Head of Distribution Center (Global expanding food brand)
- Head of Distribution Center
- Location: Dallas County, Texas
- Salary: Up to $135,000 + benefits
A highly successful and fast-growing global food business is now looking to hire a new Head of Distribution Center to help kick-start a brand new facility into a successful powerhouse.
This Transportation Manager position is an intriguing and exciting mix of both strategic + tactical 'self-starter' operations. The successful candidate will be managing a team of ~15, ensuring all departments are functioning efficiently and effectively, and implementing cost saving strategies. The ideal candidate will have had experience with managing and developing people, considers themselves a 'go-getter' as a leader, worked in a transportation/warehouse role previously, and has working knowledge of local fleets and carriers.
- Oversee all distribution aspects, ensuring efficiency and safety
- Monitor and implement strategies to track overall progress
- Mentor and develop a staff of ~15 to create a warm and welcoming culture.
The successful candidate will ideally have:
- 4+ year's experience in logistics or transportation
- 3+ year's experience managing a team
- Experience with food or beverage distribution
- Bachelor's degree (in Logistics/SCM preferred)
- Knowledge in Lean Production/Six Sigma