Operations Manager: 5 + years warehouse experience - Location: Exeter, PA

Location: Exeter, Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 05-25-2018
  • Our Values Define Priorities
  • Our People Ensure They Are Met
We are a team of enthusiasts that are customer centric in our daily focus, committed to providing those we serve with the very best products, tools and services – all packaged together in a way that exceeds expectations, drives profitable sales and collectively pushes our businesses forward.
  • We are a company that values Leadership and our role in responding to the needs of our markets and customers.
  • We advocate Teamwork and know our success depends on the success of those around us.
  • We are believers that having Fun and enjoying the relationships we have with those around us makes the work worthwhile.
  • We are more than 3,000 people strong and exercise these values every day.
  • There are a ton of benefits to joining our team: Great Pay, Benefits, Paid Holidays, 401 K Match, PTO, Refer a friend, Growth, and more! 
Job Summary:
As any Operations Manager, you should have a proven record of leadership excellence and a history of leading teams to consistently exceed established goals in dynamic operational environments.  You should have already demonstrated the ability to develop forward looking plans and turn those plans into a successful execution.
Job Duties:
  • Adhere to company policies on ethics and integrity.
  • Lead and supervise a team of Area Managers and hourly associates in outbound or inbound operations within the Fulfillment Center.
  • Improve performance, maximize efficiency and optimize cost effectiveness.
  • Accountability for meeting deadlines and exceeding operational goals.
  • Establish and sustain effective, two-way communication that informs and motivates as well as recognizes excellence among team members.
  • Ability to develop and share best practices across the shifts and network.
  • Identifies issues with the operating metrics and P&L and make required adjustments in timely manner.
  • Ensure each associate understands their individual role and responsibilities, as well as the group’s role and responsibilities required to achieve and maintain a safe work place.
  • Drive continuous improvement to safety, quality, cost, and delivery while growing and expanding capabilities within the Fulfillment Center.
  • Drive strategic planning and forecasting; appraise performance; reward and discipline employees; resolve problems; and address staffing needs.
  • Initiate and support the continual improvement of LKQ Corporation quality improvement system.
  • Assumes other duties as assigned.  
  • Job Requirements/Qualifications: 
  • 5+ years of management experience in fulfillment center/warehouse operations.
  • At least 4 years of management experience in Receiving, Inventory Control, and/or Order Fulfillment.
  • At least 4 years of proven experience of effectively managing large groups of hourly employees.
  • LKQ is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a drug free work environment. Employment with LKQ is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check* and may be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening.  *The existence of criminal conviction(s) does not constitute an automatic bar to employment.
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