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Distribution Center Network (DCN) Senior Manager

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Miamisburg, OH, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

Company Description

ABOUT AVERY DENNISON CORPORATION

At Avery Dennison (NYSE: AVY), innovation is in our DNA. From creating the world’s first self-adhesive label in 1935 to developing ground-breaking RFID item-level tagging in 2010, we have a rich history of industry "firsts" and an entrepreneurial spirit that is second to none. Powered by a team of 30,000 employees in nearly 60 countries around the globe, we provide innovative identification and decorative solutions for businesses and consumers worldwide. Our cutting-edge solutions reach almost every industry imaginable – from the fast-paced medical field to the chic fashion and apparel business. Anchored by a strong values system and core leadership principles, Avery Dennison takes pride in making brands more inspiring and the world more intelligent.

Job Description

Opportunity:

The Distribution Center Network (DCN) Senior Manager is responsible for oversight of all network activities including new DC stand up, DCN optimization, DCN inventory management and DCN performance and delivery. The DCN Senior Manager will be responsible for leading the DCN teams located across various regions/sites, and work closely across Business Unit and Site Leadership teams to deliver on commitments. Primary responsibilities include the overall planning, organizing, coordination and execution of DCN performance.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Responsible for managing ~10 members across the DC Network at the following locations: Miamisburg, OH - New Century, KS - Fletcher, NC - Napa, CA, - Quakertown, PA - Juarez, Mexico
  • Closely monitors inventory levels across Distribution Center Network to ensure sufficient to fulfill all orders and maintain agreements with key customers
  • Build and maintain close relationships and communication with all DC team members, site managers, planning and supply chain leaders to ensure service level agreements are met and inventory levels are maintained
  • Ensures DC Network is prepared for growth including new program onboards of significant scale
  • Develops short and long range distribution network design strategy, capital planning and deployment, service level improvement, cost optimization, and KPI/metric development.
  • Builds strong teams by providing opportunities for growth and development.
  • Champions innovation, simplification, and standardization of current solution offerings, operating procedures, methodologies, and processes.
  • Coordinate shipping with carriers to meet customer service level agreements
  • Execute upon framework established by transportation partners within organization to leverage contracted rates for improved cost savings
  • Supplies and equipment management to include sourcing and support
  • Troubleshoots ordering issues with customers and expedites as needed to meet customer demands
  • Training / process standardization network-wide and executes document control to maintain ISO 9001 standards

Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Preferred in a relevant discipline (Operations, Logistics, Supply Chain).
  • 10+ years of relevant professional experience in distribution, warehousing, logistics, operations.
  • Excellent planning, forecasting, analytical and presentation skills.
  • Excellent facilitation, customer service, relationship building and communication skills.
  • Ability to navigate a matrixed work environment, partnering with stakeholders across various functions to deliver operational and financial commitments.
  • Strong project and change management skills in order to manage multiple projects and resources in a remote, dynamic and highly changing environment
  • Strong leadership & organizational skills.
  • Good business acumen.
  • Willingness to travel 25% of time and upwards of 50% as needed
  • Propensity for identifying risks and issues proactively, making decisions with incomplete information and acting expediently.
  • To be successful in this position you are a confident team player, highly self-driven, and equipped with good collaboration skills. The ability to work under pressure and a continuous improvement solution-oriented mindset is required.

Additional Information

Supervisory Responsibilities

If applicable, carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Additional Information

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Management reserves the right to revise, change or modify the duties and responsibilities of this position at any time to meet business and organizational needs. This position description may not list all duties for this position. The incumbent in the position may be asked to perform other duties. This position description is not a contract for employment and either the incumbent or Avery Dennison may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.

Management Disclaimer

Management reserves the right to revise, change or modify the duties and responsibilities of this position at any time to meet business and organizational needs. This position description may not list all duties for this position. The incumbent in the position may be asked to perform other duties. This position description is not a contract for employment and either the incumbent or Avery Dennison may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.