Operations Manager - Denver, Colorado (Concrete Formwork/Commercial Construction)

Company Description

It's more than a job. It's a passion.

Doka?is one of the world?s leading companies for developing, manufacturing and distributing formwork solutions for use in all fields of the construction sector.??The?Doka?Group is a company of the?Umdasch?Group and employs more than 6,000 people in over 70 countries.

Job Description

Summary Of Position

The Operations Manager handles all aspects of the branch operations function including order processing, inventory management and control, business planning, branch office and equipment logistics, yard operations and administration of the daily operations of the Operations Department. He/she reports directly to the Branch Manager of Doka's new Denver?Branch located in Sedalia, Colorado?and functionally reports to the Head of Operations, Doka USA, Ltd.


  • Full responsibility for all aspects of the branch operations.

  • Manages all Operations staff including, Yard Manager, Logistics, Yard staff, Customer Service Representatives and Truck Drivers as applicable.

  • Manages human resources and staff development for all Operations employees in the branch in coordination with the Area Manager and National HR.

  • Ensures that the procurement of goods and services is coordinated with the Controller/CFO and Head of Procurement for the respective areas of responsibility within the signing authority limits and in compliance with the procurement guidelines.

  • Checks operational feasibility of contracts with customers and customer purchase orders.

  • Partners with sales and engineering staff to manage and handle customer orders and projects.

  • Ensures that the inventory levels are properly maintained by continually tracking and monitoring the inventory using the in-house order processing system.

  • Initiates placing orders to Doka Industrie, Austria, other branches and external vendors according to current and projected future needs.

  • Checks product requests to determine appropriate product utilization and oversees compliance to the company product strategy.

  • Guarantees both the ability to supply customer orders and an optimum equipment non-utilization rate at all times.

  • Organizes and monitors the physical inventory counts.

  • Oversees inventory quality, ensures accurate quality control and compliance with Doka quality standards.

  • Ensures that returns of rental material are processed according to company standards.

  • Oversees, coordinates and monitors all pre-assembly work.

  • Reviews freight costs to monitor cost effectiveness.

  • Ensures timely and accurate billing of all product sales, rental contracts and services.

  • Handles, resolves and addresses complaint management for all Operations related customer complaints.

  • Creates, generates and distributes a large volume of spreadsheets and reports.

  • Reviews internal procedures, recommends process improvements and ensures compliance to existing Doka corporate processes and standards.

  • Manages the payroll process for Branch Operations employees in coordination with National?HR.

  • Ensures compliance with the branch?s fixed cost plans.

  • Organizes proper maintenance of all branch facilities and fixed assets.

  • Partners with the Safety Manager and/or Head of Operations, VP of Engineering, CFO and Human Resources regarding all safety concerns/work related injuries.?

  • Ensures all operations are Doka and OSHA compliant and ensures?that required safety training is conducted on an ongoing basis.

  • Conducts weekly Branch Operations meetings to coordinate with sales, engineering and CSR?s.


Qualifications/Technical Proficiency

  • Bachelor?s Degree in Business required, concentration in Finance, Controlling or Logistics preferred.?

  • Recent management experience in administration, operations or logistics.

  • Facilitates projects and effectively manages multiple tasks.

  • Excellent communication skills including an excellent command of English (speaking, reading, writing).

  • Qualitative abilities including strong analytical skills, technical proficiency and effective problem solving skills.

  • Proficient using Microsoft Office applications; advanced Excel required.

  • Qualitative abilities including strong analytical skills, technical proficiency and effective problem solving skills.

  • Proficient using Microsoft Office applications; advanced Excel required.

  • Willing and able to learn new computer systems, products, concepts and techniques.

  • Possesses strong leadership skills, effectively manages a diverse team and achieves results

  • Able to work as an organized team player in a results-driven, fast-paced environment.


This position involves extensive daily interaction with colleagues, management and customers. Communicates effectively with all levels of management both internally and externally.

Mental Effort

This position requires the ability to think strategically and analytically. Able to envision the broader picture and understand the impact of his/her accountabilities as they relate to the entire company. Position requires the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and the ability to be organized and manage time to meet deadlines.

Working Conditions

Working conditions of an office environment: dry, cool, and well lighted. Frequent visits to the warehouse and equipment yard with exposure to noise, dust and at times extreme weather conditions.

Additional Information

Doka?offers terrific career opportunities, competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, Flexible Spending Account, company paid life insurance, supplemental voluntary term life insurance, 401k retirement plan (Roth and Non-Roth), AFLAC policies, paid time off?(sick/personal,?vacation, floating holiday and company paid holidays)?and an exciting opportunity to join as an Operations Manager in?Doka's new Denver?Branch.

If joining an industry leader excites you, please submit your resume by clicking?below.

Visit us on-line at?www.dokausa.com?for additional information on?Doka?USA, Ltd.

Candidates must be authorized to work for any employer in the US.

If you have precviously applied, it is not necessary to apply again.

Doka is an Equal Opportunity Employer

A company of the?Umdasch?Group

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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