Branch Operations Leader

Job Details

Position ID: # EB-3876640554
Date Posted: 4/27/2022 8:12:27 AM
Location: Chicago, IL
Job Type: Full Time
Salary (USD): $115,000 - $120,000

Job Description

Orion Talent, the nation’s largest military recruiting firm, is currently recruiting transitioning or former military professionals for Branch Operations Leader

Position Details:
Locations: Elgin, IL (Chicago)
Shift: Monday – Friday (8am – 5pm) zero travel
Leadership: 5-10 direct reports
Compensation: Target base salary ~$115K - $120K+, STIP (company performance bonus 20%+) + relocation package for out of area candidates
Benefits: Offers a very competitive and comprehensive Corporate Benefits package to include flexible Medical/ Dental / Vision programs, Short- & Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance, 401K (with company match), etc.

Position Description: Branch Operations Leader
In this role, you will be responsible for providing great leadership and direction to the team members within your prescribed location, ensuring everyone is adhering to the safety, quality, and productivity guidelines. The Branch Operations Leader (BOL) ensures the operational success of the branch. You'll be responsible for driving safety, controlling costs, developing the branch workforce, achieving branch goals, and successfully delivering modular space solutions to our customers “Ready to Work!”
WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING:
The Branch Operations Leader focus includes:

Safety/Environment
• Manages employee health and safety through creating a safer workplace, DuPont STOP™, training and observations, and regularly scheduled assessments of the branch.
• Conducts periodic safety meetings as well as update safety documents and logs i.e. OSHA, DOT/DQF.
• Ensures operating standards are conducted; supported by robust training and communication actions.

Operations
• Provides managerial oversight to both contractors and full time branch operational employees (direct labor, field service, dispatch, admin, etc.)
• Oversees the ongoing maintenance, inventory and servicing of the fleet through efficient use of company resources (time, people, money, etc.)
• Ensures timely and accurate work order, off rent/damage bill, inventory and purchasing compliance.
• Ensures accurate and readily available major/minor part, VAPS and other resources necessary to conducting efficient operations.
• Collaborates with HR and leadership to effectively manage branch workforce, ensuring the right recruiting and workforce training strategies are in place to advance company goals. Assesses talent, implements employee development plans and creates and maintains a learning environment. Proactively seeks out top talent externally to maintain a robust pool of qualified talent.
• Build sustainable relationships and trust with vendors and customers through open, proactive communication


Production
• Ensures all off-rents are conducted within 48 hours of return; units returned are thoroughly inspected for work order accuracy and capture any damage billing where appropriate. Relocates idle fleet and conduct work order assessments as required. Conducts fleet physical inventory counts at established frequencies.
• Demonstrates an understanding of the Work Order system and the drivers that impact inaccuracies (condition coding), develops a strategy to ensure variances are <10% by ensuring work orders for idle fleet are accurate. Ensures all idle fleet work orders are less than 9 months old. Issues and tracks vendor purchase orders.
• Orders, receives and distributes materials/VAPS to work teams/vendors on a timely basis to support unit completion requirements. Conducts monthly major parts and VAPS in addition to semi-annual minor parts inventory counts.
• Focuses on driving first-time quality and reducing < 60-day service calls, communicates with shop personnel to eliminate, conducts root cause analysis and creates permanent corrective actions.
• Other duties as assigned.

Requirements: This leadership position is ideal for top-notch current transitioning or former military officer candidates that possess a great mix of both operational leadership and exceptional performance. The best candidates will have a history of leadership/supervision experience and success in the military that stand out among peers in mission accomplishment and results, including the ability to maintain/sustain high positive employee relations, manage multiple priories against tight deadlines, apply procedures and policies, and effectively address/successfully handle all employee-related issues. The best candidates will be driven to achieve with outstanding customer service and relationship skills along with a strong interest in the manufacturing/production industry and desire to grow with the company.
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS for the ideal candidate profile:
• High school diploma/GED
• College Degree preferred
• OSHA Certs or experience
• 5+ years of experience as a leader in a service shop or manufacturing or building construction environment
• Proven effective leadership and supervisory skills
• Experience with Continuous Improvement fundamentals preferred
• Competency across a broad range of operational areas including fleet, logistics, inventory, scheduling, dispatching
• Construction experience and knowledge of state/federal requirements, building codes, permitting process, etc. is helpful.
• Proficiency with MS Office/Excel/Word/Outlook
• Experience with MS Project, Hyperion, or reporting tools like Cognos is a plus.
• Strong customer service focus
• Experience hiring and developing strong team members
• Some financial (P&L) management skills
• Experience controlling operating costs and monitoring actual vs. budget financial performance is a plus
• Ability to effectively manage multiple, changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
• Preferred experienced in SAP invoicing platform

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