Director of Distribution

Plainfield, Indiana
Warehousing & Distribution (Transportation and Material Moving Occupations)
Job Type
US$ 85,000 - US$ 100,000 per year, $85k - 100k per year + none
Ref. Number
Gamble,Joseph, Spherion
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Job Description

We are looking for an experienced leader in high volume fulfillment/distribution, someone who lives and breathes fast paced pick/pack/ship operations and knows how to build high functioning teams.

- Implement process improvement in Logistics, Materials and Facilities for the company - directing and administering production control, warehouse stock control, traffic and shipping
- Makes recommendations designed to reduce costs, update systems and provide environmentally approved materials and services
- Performs required analysis to develop improvement processes and performance opportunities within the division
- Lead and participate in improvement projects across functional groups to include warehouse personnel, shipping & receiving and others as needed
- Establish and maintain an organizational structure and staffing to effectively accomplish the organization's goals and objectives
- Develop training and evaluation metrics for staff
- Other job duties and projects as assigned

Working hours: 1st Shift

Experience Requirements
--10+ years in Warehouse Management, Distribution and Fulfillment or equivalent experience
--Divisional P&L, budgeting and strategy experience
--Experience in contract and lease negotiations
--Logistical project management experience
--Oracle WMS experience
--Experience managing multiple business units
--College Degree BA or above in related field

Job Skills & Traits
--APICS Certification Preferred
--Strong negotiation skills
--Management of multiple facilities
--Remote management from a separate state
--Exposure/experience with Six Sigma, Lean or similar certifications

Travel - Limited
Financial/Budgetary Responsibility - Yes
Strategic Planning Responsibility - Yes
Direct Reports - 6+

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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