VP, Supply Chain & Logistics

  • Company: Christian Dior Inc.
  • Country / Region : United States
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Supply Chain
  • Experience required: Minimum 10 years
  • Reference No.: CDC03809
  • Date of publication: 2020.10.05



To lead the Supply Chain and Logistics organization in Americas (US, Canada and LATAM) with the objective to optimize sales and stock coverage in a context of rapid growth and expansion.

The Vice President will need to work closely with Merchants, HQ Supply Chain and Logistics, Finance, Retail Performance, Retail Head and Zone Managing Director.



  • Organization
    • Review the need and to propose proper organization structure and workflow in order to meet the company objective & growth;
    • Define short-term and mid-term strategy for the Supply Chain and Logistics organization, including teams, systems and partners; taking into account all channels (Retail, Wholesale, E-commerce).
  • Manage and develop the replenishment strategy for all categories
    • Optimize distribution of products;
      • Manage the assortment with Merchants;
      • Optimize stock level in stores to minimize left over inventory and stock out;
    • Drive the rebalancing process to enhance profitability and reactivity
      • Define the rebalancing calendar and frequency;
      • Organize the Regional Rebalancing for the different categories;
      • Monitor the efficiency for all transfer/rebalancing;
    • In charge of defining the omnichannel distribution strategy.
  • Demand planning
    • Lead the forecast and reorder process for permanent styles with Merchants and Retail Performance;
    • Liaise with Sales budget and global stock equation;
    • In charge of the local OTB process with Merchants and Zone management.
  • In charge of all logistics operations for the zone
    • Manage performance of freight forwarders in collaboration with HQ team
    • Develop and provide logistics performance KPIs and visibility tools
    • In charge of ensuring imports compliance (Relation with customs, Fish & Wildlife, Carnet ATA etc.).
    • Oversee the 3PL in charge of E-commerce activity, define KPIs, drive optimization projects and ensure capacity is aligned with the rapid growth of the activity.
  • Collection launches and events
    • Plan the availability of merchandise for boutique openings and special events, by liaising with regional merchandizers, central Supply Chain and Logistics;
    • Plan collection launches, in relation with other departments.
  • Communications
    • Work with different departments such as Merchandising / Finance / Regions / Paris Supply Chain to ensure smooth operations in Supply Chain and Logistics.
  • KPIs
    • Establish & define KPI's for replenishment, demand planning and logistics and share with the other departments;
    • Drive and make recommendations and changes for improvement to meet defined KPIs.

Additional information


  • 7-10 years' experience in Supply Chain and Logistics, with Distribution Planning or Forecast Planning, experience
  • Good comprehension of overall Supply Chain organization, from forecasting up to physical distribution
  • Experience of Consumer goods distribution in an international environment; Retail Experience is a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, ability to work across functional areas and levels of organization
  • Capacity to manage work under pressure
  • Analytical capabilities and agility
  • Must be able to travel to the New Jersey Office in East Brunswick at least 1 day a week

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