US Operations Manager (European Wine Company)

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Job Status: Open
Job Title: US Operations Manager (European Wine Company)
Location: Miami, FL
Industry: Wines
Market: North America
Channel: Wholesale & Retail
Reporting to: US Area Manager
Reports: Accountant, Compliance Coordinator, Office Manager
Languages: Bilingual English & Spanish
Salary Range (USD): $50k to $70k in annual base DOE
Visa: No sponsorship possible
Job ID: JO-2012-845

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Job Description

Our Client

Our client is one of the largest European wine company and still family owned. They have a small office in Miami managing the US market.

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will manage, develop and oversee the back-end operations for the company in the USA & Canada. The position requires a self-motivated, highly organized leader with a want to grow with the company and take on new projects and responsibilities. The USA is the fastest growing market for the company and the USA is the worlds #1 adult beverage market. Thus, tremendous upside for growth in our family owned business. We are looking for a junior high potential operations professional interested in a fast growing company providing lots of growth opportunities.

Objective

The objective of the Operations Manager role is to run the back-end of this still small US wine operations. The Operations Manager will support the US Area Manager (head of the office) for business development, but also manage the 3 other employee (accountant, compliance coordinator and office manager). The role is mainly customer service, logistics, supply chain, compliance and management. The Operations Manager will also act as the head of the office when the Area Manager is traveling.

Requirements

  • Ideally 2-3 years of operations experience in the import business of either wine & spirits or food and beverage.
  • Wine & Spirits previous experience would be a plus but not a must.
  • Very good knowledge of MS Excel is highly preferred
  • Experience in quickbooks is also a strong plus.
  • Self driven and self motivated
  • Superior organizational skills.
  • Appreciated previous roles: Customer Service Manager, Sales Administration Manager, Operations Manager, Sales & Operations Manager