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Operations Manager

Company: Colonial Materials
Location: Greenville
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

GMS is the leading North American distributor of gypsum wallboard, acoustical ceiling products and other specialty building materials. Founded in 1971, GMS now operates a network of more than 250 distribution centers nationwide. For more information about GMS, visit www.gms.comor any one of our subsidiary company websites.Summary of Position:The primary function of the Colonial Materials, Inc. Operations Manager is to be responsible for the successful day-to-day management, administration and reporting of all distribution center business activities including, but not limited to planning, budgeting, scheduling, delivery, inventory accuracy, business metrics, and safety related functions. The Operations Manager must successfully adhere to the organization's levels of service and values.Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Maintain appropriate inventory levels in the yard, controlling shrinkage and damaged inventory
  • Oversee monthly cycle counting and close out procedures
  • Understand the financial operations of volume-buy and selling, profit margins, and P & L statements
  • Oversee that all delivery personnel adhere to OSHA and GMS policies while working in the warehouse and at the jobsite
  • Perform weekly and monthly GMS management safety reviews in collaboration with the Safety Manager
  • Oversee the cleanliness and maintenance of warehouse and yard areas
  • Responsible for full-cycle delivery management by removing any damaged materials, ensuring orders are stocked correctly and checked off by the appropriate manger
  • Always maintain open and clear lines of communication with customers, informing them of any issues related to their order & delivery if they should arise
  • Monitor delivery of materials from other yards to coordinate with agreed upon "Drop Dead" time
  • Identify and coordinate daily activities of all team members; inspire your team to achieve desired results in productivity, teamwork, safety, quality, and job knowledge
  • Collaborate across departments to drive optimal productivity; foster an environment in which diverse backgrounds are respected and valued
  • Ensure performance plans are set, maintained, and continuously improved; generate creative solutions to identify improvements in processes
  • Maintain level of service requirements throughout the process
  • Prepare and track lien releasesOther Competencies:
    • Ability to self-manage, show initiative and be proactive
    • Communicate professionally, both verbally and in writing to coworkers and customersBasic Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Minimum of 3 years of related work experience
      • Strong Microsoft office skills
      • Effective team player and leader with strong communication skills
      • Experience in and knowledge of construction industry and building materials strongly preferred
      • Distribution experience requiredPhysical Demands:
        • Must be able to remain in stationary position 70%
        • Occasionally, will move about inside the office to access files, office machinery, etc.
        • Must be able to operate basic office machinery
        • Must be able to communicate with team and management and be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.
        • Constantly working in office environmentMental Demands:
          • Must be able to problem solve and prioritize tasks
          • Must be able to manage stress depending on tasks
          • Must be able to multitask
          • Must be able to receive and analyze all information
          • Must be able to quickly communicate solutions if problems occur
          • Must be able to demonstrate a high degree of sound judgementCompany Benefits:
            • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability & Life Insurance
            • 401k
            • Paid holidays & vacation daysThis job description is subject to change at any time.Launch your career with a national building materials distributor and discover opportunities for growth and advancement. Our people have the independence and authority to make a difference. We invest in relationships, and every person is important. Our highest priority is serving others. We passionately pursue a safe work environment along with a relentless focus on operational excellence. We believe you can never go wrong doing the right thing.EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Keywords: Colonial Materials, Greenville , Operations Manager, Executive , Greenville, North Carolina

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