VF Corporation Senior Operations Manager in Brampton Hereford St, Ontario
Lead a team of 8 direct reports and up to 300 associates within a 470K sq. ft. facility servicing several brands (The North Face, Vans, Reef, Timberland, JanSport & Smartwool)
Inspire and motivate our associates to meet and exceed the team’s operational goals and Key Performance Indicator targets (people, safety, financial, service quality, productivity)
Maintain a clean, safe and productive work environment while focusing the team’s efforts on minimizing work-related accidents and injuries
Execute company policies, procedures and programs in a professional, consistent and timely manner
Plan and conduct regular associate update meetings to share pertinent information as necessary while striving to increase overall associate engagement
Collaborate with others to help build a culture of continuous improvement within our facility and to drive improved performance across all KPI’s.
Coach and develop our leadership talent and build the bench-strength necessary to become a world-class facility
Plan and execute an effective training program to ensure that all associates understand and adhere to the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) for their roles.
Manage execution of day to day Distribution Center operations within parameters of both labor and other operating expense budgets
Assist in the development of the operating budget for the facility
Assist in the development of the resourcing plan (space/ labour/ equipment etc) and present to internal and external business partners for approval.
Liaison with other business partners to ensure that we are meeting/ exceeding our customer’s service quality expectations
5 to 7 years of experience in a senior distribution leadership capacity
Degree/ diploma in business, supply chain, logistics or engineering is required
Solid understanding of distribution processes and systems within a multi-channel (wholesale, retail & e-comm) distribution environment
Previous experience and/ or training with LEAN/ Six Sigma programs is preferred
Strong analytical, planning and decision-making skills
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
Intermediate to advanced computer based skills – proficient with Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, Outlook, Access, Project and PowerPoint
Previous experience with Manhattan PKMS would be considered an asset
Working knowledge of Canada employment laws and safety regulations
Ability to balance and prioritize competing priorities
Ability to be flexible and willing to work extended hours including weekends as necessary
Ability to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs
Organized in 1899, VF Corporation is a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, with global iconic brands, 64,000 associates and $12.4 billion in revenue. Our businesses and brands are organized into four categories called coalitions, comprising: Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear, and Sportswear. While VF is highly diversified across brands, products, distribution channels and geographies, our One VF culture and approach to doing business provide a unique and powerful competitive advantage.
VF Diversity Vision Statement
VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.