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Director of Distribution - McDonough, GA

Company: altRPO
Location: Memphis
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

The Role You'll Play

Are you a creative leader who thrives in a hands-on fast-paced environment? Do you get excited about taking ownership of a distribution center and finding ways to grow and improve your business? As the Director of Distribution for this flagship distribution center, you will be responsible for coaching your team, continuous improvement initiatives, and day-to-day operations. Leading the largest Distribution Center in the company will bring significant visibility from executive leadership and opportunities to show your skillset on a tactical and strategic level. If you're ready for a challenge and passionate about leading people, this is the job for you!

Who You Are

  • Very tech savvy, with experience leading an ERP transition.
  • Dedicated to data, able to back up your business proposals with visual data utilizing Excel tools like pivot tables and drawing data from the ERP systems.
  • A seasoned leader, passionate about people development, constantly mentoring, coaching, and training your team to perform to the best of their ability.
  • A skilled written and verbal communicator across all levels of the organization.
  • Able to create and implement a cohesive labor plan incorporating team dynamics and production needs, contractors, and other relevant factors.
  • Comfortable working in ambiguity. Able to identify areas of opportunity, innovate solutions, implement them, and drive buy-in for improved KPIs.
    Company Profile:The Carlstar Group is a high-volume, fast-paced specialty tire manufacturer, well established as an industry leader in its market segments. Their flat leadership structure enables quick decision-making and approval of new ideas so they are able to move the needle toward positive change very quickly. Carlstar has created a culture of innovation where you can test out your ideas and be entrepreneurial. They encourage ownership in your role and high-performers can carve out a path for themselves within the organization. The mentor/coach leadership model along with a high value on cross-functional cooperation make this a very collaborative environment. If you are self-motivated, can proactively recognize areas of opportunity, present data-backed solutions, and help implement the solutions in a hands-on way, this is the company for you!

    Community - McDonough, GA (Atlanta area)
    • Located less than 30 miles from Atlanta, McDonough is far enough away to have a more affordable cost of living, but close enough to take advantage of all that the city has to offer including the Atlanta Motor Speedway nearby.
    • A very safe, family-friendly city with good schools, McDonough has lots of local events and a welcoming, diverse community.
    • While Atlanta is a short trip, McDonough has its own year-round entertainment with the Southern Belle Farm, festivals at the arena, and many large parks.
    • Lots of small, local shops and restaurants have popped up, alongside larger shopping areas like the Henry County Town Center.
      Background Profile
      Required Skills & Experience
      • Project management for a WMS transition
      • 8+ years of distribution experience
      • 5+ of facility management experience
      • Bachelor's degree in Business, engineering, or related area
      • Hands-on leadership style
      • Able to assess, manage, and develop talent
        Preferred Skills & Experience
        • Warehouse slotting experience
        • Inventory accuracy
        • Has led employee engagement
        • Ability to lead across 3 shifts
        • KPI setting to improve efficiency
        • Managing external contractors
          Technical Skills & Experience
          • WMS Systems (list any)
          • Excel - daily V-lookup & pivot table creation
          • Strong understanding of data cleanup and presentation
          • Scan guns
          • Skilled with facility layout
            Personality traits:
            • Hands-on leader
            • Entrepreneurial mindset
            • Capable of working in ambiguity
            • Creative & Innovative
            • Skilled communicator across all levels, from the CEO to warehouse employees
            • Executive presence
            • Owning and accepting accountability
            • Transparent and consistent
            • Growth mindset
            • Sense of urgency

Keywords: altRPO, Memphis , Director of Distribution - McDonough, GA, Executive , Memphis, Tennessee

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