This company has been around for more than 70 years with the mission of being the supplier of choice with high quality innovative solutions that drive customer profitability in the printing industry. Currently, they are seeking a Distribution Operations & Supply Chain Director in the DesPlaines, IL area.
Position: Direct Hire
Location: Des Plaines, IL
Similar Positions: Logistics Director, Supply Chain Director
Responsibilities of the Distribution Operations & Supply Chain Director:
Directs the overall distribution/manufacturing/production activities from beginning to end
Develops budget and works on capacity plans to support company objectives
Develops/implements Distribution systems and processes to continually improve competitiveness
Establishes a materials management/supply chain strategy to optimize value added processes
Interface with leads, management and employees of supporting departments to resolve problems, coordinate workflow, initiate process improvements, etc.
Requirements of the Distribution Operations & Supply Chain Director:
Highly analytical, process driven mindset with very strong data analysis skills
Must possess solid skills in MS Outlook, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Needs to be a "hands on" leader that is willing to work alongside their direct reports to get the job done.
BS/BA in Business, Operations, Supply Chain or other relevant discipline. Advanced degree preferred
7-10 years of management experience in a distribution / supply chain environment
Global supply chain experience preferred
Experience with Salesforce.Com / Rootstock / Financial Force or other cloud based ERP systems preferred