Houston manufacturing recruiting firm seeks a distribution center Operations Manager

Kappa Search, Inc. is a leading technical recruiting firm that specializes in the permanent placement of manufacturing and supply chain roles. Currently, we are seeking a Distribution Center Operations Manager for our client. We are specifically looking for someone who is able to manage and oversee all center operations as a means to meet and sustain corporate goals and expectations annually. This person will need to be an excellent communicator and leader as he/she will be responsible for the supervisors of various departments within the center itself. In addition, he/she must maintain and report on center dashboard metrics daily, weekly, and monthly – this will ensure a positively trending metric performance for the overall productivity and profitability of the distribution center.

Additional Responsibilities Include:

  • Actively contribute leadership and direction in support of overarching business plan
  • Manage staff personnel of various departments, as needed or requested
  • Lead, plan, and direct the warehouse and delivery departments to maintain financial performance and quality
  • Firmly establish productivity goals for the center, as needed
  • Oversee all inventory processes


  • At least 10 years of experience in managerial role in distribution environment
  • An understanding of organizational effectiveness and operations management
  • Knowledge of general business, financial, H.R, and project management practices
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and planning skills
  • Client facing experience


  • College degree
  • P&L experience
  • Knowledge of JDE/WMS