DIRECTOR OF DISTRIBUTION, LOGISTICS, AND INVENTORY | Cincinnati, OH
The Director of Distribution Logistics and Inventory is a thought leader responsible for distribution channel optimization. This role drives cross-functional collaboration and provides the leadership necessary to establish leading supply chain solutions in inventory management and physical logistics that meet business objectives in terms of quality, net cost, service level, and commercial business growth. Develops strategy and vision for inventory management and flow of goods from suppliers to point of use. Sets and manages supplier service metrics and site KPIs which create best-in-class inventory stratification and turnover results. Accountable for financial reconciliation of all inventory positions and ensures balance sheet and income statement impacts are in accordance with ministry finance rules and targets.
Develop and implement advanced distribution strategy and models designed to break industry norms for what is managed thru central distribution channels. Leverage existing means of product distribution/storage.
Develop and implement standardized inventory management solutions which maximize perpetual inventory concepts, provide stock real-time data, and minimizes out of period cost accounting
Design implement and direct annual physical inventory process. Builds tools, reports, and detailed processes followed at site level. Compiles all backup data; documents market/site level variance analysis.
Collaborates with finance on inventory transactions ensuring the accuracy of all financial statements. Accountable for month/quarter/year close processes ensuring inventory positions are reconciled.
Develops decision support tools to manage inventory turn and inventory stratification ratios. Develops action plans for inventory positions not meeting stated goals; owns inventory reallocation program.
- Bachelors in Accounting, Business, Logistics, or similar field
- 3-5 years of General Accounting experience. EPR exposure/experience.
- Understanding accounting principles and impact of inventory transactions on balance sheet and income statement
- Understanding of centralized distribution models
- Ability to communicate/present to executive leaders