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Director of Warehouse and Transportation

  • LocationKent, WA 98032 - United States
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Published At:4 days ago
  • Job no: 39973
  • Category: Production/Manufacturing

Job Description

Our client, a leading produce company, is currently recruiting a Director of Warehouse and Transportation who will infuse the Warehouse and Transportation Team with their talent, energy and leadership skills. This is an exceptional opportunity to join a corporate culture that is known for its innovative and growth-oriented vision. Responsibilities include:

1) Lead, organize, manage, schedule and optimize linkages across a complex manufacturing environment

2) Leverage systems and technology to flexibly and in real time during times of changing supply and demand and manpower across an entity

3) Lead an organization in making warehousing, handling procedures and inventory management, as efficient as possible

4) Understand logistics planning and optimization and the ability to lead an organization in lowering transportation costs

5) Improve customer service leveraging the logistic experts, as needed

6) Oversee the staff activities to make sure operations flow smoothly and instruct accordingly and motivate them to perform

7) Establish, follow and enforce safety standards and procedures in compliance with a healthy work environment and legal requirements

8) Work closely with various people both internally and with external vendors of the company negotiating to get the best rates possible on materials and logistics services

9) Perform other duties as assigned

Critical Requirements

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

2) Recent experience in the produce industry is strongly preferred

3) Preference will be given to candidates with recent experience in warehousing and transportation management

For the right leader, this is a wonderfully rewarding role with tremendous growth prospects. If you are qualified and think you're a strong fit for this role, please apply ASAP. We thank all applicants, but only candidates who meet our client's criteria will be contacted.

Compensation and Other Details

Base Salary: Highly competitive package, commensurate with experience


  • Published on 13 Jan 2022, 9:20 AM