Director Distribution Lab ProductsOTH01005JMundelein, Illinois
- Oversee the distribution of restricted storage classes – Refrigerated Product, Hazmat, Lab, Research and other inventory identified for special handling.
CORE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Ensure order fulfillment is completed to customer specification. Work with vendors on special packaging/shipping requirements. Plan, lead and measure all daily processes.
- Plan and lead the training necessary to execute the processing and shipping of restricted storage classes based on branch and volume.
- Liaison as the primary point person with all local, state, and federal agencies as necessary involved with regulating the storage and shipping of restricted storage class materials.
- Ensure an efficient process for receiving and returning restricted storage class inventory/product. Manage expenses associated with distributing these items.
- Support contract negotiations for this class of inventory and the overall distribution process.
- Provide timely reporting on delivery times, service failures and customer concerns. Visit key accounts and locations.
- Ensure safe practices are in place and are followed specific to these restricted classes. Observe and monitor work teams adherence to defined SOP’s and ensure housekeeping guidelines are followed.
- Meet with the product divisions and product managers regularly to ensure a consistent flow of communications on all aspects of distribution of these classes of inventory.
- Develop metrics and compliance objectives that are clearly defined and incorporated into SOP’s for team supporting this business.
- Assist in developing new packaging, storage, and shipping strategies to decrease overall operational cost while maintaining service and efficiency.
Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, transportation management or similar degree. High School diploma or equivalent and at least 15 years’ experience in warehousing/distribution.
At least 10 years of experience in managing and distributing restricted/specialty classes of inventory. Laboratory products, Hazmat, refrigerated products.