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JOB FILLED - Operations Manager

Job Description: 

City Produce started in 1958 as a retail produce store in Fort Walton Beach, FL, specializing in premium fresh fruit, vegetables, specialty foods, and dairy. City Produce is supported by an amazing team of sales, customer service, procurement, and operations professionals.

At City Produce, our priority has always been to provide the highest quality products, delivered safely and on time. We provide our customers with web order entry, continuous cold chain management and peace of mind when it comes to food safety. We work every day to drive consistency in the areas most important to our customers: Customer Service, Quality, Food, Safety, Reporting, Technology.

We are seeking an Operations Manager for our Foley, AL location.

Essential Functions:

  • Oversee and provide leadership to logistics, warehouse, and distribution operations in a scaling company with an energetic and creative atmosphere
  • Create systems and processes to successfully deliver operational targets, budgets, and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), and related scorecards for measurement
  • Develop/Enhance Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for optimal performance and develop a company-wide QOS
  • Support Food Safety in ensuring company standards and procedures related to food safety are being followed and improved upon
  • Ensure company standards and procedures related to insurance, risk management, and workplace safety are being followed and improved upon
  • Ensure company integration standards and timelines are being followed and improved upon
  • Plan and develop logistics and operational strategies that meet and exceed organizational pro forma and operating margin targets, providing action-oriented budgets and deadlines

Competencies, Education, and Skills to be Successful:

  • Intellectual horsepower
  • Highly resourceful
  • Strong relationship management and interpersonal skills
  • Innovative and creative thinking
  • Bachelor's degree in business, management, or a related field. MBA or equivalent preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in operations or warehouse management, or a related field, preferably as a Director of Operations or similar role.
  • Proficient PC skills in CRM and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems- Produce Pro, Microsoft Office (particularly Excel), and common E Mail systems.

Workdays and Hours:

  • Monday - Friday (Rotating weekends)
  • Day Shift (6:00am-7:00am start time until finish)
  • 40-48 hours per week

Physical Demands:

  • Occasionally lift up to 50 lbs
  • Work in cold or wet environments
  • Stand or sit for long periods of time
  • Travel as required


  • Health & Welfare Benefits (medical, dental, vision, and life insurance)
  • Paid Time Off & Holidays
  • 401(k) with Company Match
  • Weekly Pay

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability,veteran status, or another legally protected status.

$75,000 - 90,000
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