Chicago Recruitment Agency Seeks a General Manager with Logistics Expertise

Kappa Search is a Chicago recruitment agency that specializes in operations, manufacturing and management recruitment and placement. We are currently recruiting for a General Manager out of the food industry with excellent packaging and logistics skills.

General Manager – Chicago

As the General Manager for our warehouse in Chicago, IL, you will be  directly responsible for managing the Midwest operation.

  • Will have overall responsibility for daily operations
  • Work with the Quality Control manager to implement quality control standards for all incoming produce.
  • Manage logistics and delivery operations in Chicago area
  • Will coordinate with company headquarters and marketing team to ensure the Chicago operation can meet or exceed demands.
  • Work with VP of Operations to roll out delivery areas in nearby cities.
  • Oversee and maximize existing physical infrastructure for daily production activities
  • Recruit, train and develop employees who are long term assets to the organization.
  • Manage a team of managers to achieve KPIs around quality, production, inventory and delivery.
  • Track and report on key KPIs.
  • Develop and implement a plan to comply with SQF, Food Safety Plan (HACCP), Food Quality Plan (FQP) standards.

Requirements:

  • 3+ years experience in an Operations Manager, General Manager / Assistant General Manager role
  • Experience in the fresh produce industry
  • Experience with process optimization techniques and process flow improvements
  • Understands all part of a logistics, business, purchasing, operations, marketing and sales
  • Experience with inventory management and operations software

 

*** This position reports to the VP of Operations. Competitive benefits package provided, including healthcare, vision, and dental. ***

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