Operations Manager

New Orleans, LA, 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: New Orleans