Operations Manager

Cedar Knolls, NJ, US

Are you ready to help lead a dynamic team that competes to win every day?  Beacon is looking for motivated, results driven top performers to lead our warehouse.


If you think you can keep up with our fast paced, team environment, join us in building materials distribution leadership and grow your career as part of our Beacon Nation!


We are currently seeking a Warehouse/Operations Manager for Beacon Building Products responsible for the efficient operation of the warehouse operations of a branch. Trains, manages and develops the warehouse team including but not limited to CDL drivers, delivery helpers, warehouse workers and dispatchers.  This position will report directly to the Branch Manager.


What can I expect?

  • Competitive Pay
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Potential for Overtime
  • Paid Time Off Plus Holidays
  • Potential for training and certifications on an as needed basis


The Responsibilities Include:


  • Devises and implements effective procedures for daily warehouse operations consistent with Company guidelines.
  • Works closely with management to recognize and develop or correct operational problems and or issues.
  • Directs and maintains receiving, warehousing, and distribution operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing the company's policies and procedures.
  • Directs all incoming and outgoing material shipments and ensures that materials in the warehouse/yard are organized and maintained in an effective manner.
  • Ensures inventory levels are adequate to meet customer needs; suggests inventory changes as appropriate and ensures accurate inventory control and record keeping.
  • Manages movement and transfers of materials; spot checks inventory on a regular basis.
  • Organizes and maintains the warehouse, yard and store layout for maximum efficiency and safe operations.
  • Works closely with the Regional Safety Manager to ensure that safe operational procedures are followed and the appropriate reporting is filed with a minimum of lag time.
  • Directly responsible for the supervision, management, training and development of the warehouse team. 
  • Monitors employee performance, completes evaluations as required and makes appropriate recommendations for changes as required.
  • Handles disciplinary actions as needed and follows all Company policies and procedures in providing adequate documentation of all such actions.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

  • Ability to identify and assess talent. Must have the ability to mentor, coach and develop others.
  • Bachelor's degree, or five years of related experience; or an equivalent level/combination of education and/or experience.
  • Excellent judgment, conflict resolution and problem solving skills.
  • Motivational leadership skills should include the ability to energize others to excel and gain commitment to the vision and strategies of the company.
  • Maintains a positive and enthusiastic environment, even in adverse situations.
  • Ability to manage and lead people through change.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform and adapt in a changing environment as necessary.
  • Ability to maintain excellent public relations with external and internal customers.
  • Must be able to work extended hours to meet store goals.

“Our goal at Beacon is to cultivate an environment where all ideas are welcomed, and all our people feel empowered.”

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey