Vice President of Operations

Job Attributes

Full Time
Marshall, Minnesota
Performance Foodservice Marshall (0575)
$130,000 to $150,000, depending on experience
May 31, 2024

Company Description

Performance Foodservice, PFG's broadline distributor, maintains a unique relationship with a variety of local customers, including independent restaurants and hotels, healthcare facilities, schools, and quick-service eateries. A team of sales reps, chefs, consultants, and other experts builds close relationships with customers - providing advice on improving operations, menu development, product selection, and operational strategies. The Performance team delivers delicious food but also goes above and beyond to help independent restaurant owners achieve their dreams.
Job Description
As the Vice President of Operations, your primary objective will be to elevate the workforce experience, ensuring that our Operations Staff finds fulfillment in every task. You will lead the intentional development of front-line leaders and drive company growth through innovative approaches to operational efficiency.
We Deliver the Goods:
  • Competitive pay and benefits, including Day 1 Health & Wellness Benefits, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, 401K Employer Matching, Education Assistance, Paid Time Off, and much more
  • Growth opportunities performing essential work to support America's food distribution system
  • Safe and inclusive working environment, including culture of rewards, recognition, and respect
Position Summary:
Responsible for managing all aspects of the warehouse workflow and overseeing the driver fleet in regards to recruiting, safety and compliance, training and ensuring proper management of the department. Responsible for counseling all staff members; achieving corporate goals as established by the senior management team, and ensuring corporate profitability. Functions as a team member within the department and organization, as required, and performs any duty assigned to best serve the company.
Problem Responsibilities:
  • Supervise associates including but not limited to: scheduling, training and development counseling, performance management and problem resolution. Conduct department meetings.
  • Manage inventory dollar levels to achieve optimum cash flow and service level. Develop budgets for the Warehouse Department on a yearly basis and monitor monthly. Manage department within budgetary guidelines. Oversee the organizing of the warehouse inventory on a quarterly basis. Manage operations budget development and reporting. Monitor staff in budget review and forecasting. Oversee truck leasing agreement(s).
  • Interact with customers and vendors in a friendly, timely and quality manner; ensure customers' and vendors' questions are answered accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Establish procedures which maximize the efficiency of the operations department and allow the department to function at the highest level of productivity.
  • Solve operational problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where minimal standardization exists. Analyze work-related situations and make decisions in an effective manner.
  • Improve operational strategies and processes based upon knowledge of the food distribution industry.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications
High School Diploma/GED or Equivalent Experience
6 - 10 years Foodservice operations or related area with supervisory experience.
Experience in both transportation/logistics and warehouse functions within Foodservice operations or related area.
Preferred Qualifications
Bachelors: Business management, operations or related area
10 years Foodservice operations or related area with supervisory/management experience
Preferred Professional Certification(s): Master's of Business Administration (MBA)
EEO Statement
Performance Food Group and/or its subsidiaries (individually or collectively, the "Company") provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all applicants and employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations. Please click on the following links to review: (1) our EEO Policy; (2) the "EEO is the Law" poster and supplement; and (3) the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.