Bachelor's degree in Business, Logistics, or related field, Master’s and/or Six Sigma/Lean Manufacturing certification/training preferred
15+ 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 is preferred
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
CORE JOB DUTIES
Responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive and strategic distribution plan, including P&L responsibility, for a vertically integrated, seed-to-shelf CPG—including but not limited to warehousing, transportation/logistics, systems integration, inventory control, space/equipment utilization, supply/demand, CAPEX, etc.
Build and optimize a cost-effective logistics network throughout multiple facilities, from manufacturing to warehousing to retail/wholesale.
Engage key business partners across the organization to ensure alignment and assist in defining the overall distribution network strategy, including but not limited to Marketing, Supply Chain, Finance, Data Analytics, and Operations to ensure the company reaches its goals for profit, growth, and customer satisfaction.
Consistently meet regulatory compliance and safety measures within company guidelines, including security, training, OSHA, EHS, etc.
Build and lead a team through a culture of accountability and organization, while promoting employee engagement and professional development across all locations.