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Operations Manager

Charlie's Produce
paid holidays, sick time, 401(k), profit sharing
United States, Washington, Seattle
4103 2nd Avenue South (Show on map)
September 27, 2023
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Rogge is a Charlie's Produce Company

Rogge is the grocery division of Charlie's Produce, which has been provisioning companies and vessels throughout Alaska for over seventy years. Rogge has built a reputation for providing outstanding customer service and has developed unparalleled expertise in product selection and handling for remote markets.

Charlie's Produce - Who We Are

Charlie's Produce is a privately owned wholesale produce company. We are the largest privately owned produce wholesaler on the West Coast, and we are growing. The secret to our success in this industry is PEOPLE! We strive to hire the best and we reward them with a working environment that fosters loyalty, stability, innovation, and growth. Charlie's was founded in quality, and we are proud that it is still our focus.

With a team of dedicated people who are passionate about food, supply chain, and their community we are looking for like minded individuals to help further our goal to enhance our communities through quality produce.

What we offer:

    An amazing company culture!
  • Medical/Dental/Vision on the first of the month following hire.
  • ESOP (Profit Sharing) and 401(k).
  • Paid vacations, paid holidays.
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits.
  • Coverage under State Sick Leave.
  • 100% Prepaid College Tuition for employees and their dependents.
  • Employee assistance program (EAP).

Additional Compensation Details:

  • $67k to $90k annually Dependent on Experience and Location of Role
  • Potential 90-day performance-based raise
  • Yearly review with possibility of increase based on performance and tenure


The Job:

This position is responsible for the supervision of all product distribution functions; logistics to include: shipping, load planning, receiving, product quality control, and delivery of product. Responsible for loss prevention as it pertains to plant, property and bodily injuries. This position also encompasses the overall authority of the warehousing and transportation functions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Position requires performing any combination of the following job duties:

  • Determine adequate personnel needs and staff as appropriate.
  • Effectively train personnel and establish performance goals of subordinates.
  • Maintain regular communications with sales, buying, warehouse and transportation staff to insure operations are functioning satisfactorily.
  • Coordinate and oversee accurate monthly inventory.
  • Implement necessary warehouse policy and procedures to effectively control operations.
  • Review and inspect plant, equipment and documentation, to insure they are all in compliance with Federal/Local Government Regulations and are in compliance with independent inspection guidelines.
  • Review and inspect plant and equipment, to insure periodic maintenance is provided and authorize repairs and services.
  • Develop and review Division reports profit and loss statement to determine efficiency levels.
  • Initiate capital expenditure request.
  • Supervise warehouse and transportation operations.
  • Manage the loss prevention function relating to plant property and personnel.
  • Maintain and achieve operations performance objectives.
  • Conduct staff/employee meetings to monitor all aspects of warehousing and transportation operations.


Desired Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years of experience at an Operations Manager level or higher
  • Must have thorough knowledge of produce commodities.
  • Must have demonstrated excellent interpersonal human relations and teaming skills.
  • Must be flexible and able to deal with a variety of details simultaneously.
  • Must have proven problem-solving skills.
  • ust have intermediate PC skills, Microsoft office.
  • Experience and expertise in all areas of warehousing and supply chain logistics.
  • Experience and expertise in transportation management.
  • Must have an excellent work record with references from current and/or previous employers.
  • Prefer a college degree or minimum high school.

Supplemental Information

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration and if necessary the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

Charlie's Produce is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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