates performance. Ensures direct reports obtain applicable safety, compliance, and job training and development opportunities to enhance performance, development, and contributions to the company. Holds direct reports accountable for individual and team performance. Addresses performance issues appropriately and timely. May need to manage under the terms of a CBA Establish strong relationships with clients that will provide opportunities to grow sales and solidify BlueLinx's partnership for long term profitability. May be responsible for delivery of large volumes of assigned product to targeted accounts in geographical area. Ensures effective product performance and promotes good customer and supplier relations. Promotes existing products, as well as presents new product opportunities to drive sales and profits. Knowledge of products, market drivers, competitors, sales environment, and store workings. Develops and builds relationships with internal business units including branches, replenishment/supply chain team, product management, and Branch Sales and operations team. Qualifications 5+ years experience with BS / BA or equivalent industry experience preferred. Supervisory experience in a distribution/manufacturing operation. Solid Leadership skills - communication, employee engagement and goal expectations. Ability to teach and lead an engaged team in a structured process environment. Process improvement and operating efficiency competency. Branch operations and systems knowledge. Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite Software and relevant tools / technology. BS / BA Degree in related field preferred. Self-motivated, high energy, persistent, and sense of urgency Proven track record of operations success - ability to drive motivate the employee to preform at their top level. Demonstrated success in problem solving - must be creative, innovative Ability to organize and prioritize and work cross functionally Superior Interpersonal skills - proficient in both written and verbal communications Working knowledge of assigned product line (lumber), customer support/service, products and inventory management. Possesses well developed consultative selling skills, negotiation and communication skills. Experienced in Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint BlueLinx is one of America's largest distributors of building products - come grow with us! Other details Job Family Operations Job Function Branch Management Pay Type Salary Hiring Rate $65,000.00 Date posted: 11/10/2023

Keywords: BlueLinx Co., Miami , Operations Manager, Professions , Miami, Florida

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