Operations Manager

Louisville, KY, US

I. Primary Function

To efficiently control warehousing and operations by managing personnel and equipment. Secondary function is to be an accessible communications link for non-exempt employees and management.

II. Key Responsibilities

  • Maintains balance of employee workload to staff levels
  • Oversees maintenance of all equipment
  • Recruits and hires staff
  • Promotes Beacon's safety standards
  • Provides superior service to all internal and external customers
  • Assists in day-to-day sales activities
  • Promotes Beacon's leadership qualities
  • Trains new employees
  • Conducts regular job-site inspections
  • Assists Branch Managers with inventory control
  • Manages warehouse security
  • Understands Operation section of Branch Financial Statement
  • Insure adherence to DOT Regulations
  • Performs other duties as assigned

III. Professional Skills

  • Ability to work well with people
  • Ability to understand needs of employees
  • Knowledge of all equipment and Beacon products
  • Customer service skills
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to operate all equipment and lifts
  • Ability to perform the duties of dispatcher
  • Ability to prioritize many tasks
  • Phone/personal sales skills
  • Time management skills

IV. Experience

  • Knowledge of logistics and distribution
  • Industry experience preferred
  • Bi-lingual a plus

Beacon's competitive advantage is our people and our value proposition is the differentiator. 

-— Christopher Harrison
Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer 


Nearest Major Market: Louisville