Director Warehouse Operations - Military veterans preferred

Conagra Brands (


  full-time   employee

United States

Conagra Brands has the most energized, highest-impact culture in food. Our people persistently challenge and disrupt marketplace/business conventions and we are respected for our great brands, great food, great margins and consistent results. Conagra Brands, be part of building something BIG.
Job Summary
Provides leadership and direction to warehouse operations to ensure competitive, cost-efficient and responsive service for warehouse-delivered products within a Platform. Directs the strategic operating plans and objectives to achieve the optimum service levels through cost-efficient, integrated logistics systems. Responsible for the productivity and labor management of both plant based warehouses as well as third party providers.
Position Responsibilities
Directs the ongoing support of the Temp or Dry warehouse network. Manages the supply chain management functions as it relates to warehousing and distribution within a specific Platform
Continually interfaces with manufacturing, procurement, quality, customer service, and production/merchandise planning, while ensuring efficiency and customer satisfaction.
Provides ongoing direction to plant based warehouse operations and third party providers managing ConAgra Foods distribution centers within a specific Platform to deliver against agreed upon key performance measures.
Ensure expectations of consistent cost and service performance are understood and achieved.
Provide M&A leadership and analytics within warehouse operations for their Platform.
Owns continuous improvements to the monthly review and response process
Excellent project management skills with proven success in delivering complex projects
Strong collaboration and influence management skills as evident by cross functional alignment and delivery of initiatives
Lead negotiation process with Third Party providers and finalize contractual obligations
Track weekly/monthly financial and productivity results for their Platform versus established targets and identify and report on root cause for misses
Play a lead role in the annual planning process across the Warehousing team. Ensure linkage to monthly volume forecast as part of financial forecasting process
Establish annual productivity and financial targets
Hire, train and mentor new warehousing employees. Work across peer group to lead and participate in major process improvement activities.
Drive productivity projects through the lean processes
Manage team of several analysts and/or managers
Position Qualifications
B.S. or M.S. degree in Supply Chain, Business, or related field. MBA/advanced degree a plus.
Strong analytical skills and statistical knowledge.
Demonstrated communication, collaboration, and leadership skills.
10+ years warehousing and/or supply chain operations experience.
Experience in influencing Third Party providers to execute effectively.
Experience with any warehousing application and/or SAP, SAP WM, JDA.
Experience in leading projects – strong project management skills
Strong contract management knowledge
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Suite of tools.
Ability to travel up to 35%
Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.