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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Assistant Director of Operations in Kapolei, Hawaii

Position Overview

Impact You’ll Make

Our focus is simple but meaningful, from our distribution centers to our offices — every employee of C&S and their family of companies works to help feed local families, neighbors, and communities. If you’re a warehouse distribution leader looking for an accelerated leadership career, this is the role for you.

As an Assistant Director of Operations, you are responsible for supporting the Director of Operations in the warehouse, transportation, and supportive operational functions for the distribution center to ensure that results meet or exceed customer expectations, financial and operational results, and talent development objectives consistent with individual and company performance goals. You will direct ongoing communication and collaboration with customers of the grocery/perishable warehouses and ensure results meet or exceed customer expectations for product quality and service reliability, speed and accuracy.

This position is responsible for overseeing maintenance processes, record keeping, safety protocol, security services and inventory control to ensure distribution center work teams, service providers, equipment and physical assets are safe and secure. Additionally, you will ensure team members are provided ongoing skills development and coaching to improve job performance and to improve their advancement potential within the organization.

Job Description

You will Contribute By

  • Helping oversee day-to-day operations of a distribution center

  • Working on projects overseeing adopting and using improved processes, new assets, and new facilities

  • Maintaining a safe and secure environment for team members and visitors, following company policies and health and safety regulations

  • Leading and developing a team of warehouse employees to deliver unparalleled service

  • Assisting in developing individual and team performance improvement to achieve company objectives. Support succession planning, team building, engagement activities, and annual performance reviews

  • Evaluating the performance and potential of all distribution center functions, addressing performance gaps, and taking corrective action to ensure delivery against operating objectives

  • Collaborate cross-functionally with other business units to ensure company initiatives and drive results

  • Oversee record keeping, regulatory compliance, inspections, audits, safety training, associate development, etc.

  • Support preparation of and delivery against annual operation plans for campus operations. Forecast and develop plans for peak and holiday staffing, equipment, and scheduling.

  • Travel Required: No


  • 6+ years of experience in a leadership role in retail operations, distribution, transportation, logistics, and/or supply chain management

  • Experienced in financial planning (P&L), budgets and possess the ability to get results to achieve growth and reduce costs, plus a complete understanding of audit procedures

  • Experience collaborating with cross-functional teams in a matrix environment

  • Proficiency with any Warehouse Management Systems (i:e Blue Yonder, SAP, Infor, Manhattan)

We’re Searching for Candidates With

  • High standard of integrity and reliability; able to build trust & loyalty with others.

  • Proven ability to drive culture and results

  • Experience developing talent at multiple levels

  • Ability to think and act strategically

  • Ability to work in active, fast-paced environments

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Excellent time management

  • Able to coordinate activities effectively in complex situations

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Ability to drive significant, strategic projects to completion independently

  • Ability to partner with all levels of management in a cross-functional team environment

  • Start-up and/or turnaround experience preferred


  • Preferred Bachelor’s Degree OR equivalent work experience (HS Diploma/GED accompanied by directly related work experience)

We Offer

  • Career Progression Opportunities

  • Benefits available from day 1 (medical, dental, vision, and more)

  • Company matched 401k

  • PTO and Holiday Pay offered

  • Weekly Pay

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Employee Health & Wellness program

  • Employee Discounts / Purchasing programs

  • Employee Assistance Program


  • Warehouse: Freezer (-20F to 0F)

  • Warehouse: Perishable Warehouse (28F to 60F)

  • Warehouse: Grocery Warehouse (50F to 90F)

  • Office: Office Temperature (65F to 75F)

Every person matters.

We keep our values alive through a culture that embraces differences and ensures that every person matters.

C&S and their Family of Companies are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

The Fine Print

This Job advertisement does not constitute a promise or guarantee of employment. This job advertisement describes the general nature and level of this position only. Essential functions and responsibilities may change as business needs require. This position may be with any affiliate of C&S Wholesale Grocers.


Bachelor's Degree - General Studies


1st Shift (United States of America)


Hawaii Logistics LLC

About Our Company

Hawaii Logistics, LLC is one of the largest wholesale grocery suppliers on the West Coast, and is one of many companies within the C&S Family of Companies, the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. At Hawaii Logistics, We Select the Best® & those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.

Working Safely is a Condition for Employment with Hawaii Logistics, LLC. Hawaii Logistics, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Company: Hawaii Logistics LLC

Job Area: Warehouse Operations

Job Family: Operations

Job Type: Regular

Job Code: JC1707

ReqID: R-248946