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Director of Distribution

Location: Olive Branch
Posted on: March 19, 2023

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Job Description:Come be DISRUPTIVE with us! At Milwaukee Tool, our most valued resource is our dedicated team of employees - employees who work with a passion to be the best and an unparalleled pride in their work and in the Milwaukee brand. We know that the only way to sustain growth and success is to value the growth and success of each person within the organization that's why we invest in an individual's growth and development from day one.All of our teams touch every step of the process, that is why our Engineering teams are some of the key contributors to our continuous innovations. The fast-paced, agile environment continuously delivers disruptive technologies by providing every team with the resources needed to excel and working directly with End Users to understand how to deliver heavy duty products with high performance. We create Best in Class products by leveraging advanced analysis tools, extensive testing regimes, state-of-the-art manufacturing processes and cross-functional agility.OverviewThe Director of Distribution Operations is responsible for the daily operation of the 900K square feet Red Excellence DC. - This individual will provide leadership and direction for all distribution operations within the facility, ensure the safety of team members, be accountable for performance and productivity, provide oversight on the maintenance and upkeep of the facility, and ensure that all programs are aligned with the strategic goals of the company.You'll also be DISRUPTIVE through these duties and responsibilities:---Plan, manage, and execute all distribution related functions to achieve goals consistent with the company strategy and provide agreed service levels to internal and external customers.---Contribute to and participate in the development of the Milwaukee Tool Distribution StrategyRecommend distribution operating budget along with capital expenditure requirements; effectively administer, control, and develop the systems and policies necessary to achieve effective distribution expense control---Maintain a safe and secure environment for team members; adhere to safety programs, procedures, and policies---Ensure the proper training of distribution team members along with cross-training programs for team members to provide development opportunities for career advancement---Responsible for total inventory management by ensuring the compliance of receiving and inventory control procedures across the facility---Responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of facility and all material handling equipment inside the facility---Collaborate cross-functionally to launch new initiatives and track and analyze performance of the distribution center---Facilitate proactive change management to all levels of the team impacted by process change---Analyze data to determine appropriate actions needed to optimize resultsDetermine and execute the most efficient sequence of operations and workflow and methods to maximize assets and team member utilization---Lead and execute best practices to promote team member engagement and enable a highperforming workforce to contribute to the company's strategic growth and business objectives---Role model behaviors aligned to our high performing culture with an emphasis on embracing our competencies and delivering with subject matter expertise---Partner across the organization to coach and develop leaders to ensure they are building culture action plans that best align to our people strategies and business initiativesWhat TOOLS you'll bring with you:---Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering or equivalent experience 10 or more years of combined experience in material handling, automation, manufacturing, supply chain, process improvement, and/or distribution in an omni-channel environment.---4 years of planning, analytical, and/or reporting experience preferably in positions ofincreasing responsibility---Be experienced in managing large warehouse teams with a background in hiring, training,motivating, and resolving employee relations issues---Possess detailed understanding of financial statements and resulting cost implications---Strong attention to detail, ability to produce high quality and accurate work products.---Must be able to operate with sound reasoning and judgement coupled with a high level ofresourcefulness---Demonstrate structured thinking to solve problems and conduct root cause analysis---Experienced in working with data to analyze root causes, implementing long term solutionsand improve operational outcomes.--- Leadership experience with continuous improvement methodologies---Experience with DC technology (WMS, OMS, TMS, LMS)Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:--- Strong interpersonal effectiveness and communication skills--- Ability to foster an environment of accountability and compliance--- Ability to achieve results in a cross-functional team environment--- Ability to identify financial issues and provide cost-effective solutions--- Demonstrated strong analytical and problem-solving skills--- Willingness to challenge the status quo and to innovate--- Ability to influence both internal and external stakeholders--- Capacity to manage through complexity and ambiguity--- Bias for action--- Skilled at managing interpersonal relations to build rapport inside and outside the immediate team, can motivate through leadership, and influence and align resources.--- Strong organization, time management, and follow-up skills leading with a sense of urgency.--- Ability to effectively multi-task and meet deadlines.--- Ability to work both independently and in a collaborative team environment.We provide these great perks and benefits:--- Robust health, dental and vision insurance plans.--- Generous 401 (K) savings plan.--- Education assistance.

Keywords: MILWAUKEE ELECTRIC TOOL CORP, Memphis , Director of Distribution, Executive , Olive Branch, Tennessee

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