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Director of Supply Chain and Logistics

$40k – $60k • 0.1% – 0.15%
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• Develop a logistics and distribution organization capable of delivering world-class B2B and B2C service
• Hire and develop outstanding talent within your teams, and mentor talent
across the company
• Establish long term strategy and vision for Distribution and Logistics at kencko
• Establish operational strategies, including network optimization & automation solutions
• Collaborate with the global operations and product development, implementing long term and scaleable infrastructure and innovative and optimized new products
• Answer key questions related to build-vs.-buy and insource vs. outsource decisions
• Drive continued performance improvement
• Manage logistics and distribution cost, quality and performance over the short and long term while appropriately managing risks and ability to scale
• Manage Distribution & Logistic P&L responsibility including COGS related to fulfillment and distribution, operating expenses and capital budgeting.
• Establish processes for maintaining clear and open communication channels
• Drive the requisite consensus behind a new, shared vision for Logistics and Distribution.
• Partner with manufacturing, supply chain, and sales and operations planning in order to ensure consistent and smooth operations
• Partner with Marketing, Customer Experience and technology organizations in order to leverage distribution performance as a competitive tool
Establish accountability in key processes by creating performance metrics (KPI’s) and goals, and then manage the business to meet and exceed these measures.

You will have the opportunity to:

• Meaningfully impact the company’s short-term and long-term success
• Work closely with executives across a rapidly growing organization
• Define and grow your role as you see fit
• Develop and execute operational strategy within a disruptive company
• Learn about manufacturing, software development, consumer goods and product development
• Create an inspiring workplace
• Implement and scale operational systems

To be successful, you will need:

• Distribution operations experience categories, channels and geographies
• Strong operational knowledge of distribution and logistics industries.
• Broad direct to consumer distribution leadership background, ideally globally with EMEA and North American experience.
• Hands-on experience managing mission-critical 3PL relationships.
Contract negotiation experience. Must be able to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents, and have facility with contracts and financial data.
• Strong customer focus and a track record of delivering best in class service levels.
• Experience working in a lean, matrixed, highly collaborative team environment with strong talent. Must be comfortable with and embrace collaboration and communication.
• Experience in making quick decisions based on data and experience.
• Experience with implementing scalable systems and infrastructure across operations, product development and technology.
• Experience managing direct and indirect staff in a fast-paced, changing environment.
• 10+ years of advanced leadership experience
• Track record of building and leading world class teams, rapidly scaling operations, creating high quality, reliable operations, and pushing for results.
• Proven ability to build enduring professional relationships with local partners, service providers, and distributors leading to outstanding performance.

Additional Skills:

• 10+ years progressive responsibility in high-volume, small parcel distribution, with experience managing
• CPG experience a strong plus
• Operations Management: 10 years
• Management: 8 years
• Contract Negotiation: 5 years

kencko is committed to bringing together individuals from different backgrounds and perspectives. We strive to create an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive, feel a sense of belonging, and do great work together. As an equal opportunity employer, we prohibit any unlawful discrimination against a job applicant on the basis of their race, color, religion, veteran status, sex, parental status, gender identity or expression, transgender status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetic information. We respect the laws enforced by the EEOC and are dedicated to going above and beyond in fostering diversity across our company.

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Tomás Froes

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co-founder CEO @kencko . Strong startup experience in China @FROSTIMO and @Scioko Msc @Babson College

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