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Director of Distribution and Transportation

  • LocationExton, PA 19341 - United States
  • Work TypeFull Time - Permanent
  • Positions1 Position
  • Published At:11 days ago


  • Job no: 37499
  • Categories: Supply Chain/Purchasing

Job Description

A leading company in the ingredients industry is currently seeking a Director of Distribution and Transportation to join their team. The role will be challenging but also highly rewarding and this leader will be a key voice in the company. For the right executive, this is a fantastic opportunity with great growth prospects. Key duties include:

1) Develop, implement, enforce and evaluate policies and procedures, as needed for the ongoing structure of the department

2) Accomplish operational expectations with a focus on customer requirements at all times

3) Act as a change agent to lead change and innovation within distribution and transportation environments

4) Maintain a thorough knowledge of the current transportation regulations specific to the food industry

5) Ensure that the department is cross trained accordingly

6) Identify learning opportunities that enhance the knowledge and capabilities of the department

7) Maintain constant evaluation of the third-party distribution network for performance and pricing

8) Develop consistent and meaningful metrics across entire company’s distribution network

9) Work closely with the Executive Team to set and implement policies, processes and systems and follow through with implementation

10) Communicate all operating policies and issues at department meetings

11) Work closely with the Logistics Manager developing KPI’s necessary for the constant evaluation of transportation and distribution network

Critical Requirements

1) A university degree is required. Although all candidates are welcome and encouraged to apply, preference will be given to those with degrees in a relevant field

2) Appropriate full-time work experience is mandatory (no students or fresh graduates please)

3) Recent experience in the ingredients industry is strongly preferred

4) Preference will be given to candidates with recent experience in distribution and transportation management

If you are qualified and looking to work with a well-established company – one of the top names in the industry – you should not let this opportunity pass by. However, for this Director of Distribution and Transportation role, you must be someone who is experienced and passionate about distribution and transportation management.

Compensation and Other Details

Base Salary: Highly competitive package, commensurate with experience

  • Published on 27 Apr 2021, 1:23 PM