Director Warehouse Operations – Plainfield – USA


Strategic Business Planning and Management
  • Develop and lead warehouse operations strategies to meet our volume, revenue growth, and operating income expectations
  • Utilize analytics to drive improved business decision making, safety, employee engagement, quality, efficiency, and profitability
  • Partner with warehouse management system IT Team and 3rd party technology solution teams to drive efficiencies and enhancements within the distribution center network
  • Collaborate with commercial leaders to support commercial go-to-market strategies with a focus on quality and efficiency to meet the unique volume needs of our warehouse customers
  • Continuously review warehouse structures to drive business objectives, efficiency, scale, and growth, including role definition, resource, and headcount alignment
Financial Management
  • Accountable for the financial performance of the warehouse operations function as measured by the P&L including budgeting, and expense management
  • Oversee warehouse operations budgets, monitor financial reports, metrics, and analytics, and adjust business processes, strategy, and resources accordingly
Talent Management
  • Responsible for multi-layered people leadership across multiple locations
  • Set annual performance goals that clearly align to organizational objectives
  • Manage the performance and development of direct and indirect reports through both formal and informal performance management, coaching and feedback, mentoring and training, and developmental tools

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in leadership roles within warehouse operations function
  • Minimum 5 years multi-DC people management experience
  • Ability to travel up to 50% to our DC network

​Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience managing financials for a large, warehouse segment
  • Ability to understand and communicate financial metrics, including P & L
  • Demonstrated success in managing programs related to process improvement and lean
  • Warehouse market and industry knowledge
  • Strong communication skills, proficiency presenting to internal and external audiences
  • Demonstrated negotiation, collaboration, and influencing skills
  • Experiential knowledge of the application of automation to improve operations
  • Values a diverse and inclusive work environment

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