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Director of Distribution Operations

Job ID:3216BR
Location:Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin

Director of Distribution Operations
Corporate Headquarters
12575 Uline Drive, Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158

With Uline’s continued growth, we need a team that ensures we stay true to our company motto of Speed, Passion and Operational Excellence. Our Operations team keeps us on track by conducting internal operational audits, analyzing company performance and reporting findings and recommendations.

Come see us for an open interview at our corporate office in Pleasant Prairie,
or at our recruiting office in downtown Milwaukee.

Visit for event dates and details.

Talk to us about this position and learn all about our spectacular growth, generous benefits and awesome people!

Position Responsibilities

  • Work with branch and distribution managers to identify initiatives to improve distribution capabilities across 7.8 Million square feet of warehouse space.
  • Assess current and future warehouse requirements to determine optimal processes, procedures and standards.
  • Monitor distribution performance and quality standards across 11 North American locations that employ 3,000 warehouse team members.
  • Develop and execute expansion strategies across multiple departments in support of corporate growth objectives.
  • Manage a team of 3 direct reports responsible for Standard Operating Procedures, Internal Audits, Distribution Analytics and Company-wide Safety.

Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • 10+ years’ experience along with supervisory experience.
  • Proven record of effective distribution management with a leading grocery, catalog or retail enterprise in a high-volume environment.
  • Pick / pack experience in a multi-building / multi-site operation highly desired.
  • Strong team leadership and process management skills.
  • Warehouse Management Systems experience (Manhattan, Red Prairie or SAP).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Detail oriented and ability to multitask.

  • Complete insurance coverage that includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts and wellness programs.
  • 401(k) with 5% employer match.
  • Paid holidays and generous paid time off.
  • Bonus programs that include annual performance, sales goals and profit sharing.
  • Scholarship program for children of employees.

Employee Perks
  • On-site café with executive chefs and seasonal dinner-to-go options.
  • First-class fitness center with complimentary personal trainers.
  • Over four miles of beautifully maintained walking trails.
  • Numerous employee appreciation events throughout the year.
  • Professional development classes and monthly in-house speakers.

About Uline

Uline is the leading distributor of shipping, industrial and packaging materials to businesses throughout North America. We're a family-owned company whose incredible service, huge inventory and quality products fuel our ongoing expansion and growth. We offer same-day shipping on over 36,000 products in our 812-page catalog and on our state-of-the-art e-commerce website.

Each resume submitted gets individually reviewed by our team and retained for 24 months in case a great opportunity opens for you to join our Uline family.

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Uline is a drug-free workplace


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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.