Cold & Dry Storage Warehousing

In Partnership with Zero Mountain™ Logistics

Career Opportunities

Operations Manager

Location(s): Lowell

Brief Overview:


Oversees Facility operations by minimizing costs and maximizing profits, while working within established guidelines.




  • Provides direction for the Facility meeting or exceeding planned goals in people, safety, quality, cost and delivery. Insure Employees are instilled with Company goals.
  • Directs all aspects of Operations with special focus on labor cost vs.yield management. Inventory controls must be monitored and in place. Compliance with FSIS / USDA regulations, etc.
  • Knowledge of Logistics and improvement methods.
  • Insure proper maintenance of the facility and equipment.
  • Develop employee knowledge by reviewing state of the business.
  • Communication must be interactive between the Employee and Management.
  • Must be a role model by setting an example of Company values and the culture. Coach Employees with the same principles.
  • Actively participate and promote Succession Planning with all positions.
  • Insure all Employees receive Evaluations with stretch objectives and timely accurate reviews.
  • Insure Zero Mountain, Inc. follows legal requirements concerning Employee policies and procedures.
  • Perform any other duties or tasks as assigned or required.




  • Bachelor’s degree in management or a related business field or equivalent experience required.
  • A minimum of four years Management experience in manufacturing, operations, distribution and/or logistics or combination with education required. Warehouse operations and forklift experience preferred.
  • Individual must be equipped to handle high paced / volume productivity.
  • P&L and budgeting experience strongly preferred.
  • Must have or gain a strong knowledge of Company policies and procedures.
  • Prior experience in direct sales, especially as related to developing new customers and analyzing current market trends is highly desired.
  • Proven ability to analyze and process problems while providing an effective solution. Goal driven and results oriented; be able to work effectively and efficiently with others; and have the ability to motivate and enable others to achieve excellence.
  • Effective communications with internal and external contacts.
  • A working knowledge of computer programs (Micro-soft Office, etc.).
  • Strong facilitation and interpersonal skills.


Physical Demands:


The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Individuals may need to sit or stand as needed. Requires walking primarily on a level surface throughout the day.
  • Production work environment temperatures range from approximately 35 degrees to below 0 degrees (Fahrenheit). Proper cold weather clothing required.
  • Able to lift up to 25 lbs., reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist. Proper lifting techniques required.
  • Travel by planes, trains, and automobiles.




Individual must be a very good leader, which possesses strong character and integrity. Must communicate effectively with internal and external contacts and have a solid vision / strategy to meet Company goals.



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