Director of Logistics and Distribution

Job Summary

The Director of Global Logistics & Distribution leads the development and implementation of global logistics and distribution strategies to support enterprise goals over a multi-year horizon. The role will work closely with the commercial functions, account logistics personnel, IT and our logistics- and distribution partners to build and implement capabilities for future customer logistics needs. Where needed, work with the Giving and Manufacturing teams to give logistics and distribution support to our giving partners.

Essential Responsibilities


  • Influence in building and execution of strategic initiatives related to distribution centers, logistics, transportation and operations

  • Implement and execute on SLA's & KPI's and targets, holding both internal employees and external partners accountable to performance expectations

  • Identify and implement industry best practices in logistics and distribution to drive efficiency, operational effectiveness and high-quality results (Lean)

  • Assist the VP of Global Planning, Logistics and Distribution in developing and maintaining distribution center plans to further increase the high standards of quality in the movement of product to ensure customer and company quality and delivery speed standards are met for all channels

  • Develop, coach and mentor key talent to build a world class logistics and distribution organization.

  • Prepare departmental annual budgets based on the forecasting by the company and direction from leadership

  • Work with IT to maintain and develop relevant supporting tools and systems (GTN, WMS, etc)

  • Maintain operational integrity, open communication channels and resolves issues effectively and promptly


Requirements and Qualifications

  • Strong operational knowledge of distribution centers

  • Working experience in logistics and transportation and general business

  • Strong communication skills both listening, verbal and written

  • Strong leadership and change management skills


Education and Experience

  • WMS systems

  • GT-Nexus experience

  • Bachelor's degree required, MBA preferred

  • Knowledge of and experience with support of giving


EEO Statement: TOMS is an equal opportunity employer and will consider applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the ordinance.


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