Avon, Ohio

Operations Manager

Job Description

The Operations Manager is responsible for all aspects of managing the day to day operations of their assigned location. In addition, they will analyze and implement operational and strategic initiatives to achieve success and continuous improvement.

Essential Duties and responsibilities

Provide leadership and overall management for Production, Customer Service, Purchasing and Logistics/Warehouse departments
Execute and support vertical operations metrics to achieve Barentz' overall objectives, consistent with corporate practices
Review quality procedures and processes, identify opportunities for continuous improvement and help support and lead initiatives where necessary
Participate in corporate Regulatory and Safety committees and ensure compliance throughout the assigned vertical
Lead by example by supporting and reinforcing Barentz' culture, pillars and fundamentals
Improve the level of service offered to our customers and suppliers via unique and new service initiatives
Identify and make recommendations for short and long term departmental strategies
Improve logistics, warehouse, and production operations for assigned vertical and share best practices throughout Barentz
Identify and implement improved inventory management practices
Serve as a "power user" and champion of our ERP, CRM, OverDrive and TMS systems with the ability to support existing staff and help onboard new employees
Work closely with all departments to improve communications, efficiencies and our ability to Create Customer Success ®
Maintain a safe and clean work environment and ensure housekeeping program is followed and maintained
Responsible for ensuring equipment maintenance is performed regularly
Evaluate new equipment and techniques and make recommendations to improve
Identify necessary resources, tools and/or people to achieve departmental objectives
Monitor metrics, analyze trends and make recommendations based on available information
Make recommendations and support ongoing development for all direct and indirect reports
Participate in ongoing personal development opportunities
Generate reports as requested
Participate in various projects individually and/or team based as a representative of Operations
Perform other duties as requested


Previous experience (7+ years) in production, distribution, warehousing or operations with at least 5 years in management
Bachelor's Degree in business or related field required, advanced degree preferred
Previous regulatory and/or safety experience a plus, especially in the chemical industry
Demonstrated organizational, interpersonal, communication, presentation and negotiation skills
Must be self-motivated, possess high energy, and an engaging level of enthusiasm and positive outlook
Effective written and verbal communication skills, and ability to adapt communication style to the audience as needed
Software knowledge of Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel and Power Point.
Familiarity with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) And Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems
Act legally and ethically in all professional relationships in adherence with Barentz' culture, values and fundamentals
Ability and desire to work in a team environment required
Must be able to effectively prioritize work assignments for self and others
Proven ability to resolve potential conflicts and develop others

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. Please notify your supervisor or Human Resources if you require an accommodation.

Barentz North America, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other protected class.

Job Type: Full-time

401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Disability insurance
Employee assistance program
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance

Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:
Bonus pay

COVID-19 considerations:
All current state and federal Covid-19 protocols are being followed.

Bachelor's (Preferred)

Production, Distribution, Warehousing, Operations: 7 years (Preferred)
Production/Distribution Management: 5 years (Required)

Work Location:
One location

Work Remotely:

If you are interested in joining our team, please forward your resume and cover letter to: