If you are a dynamic distribution operations leader with experience implementing current best practices in a growth environment, this role will be an opportunity to be a key business partner and decision maker in an entrepreneurial business model.  This leader will have real impact through leveraging technology and developing a team to improve productivity and capacity.

Assignment: 4294
Title: Operations Manager
Industry: Plumbing HVAC Distribution
Reports To: Branch Manager
Location: Texas

Our Client:

Our client is one of the top branch locations of a leading and financially strong nationwide distributor of plumbing and HVAC to residential, commercial and industrial sectors.  This branch has experienced tremendous growth and has plans for significant expansion of its operations.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop operations into a core strength of the business
  • Establish a world class operational culture
  • Select, add, and develop top operational talent
  • Asses, identify, and implement necessary process, procedure, technology/tools for efficient scaling of the business
  • Work collaboratively and strategically with other key business leaders to achieve and grow a market leadership position

Position Requirements:

  • 10+ years’ experience in warehouse/distribution operations leadership
  • Proven track record as a change agent – able to get buy-in
  • Experience with new systems implementation – RFID, cycle-counting, WMS
  • Proven tract record of efficiency improvement – space utilization, slotting, metrics
  • Strong customer and service focus
  • Strong process documentation skills
  • Ability to envision and implement new warehouse design
  • Ability to implement new systems
  • Big picture, creative solutions thinker
  • Strength in cross-functional teamwork
  • Excellent communication skills – all levels, oral, written, reporting
  • Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred


Ben Durshimer