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Associate Director Warehouse & Transportation

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 171051/003_1531916162
  • Sector: Distribution, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 18/07/2018

A leading FMCG company is currently looking for an Associate Director Warehouse & Transportation. This individual will lead the warehouse and transportation management functions for the entire organization as well as oversee customer operations.

Responsibilities:

  • Implement lean principles and drive process improvement strategies to the organizational structure of the warehousing facilities.
  • Lead a cross-functional, multi-site team to develop both short-term and long-term plans to improve productivity, quality, and team efficiency in both a strategic and tactical capacity.
  • Develop a long-term forecasting plan and budget for all warehouse operations and manage vendor relationships to improve accuracy, service, and cost savings.
  • Manage both in-house transportation and fleet management as well as third-party logistics.
  • Maintain inventory levels and improve flow rates; consolidate as needed.

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience in warehouse and transportation and 5+ years in a leadership role.
  • Bachelors degree is required for this role; preferably in business management, operations, supply chain, or engineering.
  • Experience in the Food, FMCG, or CPG industry.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to impact the team environment and drive the strategic direction of the organization.
  • Experience in driving change and implementing lean principles/concepts.

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