Kelly Services Operations Manager in Canton, Mississippi

Job Description

This position requires excellent leadership skills along with the ability to monitor workflow, provide focus on inventory control and customer service. Lead daily operational supervision team resulting in successful results that are reflected in established key performance indicators (KPIs). Additionally, must be able to communicate and interact with Senior Company Management and Customers in a productive and professional manner. Directs the daily and weekly activities that occur within assigned area of the location/operation; provides leadership, motivation, training, and development of workforce; executes against customer/site requirements; participates in continuous improvement activities as part of the site management team and ensures company policies are followed and further supports site development of positive work culture.


  • 4 year degree from an accredited college or university

  • Degree in Logistics, Industrial Engineering, or related field preferred

  • 1-3 years- experience in supply chain management. Experience in a fast-paced transportation, distribution, freight management, logistics industry, manufacturing environment or automotive experience preferred

  • 2-4 years- experience in a supervisor/management role

  • Must currently be in a supervisor/management role

  • Ability to understand any and all safety requirements and regulations (OSHA)

  • Strong leadership with ability to treat everyone with respect especially during times of stress

  • Ability make decisions in an objective manner

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Problem-solving with a hands-on management approach that encourages change

  • Organizational, people, and interviewing skills

  • Conflict resolution and relationship building skills

  • Staff management; requires flexibility and understanding that all staff may be required to perform duties outside their normal area of expertise to meet the mission and goal of the warehouse (facility management i.e. maintenance, sanitations, etc.)

  • Ability to respond to situations in a prompt and professional manner

  • Energetic and highly motivated to succeed

  • High level of integrity with proven professionalism and sound judgment in the management of difficult and / or sensitive matters

  • Provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers at all levels

  • Intermediate / Advanced Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Ability to work in multiple systems and ability to input and retrieve data are a must

  • Fluent in English

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AboutKelly Services ®

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