Director, Distribution Center Operations (Fort Worth, TX)

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Director, Distribution Center Operations (Fort Worth, TX)

Williamson-Dickie (Dickies), a VF company, has an exciting career opportunity for a Director, Distribution Center Operations that will report to the Sr. Director of WDNA Distribution in Ft. Worth, TX. This position is ideal for an individual who will infuse the entire Distribution Team with their energy, leadership skills, and talent. The Director of Distribution Center Operations leads, directs, manages, and coordinates all activities related to the day to day operations of a 24/7 fully automated distribution center serving domestic and international customers. The Director of Distribution Center Operations must have strong communication skills, strong ethics, and experience in a fast paced distribution environment. The individual must demonstrate enthusiasm and a constant drive for improvement in order to fulfill the requirements of job. 


This position oversees all operational aspects related to distribution operations for Dickies. The Director of Distribution Operations orchestrates the efficient processing of shipments to customers, ensuring the quality, accuracy and timeliness of order processing. Provides leadership and manages performance across three shifts of operation, seven days a week. Promotes company values, including respect, teamwork, and a culture of continuous improvement. Actively participates in long and short term planning as a key member of the distribution senior management.

Other job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for the daily activity and performance of all distribution operations associates.
  • Provides guidance and coaching as required. Interviews and makes hiring decisions.
  • Partners with Human Resources on all associate issues and training plans.
  • Works with groups outside distribution to resolve issues (customer service, carriers, customs, etc.)
  • Monitors, tracks and resolves processing concerns, driving issues to problem resolution. 
  • Develops improved procedures for distribution operations. Partners with Engineering and IT staff to assess operations and to identify opportunities for improvement. 
  • Ensures OSHA regulations are followed and provides a clean and safe work environment for all associates.
  • Enforces company polices in a firm, fair and consistent manner.
  • Oversees safe-guarding of company equipment and assets. Partners with maintenance staff to ensure the serviceability of conveyor and rolling stock equipment.
  • Drive decisions that will contribute to the financial success of the distribution department.
  • To hold the highest level of professionalism and integrity in every action performed on behalf of Dickies/VF Corporation.
  • To use good judgment whenever necessary to ensure all decisions are made in the best interest of Dickies / VF and its associates.
  • Responsible for communications with managers and other key personnel between shifts as well as within a shift.

Job Qualifications/Experience

The Director of Distribution Center Operations should have a Bachelor’s degree in Operations Management, Logistics/Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science or related field;  Master’s degree preferred. 

(Equivalent years of experience in a substantially similar industry may be considered in lieu of a degree.)

  • Ten years’ experience in high volume, automated distribution environment supporting multiple shifts.
  • Demonstrated track record of career progression, consistently attaining more leadership responsibility and supervisory experience.
  • Demonstrated leadership competency.
  • Possesses strong desire to provide high-quality service to end customer/consumer.
  • Prior experience in SAP is valuable.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision making skills.
  • Familiarity with an hourly incentive program.
  • Familiarity with engineered standards programs.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Full time

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