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Sr Director of Operations – Unfi Careers Pompano Beach

    Website United Natural Foods

    Position Title: Sr Director of Operations

    Company: United Natural Foods

    Location: Pompano Beach, FL, USA

    Job Description:

    Responsible for provided leadership, direction and support to the Operations Process Engineer team and Operations leadership teams to ensure accurate and reasonable standards and minimum expectations are developed, implemented, and maintained.


    • Works closely with Sr. Dir, Industrial Standards Engineering to ensure effective collaboration with Industrial Engineering team and Process and Training Support team
    • Provide leadership, direction and support to process alignment team and industrial engineering team
    • Developing, supporting and identifying processes and disciplines to be implemented at all DCs to align for optimized engineering results
    • Strategize with the Sr. Dir Process and Industrial Standards Engineering to and SVP of Process Excellence to identify and implement best practices and processes throughout UNFI distribution network
    • Direct day to day functions of process training and alignment team
    • Maintain schedule of activities to support improved operational efficiencies and process excellence
    • Coordinate schedule of planned activities with DC’s and other national teams to maintain optimized results
    • Deliver Metric and Financial goals as agreed upon with SCP Process Excellence
    • Provide clear and timely information to SVP Operations Process Excellence.
    • Performs other relevant job duties as required
    • Bachelors degree or equivalent combination of HS Diploma and experience
    • Minimum 10 years Warehousing Operations experience
    • Minimum 5 years Process Improvement and Process Training and Implementation experience


    • Strong Analytical Skills
    • Functional understanding of Industrial Engineering and standards building methodology
    • Proven ability to build comprehensive schedules and action plans and effectively direct resources to support successful execution.
    • Ability to recognize process improvement opportunity in the DC operating environment
    • Ability to recognize slotting opportunities to support improved selection performance and experience for direct associates
    • Ability to teach process concepts and disciplines to operations leaders and direct associates
    • Ability to work effectively with Industrial engineers to measure and incorporate process changes and improvements in the minimum standard expectations
    • Ability to document SOP’s to support effective implementation plans
    • Proven leadership abilities
    • Ability to work effectively with leaders across organizational silos
    • Able to support leadership direction and build cohesive and collaborative spirit with engineering and process support teams
    • Ability to provide concise executive level updates and analysis
    • Proven experience and ability to work across multiple operational areas to support effective engagement, and alignment to support learning and understanding of the needs of the operation and goals of the organization.
    • Excellent communication and engagement skills.
    • Responsive and attentive customer service skills to effectively support operations.
    • Ability to work with Operations leaders and Industrial Engineering Team to effectively design and implement best processes and practices.
    • Frequent Travel required to support and lead teams in the field

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