Operations Manager

Burris Logistics McDonough, GA, 350 King Mill Road, McDonough, Georgia, United States of America Req #83
Monday, February 6, 2023

Are you a results-driven, team-oriented leader with warehouse experience? If so, join the Burris Team as an Operations Manager! 

As an Operations Manager, you’ll guarantee that our warehouse operations run efficiently and smoothly by overseeing your team and addressing any obstacles that could delay your team’s success.  You’ll create an environment of engagement and accountability for individual team members and team performance, through analyzing communication metrics and identifying opportunities for improvement. As an Operations Manager, you’ll operate in a fast-paced, change-oriented environment, ensuring that safety and efficiency standards are not compromised. 

As the Operations Manager, you’ll be a strategic leader. Analyzing all warehouse data pertaining to staffing, receiving, shipping, inventory, production, attendance, working with your team to strategize solutions to ensure our quality of service and operations are never compromised.

Burris operates under a “make it happen” philosophy. We work creatively and as a team to thrive against challenges and serve our customers. Your success will be determined by the way you view challenges as opportunities for improvement and the way you coach your team to perform. You must have a passion for your people, their safety, and success.  

Because we operate in a temperature-controlled environment, it’s vital that the product in our facility maintains the highest level of quality. 


  • Provide accountability to the supervisory team, ensuring that training, evaluating and monitoring team member's performance and SOP compliance expectations are met.

  • Campaign strategic initiatives, implement best practices and monitor the fair and equitable application of policies, procedures, and practices.  

  • Engaging and motivating team members through daily presence on the warehouse floor, walking the aisles and docks, frequently attending shift meetings and working as a warehouse team member several times a month to maintain an operational skill set.

  • Provide oversight for budget development and operating within budget while identifying opportunities for cost control.  

  • Audit and analyze all warehouse data, reports and paperwork to ensure schedules and deadlines are met.

  • Utilize warehouse management system to track KPI’s and manage the operations.

  • Monitor/audit daily for GMP, COOL procedures (Country of Origin Labeling), HAACP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) and other food safety guidelines. 


  • High School Diploma or GED or equivalent

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Logistics, or similar field preferred 

  • Minimum 2 years of related warehouse experience

  • Supervisory experience in a manufacturing/operations/warehouse environment preferred

  • Passion for People and Warehouse Operations

  • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English

  • Ability to be exposed to products which may contain food allergens (such as fish, shellfish, peanuts, etc.) 

  • Ability to accommodate flexible schedules to meet the needs of the customer including nights, weekends and holidays 

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to independently lift up to 50 lbs occasionally

  • Ability to sit, stand, walk, bend and squat on a frequent to continual basis in a warehouse environment 

  • Ability to adjust to fluctuating temperatures and withstand freezing temperatures as low as -20 degrees Fahrenheit 

  • Must be able to work in a noisy warehouse environment 

Join the Burris Team! 

We offer benefits to meet a wide range of needs. From medical, dental, and vision plans, to 401k with a company match, flexible spending accounts, and legal aid. We have you and your family covered! 

Since 1925 Burris has been growing its business and its family of team members. From driver to warehouse, dispatcher to administration, the Burris team is known for integrity, reliability, and a dedication to customers. Join our team and experience a reputation to be proud of. 


Burris Logistics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Burris Logistics is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and will not permit discrimination against or harassment of any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, veteran’s status, genetic information, or on the basis of any personal characteristic protected under federal, state, or local law.

Other details

  • Job Function Operations
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education High School
Location on Google Maps
  • Burris Logistics McDonough, GA, 350 King Mill Road, McDonough, Georgia, United States of America