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Director, Distribution

Company: GROWVE
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Director, DistributionJob Location Growve SLC Warehouse - Salt Lake City, UT Company OverviewFounded in 2006 and headquartered in St. Petersburg, FL, Growve is a brand accelerator specializing in acquiring, operating, and growing world-class brands in the dietary supplement, personal care, healthy food, active nutrition, pet nutrition, and household products verticals. Growve's team of 1,000+ derives its value from acquiring brands and driving growth through in-house expertise in marketplace management, digital marketing, creative services, innovation, distribution, retail sales, manufacturing, supply chain management, regulatory and accounting. The Company's portfolio includes 29 brands and thousands of unique products. To help support our rapid growth, we are expanding our team. Position Overview:The Director of Distribution is responsible for managing all staffing, processes, inventories, systems, facilities, and equipment for Growve's distribution center (called Growve GO). This position will ensure that customer orders are timely and accurately fulfilled and that inventory is accurate and optimized. The Director of Distribution will develop and lead high performance teams to drive continuous process improvement to enhance efficiency and customer service.Objectives and Responsibilities:Manage, mentor, train, develop and motivate all warehouse personnel to develop an efficient highly functioning team and to ensure compliance to company policies, regulations, SOP's, promote professional growth and continuous improvement in quality, efficiency, delivery, and safety. Improve and manage employee training including job skill, safety, cGMP, and other training.Create a culture of safety and teamwork in the department and ensure compliance with all safety policies and procedures. Monitor forklift certification and safe operating practices.Manage daily warehouse functions including receiving order fulfillment, inventory management, and warehouse organization.Work with Customer Service and Sales to ensure orders are accurately fulfilled while meeting customer shipping deadlines and customer routing guide requirements. Provide order status information as needed (work to automate all order status information). Ensure Shipping can respond to special sales requests in a timely manner. Act as primary point of contact between internal sales teams, marketing teams and operations teams for a seamless order fulfillment process. Coordinate with Supply Chain and Logistics teams to prioritize schedule for shipments as needed.Manage inventory optimization and accuracy for finished goods, packaging, and raw materials. Oversee inventory cycle counting program. Manage inventory ABCD status. Manage inventories to ensure efficient storage and movement at the Pont Of Use (POU). Maintain FEFO and lot control for all finished goods and raw materials. Follow up on lot tracking needs including trans-shipping, mock/real recalls, etc. Recommend and implement process improvements for Inventory Control. Manage company's Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)Utilize company's Traffic Management System (TMS) to consolidate orders, coordinate level loading, truck scheduling, order tracking and delivery follow up. Monitor expenses and identify opportunities to control costs and/or save money. Aid in developing and managing distribution operations budget. Support, participate in, and meet Company and department Objectives, Initiatives, KPI's and Strategies. Help teams set and attain measurable goals and metrics witch align with company goals and metrics. Coach teams, celebrate successes develop tools, and provide both positive and constructive timely feedback to help teams improve and to enable self-direction.Comply with federal and state regulations. Develop and implement other "best-in-class solutions to continuously improve warehouse operations.Conduct daily analysis, identify potential issues, assess root causes, and resolve problems with inventory picklists, short-dated products, or damaged inventories.Establish a culture of respect, urgency, hard work consistency, and effective communications in the department and within the facility. Assist in researching and completing Corrective and Preventative Actions.Help fulfill orders when needed and assume additional responsibilities as assigned.Skills and Qualifications:Strong analytical, problem solving, and process improvement skills. Excellent leadership skills, with an ability to build trust, foster innovation, facilitate change, prioritize, provide direction, and execute with excellence to achieve results and meet deadlines.Ability to work well with teams and vendors/ carriers.Strong foundation in interpersonal communication concepts, specifically, written, oral, presentation, listening, and facilitation skills.Position requires flexibility, careful attention to details, and ability to multi-task.Ability to speak Spanish is a plus. Education and Experience: Minimum five (5) years of experience in warehouse and inventory control management in a manufacturing environment required.Minimum five (5) years of experience in distribution management.Strong background in managing WMS - experience implementing WMS preferred.ERP systems experience required, MS Office, especially Excel experience required.Bachelor's degree in a related discipline or equivalent experience required.Experience in a food, beverage, or consumer products environment preferred.Experience in implementing and managing TMS preferred.Experience implementing and managing Lean Manufacturing practices preferred. Additional Details & Benefits Full Time with Competitive Pay Casual company environment, with a work hard/play hard culture. Corporate offices located in downtown St. Petersburg, FL and Salt Lake City, UT Notice to Recruiters - We do not work with outside recruiting agencies. Please do not solicit. This description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities and qualifications. The position, duties, and qualifications are subject to change at any time. PM20PI208202457

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