Director of Warehouse and Distribution

Relocation Provided

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A bit about us:

Our client is a family-owned and internationally renowned company that has been rapidly growing over the last 10 years. The brand is backed by a team of people working together to create a line of innovative products that provide solutions to the tile industry. We’re looking to build our team with individuals who like to think BIG, and want to be part of what makes our products-- extraordinary.

Why join us?

We are a company that treats its employees, suppliers, and customers as long-term partners. Where success is built on a win-win philosophy and everyone should benefit.

"Profit is not the goal of the business. Profit is the consequence of a job well done"

Job Details

Seeking an experienced Warehouse and Distribution Leader with expertise in leading a multi-site Warehouse and Distribution Facilities. (Current locations in Plattsburgh, NY, Reno, NV, and Fort Worth, TX). Position will report directly to the Chief Operating Officer of North America and work from the Plattsburgh, NY location.

Distribution and Warehouse Leader:
Responsible for the efficient and safe operation of warehouse and distribution facilities
Promote the importance of Safety and Health, ensuring compliance, and striving towards an incident free workplace
Leading the warehousing, customer fulfillment and Schluter DC distribution operations in NA
Develop and drive the roadmap for distribution and transportation strategy aligned to the business growth and demands
Promotes strong teamwork between all sites to ensure best practices are adopted and a Lean/Continuous improvement culture is developed
Create collaborative and autonomous teams focused on developing a self-directed, continually improving process
Train, coach, and lead to achieve continuously higher quality, productivity, and service performance. Developing a flexible and dependable team
Create a culture of continuous improvement and positive teamwork
Identify training and organization development needs of personnel
Ensure DC’s have appropriate leadership, skills, resources, processes, and training to maximize worker/facility utilization
Ensure support for new/changing operational processes and product introductions
Keep current on industry trends, technology, and market offerings, understanding impacts on operations and strategic development
Ensures customer quality and delivery expectations are consistently met and improved
Maintain accurate Inventory Management practices
Maintains physical condition (clean, well-organized (5S)) and maintenance of warehouse and fulfillment areas to always be customer ready
Help lead and assist in planning and implementation of new warehouse capacity and DC design layouts
Develop effective working relationships with external departments to ensure excellence as it relates to efficient, high quality operations. Works closely with
Purchasing/Planning team on delivery of materials, equipment, and services according to requirements of operation
Customer Service and Sales
Executive Management
Customer Focus
Promote customer focus, ensuring customer requirements are communicated and understood
Ensure corporate strategy, business channel, and DC objectives are satisfied
Develop logistics and distribution strategies to support the dynamic needs of the customer emphasizing service and continual optimization
Ensure tactical delivery with a focus on quality, time, and cost to serve all business channels
Team Leadership: Organizing recruitment, scheduling, training, coaching, performance evaluations, and disciplinary actions when necessary
Building a positive and constructive work culture
Perform other work and special projects as required by COO

Bachelor’s degree preferred
10+ years of proven warehouse and distribution leaderships experience (preferably managing larger multi-site DC’s)
Exceptional people-management and conflict resolution skills
Strong Total Business Acumen and a proven ability to lead the organization with minimal direction
Strong Emotional Intelligence and an ability to coach it to others
Track record of leading teams in Continuous Improvement, creating ideas and change from within the team through Lean principles
Improving processes to improve cycle time, productivity, and customer quality
Proven ability to train, lead, coach, mentor, and motivate a team helping to develop a stronger process driven environment
Strong decision-making skills with logical business and customer reasoning
Strong problem solving skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to work effectively with all levels of employees, management, and cross organizationally
A leader that enjoys building a continually improving, self-motivated, customer focused team
Strong skills in ERP/WMS and warehouse automation systems to support operations
Competent in the use of computer equipment, word processing, spreadsheet, and database programs (i.e. MS Office)
Highly organized
Strong work ethic
Meticulous attention to detail
Proactive and strategic in nature

· Generous PTO

· 10 Paid Holidays

· Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance

· Guaranteed Biannual Bonuses

· 401k with Company Match

· Company Paid Life Insurance

· Annual Raises

· Room for Advancement

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Plattsburgh, NY
Job Type
$120,000 - $180,000