Operations Manager

Kent, WA 98032 United States of America

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Operations Manager

We are currently looking for an experienced Operations Manager to lead operations at our facility in Kent, WA. The facility will be just less than 60,000 sq. ft.

Reporting directly to the Regional Operations Manager, the Operations Manager will be responsible for overall day-to-day warehouse operations management, as well as, long term and short term facility planning. The Operations Manager will manage, develop and coach their team while managing change and driving operational efficiency within the facility. The qualified candidate will also be able to establish strong communications with their team, external support teams, sales and customers in order drive operational efficiency of the facility.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead a team comprised of a supervisors and associates to ensure best in class customer service is delivered on a daily basis.
  • Serve as a liaison and build meaningful relationships with; Leadership peers, sales teams, customer service, transportation, facilities, finance, audit teams, corporate quality and other Anixter teams.
  • Plan, develop and manage budgets, P&L for facility, and be responsible for long-range planning, cost saving initiatives, production efficiency initiatives, employee relations, succession planning and overall warehouse oversight.
  • Monitor and develop staffing plans to ensure proper staffing levels -- manages labor costs, overtime and retention.


  • 3-5 years of operations management experience within a distribution environment
  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited 4 year university preferred.
  • Extensive experience leading full cycle warehouse activities.
  • Ability to interface effectively with other warehouse team members, other departments, customers, sales teams and vendors.
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Experience identifying development opportunities and leading change initiatives.
  • Knowledge of inventory management practices, warehouse and distribution best practices, quality management systems and facility maintenance programs.
  • Excellent computer skills and warehouse management system experience required.
  • Strong communicator, self-directed, motivated and goal oriented.
  • We require all of our employees to perform work in an ethical manner and uphold a culture of honesty and ethics at all times.Anixter is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer; Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran
  • Anixter is a leading global supplier of communications and security products, electrical and electronic wire and cable, fasteners and other small components. We help our customers specify solutions and make informed purchasing decisions around technology, applications and relevant standards. Throughout the world, we provide innovative supply chain management services to reduce our customers' total cost of production and implementation. A NYSE listed company, Anixter, with its subsidiaries, serves companies in more than 52 countries around the world.
  • Check us out on the web at www.anixter.com for more information.
  • Anixter offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including medical, dental, 401(k), and pension benefits.

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We require all of our employees to perform work in an ethical manner and uphold a culture of honesty and ethics at all times.

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