Operations Manager

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/19/2021 9:48 AM)
Requisition ID
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Job Locations
US-OH-Grove City

About Us

T. Marzetti Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lancaster Colony Corporation (NASDAQ: LANC), is a manufacturer and marketer of specialty food products for the retail and foodservice markets. Our retail brands include Marzetti®, New York Bakery™, Sister Schubert’s®, Reames®, Flatout®, Angelic Bakehouse®, and Bantam Bagels®, in addition to exclusive license agreements for Olive Garden® dressings, Chick-fil-A® sauces and Buffalo Wild Wings® sauces. Our foodservice business supplies many of the top restaurant chains in the United States.


At T. Marzetti, our mission is to be The Better Food Company: Better people, that make better products, in a better corporate culture, that work in unison to make the world a better place. Led by our purpose, To Nourish Growth with All that We Do, our more than 3,000 team members are dedicated to innovative and quality products as well as superior service and value for our customers.


Directs and manages all warehouse operations on a designated shift including shipping, receiving, inventory control and administration. Assures quality and safety while achieving established objectives and profitability.


Essential Functions/Primary Responsibilities:

* Coordinates DC activities through planning and communication with warehouse employees to ensure the total warehousing and
   distribution objectives for the shift are accomplished in a timely, cost-effective and safe manner.
* Develops and controls plans and budgets.
* Implements cost-effective control systems over capital assets, operating expenditures, manpower and labor costs.
* Establishes and monitors shift DC performance for product movement, quality and safety standards.
* Controls and minimizes overtime labor costs, maintenance/repair costs, downtime and inventory.
* Maintains existing facilities and equipment and recommends replacement or adjustments to plant facilities and equipment when
* Ensures compliance to all federal, state and local laws and company policies.
* Provides direction, development, evaluation, coaching and leadership to subordinates.
* Maintains good employee, corporate and community relations.
* Coordinates with inventory control, warehouse support, corporate customer service and operations coordinators to ensure
   warehouse operations and customer service.
* Maintains company’s standards for cleanliness, productivity, and maintenance of the facility and equipment.
* Conduct performance appraisals of associates.
* Perform other duties as required or directed.
* Ensures all training, direction, development, evaluation, coaching and leadership to subordinates are completed as required.
* Ensures compliance to quality, food safety and HAACP support programs; assures conformity to all company, customer and
   government standards.


* 3-5 years of warehouse or production supervisory experience, preferably in a food-related industry.
* Working knowledge of shipping and receiving procedures, inventory control and material handling equipment and procedures.
* Associate degree in business or equivalent experience in warehouse or production management preferred.
* Experience with SAP WMS preferred
* Lean Six Sigma or other continuous improvement experience


Supervisory responsibilities include interviewing, training, scheduling, appraising and terminating employees; planning, assigning and directing work; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Working Conditions/Environment

Works in an office and warehouse environment where the employee is regularly required to speak, see, read, sit, stand, walk, and occasionally bend while moving about the facility. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes, odors, dust, oil and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the office is moderate and loud in the warehouse. GMP and safety standards will apply.


Cultivate Your Career

At T. Marzetti, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect for everyone. We strongly encourage veterans, women, people of color, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ individuals to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, we will consider all qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, age, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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