The Director of Supply Chain/Logistics is responsible for the effective operation of the Warehouse and Transportation, including continuous improvement of warehousing and receiving processes, and to uphold best-practice standards for agency order fulfillment, inventory control and storage as well as responsible for the food sourcing activities of Feeding South Florida. Additionally, the position is responsible for oversight of the Facilities, including building and equipment maintenance, pest control, safety programs, and disaster response and business continuity planning of all on-site and off-site Food Bank facilities.
Participate with executive leadership team in organizational development and strategic planning activities. Ensure that established objectives are met or exceeded.
Direct development, implementation, monitoring and results of divisional annual work plans.
Direct all planning of warehouse, distribution, food sourcing and facilities functions to include long-term departmental goal setting, work planning, and operational analysis and evaluation.
Direct the budgeting process for the division to include budget development, management and regular monitoring.
Direct materials and equipment procurement for food distribution, warehouse and facilities functions.
Supervise Warehouse, Food Distribution and Facilities Managers. Direct hiring and staff development. Ensure effective development and establishment of standards of management performance. Ensure development, implementation, adherence to, and continuous improvement of operating policies and procedures and Feeding America standards.
Ensure organizational compliance with OSHA, USDA, LEED, Feeding America, local Board of Health, food industry and other relevant licensing and permitting bodies.
Warehouse, Transportation and Sourcing
i. Direct effective management of all warehouse and sourcing operations.
ii. Direct transportation logistics and scheduling of pick-ups, transportation and delivery, food handling & storage; oversee all on-site and off-site Food Bank warehouse locations.
iii. Lead staff meetings, cross-departmental and project meetings.
iv. Direct inventory management systems; ensure verification of inventory accuracy as needed through physical inventories and/or cycle counting. Promptly notify the CEO of any significant discrepancies. Implement additional inventory measures as necessary.
v. Work closely with the Programs Department to ensure alignment of Operations Department goals and objectives with those of the Programs Department.
Facilities, Safety and Security
i. Direct maintenance of building, grounds, equipment, machinery, HVAC, refrigeration systems, vehicles and pest management program.
ii. Direct building use, space planning, design, and renovation to ensure optimal efficiency of all Food Bank buildings and off-site operations.
iii. Direct monitoring and analyzing of overall facility and operations energy use, and maintaining building and operations at peak efficiency.
iv. Direct the development and maintenance of organizational security and safety programs and organizational business continuity and disaster response plans.
1. Perform miscellaneous tasks in support of the President and CEO.
Seven years of experience in warehouse and/or distribution management.
Bachelor degree, with emphasis on organizational management preferred.
Facilities management experience.
Demonstrate industry experience in shipping & receiving, logistics and inventory control systems and monitoring.
Analytical, data interpretation, planning and innovative problem-solving skills.
Ability to develop and manage effectively execution of new initiatives.
Budgeting and purchasing experience.
Strong leadership skills and interpersonal skills; effective verbal and written communication skills; ability to work with diverse staff and constituencies.
Strong computer proficiency, including inventory control systems, database management and Microsoft Office applications.
Must maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License and an insured personal vehicle.
Feeding America - 21 months ago