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Vice President of Distribution

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: United States - Atlanta
  • Salary: 150,000.00 - 175,000.00 USD per Annum
  • Job reference: 35850
  • Sector: Operations & Finance, Supply Chain, Transformation & Change Management
  • Date posted: 11/02/2017
Vice President of Distribution

Atlanta, GA

$170,000 - $20,000 + bonus + benefits package

My client is a successful consumer goods business looking to hire a new VP Distribution at their site in Atlanta, GA. This role, critical to the organisation’s 2017 mission, gives an attractive mix of both “get your hands dirty” day to day operations together with playing a strategic role in a significant transformational project based on new leadership and new technology.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage distribution and fulfilment activities in a high volume, high turn multi-shift environment whilst collaborating and partnering with various stakeholders at varying levels
  • Responsible for hiring, developing and retaining staff to ensure highest quality output of the team and deliver effective succession planning
  • Create and implement continuous improvement initiatives to reduce cost of operations and improve service levels to retail customers
  • Ownership of full P&L responsibility for the DC
  • Identify and implement best practices in distribution to drive efficiency and operational effectiveness
  • Demonstrate the company’s core values and growth ambitions in performance of all job functions

The successful candidate will ideally have:
  • Bachelor’s degree (ideally in an analytical subject)
  • 10+ years Distribution/Fulfilment/Warehousing experience
  • Proven experience in high volume, complex warehousing environments
  • Strong achievements in improving KPIs and day to day operations
  • Experience in Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)
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