Director Operations
American Sales Company - Jersey City, NJ

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Join the rapidly growing world of ecommerce groceries! Ahold Ecommerce Sales Company is opening a new facility in Jersey City which will supply product for an expanded Peapod operation in the northeast. We are looking for an experienced, high energy Director of Operations to create and manage this highly automated distribution center. The ideal candidate will be excited by the challenge of being in a high growth environment that is going through rapid evolution as the entire landscape of the internet business continues to change.

Responsibilities
  • Be on the front end of the facility development and integral to the implementation team in bringing the facility up from the ground through to the launch phase
  • Once operational, directly responsible for all functions of the Distribution Center including warehouse operations, delivery to the customer, fresh rebuying and inventory control
  • Plan and direct the daily activities for each of these areas to ensure excellent operating costs, while maximizing a high level of customer satisfaction
  • Develop annual operating and capital budgets that support the overall company goals
  • Manage operational costs to the budgets and provide explanations for variances--Responsible for shrink, operating costs, and shared profit contribution for the Distribution Center
  • Be an integral partner in the development of the company’s overall ecommerce supply chain strategy, including inbound supply, material handling design, labor management and warehouse systems development
  • Interact cross-functionally with all levels of management to achieve optimal operation planning and execution----work with marketing and general management to plan the capacity and service model to support the forecasted customer demand
  • Responsible to represent the facility in all planning, scheduling, and modifications with internal IT departments
  • Direct activities to ensure a clean and safe working environment--Maintain compliance with all Federal, State, Local and Corporate safety and sanitation regulations to include DOT, FDA, EPA, OSHA Essential Skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • 10+ years of progressive management experience
  • Large scale warehouse management system experience ( Manhattan system preferred)
  • Experience in operating in an automated material handling, “each pick” environment
  • Experience in a fresh product / cold chain environment
  • Strong leader with skills in problem solving, distribution techniques, labor relations and negotiating
  • Disciplined and inspirational people and operational management skills

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NASCO, North American Sales Company was founded in 1991 by its current president Donald J Goldberg. With over 20 years experience in...