Responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive and strategic distribution plan for a vertically integrated, seed-to-shelf CPG—including but not limited to warehousing, transportation/logistics, systems integration, materials purchasing, inventory control, space/equipment utilization, etc.
Engage key business partners across the organization to ensure alignment and assist in defining the overall distribution network strategy, including but not limited to Sales, Data Analytics, Finance, and Operations to ensure the company reaches its goals for profit, growth, and customer satisfaction.
Build and optimize a cost-effective logistics network throughout multiple facilities, from manufacturing sites to retail/wholesale network throughout the region.
Management of entire distribution fleet, including the optimization of lanes, routes, and drivers, to ensure effective transportation.
Oversight of all inventory levels throughout distribution sites, including materials utilization and purchasing, waste management, etc.
Develop team KPIs to measure performance against areas including but not limited to OTIF, DIOH, Absolute Inventory Value, Inventory turns, cost per route, etc.
Consistently meet regulatory compliance and safety measures within state and company guidelines, including security, training, OSHA, EHS, etc.
Build and lead a team across materials, supply chain, inventory, drivers, etc. through a culture of accountability and organization, while promoting employee engagement and professional development across all locations.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND SKILLS
Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain, or related field, Master’s and/or Six Sigma/Lean Manufacturing certification/training a plus
10+ years commercial distribution, supply chain, and/or logistics experience, including a minimum of 5 years experience managing and developing a team
Experience within a fast-paced and highly regulated industry is preferred
Multi-site distribution center leadership and operations experience, including the building/migration of DC's is preferred
Experience implementing and utilizing technology systems such as TMS, ERP, and WMS
Proven track record of using analytical problem-solving skills to meet and exceed performance metrics.
Demonstrated negotiation and influence skills
Demonstrated written and verbal communication and presentation skills
Must maintain a high level of integrity, personal motivation, and sense of urgency
Cresco Labs is one of the largest vertically-integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States. Together with its subsidiaries, Cresco cultivates, manufactures, and sells medical cannabis & products, and launched the industry’s first national comprehensive Social Equity and Educational Development (SEED) initiative.