Director of Distribution & Logistics

Eugene, OR 97401

Posted: 05/06/2019 Industry: Management Job Number: 561901 Pay Rate: $85k-$100k/year

At Quantum Recruiters we focus intently on providing talent to leading employers throughout the Pacific Northwest.  We are currently recruiting to fill a Director of Distribution and Logistics role in Eugene, Oregon.  Our client offers a competitive compensation and benefits package along with professional development and advancement opportunities. 

Job Summary: The Director of Distribution and Logistics is responsible for the company-wide strategy development and execution of those strategies both at the local and regional levels in the following operational areas: warehouse operations, physical inventory management and distribution, product storage, order fulfillment, and transportation, fleet management and logistics.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages the day-to-day operations within distribution logistics & transportation to ensure financial and service metrics are achieved
  • Develop, lead, coach, train and motivate warehouse, transportation and logistics team members
  • Works as a team with sales, customer service and finance to create logistics solutions that meet company service objectives and contributes to overall growth in revenue and profitability
  • Establishes and manages distribution logistics and warehouse operations KPI’s
  • Evaluate alternative solutions to logistic issues that will drive improvement across the business operations
  • Develop storage and distribution models that include factors such as warehouse locations, customer locations, or available transportation modes to maximize operational efficiency or sustainability
  • Use IT systems to manage stock levels, delivery times and transport costs;
  • Continually improve and develop business performance within the constraints of legislation, fuel costs and rising environmental pressures
  • Responsible for the overall health and safety requirements and building a safety focused culture for distribution operations.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives in safety, delivery, quality and cost
  • Maintain and optimize fleet and related equipment

Special Requirements

  • BS in Business, Logistics, Supply Chain or equivalent combination of education/experience
  • 5+ years of progressive distribution / logistics experience and leadership success in a high volume, fast paced environment
  • A leader who has hands-on skills that can mentor and develop other employees and seeks to continue their own learning
  • Possess a level of curiosity to understand the improvements required within logistics and takes initiative to drive change
  • Strong computer and analytical skills and the ability to develop reporting and metrics to ensure goals are achieved
  • Partner with internal and external entities to identify opportunities to reduce cost, drive speed and accuracy and eliminate waste
  • Prior experience working with DOT, OSHA, and Hazmat regulations
  • ISO 9001 experience preferred
  • SAGE experience preferred

Core Competencies Needed

  • Strong business acumen for effectively managing costs and revenues
  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources, leadership development, production methods, and coordination of people and resources
  • Ensures Accountability
  • Collaborative
  • Optimizes Work Processes
  • Drives Vision & Purpose
  • Situational Adaptability

For immediate consideration, please submit resume.  All inquiries kept strictly confidential.  

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