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Director/VP Logistics/Distribution/Operations

Logistics/Distribution/Operations/Transportation/Warehouse Operations/Customs/Inventory/Replenishment Buying/Customer Service/3PL/Retail/Automotive/Telecommunications/Chemicals/

Work Preferences

Desired Salary
90,000 - 110,000 per year  
Availability
Immediate  
Desired Job Type
Full Time  
Can Travel for Work
Extensively  
Highest Education Level
Bachelor Degree  
Current Location
Ontario - Toronto / GTA, Canada  
Relocation
Will Consider Relocation to;
National
Ontario
Ontario - Kitchener/Waterloo
Ontario - Mississauga
International
Australia
Bermuda
United States
Residency / Visa
Authorized to work in this location

Skills and Experience

Category Yrs. Exp. Last Used
3PL, Logistics & Warehousing Contract Logistics Management 20 2009  
  Distribution Centre Management 10 2009  
  Logistics - Analyst 20 2009  
  Logistics - Management 20 2009  
  Warehouse - Management 20 2009  
Accounting, Finance, Legal & Insurance Claims 20 2009  
  Procurement and Inventory 20 2009  
Automotive Parts & Accessories 10 2009  
  Other 9 1999  
Executive Management & Consulting General Management 20 2009  
  Supply Chain Consultants 5 2009  
Graduate/Entry Level 3PL, Logistics & Warehousing 10 2009  
  Automotive 10 2009  
  Retail, FMCG & Consumer Products 15 2009  
  Shipping, Freight Forwarding & Customs 20 2009  
  Supply Chain & Procurement 20 2009  
  Transport - Road, Rail and Courier 20 2009  
Manufacturing & Distribution Distribution 20 2009  
  Materials 5 2006  
  Operations 10 2009  
  Planning & Forecast 5 2009  
Retail, FMCG & Consumer Products Management 15 2009  
Shipping, Freight Fwding & Customs Customs Brokers & Classifiers 15 2009  
  Importer / Exporter 10 2008  
  Management 20 2009  
  Sea Freight 10 2009  
Supply Chain & Procurement Distribution Centre Management 20 2009  
  Inventory 10 2009  
  Management 20 2009  
  Materials Handling & Equipment 10 2009  
  Process & Policy Management 10 2009  
  Project & Change Management 15 2009  
  Replenishment & Buyers 5 2009  
  Supply Chain - Operations 20 2009  
Transport - Road, Rail and Courier Fleet Management 10 2008  
  Rail & Rail Freight 20 2004  
  Transport - Analyst 20 2009  
  Transport - Management 20 2009  

Employment History

Job Title
Director,Operations
Industry
Retail
06/2006 to 01/2009

·     Manage two large unionized DC operations- London, ON (330,000 sq ft) and Victoriaville, PQ (280,000 sq ft) distributing Hardware and consumer goods to over 1300 independent retail locations across Canada.

·     Responsible for day to day operations of  $200 million Hardware division

·     Developed strategy and implemented plan to increase fill rates/reduce stock outs on regular and promotional lines.

·     Developed metrics to establish base, set targets and measure improvement to objectives.

·     Centralized Replenishment Buying to streamline  process and eliminate duplication

·     Manage Product Replenishment team to reduce inventory by $10 million and increase turns from 3 to 5.

·     Responsible for Transportation, Customer Service, Warehousing, Inventory Control, Replenishment Buying, Budgeting and Cost Control, Human Resources.

 

Job Title
Director, Materials
Industry
Telecommunications
01/2005 to 04/2006

·        Developed strategy to increase Service level from 40% to 90+% in less than six months.   

·        Reorganized department of 8 Managers and 100 unionized employees to create logistics and customer service focus.

·        Developed Metrics to establish baseline, measure improvements and set objectives (KPI).

·        Aligned Inventory and safety stock levels to meet customer requirements, improve productivity of Installation technicians ($1.3 million downtime savings) and increased customer satisfaction.

·        Created and mentored Planning and Analysis Department to develop forecasts, Bills of Materials and regular inventory analysis.

·        Redesigned Warehouse facilities to improve efficiency, productivity and future implementation of WMS system.

·         Led team through Process mapping of Supply chain and procurement functions to reduce purchasing costs, streamline acquisition of materials/tools requirements and implement proper purchasing procedures.

·        Managed 3 DC’s and 50 small parts depots

Qualifications

Completed Institution Degree / Qualification
1986 York University Bus Admin  

Work Related Training & Certification

Completed Institution Training / Certification
1982 CITT CITT  
2001 MHMS PMM  
1998 Logistics Institute P.Log