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Nike - Director of Operations

Our client is an innovative, $25B , internationally recognized, Fortune 200 apparel company with an extensive supply chain, international and domestic transportation, and retail network. Recently our client created a mega, state of the art, distribution center resulting in the need of additional Director of Operation level executives. 

The Director of Operations will direct the development and implementation of the annual operations business plan to align with regional and global logistics objectives

Memphis, TN

• Research, design and implement innovative processes and procedures that will foster improvement of the logistics operation and service. 
• Educate staff on statistical methods for process and performance assessment and analyze performance data. 
• Facilitate and encourage continual improvement processes to make the operation more effective and flexible. 
• Select, motivate, develop, and evaluate the Operations Management team, including recruitment and selection, person-to-person development, performance reviews, salary administration, professional/managerial training, and Human Resource Process implementation of managers. 
• Build and maintain an interdependent relationship with all functional areas within the facility and engage in cross-functional collaboration with all supply chain functional groups. 
• Create and conduct high-profile presentations and effectively represent distribution logistics throughout the company. 
• Direct business processes to receive, store, process, and ship product to customers in an accurate and timely manner, while optimizing operational results. 
• Participate in and influence Supply Chain and Operations Logistics Strategy agendas from a Distribution perspective and communicate and coordinate distribution initiatives. 
• Increase Distribution visibility through effective communication with leadership and throughout the organization. 
• Responsible for the development of and adherence to an annual operations budget.

• Bachelor’s degree in Business or related discipline 
• 10 years in management level operations or 
• 12 years in management level operations, if no degree 
• 5 years in consumer products industry 
• E-Commerce experience is preferred 
• Multi-level, broad-range distribution experience involving pick and pack and shipping in a fast-paced automated facility. 
• Experience with Change Management and Lean Principles. 
• Must have demonstrated working knowledge of Supply Chain Logistics, including the following: 
o Demand Planning 
o Distribution Requirements Planning 
o Inventory Management 
o Manufacturing Planning 
o Material Planning 
o Inventory Control 
o Transportation and Logistics Planning 
o Customer Service 
o Warehousing
• Must have knowledge of current industry best practices and process improvement 
• Must understand distribution center technical operations (APICS), statistical process control, data analysis, and budgeting

• Competitive Executive Base and Bonus Program
• Full Executive Benefits
• Relocation Assistance