VP Distribution

Date: 16 May 2017
Location: United States, New York
Salary: 200,000 - 250,000$ per Annum
VP Distribution for Ecommerce Retailer DOUBLING in size in next 2-3 years!
  • VP Distribution
  • New York, NY
  • $200,000 to $250,000 + bonus + share options
A young and successful Ecommerce retail business based in New York, NY is looking to hire a high caliber VP Distribution to help grow the business from 16,000 orders per day to 32,000 orders per day within the next 2-3 years as the business opens it’s new 500,000+ sq ft purpose built, highly engineered DC.

This VP role is not for someone that likes to sit behind a desk, review Excel reports and delegate. The role demands that the candidate be in the thick of it, get the hands dirty, inspire a team of already high caliber operatives, managers and directors. There is an importance of consistence in quality, staff management & development and continuous improvement.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead and oversee management of warehouse, product picking and shipping
  • Pioneer, review and manage implementation of new processes and technologies
  • Develop and regularly monitor performance metrics and financial forecasts to evaluate operations and areas for improvement
  • Define, plan, implement and measure results for manufacturing and operations processes
  • Coach and mentor direct reports to promote succession planning and development opportunities to address current gaps
  • Act as strategic leader for Operations senior management team
  • Implement annual operating budgets in tune with principles of prudent financial management

The successful candidate will ideally have:

  • Bachelor’s degree (ideally in an analytical subject)
  • 10 years minimum Distribution/Warehousing experience in a fast paced environment
  • Extensive experience in Food and/or Retail industries
  • Proven experience of managing direct reports & large team
  • Hands on experience & frequent visits to Distribution Centres
  • Strong turnaround experience (ability to turn average individuals/teams into successful ones)

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