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Director of Logistics & Inventory

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Boston
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: 194354
  • Sector: Distribution, Operational Excellence and Strategy, Strategy, Planning, Supply Chain, Transformation & Change Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 17/05/2018
DSJ Global is working an exclusive search with one of our largest clients in the greater Boston area. We are currently looking for a senior-level supply chain professional with experience collated across inventory management, operations, and lean six sigma principles. The ideal candidate for this role will be able to identify and lead process improvement strategies to streamline the supply chain across multi-site operations. 

Director of Operations Responsibilities:
  • Implement lean institutional principles to the supply chain and drive process improvement strategies to the organizational structure of the organization.
  • Provide strategic leadership for all of the warehouse and distribution facilities and lead inventory control efforts.
  • Lead a cross-functional, multi-site team to develop short-term and long-term plans to improve productivity, quality, and team efficiency.
  • Develop a long-term forecasting plan and budget for all warehouse operations and manage vendor relationships to improve accuracy, service, and cost savings.
  • Maintain inventory levels and improve flow rates; consolidate as needed.

Director of Operations Qualifications:
  • 10+ years of experience in warehouse and operations and 5+ years in a leadership role.
  • Proven capability of successfully leading transformation projects to standardize processes within a warehouse management or inventory control capacity.
  • Bachelors degree is required for this role; preferably in business management, operations, supply chain, or engineering.
  • Excellent communication skills and 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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