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Sr. Director, Warehousing & Logistics

Job Name

Sr. Director, Warehousing & Logistics


United States of America


Jacksonville, FL, Miami, FL



Reporting Line:

Head of Operations

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Lori Block

About the role

As our Sr. Director of Logistics & Distribution, you will oversee the organization's inventory, warehousing, distribution, and transportation strategy for Bacardi North America. You will develop and implement operational systems to monitor and control our critical supply chain processes, inclusive of Warehouse Management, Order Management, and Transportation Management Systems. You will oversee inventory, distribution, and transportation functions that support the achievement of our critical priorities and KPI's for product delivery and a best-in-class experience for our customers. You will report to the Head of Operations. This role should be based in Miami, FL or Jacksonville, FL.  


• Responsible for managing movement, tracking, warehousing, and shipping of finished goods. Ensure all Supply Chain processes are efficient and maintain cost performance measures
• Develop standards that support lean principles and lead/implement processes. Lead cross-functional projects that will enhance the supply chain logistics operations
• Develops/implements strategies that will increase the efficiency of goods movement and warehousing as well as reduce damage to the product during loading and transit
• Provide strong leadership and specific direction to the global Operations team in the execution of top-level strategies, improvement priorities and the predictable delivery of other KPIs
• Forecasts and recommends warehousing and logistics budgets for approval, including third-party logistics, warehouse activity, and freight spend. Monitors spending for adherence to budget and recommend variances as necessary
• Drives the design, development, implementation, and management of logistics solutions, including DC network strategy, warehouse design, automation, and implementation of a new Warehouse Management and Transportation Management Systems
• Manage and interact with suppliers of logistics, packaging, warehousing, and distribution as well as with the internal Supply Chain teams to ensure that all relevant requirements of delivery, cost, and quality are met
• Oversee and manage the outsourced global logistics supplier network to ensure the timely, cost-effective, and compliant shipment of all products

Skills and Experience

• Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred (Supply Chain, Logistics, Engineering or equivalent)
• 10+ years of experience in leading global scale logistics, transportation, and distribution strategies. Preferred industries retail, CPG, food & beverage
• Demonstrated track record of successful project deployments with quantifiable results
• Strong business acumen with a broad understanding of fundamental business principles
• Analytical problem-solving skills with an impeccable attention to detail
• Ability to set overall strategy and drive process improvement
• Demonstrated ability to utilize data and metrics to drive decision-making and optimization
• Experience with Supply Chain Systems, Warehouse & Transportation Management Systems
• Working knowledge of OSHA, DOT & HAZMAT regulations
• Must have good critical thinking skills with the ability to work independently
• Ability to travel 25% or more

Our culture

We share the passion and entrepreneurial flair of our founder and are guided by our three culture pillars - Fearless, Family and Founders, they inspire our Primos to be the best they can be and drive us forward in all we do. But what does this mean?

·       Being Fearless; means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable trying new things and taking risks. We are empowered to question, challenge and innovate.

·       Family; We treat each other, and our communities, like Family. Always.

·       Founders; The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do. We see the business as if it’s our own. We do the right thing for the business and we all take accountability for our work.

When you join Bacardi, you become part of our family and gain more than just a job.

Disclaimer: Bacardi is an equal opportunity employer that values workforce diversity. Diversity is core to our business: by embedding diversity into all aspects of our culture, we maximize the opportunity to achieve sustainable business success and growth. The duties and responsibilities described in the role profile might not be a comprehensive list.