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Senior Director of Distribution Operations

Job Description
Carter's, Inc. is the largest branded marketer in North America of apparel exclusively for babies and young children. The Company owns the Carter's and OshKosh B'gosh brands, two of the most recognized brands in the marketplace. These brands are sold in leading department stores, national chains, and specialty retailers domestically and internationally. They are also sold through more than 1,000 Company-operated stores in the United States, Canada, and Mexico and online at www.carters.com, www.oshkoshbgosh.com, and www.cartersoshkosh.ca. The Company's Just One You and Genuine Kids brands are available at Target, its Child of Mine brand is available at Walmart, and its Simple Joys brand is available on Amazon. The Company also owns Skip Hop, a global lifestyle brand for families with young children. Carter's is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Additional information may be found at www.carters.com.
Act as Facility VP when General Manager is not available
Maintain maximum utilization of people, processes and technology for the facility
Ensure that facility performance is in compliance with budget and SLA targets; monitor variable spending and ensure budget is not exceeded
Monitor daily workloads against weekly/monthly plan. Provide direction for appropriate adjustments
Ensure that flow of work in the facility is managed in order to meet/exceed well defined SLAs (service level agreements)
Ensure competing business priorities among business units are managed to achieve
Meet daily with the Operations team and provide direction to achieve companys production/shipping plan
Promote teamwork within the facility across all shifts and with all corporate departments and functions
Drive for constant process improvements and/or functional layout changes to support the business
Develop, implement and monitor procedures, methods of operation, service requirements and resource utilization
Work closely with staff to develop facility goals and objectives that align with company goals and objectives
Advise Supply Chain leadership on any major issues and risks associated with operational changes
Act as the eCommerce liaison between the DC and corporate business partners
Support employee and leader engagement through effective communication, recognition and accountability
Proven leadership ability with a focus on being proactive, leading and driving change. Ability to provide direction, lead courageously, motivate & influence others, foster teamwork, coach & develop and champion change
Ability to communicate and work with all levels (a wide variety of audiences), internal and external, both business and technical, both written and verbal
Strategic thinking with the ability to translate a plan into action
Strong foundation in distribution and transportation functions of supply chain
3-5 years experience in leading a high volume eCommerce operation
Strong organization skills with the ability to prioritize competing demands
Demonstrated success multi-tasking and the ability to adapt to ever-changing environment while maintaining clear focus on all priorities
Strong technical ability - comprehensive understanding of facility layout, forecasting, budgeting, scheduling procedures, material handling equipment and industrial technology/tools related to operations Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications
Experience and Skills
BS/BA degree or equivalent experience preferred in business, logistics, supply chain or related field
Business expert in warehouse management systems
Minimum seven to ten years of in apparel distribution experience preferred
Use general office equipment to include computer, printer, copier, telephone and calculator
No travel restrictions
Requires intermittent periods during which continuous physical exertion is required, such as walking, standing, stooping, climbing, lifting material or equipment, some of which may be heavy or awkward
Comply with Blackout Periods during heavy volume times (no vacation or personal time allowed) as determined by Management
Able to work throughout Holiday periods as decided by management (retail environment)
Must be available to work consecutive days in a row (for example
NOTE- This position description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties described may be changed or reassigned at the discretion of management, and the employee may be required to perform duties that are not listed in the position description.
Use general office equipment to include computer, printer, copier, telephone and calculator
No travel restrictions
Requires intermittent periods during which continuous physical exertion is required, such as walking, standing, stooping, climbing, lifting material or equipment, some of which may be heavy or awkward
Comply with Blackout Periods during heavy volume times (no vacation or personal time allowed) as determined by Management
Able to work throughout Holiday periods as decided by management (retail environment)
Must be available to work consecutive days in a row (for example 11+ days).
Carters is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.
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