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Director of Research

Job ID:R223456
Location:Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin

Director of Research

Corporate Headquarters

12575 Uline Drive, Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158

Relentless pursuit of information. As Uline’s Director of Research in the Executive Operations department, you will lead a team of research professionals focusing on business procedures, market competition / trends, emerging technology, world events and politics.

Better together than apart. This position is on-site, and we are looking for good people who share our passion.

Position Responsibilities

  • Lead Uline in emerging industry trends, economic developments, best practices, market research and competitor strategies.

  • Be a benchmarking leader. This is essential in order to discover and share best practices.

  • Create clear and concise executive summary memos and presentations.

  • Present to executive management and groups of over 400 people.

  • Perform financial analyses to determine vendor and competitor health.

  • Work with business units to gain in-depth understanding of processes, challenges and strategies. 

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required.  Master’s degree a plus.

  • 15+ years in a strategic role. Industrial supply experience a plus.

  • Research skills are essential.  

  • Must be curious and enjoy learning something new every day.

  • Proficient using Microsoft Office.

  • Strong team player who collaborates with other members of the team, other departments and external organizations to network and gather insights.

Benefits

  • Complete medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage, Flexible Spending Accounts and wellness programs.

  • 401(k) with 5% employer match.

  • Paid holidays and generous paid time off.

  • Tuition Assistance Program that covers professional continuing education.

  • Bonus programs that include annual performance, sales goals and profit sharing.

Employee Perks

  • Best-in-class, clean, modern facilities.

  • First-class fitness center with complimentary personal trainers.

  • Over four miles of beautifully maintained walking trails.

About Uline

Uline is North America's leading distributor of shipping, industrial and packaging materials. We're a family-owned company known for incredible service, quality products and same-day shipping of our huge in-stock inventory. With over 8,500 employees across 12 locations, it's time you joined Uline.

Uline is proud to operate as a drug-free workplace. All new hires must complete a pre-employment hair follicle drug screening.

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WHY ULINE?

Uline challenges you to be your best. It pushes the limits of your potential and provides you with the tools you need to succeed, making it a great place to build your career.