United States, Stamford, CT, Laundry & Home Care

Director, Logistics Steering, North America


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  • The Director, Logistics Steering, NA is responsible for developing and implementing a multi-year strategy to deliver cost savings and service delivery improvements, while collaborating closely with global teams to implement large company-wide initiatives across a highly complex logistics system supporting two retail CPG divisions, Beauty and Laundry
  • Oversee major process improvements in process and digital transformation across the logistics fulfillment workstream that improve operational excellence, deliver quality and cost-effective solutions that exceed consumer expectations
  • Influence activities across all aspects of the end to end supply chain, including internal and external resources to ensure best in class cost, service and customer satisfaction.
  • Build cross-functional, end to end forward looking capacity planning tools and processes to proactively identify and address operational logistics constraints within the end to end supply chain
  • Create and implement a supply chain dashboard which provides transparency and accountability for planning, fulfillment times, cost, and customer satisfaction
  • Provide leadership on Logistics processes and tools across the enterprise
  • Build a clearly identifiable high-performance culture within Logistics team that embraces operational excellence, lean methodology and sustainability
  • Represent North American business needs with the Global Supply Chain functional teams, as well as influencing prioritization and investment to drive maximum return for the business


  • Minimum 15 years’ experienced logistics leader with significant experience managing large logistics service providers, complex, multi-channel distribution and regional or multi-site operations. A Bachelor’s degree required. Demonstrated knowledge of SAP, APO or other ERP systems required
  • Transformational leadership skills with the ability to articulate a vision of the organization, and to define objectives and time frames essential to realizing strategic goals.
  • Passion for and experience leading continuous improvement initiatives, including demonstrated experience in implementing lean six sigma methodology in a dynamic environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to coach others to identify issues, conduct root cause analysis and take corrective actions to sustainably drive results

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JOB ID: 20007075
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067