Director of Operations-Designate

McLane is one of the largest and most stable supply chain services leaders in the United States. We've been at the forefront of delivering retail and restaurant solutions for convenience stores, mass merchants, drug stores, and chain restaurants for over 125 years. Our vision is to be an agile, innovative, and unified supply chain partner that delivers a superior customer experience, improves the lives of our teammates and community, and produces best-in-class returns.

The Director of Operations-Designate position is considered a training position. You will be expected to relocate to another McLane division if and when needed. Director of Operations-Designate plans, manages, and executes all distribution-related functions to achieve goals consistent with division profitability and provide excellent service to McLane customers and teammates.


  • Accelerated pay based on your experience.
  • Benefits such as medical, dental, vision, and company-paid life insurance.
  • 401(k) with annual company match.

Essential Job Functions / Principal Accountabilities
  • Recommend distribution operating budget along with capital expenditure requirements; effectively administer, monitor, control, and develop the systems and policies necessary to achieve effective distribution expense control.
  • Be accountable for compliance with federal, state, and local regulations governing our distribution centers and Transportation departments by monitoring implementation and practice to ensure compliance.
  • Maintain a safe and secure environment for teammates; adhere to safety programs, procedures, and policies.
  • Provides distribution teammates with training required to complete their job along with cross-training those who may have career advancement material quality.
  • Responsible for total inventory management by ensuring the compliance of receiving and inventory control procedures.
  • This position has additional duties. Special projects may be assigned at the position supervisor's discretion.

  • Have a bachelor's degree in Business or a related field.
  • Have at least 10 years of outbound and inbound warehousing and transportation experience, preferably in the grocery or foodservice industry.
  • Have at least 4 years of planning, analytical, and/or reporting experience, preferably in positions of increasing responsibility.
  • Be experienced in managing large warehouse and transportation staffs with a background in hiring, training, motivating and resolving employee relations issues.
  • Possess detailed understanding of financial statements and resulting cost implications.
  • Have the ability to identify financial issues and provide cost-effective solutions.
  • Be able to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Candidates may be subject to a background check and drug screen, in accordance with applicable laws.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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Ocala, Florida

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