MWI Veterinary Supply Co. MWI Director of Operations in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
MWI Director of Operations (00001K84) POSITION SUMMARY: This position will plan, organize, lead and monitor the activities of the MWI's Distribution Centers and ensure the Operations team is fulfilling the company's strategic objectives and service level objectives. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Communicate and exemplify the philosophy and direction of MWI's Leadership Team to the operations managers and team. Develop and direct methods to improve productivity, accuracy, operating efficiency and expense control. Manage inventory control. Lead and develop the operations staff and retain strong performers. Motivate and develop the leadership and technical skills of the Regional Managers, Operations Managers and Project Managers. Work with the Vice President of Operations to develop and manage operating expense budgets for each distribution center. Freight, salary and wages, and occupancy and supply. Review and monitor freight alliance options and delivery costs. Work with Compliance Manager to ensure compliance with all federal, state and local agencies and institute new policies as needed. Develop a culture of a safe working environment. Work with the operations management team to create and implement best practices standardized policies and procedures. Ensure that communications and cooperative relationships are established and functioning between all departments. Keep the Vice President of Operations apprised of distribution activities, accomplishments and potential problem areas. Ensure authority and responsibility for each position is defined and understood. Communicate and promote awareness of internal control practices to members of the Operations department. Coordinate and hold weekly (or as needed) Regional Operations Managers meeting. Qualifications EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Typically, a Bachelor's degree in business, logistics or related field and a minimum of five years of experience in managing multiple warehouse distribution are preferred. Previous animal or human health distribution experience is strongly preferred. MINIMUM SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS: Establish Strategic Direction: Develops and communicates a clear future vision for the business and strategies for initiating needed c... For full info follow application link. MWI Animal Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or disability.