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Director of Distribution Operations

Company: Sager Electronics, Inc.
Location: Lewisville
Posted on: March 12, 2023

Job Description:

Sager Electronics, Inc.

Sager Electronics, a wholly owned subsidiary of TTI Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway Inc. company, is a North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components from leading manufacturers worldwide and a provider of custom value-add solutions. Grounded in over 135 years of innovation and service, Sager Electronics provides customers and suppliers a unique combination of operational excellence and innovative business solutions through its Distributing Confidence - business model. Headquartered in Middleborough, MA, Sager operates a national network of field sales representatives and power systems sales engineers, ten strategically located service centers, and a value-add Custom Solutions Center in Lewisville, TX. To learn more about us, visit Sager Culture and Position Description:As a medium-sized company with over 400 employees located across North America, we have a high performing, family-oriented team working together in support of our customer first vision. Reporting directly to the President, we are looking for a hands on Director, Distribution Operations to work at our brand new, state of the art climate controlled facility located in Lewisville, Texas. The Director of Distribution Operations directs and develops the strategic and tactical distribution operations (receiving, replenishment, order fulfillment and returns processing, performance measurements). Responsible for setting the strategic and tactical direction managing distribution operations, logistics, quality and facility management functions to ensure that excellent service levels, low transactional costs and superior quality levels are achieved in all activities related to receiving, product order handling, shipping, transportation and trade compliance. Consider joining a company that offers strong financial stability, a collaborative, family atmosphere and an environment where you can make a difference and know that your work and input matters. Come grow with us! How you will spend your time:

  • Develop long-range objectives and strategies for the distribution centers, monitor performance against these objectives and provide feedback to site direct report(s) and team members.
  • Create standard operating procedures and best practices in terms of performance monitoring in order to optimize quality and delivery time.
  • Strategic planning and execution to enhance profitability, productivity and efficiency throughout the company's operations.
  • Define information systems requirements to support process improvements initiates. Integrate the technology, quality, purchasing and logistics functions to support product and process excellence.
  • Provides leadership, supports, motivates, directs and retains high-caliber staff.
  • Develop and implement ongoing staff performance and career development programs.
  • Strive to achieve world-class supply chain, warehousing, forward and reverse logistics operations.
  • Promotes "total customer satisfaction" (delivery, quality etc.) within all Operations teams.
  • Directs the trade compliance team to ensure compliance with import/export requirements and ensures ongoing FTZ certification.
  • Directs the company's initiatives, in relation to their area of responsibility, in maintaining a safe and healthy workplace prepared for emergency situations. This responsibility requires input in the development and implementation of the emergency, safety, and environmental response programs.
  • Manage logistics and outbound transportation processes. Implement improved processes and management methods to generate higher ROI and workflow optimization.
  • Continually investigate and introduce process improvement measures.
  • Develop and manage annual operations budgets.
  • When necessary, develop and direct the management of the company's remote fulfillment/distribution center(s) that will ensure, cost-efficient shipping direct to customers and effective processing of returns.
  • Interact regularly with executive team and individual department heads to ensure that company's operational priorities are aligned with total company direction.
  • Prepare and submit monthly reports.
  • Hires, trains, develops and evaluates staff. Takes corrective action as necessary on a timely basis and in accordance with company policy. Ensures compliance with current federal, state and local regulations. Consults with Human Resources Department as appropriate.
  • Evaluate, recommend, and execute plans for human resources, capital equipment, and departmental budgets to ensure efficient distribution capabilities that meets customer service requirements. We're excited if you have:
    • BA/BS in operations, transportation, logistics management, industrial distribution, or a related field.
    • 7+ years of related experience is required, including warehousing and logistics management experience covering parcel, ocean, air, truck, and LTL transportation. Also, experience in inventory management and information technology, global trade, government affairs, and International Standards Organization and Aerospace experience is required.
    • Ability to think strategically and to envision and balance "big-picture" priorities.
    • Business, managerial, leadership and strategic thinking skills for planning and managing department, staff, budgets, projects, etc.
    • Experience with FTZ certification for networking with importers and exporters.
    • Organizational skills for organizing programs, people, projects, etc.
    • Oral and written communications skills for communicating, and building relationships, with extensive internal and external customers.
    • Analytical skills for analyzing strengths and weaknesses of warehouse operations, logistics, and assembly operations
    • Teamwork skills to encourage cooperation within the operations and logistics department and throughout the TTI organization.
    • ISO/AS knowledge for ensuring quality standards are met.
    • Global business perspective and operational understanding.What we offer our team members:Sager Electronics offers an attractive benefits package for full time employment that includes (but is not limited to) Medical/ Dental/ Vision, 401(k)/Roth plan with matching, Healthcare Savings Accounts, Educational Assistance (Tuition Reimbursement), ongoing training throughout your employment with opportunities to participate in professional and personal development programs, and a strong focus on giving back to our communities through philanthropic opportunities and volunteer hours. ITAR: This position requires the use of information or access to hardware that is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). To perform the position, you must be a U.S. Person as defined by ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. Person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e., 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee. Sager Electronics is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental disability, veterans' status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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