Director of Operations

at Performance Food Group in Shreveport, Louisiana, United States

Job Description


Job Title:

Director of Operations


Performance Shreveport (0571)

Job Description:

Position Summary:

The Director of Operations is responsible for the Warehouse and Transportation Departments day to day Operations. The Director will also be responsible for fostering an environment that supports our core values – Safety, winning with the best People, Integrity, embracing Change and collaborating to achieve Exceptional Results. This includes applying leadership skills and principles to engage our Transportation and Warehouse teams, put safety first in everything we do, hold the team accountable to achieve operational goals, and ensure compliance with all Department of Transportation and Federal Motor Carrier regulations and ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state and local regulations.

Position Responsibilities may include, but not limited to:


+ Maintain receiving, warehousing, and distribution operations.

+ Assist VPO in an annual budget; schedule expenditures; analyze variances’ initiate corrective actions.

+ Maintain warehouse staff by participating in recruiting, selection, and overseeing orienting, and training of employees. Service as a highly motivated leader and coach. Train and develop supervisors and lead persons.

+ Develop and implement the daily operating plan to include manpower planning and warehouse work schedule.

+ Ensure compliance with company, state, federal and local policies, regulations, and safety/health standards. Manage all warehouse safety and security processes and initiatives.

+ Resolve employee issues with assistance from Human Resources.


+ Directly and indirectly supervise the transportation staff and drivers.

+ Analyze expenditures to develop plans, policies, or budgets for increasing profits or improving services.

+ Manage operations policies and standards, including safety procedures for the handling of goods.

+ Plan, organize, or manage the work of subordinate staff to ensure that the work is accomplished in a manner consistent with organizational requirements.

+ Collaborate with other managers or staff members to formulate and implement policies, procedures, goals, or objectives.

+ Promote safe work activities by conducting safety audits, attending company safety meetings, or meeting with individual staff members.

+ Direct investigations of all accidents, and recommends corrective actions.

+ Ensures compliance with transportation related administrative policies, procedures, safety rules, and governmental regulations.

+ A thorough understanding of DOT regulations, promote safety initiatives, with the ability to implement change.

+ Act as a mentor for all department employees and foster a positive work environment

+ Other projects or duties as assigned.

Req Number:


Address Line 1:

524 West 61st Street

Job Location:

Shreveport, Louisiana (LA)


1st Shift

Full Time / Part Time:

Full Time

EEO Statement:

Performance Food Group and/or its subsidiaries (individually or collectively, the “Company”) provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all applicants and employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations. Please click on the following links to review: (1) our EEO Policy ( ; (2) the “EEO is the Law” poster ( and supplement ( ; and (3) the Pay Transparency Policy Statement ( .

Required Qualifications:

• High School/GED

• Minimum 5 years related management experience with previous experience in operations and warehousing

• Demonstrated ability to drive engagement at all levels

• Strong communication skills, including verbal, listening and written

• Ability to collaborate cross-functionally

• This position must pass a post-offer background and drug test.


Performance Foodservice

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Company Description:

Performance Foodservice, PFG’s broadline distributor, maintains a unique relationship with a variety of local customers, including independent restaurants and hotels, healthcare facilities, schools, and quick-service eateries. A team of sales reps, chefs, consultants and other experts builds close relationships with each customer, providing advice on improving operations, menu development, product selection and operational strategies. The Performance Foodservice team delivers delicious food, but also goes above and beyond to help independent restaurant owners achieve their dreams.


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Job Posting: JC195054145

Posted On: Oct 16, 2021

Updated On: Nov 01, 2021