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Director of Operations - Integrated Solutions in Belmont, NC at Vallen

Date Posted: 6/5/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Belmont, NC
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    7 to 10 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Are you our next Operations Leader for Integrated Solutions?

The Opportunity

Vallen’s Director Operations Integrated Solutions is a staff management position and is responsible for the implementation and execution of the operational strategic direction of Integrated Solutions (I/S). This role is responsible for overseeing Area Managers and the operational management of $250 - $350 million in I/S revenue.

***Location is flexible as long as it's near an airport in the region.  Region consists of East Coast (FL to Maine) and also includes AL, TN, KY, IN, OH, & WV.***


Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Partners with the Integrated Solutions sales team and local markets to ensure that all operational expectations for both the customer and Vallen are being met:
  • Ensures contractual obligations are met
  • Achieves Vallen Customer Service goals (Service Level by Promise Date %, Effective Expediting %, Service Level by Availability %)
  • Achieves Vallen Working Capital goals (Inventory as a % of Sales, DOH, and Unproductive Inventory %)
  •  Performs to Vallen budget
  • Provides primary leadership for the Integrated Solutions continuous improvement team
  • Participates in customer business reviews and site assessments to identify strategic business challenges and priorities; leads teams in analyzing information and prioritizing opportunities critical to customers.
  • Partners with HR to attract, hire, develop, and train all assigned I/S operational positions
  • Ensures that field ready initiatives are effectively communicated and supported
  • With regional partners, flawlessly executes regionally sponsored initiatives
  • Oversees the execution of multiple project plans simultaneously; provides approval for or drives corrective action for plan deviations; prepares and provides project status reports to customer and Vallen leadership teams as scheduled or requested.
  • Contributes to strategies focused on expanding Vallen’s national account client base to gain new business; partners with the Implementation and Solutions Design teams to seamlessly implement new customer contracts.
  • May have staff management responsibilities including but not limited to: interviewing, selecting, hiring, coaching, counseling, and disciplining associates while enforcing company policies, procedures, and productivity standards
  • Other duties as assigned.

About Vallen

Vallen is an industry leader in delivering flexible supply chain solutions and services along with a comprehensive range of maintenance, repair, operating, production, safety and electrical products to meet the growing supply needs of customers in facilities across North America and around the world. Vallen is headquartered in Belmont, NC and is a subsidiary of Sonepar USA, part of the global Sonepar family.

Working at Vallen

At Vallen, we are committed to the success of our customers and our co-workers and do what it takes to get the job done right. We work diligently to improve and drive results that create value. We’re hands-on, responsive and team-oriented. We apply our insights, experience and relationships to find the best.

Qualifications & Benefits

  •  Bachelor’s degree from a four-year College or University (Supply Chain Management, Logistic Management, Finance, or Business Administration preferred) coupled with:
  • 7-10+ years of experience in supply chain management, wholesale distribution, industrial distribution, manufacturing or a similarly applicable industry (indirect materials a plus)
  • Demonstrated leadership, collaboration, and customer service skills
  • Demonstrated financial stewardship and business acumen
  • Management and analysis of P&L (preferably in excess of $20m)
  • Ability to produce and interpret various financial forecast models
  • Success with designing profitable business proposals
  • Strong project management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills with professional presence

401K Plan, Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Paid Vacation, Paid Sick, Paid Personal, Paid Holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent Care), Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Discounts and a definitive career path.

EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran