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Operations Specialist in McCook, IL at American Tire Distributors

Date Posted: 9/20/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    McCook, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/20/2021

Job Description

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Are you looking for an opportunity to turn your ambition and your people skills into a rewarding career with an industry leader? Join our team at American Tire Distributors! As the nation's premier tire distributor, ATD’s coast-to-coast distribution network provides approximately 80,000 customers across the U.S. and Canada with rapid and frequent delivery of high quality tires, custom wheels and shop supplies. 

Position Description: 

The primary responsibility of the Operations Specialist (OS) is to implement and train all branch operations processes and personnel, as well as manage projects related to Greenfields, mergers and acquisitions and warehouse relocation activities. The position works in collaboration with other members of the operations department to provide analytical support of projects focused on the development and implementation of Standard Work, with the goal of reducing operating expense while enhancing customer service. The OS will be:
• Highly proficient in executing and training critical daily business processes including staffing and planning, inbound receiving and put-away effectiveness, pick to ship accuracy, product flow, visual management and inventory management.
• Highly effective in Warehouse Management systems including analytics, reporting, and the use of the Microsoft Office suite of tools.

The OS reports directly to the Supply Chain Field Operations leader and will collaborate closely with Regional Leadership on key initiatives and focus areas to drive metric success within the region and enterprise.

The OS will develop strong partnerships with site Leadership to develop action plans for sustainability of initiatives and process improvement.

The Operations Specialist is a performance-based role in which the associate will leverage skills to create a clearly identifiable track record of measurable results. The position requires up to 75% travel. The associate will be based inside region of support. Highly successful candidates should be relocatable to progressive ATD positions in the network of DC’s and/or Field Support Center (FSC) roles based in Huntersville, NC.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support and lead the implementation and training of all branch operations processes and personnel working closely with VPs of Supply Chain/Mixing Center Operations and RSCDs to disseminate to the DC/MC leadership
    • Including but not limited to:
      • Safety Reinforcement
      • SEAL Leader Standard Work
      • LPPR, Oracle, WMS, Transportation Suite, BI, Traction, ELS, Omega
      • Physical Inventory and Bin Logic
      • Audit preparation
      • Spark/Workday
  • Key Performance Measures for this role include:
    • CPUH/UPH measured improvement for region/DC’s
    • Tool utilization
    • Incident/Accident reduction
    • Strategic project implementation
    • Shrink/shortage reduction %
    • Inventory accuracy/Bin Count improvement
    • On-Time Delivery improvement
  • Lead project implementation for process changes, relocations and other projects as needed.
  • Coordinate schedule, efforts, and project flow between the Field and Real Estate, Executive, Human Resource, Safety, Procurement, IT, Sales and Marketing teams as needed
  • Provide off-hour and/or On-Site support as needed, ongoing and accurate maintenance of information and data pertinent to Business
  • Provide guidance to field operations in reaching and maintaining KPIs (e.g. CPUH, UPH, OT, On-time dispatch & delivery and D&D charges)

Key Partners (Positions):

  • VP of SC and MC Ops
  • RSCDs
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Safety Team
  • Operations Specialists
  • Operations Engineers
  • Operations & Systems Project Manager
  • Director – Supply Chain Operations
  • DEMs, Supervisors, Associates

Build a challenging and rewarding career with us!

American Tire Distributors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace


Shift Type:
Job ID: R16316