Management, Strategy & Operations

ELMHURST, IL

Direct Hire

Salary Range: $130,000 - $160,000

Overview

We are seeking ambitious individuals to lead and develop teams, challenge business assumptions, and make impactful contributions while growing as company leaders. This role involves driving strategic operational improvements across Finance, Distribution Operations, Product Development, Sales, and Marketing. Enjoy rapid career growth and an excellent work-life balance.

About Us

We offer a vast selection of products, with over half a million items in stock, focusing on engaging product merchandising, in-house technology development, and enhancing operational efficiency. Our success since 1901 is driven by innovation and the commitment of our talented team members.

Role and Responsibilities

As a strategic operations leader, you will:

  • Drive Innovation: Engage in cutting-edge projects such as integrating advanced automation technology and redesigning distribution processes. Your strategic input will help plan site expansions and develop search marketing strategies, leveraging customer data to identify unmet product needs.

  • Strategize and Implement: You will explore various business areas, challenge the status quo, and drive transformative change. Use your experience and critical thinking skills to develop and implement strategic process improvements, enhancing our operational efficiency.

  • Lead and Develop Teams: Build high-performing teams through effective coaching, training, and relationship building. Lead project meetings, manage distribution operations, and implement new processes. Your leadership will foster a culture of continuous learning and excellence.

Daily Activities

A typical day might include:

  • Leading cross-functional project meetings
  • Researching and exploring new market opportunities
  • Managing and optimizing distribution operations
  • Designing and implementing new processes
  • Contributing to learning communities by developing and sharing best practices
  • Visiting customer sites to gather valuable feedback
  • Providing constructive feedback to team members to support their growth

Ideal Candidate

We seek individuals who:

  • Have a strong history of academic and professional success
  • Possess excellent communication and creative problem-solving skills
  • Are eager to learn new things and have a growth-oriented mindset

Compensation and Benefits

We offer a competitive starting pay range of $114,000 – $145,000, based on skills and experience. Additional benefits include:

  • Cash Profit Sharing and Retirement Fund (DPS) contributions
  • Potential discretionary signing bonus and/or relocation assistance
  • Zero-dollar premiums for medical, dental, pharmacy, and vision plans
  • 100% tuition reimbursement
  • First-time home buyer assistance
  • College assistance for dependents
  • Paid time off for vacation and personal time

Join Our Team

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone is valued. Join us to be part of a team that thrives on learning, excellence, and growth.

 

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