Director of Logistics

JOB FUNCTION: Supply Chain & Operations
JOB TYPE: Direct Hire
LOCATION: Iselin, NJ
COMPENSATION: $130k - $150k
REMOTE / ONSITE: Hybrid
POSTED: Jul 19, 2022

Our client is a multi-national designer in the fashion & apparel Industry. Established nearly 60 years ago, our client is the leading innovator in the luxury space. They are currently seeking a Director of Logistics to join their team.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$130k – $150k DOE with a 10% bonus

Position Overview:

The Director of Logistics is responsible for managing the end-to-end operations within the global supply chain and for designing processes and ensuring the full accomplishment of the business needs. The ideal candidate must be a proactive solution seeker and have a strong background in logistics operations and analytics. The Director of Logistics will own the optimization of the inbound transportation services, identify opportunities for consolidation through a complex and fragmented space, and develop solutions for transportation between facilities.

Responsibilities of the Director of Logistics:

  • Develop and deliver structural improvements and designs for the future while maximizing daily performance, future scalability, and growth opportunities for the business.
  • Own the ocean/air import, domestic rail, and over-the-road trucking activities, including service provider selection.
  • Analyze rates, route, and tender shipments via approved transportation providers to optimize freight costs while maintaining excellent service levels.
  • Collaborate with Sales, Customer Experience, and other departments within the company to drive customer order fulfillment to meet customer expectations.
  • Optimize FTE by cross-training staff and allocating resources according to business needs.
  • Manage the distribution expense to budget and continuous improvement to reduce the actual rate of distribution expense to gross revenue.
  • Manage all aspects of the DC’s financial, operational, people and processes, and service-related objectives to drive continuous improvement and efficiency gains to reduce overall cost-to-serv.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with vendors, partners, and carriers, and review contracts, and negotiate terms.
  • Create and conduct high-profile presentations and effectively represent distribution logistics to key leaders.

Qualifications of the Director of Logistics:

  • 8+ years of progressive management-level operational experience.
  • Strong knowledge of SAP, EDI, Excel, shipping optimization, vendor compliance and routing guide standards, Import/Export, Customs FDA regulatory compliance, and overall distribution and supply chain trends.
  • Strong ability to develop and deploy quantitative analysis for business improvement and track record of KPI-driven and data-driven leadership.
  • Comprehensive business process and systems knowledge and the ability to identify and implement best practices.
  • A strong track record of talent recognition and development and finding and building future leaders for the organization.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Supply Chain Management or a relevant field.

Benefits:

  • Health.
  • Dental.
  • Vision.
  • 401k with match.
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), age, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
Position ID: 111974