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Director of Operations

Hampshire, Illinois

Job Description

Company: Buckhead Meat & Seafood of Chicago
Location: US-IL-Hampshire
Zip Code: 60140
Minimum Level of Education: Bachelor's Degree
Minimum Years of Experience: 5
Position Type: Exempt
Travel Percentage: 0


Position Title:

Director of Operations



Responsible for inbound and outbound warehouse, production, and maintenance


Position Purpose:

Responsible for the accurate, efficient, fiscally responsible daily work and safety of inbound and outbound warehouse, production, and maintenance.


Primary Responsibilities:


  • Overseeing budget management including labor, supplies, company assets, maintenance/repair and third party contracts. 
  • Overall responsibility for inventory management
  • Monitor the condition and maintenance of the warehouse equipment and fleet to ensure that they are all kept consistent with safety, sanitation and appearance.
  • Communication with merchandising and sales to collaboratively resolve any customer or delivery opportunities or issues.
  • Analyzing facility to ensure proper storage, receiving and shipping capabilities.
  • Conduct audits assuring all required inspections and documentations are completely accurate and meet DOT and OSHA regulations.




Education (Degrees/Certificates Minimum Required):

Bachelor’s Degree in business related field  


Experience (Years and type of experience Minimum Required):

5 years of operations management experience


Skills (Type and proficiency Minimum Required):

Ability to engage and lead employees, knowledge of governmental regulations, math skills, communication skills, ability to work in an ever-changing environment, interpersonal skills


Decision-Making Authority:


Most important decisions made fully independently:
Adjustments to the operations of the warehouse to achieve key metrics such as expense and revenue management


Most important decisions made with review and approval of other individuals or supervisors (include the reviews/approvals required):
Changes to the profit plan to maximize warehouse and transportation efficiency.


Organizational Reporting:


Supervisor Title:



Positions Reporting to this Role:

Warehouse Manager

Director of Production

Maintenance Manager



For questions regarding the status of your application, plese contact Steven Jedras at 847-683-2042

or by email at


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.


Sysco is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.


This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

Employment Type: Full Time

ReqID: 76313