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Lineage Logistics VP, Regional Operations in Des Moines, Iowa

Provide strategic direction and operational support for facilities within a medium to large geographic region. Coordinate with facility leadership to ensure they are equipped to meet established goals.


  • Direct, recruit, train, develop, and provide performance feedback to direct reports to ensure productivity, efficiency, and effectiveness

  • Develop and ensure implementation of annual warehouse strategic plan and performance objectives

  • Manage each cost center’s Profit & Loss (P&L), annual budget, and allocation of capital assets

  • Collaborate with the Regional Vice President of Sales to lead, develop, and implement sales strategies that ensure Lineage’s growth and profit targets are achieved

  • Support company marketing and sales efforts, in conjunction with the local and national sales teams, to meet company objectives, volume, revenue, and operating goals

  • Implement Lean principles to develop management teams within facilities and across region

  • Direct inventory control standards in accordance with company policy

  • Ensure safety and sanitation processes and policies are followed

  • Ensure warehouses operate in compliance with federal, state, and local rules, and regulations


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and operations experience

  • 10 years’ progressive senior level Operations Management experience in Supply Chain or similar industry

  • Demonstrated proficiency in development and implementation of strategy / annual plans (budget, operational performance, SOPs, workshops, etc.)

  • Demonstrated experience implementing and evaluating metrics

  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite

  • Ability to lead discussions, make presentations and deliver technical results to a non-technical audience

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, including the ability to deal with ambiguity

  • Ability to travel up to 75%

  • Ability to work in temperatures as low as -20 Fahrenheit/-25 Celsius in cold storage sites or up to 100 Fahrenheit/37 Celsius in dry storage sites while wearing company provided personal protective equipment and freezer gear

  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 40lbs.; weight may be more dependent upon facility

  • Must be comfortable with various noise levels, at times, can be loud

Why Lineage?

This is an excellent position to begin your career path within Lineage! Success in this role enables greater responsibilities and promotions! A career at Lineage starts with learning about our business and how each team member plays a part each and every day to satisfy our customers’ requirements. Beyond that, you’ll help us grow and learn on our journey to be the very best employer in our industry. We’ll ask you for your opinion and ensure we do our part to keep you developing and engaged as we grow our business. Working at Lineage is energizing and enjoyable. We value respect and care about our team members.

Lineage is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to compliance with all federal, state, and local laws that prohibit workplace discrimination and unlawful harassment and retaliation. Lineage will not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental disability or any other protected status under federal, state and local law.


Lineage provides safe, stable, reliable work environments, medical, dental, and basic life and disability insurance benefits, 401k retirement plan, paid time off, annual bonus eligibility, and a minimum of 7 holidays throughout the calendar year.

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At Lineage, we have a shared purpose: We are transforming the food supply chain to eliminate waste and help feed the world.

Our shared purpose drives everything we do in all parts of our organization, from the warehouse floor to the corner office. The work we do is noble, and our team members are passionate about the impact they make every day.

Working at Lineage is not just a job – it’s an opportunity to innovate and put your mark on how food moves from the farm to dinner tables around the world. As a member of the Lineage Logistics team, you are a critical link in the food supply chain.

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At Lineage Logistics, helping to feed the world is more than a job – it’s a purpose we live every day. Lineage is one of the world’s leading temperature-controlled logistics companies. Driven by our core values, we’re reimagining the global food supply chain.

Lineage helps customers ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small family-owned businesses increase the efficiency and protect the integrity of their temperature-controlled supply chain. In recognition of the company’s leading innovations, Lineage was recognized as the No 1. Data Science company on Fast Company’s annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies in 2019, in addition to ranking 23rd overall in an evaluation of thousands of companies worldwide.

As part of the Lineage family, you’ll have the opportunity to grow your career as we continually expand, using technology and award-winning innovations, to meet the needs of customers around the world.