Copy of Yard Operation Manager North America

  • 401 Gates Rd, Little Ferry, NJ 07643, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Doka is a world leader in developing, manufacturing and distributing formwork technology for use in all fields of the construction sector. With more than 160 sales and logistics facilities worldwide and 10 locations in the USA, the Doka Group has a high-performing distribution network, which ensures that equipment and technical support are provided swiftly and professionally. Employing more than 6,000 people globally in over 70 countries. Doka is more than a job, it’s a passion.

Job Description

The new Doka Organization, in particular the new Area Organization structure, has just been announced.

As part of the future Operations structure, the position Yard Operations North America, reporting to the Head of Operations Area NAM/LAM, is newly created and vacant.

The position of Yard Operations NAM shall support the improvement and implementation of the future Yard Operations strategy in North America.

Location of this position can be in USA or Canada with a high flexibility to travel within North America.


  • Support DUSA & DCAN in the coordination of strategic Yard Operations projects

  • Implement, standardize and improve Yard Operations processes

  • Allocate and develop yard automatization and industrialization concepts

  • Internal material flow analyzes to improve productivity

  • Close collaboration and exchange of communication with the central specialist departments in the HQ (YOP, FM) for further development of standards in YOP

  • Support investment decisions with corresponding concepts and payback calculations

  • Monitoring and follow up of Yard KPI’s

  • Ensure compliance with Doka quality standards with quality spot checks and trainings

  • Continuous staff development, skills-assessment of employees and training plan

  • Support and accompany quarterly and year end stock takes.

  • Short and/or midterm operative support in YOP of countries and branches (special trainings)



  • High level of experience in yard, inventory or warehouse management

  • Solid technical know-how and advanced knowledge in commercial processes Internal material flow

  • Experience in qualitative and quantitative staff planning, valuation of staff qualification, staff development and target agreement.

  • Working knowledge of delegation, allocation of tasks, self and team management, project management and moderation.

  • Knowledge of continuous improvement and innovation process.

  • Team management experience, preferably in an international and multicultural environment.

  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office applications specially Excel.

  • English fluent is required, Spanish is a plus

  • Willingness to travel internationally


Additional Information

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