Director Distribution

Job Title: Director Distribution - Arlington TN Job Description: This is a key position to executing on the company's vision and cultural principles in providing superior and sustainable service levels and achieves annual corporate objectives.  Responsibility includes but not limited to distribution operations, customer service/order-to-cash,inventory management and reverse logistics (national loaner program supporting implant surgeries). This position will lead both long range strategic initiatives along with the day to day fulfillment management.  Area of responsibility include kitting of instrument and implant sets within the national loaner program; cold change logistics, high volume picking, receiving and shipping, incoming material processing, repackage and labeling, inventory management in cycle count management. This is a strategic as well as a hands-on role for process and staff development. Essential Responsibilities: Ensure company service levels for customer fulfillment are achieved and are measurable. Increase operating efficiency by delivering continuous improvement within Operations for quality, asset utilization, labor productivity and process improvements and able to support plans with ROI (return on investment) and deliver on plans. Work closely with the Vice President of Customer Experience on key operational initiatives including: Improve sales force efficiency, asset utilization and overall service levels to realize long term growth objectives.  Distribution Center space and equipment optimization supporting continued growth. Maintaining a strong and customer focused team resulting in a continued "willingness to recommend" rating in employee survey.  Change management initiatives for continued process improvements Evolution of Operation's capabilities for strong asset management Continued development for material flow, efficiency and quality in set assembly, minimize material scrapping and set cycle time. Leadership and oversight for biologics products including lot/serial tracking, UDI labelling and cold storage logistics, NPI (new product introduction) and PLM (Product life-cycle management) functions. Ensure ISO, FDA and other regulatory compliance requirements are maintained. Plans and organizes operations of future requirements for most efficient material flow and process controls. Maintains clean and safe operating environment in compliance with GMP guidelines. Ensures most cost efficient and effective means of inbound and outbound transportation. Ensure daily operations is performing in accordance to approved SOP's Skills: Strong interpersonal and people development skills  Material management and financial acumen analytical Strong customer focus Strong interpersonal and communication skills able to quickly and tactfully address service level issues. Strategic planning and leadership in delivering results of plans. A collaborative management and leadership style that maximizes both team and individuals effectiveness. Creates a team environment, develops bench strength for future leaders. Education and Experience Requirements: Bachelor's degree in business administration, supply chain or logistics management and 10 + years' experience or equivalent combination of education and experience Master's degreepreferred Background/experience working in regulated and technology based companies, preferably Medical Device. Experience in the medical device industry. Demonstrated inventory management success in a complex environment. R0005151
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
11 - 15 years

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