Role details

Director of Logistics

White Plains   •   USD130,000 - USD160,000   •  Permanent

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  • Director of Logistics
  • Logistics Director

About Our Client

This position leads the Transportation and Distribution activities for large multinncational NY based FMCPG firm. This position includes the contracting, execution and performance of all freight, as well as the management of externally contracted warehousing. The Director of Logistics plays a critical role in the broader Supply Chain organization, responsible for planning and managing logistics capacity and capability, delivering consistently high customer service performance, sustainable cost savings and strengthening the effectiveness of our vendor relationships. This position will be responsible for the execution of relevant strategic initiatives to enable business execution.

Job Description

This position leads the Transportation and Distribution activities for large multinncational NY based FMCPG firm. This position includes the contracting, execution and performance of all freight, as well as the management of externally contracted warehousing. The Director of Logistics plays a critical role in the broader Supply Chain organization, responsible for planning and managing logistics capacity and capability, delivering consistently high customer service performance, sustainable cost savings and strengthening the effectiveness of our vendor relationships. This position will be responsible for the execution of relevant strategic initiatives to enable business execution.

The sucessful candidate will have full oversee of the following:

  • Manage the capacity planning process throughout the supply chain network to ensure the ability to meet demand
  • Ownership of all relevant processes and tools to ensure effective Logistics management
  • Deliver a culture of performance management and ensure delivery of agreed performance metrics
  • Effectively manage and oversee third party vendor relationships to enable supply chain execution
  • Provide an input to strategic planning enabling identification of opportunities to improve performance and drive efficiency
  • Ensure the governance and control of logistics spend against agreed budget
  • Ensure an aligned approach to continuous improvement and delivery of on-going business value
  • Ensure effective people management and the development of core capabilities
  • Enable mutually beneficial business relationships through needs identification and the delivery of business requirements
  • Accountable for leading best practices identification / application in overall work processes, analytics, delivery methods, service and sustainability efforts
  • Leading the development and execution of specific cost savings projects across the network
  • Ensure sufficient transportation and warehousing capacity for all customer deliveries
  • Manage the financial budgeting / reporting and spending processes for all Logistics costs
  • Manage relationships with third party logistics service providers ( transportation, warehouses providers etc)
  • Support network design and optimization initiatives to ensure the company has the lowest cost / highest service logistics network
  • Work directly with Sales and Distributors to deliver against Commercial requirements
  • Ensure safety and regulatory compliance at Demand Points
  • The role will work collaboratively with key business partners to ensure effective management, interacting with Commercial, Finance, Legal, IT and other Operations functions to identify and meet business requirements at a tactical level. Externally the role will work with Vendors and other Stakeholders necessary to perform and deliver the requirements of the role.

The Successful Applicant

Candidate Profile

  • Educated to Degree Level (Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Business, Finance or other relevant subject)
  • 7-10+ year's experience in Logistics within Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG)
  • Experience of leading and motivating x-functional Teams

What's on Offer

Salary, bonus plus excellent benefits plan

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