Neapco Components

Director, Distribution and Logistics

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Named as one of the fastest growing private companies in the United States by Crain’s Fast 50 and Inc. Magazine and recently awarded with the Corp! Magazine 2018 Economic Bright Spot Award in the Enterprise Business category, Neapco designs, manufactures and distributes OEM driveline products for automotive and non-automotive applications throughout the globe. To guarantee high-performance but competitively priced products, we combine low-cost sourcing of materials, innovative in-house design, efficient production and quality assurance processes with high quality people.

 
Neapco recognizes that our team members are our most valuable asset, and we are committed to providing them with a safe, drug-free workplace fostering respect and ethical treatment. Unlawful discrimination in employment decisions based on race, color, religion, ethnic/national origin, age, sex, veteran status, disability or any similar protected status is strictly prohibited. In return for their expertise and shared commitment to our goals, we offer our team members competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.

Job Code: Director, Distribution and Logistics
Posted On: Monday, 12th November 2018
Location: Beatrice, Nebraska
501 Sargent Street, Beatrice, NE 68310

Job Description:

  • Reporting to the President of NEAPCO Components, the Director of Distribution & Logistics will partner with the business leadership within a matrix environment to oversee the operations of the Regional Distribution Centers (RDC) for the NEAPCO Components Aftermarket business. The primary RDCs are based in Beatrice, NE, Riverside CA and other east coast and Canadian centers yet to be determined.

This role will be responsible for the performance of the RDCs and Export / Import / Free Trade Zone compliance. This role will also work with the other senior leadership team members to continuously assess the needs of the business and structure the organization to support growth strategies, increased productivity and process improvement. This is a dynamic role which will be based in Beatrice, NE, but will require regular travel to the locations within the NEAPCO Components Group.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee operations of the Regional Distribution Centers (RDC)Responsible for all aspects of the RDCs operational performance including customer on-time delivery, inventory optimization, freight management, and customs and regulatory compliance
  • Develop metrics/assessment tools to understand the overall performance of the RDCs and their teams
  • Responsible for development and execution of an integrated distribution strategy related to current and future business requirements
  • Develop, implement and monitor distribution processes and procedures, and ensure consistency of operations across all RDCs
  • Monitor all distribution activities including receiving, handling, packaging, and delivery to ensure customer requirements and RDC goals are met
  • Evaluate physical requirements for current and future distribution state including space, permits etc.
  • Coordinate proper staffing levels to ensure sufficient coverage and maximum productivity
  • Recruit and develop a productive warehouse management team including supervisors and other key roles
  • Ensure compliance with legal/governmental regulations including Free Trade Zone
  • Ensure compliance with Health and Safety policy and laws including those for HAZMAT products
  • Lead continuous improvement initiatives including implementation of Lean and/or Six Sigma best practices
  • Develop business plans and budgets and manage their execution
  • Performs other related duties as required

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

 This position will work in a highly matrixed environment across the NEAPCO Components business and will directly supervise exempt and/or nonexempt associates as appropriate. The role will carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training associates; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining associates; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 10-plus years of Operations/Supply Chain or Distribution experience
  • Ability to operate in a highly matrixed global environment,
  • Effective communication skills;
  • Demonstrated project management skills, gained from a varying range of project scope and magnitude
  • Knowledge of various continuous improvement problem analysis tools such as value stream mapping, fishbone diagrams, control charts, cause and effect, and pareto analysis.
  • Ability to travel

 

 

Preferred Skills:

Bachelor’s Degree with 10-plus years of Operations/Supply Chain or Distribution experience,

Ability to operate in a highly matrixed global environment

Demonstrated project management skills, gained from a varying range of project scope and magnitude

knowledge of various continuous improvement problem analysis tools such as value stream mapping, fishbone diagrams, control charts, cause and effect, and pareto analysis.

Ability to travel