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Operations Manager

Job Description

Lennox International (LII) is a leading global provider of innovative climate control solutions for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) markets.

Beginning over a century ago, Lennox International has built a strong heritage of Innovation and Responsibility. Our position as an innovation leader continually inspires us to promote more efficient energy use and a healthier environment through our product operations. Our engaged and diverse workforce is committed to providing climate control solutions that provide the most value and comfort for our customers.

We are proud to have instilled a shared sense of responsibility and commitment among our approximately 10,000 employees located throughout North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

Job Description

This manager leads a Regional Distribution Center and its integration in the Regional Distribution Network. The person in this position is responsible for the performance of distribution operations relative to safety, operational plans, budget, and shipping and inventory accuracy.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Champion safety for the facility, which includes ensuring the timely completion of training and adherence to all safety and OSHA policies.
  • Ensure compliance with all policies and procedures.
  • Increase warehouse productivity through Continuous Improvement methodology and standardization.
  • Train, develop and mentor direct reports.
  • Lead development of the entire team.
  • Manage inventory to ensure accurate records are maintained, availability integrity is kept and maximum customer service is achieved.
  • Ensure maintenance of all machinery and equipment.
  • Ensure all daily shipping routes are completed and all documentation associated with the daily routing process is controlled.


  • Requires a bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Requires at least 8 years relevant experience.
  • Requires previous direct management of a large, multi-shift, high-volume, fast-paced warehouse environment.
  • Prefer HVAC experience.
  • Excellent knowledge of regional distribution center best practices, policies, procedures, and terms of trade.
  • Excellent leadership and able to build successful teams.
  • Familiar with Lean distribution methodologies.
  • Experiential knowledge of fiscal control, budget forecasting, and distribution operations metrics.
  • Excellent decision making and creative problem solving skills.
  • A steady performer under pressure.
  • Requires computer literacy in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Management
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 8 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry HVAC
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 2018-13912
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Operations Manager

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