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Sr. Director of Distribution

Company: Boelter
Location: Glendale
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

For 90 years, Boelter has been helping our customers create unforgettable experiences. Our focus is to provide unparalleled service and high-quality products. Boelter takes your best and makes it even better.
-Boelter participates in every aspect of the restaurant supply, hospitality, and beverage industries. From designing commercial kitchens to delivering barware supplies, from installing food service equipment to staging the perfect tabletop - with our full spectrum of services and products - we bring inspiration to the table. POSITION SUMMARY The Sr. Director of Operations will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of warehouse/distribution facilities operational, financial and personnel related functions as well as oversight of supply chain. Additionally, there will be a heavy focus on continuous improvement initiatives, with an emphasis on moving the facility towards more automated, repeatable processes. Experience leading a distribution operation through a process and cultural transformation desired. The associate will embody and execute our company core values within all day to day duties and responsibilities: We work as a team, leveraging our collective strengths We are passionate, bringing resiliency, creativity and grit We do what's right with honesty, respect and accountability We are reliable, through innovative and streamlined processes We have fun, celebrating successes and learning from failures We build relationships , helping our colleagues and customers thrive ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES

  • Lead the deployment of a forward-thinking, strategic vision & roadmap to optimize logistics, distribution, and supply chain which is aligned with business strategy
  • Provide strategic and tactical guidance, leadership, support, and collaboration with the business unit teams to develop and achieve goals while maintaining regulatory compliance
  • Develop and deliver solutions to continuously improve quality, reduce distribution & logistics operating costs, increase efficiencies, and improve overall distribution related operations
  • Responsible for the ensuring warehouse safety program is compliant with all OSHA, local, and state regulations and assuring the entire company embraces a culture of safety
  • Ensure supervisors effectively mentor, train, coach, and monitor the development of their subordinates to ensure they are acquiring the skills and abilities necessary to achieve success and career advancement if desired
  • Set objectives and communicates goals clearly which align with company strategy to inspire and motivate the team and foster a culture of honest communication, problem solving, safety, customer focus and teamwork
  • Develop, implement, and continuously improve warehouse policies, processes, and technologies to achieve people, quality, velocity, productivity, and financial objectives -
  • Work with supply chain leadership to optimize service levels and fill rates with inventory investment
  • Oversee all distribution & delivery service activities to ensure customer requirements are met
  • Plans, directs, and is responsible for the inventory control activities which includes oversight of the cycle count program, accuracy levels, internal and external replenishment, and discrepancy reconciliation and reporting
  • Partner with finance leadership on budgeting and forecasting inclusive of capex requirements and manage within budgetary constraints
  • Manage and lead logistics function including rate and contract negotiation, compliance, performance and technology integration with key providers and internal partners
  • Promotes, plans, initiates, and implements continuous improvement (lean) projects and supports creation/maintenance of Standard Operating Procedures across divisions
  • Keep current on industry trends and the potential for application of technology in operations processes
  • Analyzes and sets performance metrics (KPIs) to ensure the functions are operating efficiently and apply root cause analysis to determine proper corrective and preventative actions EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
    • 10-15 plus years of distribution industry operating experience
    • Deep functional expertise in key areas including distribution and logistics network optimization, transportation, and warehouse sourcing, 3PL operating experience,
    • Excellent fact-gathering and analytical skills, including business process mapping and quantitative analysis
    • Ability to effectively communicate to all levels within the organization.
    • Ability to adapt to a quickly changing work environment with rapidly changing needs and requests.
    • Ability to make decisions with limited information and operate with autonomy.
    • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and negotiating skills.
    • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to develop, transfer, and thoroughly document new processes and procedures.
    • Ability to organize, present, and convey complex problems or issues within and across other functions. At Boelter, we care about our associates. We are pleased to offer a comprehensive suite of benefits that are designed to promote and support total well-being for you and your family. - Associates working a minimum of 30 hours per week are eligible to enroll in our benefit programs.Coverage begins the first of the month following hire date for those that enroll in:
      - Short-Term Disability coverage is provided via salary continuation at a rate of 60% of your base salary. You are eligible for this coverage after one year of employment. 401(k) contributions can start as soon as the first payroll of employment and include a company match.

      You can also take advantage of Associate Perks immediately such as Paid Time Off and associate discounts at our stores.
      We are proud to offer On Demand pay to their associates. Work today and get paid tomorrow! -
      Boelter is committed to offering a robust benefits package and exciting work culture that makes it a great place to work! Wont you come join us?

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