Sr. Director of Distribution - Cranbury, NJ

  • Company: Parfums Christian Dior USA
  • Location: United States
  • Business group: Perfumes & Cosmetics
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Supply Chain
  • Experience required: Minimum 10 years
  • Reference No.: PCD15304
  • Date of publication: 2018.01.31


MAIN JOB OBJECTIVE Direct the physical distribution process of a highly mechanized, 255,000 sq. ft distribution center servicing major domestic retailers and international shipping points with full budgetary, staffing, production scheduling responsibilities.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES  Manage overall operation of the Cranbury Distribution Center with a staff of 150 regular employees and up to 175+ temporary staff. Departments include: Receiving, Replenishment, RF zone Picking, Inventory Control, Process, Reverse Logistics, Maintenance, Shipping and Traffic departments. Facility operates on two shifts 5 days per week currently  Ensure customer orders are picked within scheduled time  Seek to reduce order turn around time and reduce labor hours  B to C order management and prioritization  Insure inventory accuracy of 99.2% or greater.  Ensure ISO program/procedures are enforced  Ensure Lean and Quality programs are enforced  Ensure proper staffing levels are met to meet demands of business and within budget  Ensure line balancing guidelines are met  Facility planning and engineering using Visio or Auto CAD tools  Responsible for the management (technical aspects) of all the facilities and office spaces.  Lead productivity improvement plans with continuous monitoring of work standards and creation of new standards when needed  Manage short and long term-capacity plans.  Organize launch capacity plans.  Insure safe, secure and professional distribution environment.

Additional information

PRINCIPAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED Bachelor's Degree required 10+ years experience in Distribution Management Industrial engineering experience helpful Extensive WMS experience required (Manhattan Associates SCALE) with system design experience helpful Automated/mechanized environment experience required Understanding of work standards required (TMS or MOST) RF environment required Knowledge of consumer products industry - preferably cosmetics Knowledge of French a plus, Spanish required Strong oral and written communication skills

Perfumes & Cosmetics

A major player in the perfumes, make-up and skincare markets, the Perfumes & Cosmetics division groups together major historic Houses as well as young brands with strong potential.

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