Vice President of Operations

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: Based on Experience

Published

05/24/2018

Address

900 Pennsylvania Ave
San Francisco
CA
94107
United States

Description

The San Francisco-Marin Food Bank’s mission is to end hunger in San Francisco and Marin. This year, we will distribute 48 million pounds of food – enough for more than 105,000 meals each day. We partner with more than 450 organizations – including 240 neighborhood pantries – to distribute food to low-income residents of San Francisco and Marin counties. Each week, more than 147,000 people are served by our programs.


This is a mission-oriented, challenging and friendly place to work. Our success relies on the people who work for our organization. If you would like to be a part of building a community where no one suffers from hunger, please consider joining our team of talented and dedicated individuals. For more information about our organization, please visit www.sfmfoodbank.org.


POSITION SUMMARY:  This position will focus on day-to-day distribution of food to those in need while bringing strategic leadership to the operations team. A mindset for sustainable (triple bottom line: social, economic and environmental) supply chain concept is required. This role will be reporting to the Chief Operating Officer with key integration to the programs, finance and food resources teams to build and execute a comprehensive distribution operation.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


·        Develop long-term and short-term functional operating plans (goals, objectives, action plans, and budgets); control functional resources and activities to advance the overall purpose and mission

·       Lead daily operations effectiveness

·       Mentor and build the distribution organization for San Francisco and Marin counties including receiving, inventory, order building, transportation, shop floor, and volunteer projects teams

·        Expand the adoption and utilization of forward thinking and relevant technology including support of a new Warehouse Management System (WMS) and related operating/information systems to improve productivity, streamline distribution processes, and achieve operating performance objectives.

·        Manage operational and capital financial budgets for distribution activities

·        Build and maintain a safe work culture that promotes employee engagement and continual improvement.

·        Work with transportation and warehouse professionals to identify opportunities for improvement.

·        Lead and coach the management team to ensure effective, two-way communications and accountabilities are maintained.

·        Understand how to maximize operational efficiencies within a regional distribution market.

·        The successful use of routing, ERP and related software systems to optimize vehicle and facility utilization.

·        Manage large fleet and facilities maintenance programs.

·        Use of contemporary supply chain and warehouse logistics tools and techniques.

·        Develop and execute strategic and tactical plans that support the safety-first, financial and growth objectives of the organization.


Qualifications:

  • Strong leadership and effective team management & development skills
  • Minimum 12+ years' experience in managing transportation, warehousing and multi -channel distribution
  • Substantial experience in managing and developing transportation and warehousing processes
  • Experience in implementing and leveraging advanced warehousing & transportation systems
  • Expertise with project management and process improvement. Lean or Six Sigma certification a plus
  • Executive presence and experienced in presenting to C-Suite
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent people and decision-making skills
  • Excellent analytical skills, including proficiency with MS Office
  • Advanced experience managing large teams through significant technology-driven change management
  • Experience developing and managing Capital budgets
  • Bachelor's degree (i.e. Logistics, Transportation, Business), master’s degree preferred


SALARY: Based on qualifications and experience.


BENEFITS: Medical, dental, life, long-term disability, and 403(b) retirement plan with employer base and matching contribution. Generous holiday, vacation, and sick time.

 

TO APPLY: Please submit cover letter and resume to:

jobs@sfmfoodbank.org ; use VP of Operations, your name, in the subject line 


Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

The San Francisco-Marin Food Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Benefits

BENEFITS: Medical, dental, life, long-term disability, and 403(b) retirement plan with employer base and matching contribution. Generous holiday, vacation, and sick time.

Professional Level

Executive

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

jobs@sfmfoodbank.org
http://www.sfmfoodbank.org

TO APPLY: Please submit cover letter and resume to:

jobs@sfmfoodbank.org ; use VP of Operations, your name, in the subject line 


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