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Director of Distribution (Food)

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Omaha
  • Salary: $120000 - $140000 per annum, Benefits: bonus + benefits
  • Job reference: 1 - DSJ Global
  • Sector: Distribution, Logistics, DSJ Global, Supply Chain
  • Date posted: 11/08/2017
Director of Distribution (Food) (Top 5 fastest growing Food manufacturer in the World!)
  • Director of Distribution
  • Omaha, NE
  • $120,000 to $140,000 (depending on experience)
One of the top 5 fastest growing Food manufacturers in the World is looking to recruit a new Director of Distribution to run and oversee multiple distribution centres and 3PL sites, together with leading multiple excited projects around implementing Lean initiatives. You will oversee end2end distribution and optimize quality, costs, volumes, leadership and supplier performance to help propel the business to its next exciting phase.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop and maintain new 3rd party performance KPIs around quality and performance
  • Renew and implement Logistics & Distribution performance goals with senior leadership team and drive a world class continuous improvement environment
  • Establish warehouse guidelines, systems, processes, and procedures, as well as coaching leadership on more effective ways to streamline work flow and improve productivity
  • Collaborate with multiple stakeholders on Distribution performance and issues which affect other division of the business, e.g. sales, finance and IT
  • Build a team of successful direct reports to maintain an inspiring Distribution leadership team

The successful candidate will ideally have:
  • Bachelor’s degree (ideally in an analytical subject)
  • Proven experience managing high volume distribution across multiple sites
  • Food industry experience
  • WMS implementation experience
  • Extensive 3rd party management experience
  • Strong experience in Lean achievements

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