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Director of Distribution in Harrisburg, PA at D&H Distributing Co.

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

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Director of Distribution

 Join a 100 Year and growing electronics and technology company based in Harrisburg, PA that offers an employee stock ownership plan, competitive pay, an excellent benefits package and paid time off to volunteer in the community.

We are empowered by our employee co-owners who provide the industry’s best service and we promote a collaborative culture. 

  • We feel strongly about giving back to the community and promoting sustainable, eco-friendly business practices.
  • We offer an Employee Stock Ownership Plan, Paid Time Off, Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision benefits as well as Gym Reimbursement and Tuition Assistance.
  • As a D&H Co-Owner you receive numerous discounts on services

We are looking for Director of Distribution for multiple distribution centers to support our Logistics Department.

 Responsibilities:

  • Direct all policy and procedures for operations. Working with DC Managers at multiple sites to communicate and implement policy and procedures to all co-owners.   
  • Assure that at all co-owners adhere to industry standard safety and quality procedures. Assist in maintaining the security of the building and conduct all activities in a manner that promote a safe environment. Insure operations are in compliance with all Federal, State, Local and D&H regulations/policies.
  • Establish goals and objectives at each DC and monitor their achievement on an ongoing basis.  
  • Lead the development of annual DC budgets.  Making recommendations to senior management on programs and systems to improve operational performance and cost take out.  Ensure we are achieving Budgets.
  • Monitor and maintaining the success, accuracy, current status and operational effectiveness of implemented plans, policies and operating procedures and the accurate preparation and distribution of all necessary status reports and records regarding warehouse operations. 
  • Perform audits at each DC to ensure compliance.  Audit each DC twice per year.
  • Ensure root cause analysis and action plans for all issues and under performance metrics.
  • Direct the efficient and cost-effective start-up and movement of operations.
  • Develop and implement a Continuous Improvement culture that results in an engaged workforce and improved processes and procedures.  Identify and report annual cost take out initiatives.   
  • Implement a collaborative DC network that shares Best Practices.   
  • Develop and implement on-going communication programs with co-owners.
  • Foster an effective relationship with the DCs and Corporate.  Initiate and maintain a good working relationship with the internal and external customers. Respond to customer questions and inquiries in a prompt, courteous and effective manner. Communicate with management on customer service topics and general feedback.
  • Ensure all performance reviews are completed accurately, consistently and timely.
  • Lead and develop DC leaders that understand D&H’s strategic direction and continuous improvement culture.  Ensure the appropriate succession planning is in place.

 

Job Requirements

Requirements:

  • A BA/BS in Logistics/Engineering or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ten (10) years of experience managing logistics contracts.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a senior management role in a fast-paced, large volume, high-intensity complex logistics environment, with strong focus on meeting/exceeding measurable metrics.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience managing multiple levels of management/direct reports and a large hourly workforce in a logistics and/or material distribution environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively at multiple levels, in support of our customer relationships; demonstrated self-confidence, particularly with client relationships; strong relationship building skills.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills; ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, teammates, customers, and the general public.
  • A proven track record of mentoring and development of direct reports and subordinates.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects in an environment of changing priorities.
  • Position will require 25% to 50% travel

 Why Should You Apply?

  • Opportunities for growth and development
  • Great benefits
  • Competitive industry pay
  • Excellent Work/Life Balance

 

 

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