Director Of Warehouse Operations (Bpd - Riverside, MO)

Bunzl Distribution Riverside , MO 64150

Posted 2 weeks ago

Your career path has many avenues available for you to succeed. Are you looking to advance at a rate that matches your ambition and skill set? At Bunzl, we understand and want to invest in you. With our multi-career options, you'll not only be able to find the adventure you are looking for today, but can be confident that new opportunities will be there for advancement in your future.

At Bunzl, we know that our employees are our number one asset. We seek to recruit and retain the right people who are passionate about our business and we provide opportunities for our employees so that they may progress within our company based on their talents, experiences, and their aptitude.


  • Accountability and ownership of the day to day management of the Warehouse Operations team for BPD.

  • Demonstrate remote leadership competency and motivate and engage employees via in person, telephone, and technology methods.

  • Maintain consistent presence throughout the nation and provide responsiveness as if all employees were in the same location

  • Responsible for direct supervision of Regional Warehouse and Warehouse Managers.

  • Lead recruitment, onboarding, training and development while hiring top talent to improve the organization.

  • Create and ensure safe workplace and promote a culture of safety for all warehouses.

  • Work closely with internal team (Sales, Purchasing, Customer Service, Warehousing, and Accounting) to maximize profitability, efficiency and customer satisfaction.

  • Partner with senior leadership team to lead the business to achieve strong performance to sales, profitability and working capital goals, implementing solutions-based strategies and consistency throughout BPD.

  • Partner with Finance to understand and improve D&W financials.

  • Assume ownership and accountability for the entire BPD fleet of trucks and fleet safety.

  • Coordinate with the director of EHS to ensure safe, clean and sustainable operations.

  • Assume ownership and accountability for all physical inventories and EHS audits.

  • Assume ownership and accountability for all warehouse moves, greenfield builds, and warehouse expansions.

  • Recommend process improvements and enhancements to streamline the business, increase speed and enrich our value to the customer.

  • Communicate often and effectively with facility teams and leaders on all issues to create an engaged work force.

  • Initiate and drive consistency for the operations function throughout the nation.


  • Bachelor's Degree preferred

  • 5+ years of prior Operations Management experience is required.

  • Requires travel throughout the nation. Expected to be in each BPD warehouse as business needs require.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to work as part of a geographically dispersed team

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate thinking, logic and decision-making rationale

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact with all parties involved with our business. International relations experience a plus

  • Positive attitude; willingness and ability to contribute to a positive work environment

  • Highly Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project and Internet Research

  • Organized with a focus for details in a fast paced environment

  • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task and prioritize

  • Ability to work independently and be held accountable for business results

  • High degree of self-motivation and keen sense of urgency

So, what are you waiting for? A new career awaits you with endless opportunities.

Bunzl is a global leader in the Cleaning & Hygiene, Food Processing, Grocery, Health Care, Non-Food Retail, and Safety industries. We have grown both organically and through acquisitions to sales in excess of $10 billion. Bunzl North America is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. Bunzl North America owns and operates more than 100 warehouses and serves all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Canada and parts of the Caribbean and Mexico. With more than 5,000 employees and 400,000 plus supplies, Bunzl is regarded as a leading supplier in North America.

Bunzl Distribution offers competitive salaries, a comfortable work environment, and a full range of benefits including a 401k with a company match.

Bunzl Distribution has a tradition of commitment to equal employment opportunity. It is the established policy to attract and retain the best qualified people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex/gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, age, disability or veteran status as provided by law.

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Director Of Warehouse Operations (Bpd - Riverside, MO)

Bunzl Distribution