Major company in the Dallas, TX area is searching for a Director of Distribution. This position is responsible to lead continuous improvement initiatives by building and maintaining the warehousing infrastructure, developing and delivering best practices, and optimizing the complex distribution network.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position:
Map and document processes and procedures in order to improve workflow and efficiency.
Establish standard operating procedures and train staff.
Prepare departmental budgets.
Recruit and select employees and develop their capabilities; plan for succession; counsel effectively and performance manage through use of established work expectation and/or productivity metrics.
Administer discipline consistent with policy, collective bargaining agreement and severity of event.
Provide continuous improvement to warehouse/operations to increase productivity and efficiency.
Responsible for maintaining a safe workplace that includes certification of employees on all applicable tools and equipment.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited four year university is required; Master’s degree is preferred.
10-15 years of experience with in-depth knowledge of warehousing and distribution.
Strong technical expertise required with the ability to implement IT interfaces.
Ability to prepare and analyze budget and cost data, determine trends, and apply corrective actions to achieve desired financial goals.
Must have strong analytical skills to determine root cause analysis and resolve operational failures and set corrective action/course.
Must be a driver of business requirements and capable of coordinating the design, build, and implementation of quality business solutions on-time and to budget.
Must be a demonstrated team builder and leader, capable of keeping a team highly utilized while managing metrics, margins, costs and revenue.
Must be action orientated and demonstrated energy for things seen as challenging.