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Position Type: Full Time
Job Description: ESSENTIAL FUNCTION:
The Director Distribution position is responsible for assisting in the development of supply chain strategy and implementation of that strategy within our distribution centers, our local delivery centers and our cross docks. This responsibility includes the entire DC systems infrastructure, inclusive of strategic planning, asset management, home delivery operations, E-Commerce fulfillment, and reverse logistics processing. This position supports the strategic objectives of h.h.gregg by leading, developing and implementing programs that drive financial and operational success while enhancing the customer experience.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:
The following duties and responsibilities are essential in the daily execution of the position: The development and implementation of Distribution and Delivery operations programs are facilitated through the use of effective budgeting, planning and collaboration with Distribution Centers, IT, Finance, Merchandising and Store Operations. Accountable for leveraging technology to drive improved efficiencies and economies of scale. Inclusive in these programs is the leadership and development of WMS systems, Electronic Delivery Systems, and TMS processes. The position will also be responsible for development of state of the art shipping and routing guides, utilizing electronic interfaces to raise visibility levels, track and schedule inbound vendor shipments. Position will also work closely with DC Operations to insure proper development of new facility design, network analysis, project scheduling, equipment procurement, and start up activities that are the foundation for a world class customer centric retail distribution organization with a national footprint. Create and maintain strong cross functional teams and strategic alliances to achieve objectives. Deliver results through effective utilization of resources and tools. Responsible for leading the change management effort within the Distribution and Delivery Center node of the supply chain. Coaches, trains, and develops Associates informally and through formal training programs, providing both informal (e.g. on-floor coaching) and formal (e.g. written evaluation) job performance based feedback. Maintains a union free work environment by creating an employee-centered work place that demonstrates care and concern for all Associates. Ensures a culture of safety throughout the organization by following safety policies and procedures - monitor DC safety, physical security and operational metrics on a daily, weekly and monthly basis. Give direction to department heads daily to maximize E.U’s and minimize overtime. Determine staffing needs for optimum department operations. Process and submit payroll to Human Resources on a bi-weekly schedule. Oversee and negotiate temporary staffing needs and rates for the DC. Maintains a clean facility at all times.
CORE COMPETENCIES: Customer Service: Leads the organization in using customers’ wants and needs to screen all decisions and actions; ensures that the customer’s perspective is taken fully into account. Creates and reinforces a customer service mindset throughout the organization. Developing Associates: Provides frequent, constructive feedback to continually improve performance. Grows talent by coaching for execution; provides frequent, candid and direct feedback to others. Gives others feedback on both their results and on how they achieved those results.
Business Knowledge: Focuses intensely on using levers that drive profitable sales, margins and expense control. Invests dollars and resources that achieve the greatest returns. Sense of Urgency: Holds associates responsible for their actions and results. Acts with urgency when resolving associate, customer or business problems. Team Skills: Values diverse people; shares ideas, communicates honestly and respects others. Communicates effectively with others from diverse backgrounds and perspectives and adjusts communication style, as appropriate. Builds mutual understanding, consensus and support among team members by communicating in a way that promotes understanding and commitment. Change Initiative: Drives changes that align with strategic priorities. Makes and communicates fact-based decisions. Takes initiative to build own awareness and understanding about the business reasons for change. Problem Solving Skills: Creates a “can-do” environment; encourages others to be enthusiastic about identifying opportunities, solving problems, dealing with change and executing with speed and purpose. Helps associates envision personal benefits and positive outcome of change. Makes decisions quickly based on available information and appropriate assessment of risk. Two Way Communication Skills: Communicates to team and keeps team abreast of information needed to perform their job. Creates an environment where people feel free to speak open and candidly. Sets the stage for productive conversations.
Requirements: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS: Must be willing to work a schedule that meets the needs of the customers. Must be willing to relocate to meet the needs of the business. 7 -10 years of management / supervisory experience in leading engineering team or equivalent Exemplary communications skills at associate and business executive levels. Self starting leader with excellent scheduling and follow up record Skill in examining and re-engineering operating procedures that impact the customer experience and operational efficiency. Ability to foster a cooperative work environment. Ability to develop, plan implement, short term tactical plans and long range strategic goals. Organization and time management skills. Multi-task prioritization. Solid understanding of the industry and business competition. Technical skills including, general computer skills, Project management, Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, process flows, knowledge of material handling equipment, WMS system functions, supply chain flows, logistics operations, and general retail knowledge
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Job Classification: Light
Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for light work.
 Minimal – climbing, crawling, repetitive motions, eye/hand/foot coordination
 Occasional –handling, grasping, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching
 Frequent – sitting, standing, walking
 Constant – talking, hearing
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