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Global Logistics Director

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: York
  • Salary: $170000 - $200000 per annum, Benefits: 30% bonus + LTI (RSUs) + Benefits
  • Job reference: RSWS172934
  • Sector: Distribution, Logistics, Supply Chain, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 11/04/2018
Global Logistics Director for Multi-Billion dollar Global Manufacturing business!
  • Global Logistics Director
  • York PA
  • $160,000 - $200,000 + 30% bonus + LTI (competitive options)
Highly values-driven, globally successfully manufacturing business – now looking to hire a new Global Logistics Director to manage and oversee their international distribution. This exciting role is a healthy mix of both strategy (monitoring the performance & efficiencies of over 50 internationally based DCs), together with the day to day performance of 5 DCs. A key significant part of this role will be to partner with the hiring manager and sell the vision/need to the CEO & Exec Board of a centralized model and the cost benefits to this. With strong access to the CEO, the opportunity to become highly influential in a growing public listed organization, this opportunity is one of a kind!

Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage a team of 5-6 direct reports based both domestically & internationally
  • Lead and oversee the day to day operations (pick, pack and shipping distribution activities + inbound) of 5 DCs
  • Drive a continuous improvement philosophy and culture across the international distribution network
  • Pioneer, develop and implement a scorecarding system for over 50 internationally located DCs
  • Collaborate closely with QA/RA to ensure compliance with regulations and legislation
  • Partner with & evaluate domestic & international transportation service providers
  • Manage inventory to ensure high accuracy together with safe storage

The successful candidate will ideally have:

  • Bachelor’s degree (ideally in an analytical subject)
  • 10+ years Distribution & Logistics experience within an international/global business
  • Proven understanding of International Distribution
  • Strong knowledge of Lean principles & Project Management
  • Experience working with 3PLs and negotiating contracts
  • Good knowledge of Distribution technologies
  • Proven cost saving accomplishments on resume

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