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Director of Distribution

Company: The Huntington Resource
Location: Waukegan
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Distribution Center Director Our client is an ISO-9001 certified 3PL that delivers innovative technology enabled solutions to a diverse list of customers, including a number of Fortune 500 clients; driven to exceed client---s expectations and delivering best in class solutions with personalized customer service. Our highly secured facility services customers in healthcare, pharma, food & beverage, and a wide variety of other industries. We are recruiting team members that can demonstrate these core values: Embraces change, Problem solver, Proactive, Passionate, Innovative and Teamwork. Position Summary Responsible for managing two warehouse facilities of approximately 90,000 and 80,000 square feet respectively encompassing roughly 55 full time employees with one primary shift and second shift project team. We are looking for demonstrated strong leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills including the ability to lead up, across and down multiple business and technology organizations. Responsibilities include: -- Manage daily activities of distribution center. Directing 4 departments/direct reports including fulfillment, shipping, receiving, and kitting. projects. Build strong teams. Monitor inventory accuracy & productivity and report on related goals. Ensure all KPI---s and SLAs are met. Identify process and technology improvements. Set strategic direction for DFS operating facilities, including growth management. Contract negotiation for new equipment, freight carriers and facility maintenance services. Oversee overall facility maintenance and management including security. Monitor equipment maintenance. Evaluate and monitor vendors, including HVAC, landscaping, freight carriers, equipment maintenance. Address logistical problems and furnish solutions to these issues. Develop and maintain departmental SOPs. Respond to Quality Reports with Corrective Action plans. Attend weekly EOS meetings. Required Qualifications: MUST have previous experience managing in a Distribution Center MUST have WMS or ERP experience At least four years in a leadership role. Ability to collaborate effectively across different departmental functions and different styles of leadership. Demonstrated ability to understand and break down highly complex situations to deliver impactful solutions. Excellent verbal and written communication skills Safety background with proven track records of creating maintaining a safe work environment. Proficient in Microsoft office products Bachelor---s in a business or management related field preferred, M.B.A. or M.S. is a plus. Schedule: This position is 1st shift Monday through Friday. Compensation/ Benefits: The successful candidate will receive a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, paid time off, 6 paid holidays, 401(k), and annual bonus potential. The Huntington Resource is an Equal Opportunity Employer --- All qualified applicants will be considered for employment regardless of the individual---s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), marital status, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristics protected by state or federal law. Company Description A leader in their industry since 1975, we have been a fundamental ingredient in the successful hiring of employees for companies of all sizes in the Chicagoland area.

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