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Assistant General Manager

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Fulfillment Operations
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THIS IS BLUE APRON

Chefs around the world wear blue aprons when learning to cook, and for us it has become a symbol of lifelong learning.  Our highly motivated group of food enthusiasts are inspired to work on complex business problems with creativity and passion always looking to learn something new. We take preparation seriously, embrace a spirit of excellence, and put in the extra effort in everything we do.  We are thrilled to be part of our customers’ lives, cooking and creating experiences in their home kitchens.

WHO'S IN THE KITCHEN

We are looking for an Assistant General Manager to join our quickly growing leadership team. As a senior member of the Blue Apron team in Linden, NJ the Assistant General Manager will help oversee and lead our Fulfillment Center.

 

The person in this key role will lead and coordinate the all teams to ensure that we deliver our boxes on time and up to Blue Apron standards. The AGM sets the vision for the plant on a high level, building the team and crafting its culture. At the same time this person is well versed on the details of the operation. He or she is accountable for the team following all procedures consistently and driving measurable quantitative improvements in performance.

 

We’re a fast-growing and rapidly evolving company, so the ideal candidate is a self-starter who has years of experience working independently to set procedures, uphold standards, and deliver measurable quantitative results in an operational environment. Our fast-paced environment demands passion, multitasking, high attention to detail, the ability to perform with a sense of urgency, and keen problem solving and organization skills.

 

 

 

WHAT'S ON THE MENU

 

•   As a leader of a team of more than a dozen Operations Managers, you’ll work through your leadership team to direct over 1,600 Associates.

•   Put sustainable, repeatable processes in place in all parts of our operation. Hold your team accountable to following them and empower your staff to suggest process improvements.

•   Build and develop your team. Own large pieces of scheduling, training and recruiting.

•   Establish area performance standards and goals for all areas of the facility… and hold your team accountable to hitting them.

•   Recommend and implement changes in process, scheduling, and equipment to tackle problems, improve quality and efficiency, and drive costs down.

•   Own safety of the team and of the food. Ensure facilities and associates comply with all state, federal and local regulatory agencies.

•  Inspire passion and commitment at all levels of the plant. Ensure that Blue Apron is every team member’s favorite place to work!

NECESSARY INGREDIENTS 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Business, or related field is required. 

  • 7-10 years of progressive supervisory and management experience in a fast-paced, food manufacturing environment running a large-scale warehouse is required. 

  • Experience owning quality and efficiency KPIs and scheduling a large workforce

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead and facilitate cross-functional teams.

  • Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships across Supply Chain, Purchasing, Finance and Operations functions.    

Blue Apron provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, marital status or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Blue Apron complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


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