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Veterans Preferred - Director of Operations II, Animal Health

Company: MWI Veterinary Supply Company
Location: Visalia
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. Are you looking to make a difference in a patient s life? At AmerisourceBergen, you will find an innovative and collaborative culture that is patient focused and dedicated to making a difference. As an organization, we are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures. Join us and Apply today!

What you will be doing

Under general direction of the Vice President Operations, the Director Operations II provides direct oversight, coaching, and business direction to Distribution Center leadership teams and provides guidance and business direction to compliance and inventory management teams. The Director Operations II also reinforces a network approach to standardization and performance improvement. This position is the owner of day-to-day expense and service performance for the Distribution Center, accountable for sales support and consistent, reliable, high-quality service to customers.

This position is generally responsible for Distribution Centers with 50 or more associates and / or 25K lines. This position is categorized as compliance critical and, as such, requires and is assigned specific responsibility for ensuring continual and proper compliance with all division, corporate and regulatory requirements.


  • Develops the financial and operational plans for the Distribution Center teams, including the expense plans and targets per department and overall Distribution Center and operational performance improvement plans per department.
  • Drives daily performance accountability across all areas while reinforcing a team-oriented, customer-focused approach.
  • Owns standardization and leads disciplined process for identifying, testing, and verifying improvement opportunities.
  • Responsible for the review and approval of department and overall staffing plans.
  • Responsible for talent development, providing direction for and leading performance management and development amongst management teams.
  • Supervises associate relations functions within Distribution Center including hiring, terminating, performance management, development and training of ABC associates.
  • Establishes and maintains positive work environment creating engagement with Distribution Center associates.
  • Coaches and mentors Lead Team members as well as other Distribution Center associates.
  • Monitors performance and productivity measures for the purpose of maximizing earnings and expense in the facility.
  • Reviews and monitors standard operating procedures; makes observations and recommends improvements to promote efficiency in Distribution Center earnings, accuracy, improved service and lower costs.
  • Supports compliance with all appropriate policies, procedures, safety rules, and government regulations; maintains and coordinates all areas of security within the Distribution Center.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

    What your background should look like

    Requires broad training in fields such as business administration, accountancy, sales, marketing, computer sciences or similar vocations generally obtained through completion of a four year bachelor's degree program or equivalent combination of experience and education. Normally requires a minimum of four (4) years directly related and progressively responsible experience, including at least two (2) years experience at a managerial level.

    • Very strong operational knowledge with solid business acumen
    • Working knowledge of automated warehouse operating systems preferred
    • Working knowledge of ABC warehouse operations preferred
    • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
    • Effective coach / teacher of operational practices and team leadership
    • Good analytical and mathematical skills
    • Effective interpersonal and leadership skills, with ability to create positive work environment
    • Strong organizational skills; attention to detail
    • Ability to meet deadlines and consistently deliver solid results
    • Good decision making skills
    • Good presentation skills
    • Excellent problem-solving skills; ability to manage and resolve issues effectively and efficiently
    • Knowledge of computers to operate effectively with Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel.

      What AmerisourceBergen offers

      We offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes benefit programs that are comprehensive, diverse and designed to meet the various needs across our associate population.

      Throughout our global footprint and various business units, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we offer. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through associate contributions. Specific benefit offerings may vary by location, position and/or business unit.


      Full time

      Affiliated Companies

      Affiliated Companies: MWI Veterinary Supply Company

      Equal Employment Opportunity

      AmerisourceBergen is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or membership in any other class protected by federal, state or local law.

Keywords: MWI Veterinary Supply Company, Visalia , Veterans Preferred - Director of Operations II, Animal Health, Executive , Visalia, California

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