Director of Logistics

Canada
20 September 2019
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Our purpose is simple and compelling: To release the natural power of stone to enrich modern living.

ROCKWOOL products save energy and water and reduce CO2 emissions, protect buildings from the spread of fire; reduce waste; improve acoustic comfort, building performance and aesthetics; and enhance Precision Growing, thereby improving the efficiency of fresh food production.

While the stone we use may be millions of years old, what we do with it is cutting-edge. Every day, ROCKWOOL colleagues are developing and applying new technologies to release yet more potential of stone wool to enrich modern life.

Would you also be proud to enrich society like we do? Apply now to join us as we improve modern living conditions for millions of people worldwide.

POSITION: DIRECTOR, LOGISTICS NA

The ROCKWOOL Group’s main business area is building insulation, providing thermal comfort along with fire safety and acoustical comfort for all types of buildings.

This is the Role:

Based out of the North American Head Office in Milton, ON, the Director of Logistics will oversee all aspects of distribution and transportation of finished product, with the objective to direct and manage the strategic development and execution of logistics across the North American distribution network and organization. Leading a team of 4 direct and 100+ indirect reports, and reporting directly to the Vice President Supply Chain, he/she is responsible for leading the Logistics team in developing, planning and executing logistics strategies that will deliver year over year cost savings, provide superior service, while supporting growth initiatives and exceeding customer expectations through best in class logistics solutions.

 Key Result Areas:

  • Develop and implement logistics strategy roadmap
  • Identify and implement short and long term strategic improvements in logistics efficiency
  • Investigate and implement the use of technology and automation to bring transformational performance in logistics operations
  • Deliver significant cost savings from freight and distribution through continuous improvement activities
  • Provide solutions to customers by aligning RWNA supply chain strategies to customer requirements
  • Secure appropriate transportation and storage capacity to support RWNA growth plans
  • Leverage shipment tracking technology to provide superior customer experience and improve carrier service delivery
  • Develop logistics dashboards and establish appropriate bench marking to drive performance
  • Maximize capacity utilization in all warehouse operations
  • Ensure the highest level of inventory accuracy across the network
  • Participate in cross functional projects and provide logistics expertise as required
  • Develop and improve procedures, policies and documentation that supports the control and accountability of the Planning process
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships and collaboration with all key stakeholders (sales, manufacturing, supply chain: customer service, planning, procurement, sister OPCO’s, carriers, 3PL’s)
  • Coach, lead and develop the Logistics team across North America
  • Serve as an active member of the North American Supply Chain Leadership Team

This is what you offer:

  • University degree and a minimum of 10+ years supply chain experience, including at least five years in a management capacity
  • Experience in transportation, distribution, and 3PL management in a complex, multi-site, growth oriented manufacturing or distribution organization
  • Expert in field of logistics (transportation, distribution), with strong track record of delivering sustainable long-term business enhancements and efficiencies
  • Seasoned leader managing employees at multiple sites, through effective use of metrics and KPI’s
  • Demonstrated success building, transforming and leading a logistics function and team
  • Advanced systems aptitude (TMS/WMS) and excellent computer skills (working knowledge of SAP preferred)
  • Inspirational leader with outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
  • Drive, commitment, self-motivation and high energy.
  • Passionate and values driven and will embrace the company’s core values including integrity, honesty and trust

Interested?

If you recognize yourself in this opportunity, please apply, sending an English version of your resume.  

ABOUT ROCKWOOL North America

At the ROCKWOOL Group, we are committed to enriching the lives of everyone who comes into contact with our solutions. Our expertise is perfectly suited to tackle many of today’s biggest sustainability and development challenges, from energy consumption and noise pollution to fire resilience, water scarcity and flooding. Our range of products reflects the diversity of the world’s needs, while supporting our stakeholders in reducing their own carbon footprint. Stone wool is a versatile material and forms the basis of all our businesses. With approx. 10,500 passionate colleagues in 38 countries, we are the world leader in stone wool solutions, from building insulation to acoustic ceilings, external cladding systems to horticultural solutions, engineered fibres for industrial use to insulation for the process industry and marine & offshore. We encourage you to join our team!

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