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US Foods VP Operations (In Training) - Tampa in Tampa, Florida

ARE YOU A CURRENT US FOODS EMPLOYEE? PLEASE APPLY DIRECTLY THROUGH OUR INTERNAL WORKDAY CAREER SITE.

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The VPO-In Training (“VPO-IT”) plays a critical role for the applicable market in helping the Vice President of Operations (VPO) create an engaging employee experience in the Distribution Center and providing a consistent, reliable service experience to our customers. Under guidance from the VPO, the VPO-IT will take on incremental responsibility until they are fully capable of leading all key functions within the Operational structure while working with cross-functional peers to create a culture of continuous improvement, agile implementation, and drive enterprise best practices. Following the frameworks of the Supply Chain function led by the VPO, this role will deliver operational excellence across safety, quality, cost to serve and customer experience, developing into a key leader driving performance.

The successful VPO –IT must cultivate and leverage broad business acumen and courage to influence and challenge up, down and across to ensure key enterprise initiatives are achieved. The VPO-IT must further be capable of delivering within the US Foods core values. After 12 months, or once developmental objectives are achieved, the VPO-IT will be expected to assume the role of a VPO in a new market.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• In partnership with VPO, execute and lead within a plan for the market and proactively manage priorities for success of the team.

• Earn credibility as a trusted supply chain leader, providing insight, input, and advice to team members.

• Ensure a genuine safety culture that fosters employee well-being through engagement and leadership accountability.

• Drive operational and financial results while maintaining a focus on the customer.

• Support VPO in building an engaging work environment that produces functionally excellent Associates.

• Drive standardization while instilling a mindset of continuous improvement.

SUPERVISION :

• Dotted line oversight Warehouse and Transportation Leadership that Supervises warehouse/transportations managers and supervisors and is responsible for an overall employee base of 40 - 485

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Onsite

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

• 9 years of Operations experience in Warehouse and/or Transportation

• 5 years of experience managing people

• Experience across multiple roles, functions and/or companies

• Has led an organizational change, preferably a transformation

• Team development leadership, including remote employee management

• Operated effectively in a matrixed environment

• Managed in a union environment

• Business Unit Mindset: thinks about the total business; connects the dots. Overall business results guide decision-making.

• Change Leadership: casts a compelling vision of the future, inspires others and overcomes resistance to change. Eager to build a better future.

• Financial Analysis/Business Acumen: dissects the P&L to analyze business performance, determine root causes and take appropriate corrective actions to drive results.

• Influence/Communication Skills: clearly articulates what is important and brings others to their point of view while listening well and being responsive to concerns. Effectively influences up, down (to the production workforce) and across.

• Coaching/Mentoring: develops new skills, mindsets and capabilities of their members. Blends support with accountability and challenging others to grow.

• Collaboration: navigates competing priorities, while maintaining a spirit of partnership. Seeks way to help others be more successful.

• Learning Agility: quickly adapts to changes, adjusts approach and learns new skills.

• Network Optimization: uses local knowledge to optimize supply chain network with the lowest total cost structure.

• Labor Management: optimizes staffing to balance cost with productivity and service levels.

• Partner with Logistics: works collaboratively to maximize the movement of product.

• Food Safety: understands and reinforces proper food safety policies and procedures. Connects the dots between food safety and business results.

• Customer Insight/Perspective: empathizes with customers and considers impact of operational approaches and decision on the customer experience.

EDUCATION

• Bachelor’s degree in supply chain or related field preferred

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Distribution experience, D.O.T. regulations, Labor Relations, Budgeting and cost control, knowledge of OSHA, HAACP and other regulations

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS

• Ability to tour warehouses and conduct field observations of drivers.

OCCASIONALLY: 1% - 33 / FREQUENTLY: 34% - 66% / CONTINUOUSLY: 67% - 100% or NEVER

JOB REQUIRES WORKER TO (FREQUENCY):

STAND - OCCASIONALLY

WALK - OCCASIONALLY

DRIVE - NEVER

SIT - FREQUENTLY

LIFT:

1-10 lbs (Sedentary) - OCCASIONALLY

11-20 lbs (Light) - OCCASIONALLY

21-50 lbs (Medium) - NEVER

51-100 lbs (Heavy) - NEVER

Over 100 lbs (Very Heavy) - NEVER

CARRY:

1-10 lbs (Sedentary) - OCCASIONALLY

11-20 lbs (Light) - OCCASIONALLY

21-50 lbs (Medium) - NEVER

51-100 lbs (Heavy) - NEVER

Over 100 lbs (Very Heavy) - NEVER

PUSH/PULL - NEVER

CLIMB/BALANCE - NEVER

STOOP/SQUAT - NEVER

KNEEL - NEVER

BEND - NEVER

REACH ABOVE SHOULDER - OCCASIONALLY

TWIST - OCCASIONALLY

GRASP OBJECTS - OCCASIONALLY

MANIPULATE OBJECTS - FREQUENTLY

MANUAL DEXTERITY - CONTINUOUSLY

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US Foods is one of America’s great food companies and a leading foodservice distributor, partnering with approximately 300,000 restaurants and foodservice operators to help their businesses succeed. With 28,000 employees and more than 70 locations, US Foods provides its customers with a broad and innovative food offering and a comprehensive suite of e-commerce, technology and business solutions. US Foods is headquartered in Rosemont, Ill., and generates more than $28 billion in annual revenue. Visit www.usfoods.com to learn more.

US Foods may collect personal information from you in connection with the application process. US Foods complies with the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020, and its policy may be found here (https://www.usfoods.com/content/dam/usf/pdf/Policies/HR/USF_CCPA_policy.pdf) .

US Foods, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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Pay Transparency policy statement is available here (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf) .

US Foods is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the interview process or to perform essential job functions, please contact our US Foods Application Accommodation Line at 855-873-2468. You will be prompted to leave a message. Please state the specifics of the assistance needed and your contact information. A member of our HR department will return your call within two business days.

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