The Everest Group

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  Angeles, CA
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Director of Transportation - Domestic/International

Our client is one of the world’s leading third party logistics providers specializing in customized freight forwarding and supply chain solutions. In the last year this company had a net turnover of $3.2 billion, managed 2.8 million TEU of ocean freight and supply chain management volumes and air freighted more than 225,000 tonnes.

Carson, CA

Director of Operations is responsible for the overall performance of the distribution center as well as manage all aspects of customer requirements.

Responsibilities include the following:
• Ensure the development of systems and procedures for operating and managing physical facilities, human resources, and equipment in a profitable manner.
• Plan, direct and implement warehouse operations, procedures and support to meet prescribed productivity and service levels.
• Work closely with the in house trucking company to manage dray moves from this facility.  
• Provide performance reviews to all direct reports and ensures the same is done for all associates.
• Ensure effective hiring, training and development of distribution center associates.
• Accountable for client, carrier and Company KPI’s in areas of responsibility.  
• Manage inventory accuracy, shipping, receiving, P&L responsibility, rate requirements and development of incentive programs.
• Maintain records and reports to ensure customer service levels are being met.  
• Develop, implement, and maintain appropriate programs to ensure that all safety and housekeeping standards and objectives are met. 
• Assure compliance to regulations in regard to safety certification to forklift drivers, and OSHA guidelines.
• Compliance with all applicable Federal, State and Local legal requirements.

• College Degree Preferred 
• 10 + years industry experience in a 3PL environment (in an automated facility) and company owned distribution center or warehouse facility. 
• 10 + years supervisory or managerial experience. 
• Labor Relations Experience
• Strong knowledge of handling drayage
• High level of computer skills, to include, but not limited to Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project Visio, and SharePoint .
• Skills in planning, controlling, staffing, budgeting, organizing, and communicating are required.