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Director Distribution Center Operations


Security Operations


Arcadia, Wisconsin, United States

Are you a master in continuous improvement who likes to work in a fast-paced environment? Do you have an operational mind-set and are always looking for ways to reduce inventory and operating expenses and increase on-time delivery? Do you want to take that passion and apply it to a world-class organization?

Then apply today to our Distribution Team at Ashley Furniture – the World’s Largest Furniture Manufacturer!

We are approaching 30 million pieces sold annually with over 7,000 SKUs and we lead the way in making and moving our products with a system that directs each variable that goes into it!

Director of Distribution Center Operations

What Will You Do?

You will provide strategic and tactical direction for operations within assigned locations, supporting domestic and global distribution of product. Responsible for the optimal performance of all departments, Profit & Loss (P&L) management, Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) initiatives, Safety Compliance, Staffing, Retention and Morale, Building Maintenance, Powered Industrial Truck (PIT) Fleet Management, etc., that falls within the scope of the assigned Distribution and Fulfillment Center operations.

Drive operational improvements to achieve business goals as well as streamline processes and maximize operational performance to enable long-term growth. Ensure effective utilization of space and equipment for all distribution centers assigned and ensure processes are effectively established, followed, monitored and optimized. Additionally, the Director will provide coaching, mentoring and support in the development of staff and recognize individual team successes.

What Do You Need?

  • Bachelor's degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management or related field, or equivalent work experience, Required

  • 10 years of experience overseeing multiple medium to large sized distribution centers, Required

  • Competency in budgeting, forecasting and planning

  • Ability to develop and implement business plans and goals

  • Working knowledge of Continuous Improvement

  • Knowledge of distribution software and inventory/warehouse management systems

Who Are We?

  • We offer competitive pay and excellent benefits.

  • We are a multi-billion-dollar company and the largest manufacturer of furniture in the world and offer one of the industry’s broadest product assortments at over 20,000 storefronts in 123 countries.

  • Growth-Focused is one of our core values, and we are dedicated to helping you grow with us through training, mentoring, and coaching as well as investing in the latest design tools, production equipment and new technologies.

  • Environmental efforts are a priority as we continually seek to recycle, reuse and replenish every day.

  • Millions of dollars are contributed annually to local and national charities as we seek to improve the lives of people around the world.

We are an equal opportunity employer and provide a drug-free working environment. While Ashley appreciates the interest of allcandidatesonly those meeting specific position requirements may be contacted. Principals Only.