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Senior Director of Supply Chain Logistics (Transportation and Warehousing)

Job ID SRDIR06985 Date posted 04/02/2019


The purpose of this role is to oversee the Logistics Network (Transportation and Warehouse Operations) for Post Consumer Brands. This leader will play a key role in helping transform operating processes to continually drive down cost, improve service, and build capability.


Manage Operations

  • Oversee operations and manage multi-million dollar budget of the corporate transportation and warehouse functions across 6 locations.
  • Drive cost improvement by utilizing performance metrics to identify and capitalize on opportunities across the supply chain.
  • Consistently meet/exceed company service targets with excellent on-time delivery performance.
  • Support and expand the continuous improvement culture by utilizing the PCB Management Operating System, KPIs, and problem-solving tools.
  • Ensure storage and delivery activities are in compliance with applicable local, state and federal laws. Ensures all sites and functions within supply chain meet current FSMA, FDA, USDA and all Regulatory Compliances. Ensures compliance to corporate financial controls.

Provide Strategic Guidance

  • Develop annual financial plans for transportation and warehouse budgets.
  • Create and maintain a pipeline of cost savings opportunities for a rolling three year horizon.
  • Create contingency plans to guard against network and operational disruptions.
  • Consistently evaluate network flows to ensure the balance of cost and service; make recommendations on and implement network changes that will improve corporate performance.

Engage and Develop Employees

  • Lead a team of approximately 100 people ranging from front line employees to higher-level leaders.
  • Continue progress being made toward becoming an accident-free organization driven by behavioral safety and engaging every employee.
  • Develops and executes strategies to be an employer of choice as measured by employee engagement, retention, and employee development scores
  • Develop and drive a talent management strategy, recruiting and retaining the supply chain skills and capabilities needed for success, continue to develop the supply chain organization to have strong competency and leadership skills.


  • Ten to twelve years supply chain experience with depth in transportation and warehouse operations:
    • Experience contracting and operating/managing internal and 3PL warehouses
    • Leadership of multi-site operations
    • Multi-mode freight planning and sourcing (FTL, IMDL, rail, etc.)
  • Five or more years of senior-level leadership experience in supply chain within a large or mid-sized manufacturing organization
  • Experience in manufacturing operations, plant supply chain, or supply planning is a plus.
  • Experience managing across multiple geographic locations
  • Experience in supply chain integrations projects such as acquisitions, mergers, or facility consolidations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to influence and align stakeholders
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities; excellent critical thinking skills
  • Proven ability to develop long-term plans that impact the achievement of business results


  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Business or related field
  • Master’s Degree preferred



Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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