Vice President, Warehousing/Order Fulfillment Operations (Dallas, TX or New York, NY)
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category, is seeking a seasoned, food industry veteran to build and lead its national warehousing and order assembly processes. A high energy, professional who has a vision for what's possible will thrive in the rapid growth, fast moving Freshly environment. This high-profile, high-impact position demands creativity in process design and the application of new technology, discipline, and a unique blend of management skills in effectively leading the start-up of new DC facilities and in driving the efficient operation of existing processes. The individual who is driven by pride in their accomplishments and who recognizes a unique opportunity to build-out multi-facility warehousing and automated order fulfillment operations from the ground level will find their tenure in this position to be a rewarding stage in their career. Position Reporting: Reports to the Senior Vice President, Operations. Direct Reports: TBD as departmental build-out progresses. Initially 6-10 Site Managers, Warehousing, Inventory Control Supervisors, Pick&Pack Supervisors, etc. Responsibilities: Lead all facets of warehouse operations in multiple facilities across the Freshly distribution network, including receiving of inbound materials, the efficient staffing and operation of automated Pick and Order assembly processes (in refrigerated environment) and all warehousing operations, and the dispatch of outbound finished goods freight. Play a lead role in optimizing the layout and design of DC and semi-automated order assembly systems, working with internal engineering and operations resources, and a leading provider of automated order fulfillment and material handling systems. Integrate Lean techniques and methods in delivering best-in-class order pick and inventory accuracy, and maximum order assembly process efficiency. Drive the implementation and utilization of the appropriate ERP support modules, system technology, and internal systems supporting order pick, in-line ship label generation. Develop a performance-based culture in the DC, both team and individual, to assure continuous improvement and alignment with enterprise vision, mission and objectives. Incorporate industry best practices in employee safety and sanitation. Effectively engage in cross-functional communication at all levels of the organization - key interface with Logistics, Operations, CX, and Demand/Supply Planning. About You: Undergraduate Degree. Minimum 10-15 years of experience leading DC operations, including 5-10 years of multi-site responsibility (e-commerce fulfillment environment a plus, 3PL, or CPG). CPIM or CSCP professional certifications a plus. Effective communicator both internally across multiple functions and vertically from Board to production floor, and externally with contractors, equipment manufacturers, etc. Strong industry connections with logistics/distribution industry providers, contractors, etc. Key leadership competencies in addition to high ethical standards, strong values, integrity, drive to deliver results, pride in personal and team performance, decision quality, building effective teams, and action orientation are fundamental imperatives. About Freshly Freshly delivers chef-prepared, ready-to-eat healthy meals to customers doorsteps through a weekly subscription model. The menu is designed using whole, natural ingredients - every meal is packed with high-quality proteins, heart-healthy fats, and nutrient-dense carbohydrates. Freshly meals NEVER contain gluten, refined sugars, or artificial additives. Freshlys team of chefs do all the cooking and meals arrive fresh (never frozen) and are ready to eat within 3 minutes. For more information, visit www.freshly.com. We pride ourselves on our fast-paced and fun environment and above all value transparency, communication, and collaboration. We are always learning, growing, and taking risks if this sounds like an environment where you would thrive, wed love to hear from you!
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