NRI Distribution is a specialist in providing North American
logistics services to apparel, footwear, equipment and accessories
manufacturers in the outdoor, action sports, fashion and lifestyle
industries. We are champions in both wholesale and ecommerce
fulfillment. At NRI a high level of service is a MUST, while
providing an enjoyable and freedom-centric workplace to our team
members. Both the Client and our team member experience is very
important to us!
We fundamentally believe that one?s mindset establishes the
foundation for success in our environment and look for people that
live by and embrace a winning attitude with a propensity for
We recognize the opportunities technology brings in an
environment of continuous improvement as well as change. Can you
challenge process and be collaborative? Do you prefer to identify
opportunity and present solutions to leadership? Are you
comfortable in a relationship where you create results every day to
justify your role and add value to the team? We view the realities
of budget constraints and ROI as challenges and not limitations, do
you? If you appreciate new tech solutions, simplicity, data driven
decisions and initiating change, while acting by the principals of
living with integrity, leading through action and delivering
excellence while creating harmony and sustainability for all, keep
The General Manager will support our Kirkland, Quebec facility
covering over 100,000 square feet and multiple Clients. This role
is accountable for profit and loss for all facilities along with
driving improvement across multiple kpi?s. As a member of the
leadership team, you will have a voice in the overall direction of
the Operations team and be a key stakeholder in change initiatives
in the facilities you are accountable for.
Job Duties & Responsibilities
Accountable for the overall performance of assigned facilities,
as defined by key performance indicators.
Maintains a perspective on the operational goals and demands of
the business and prioritizes workloads with an understanding of
this information. This includes throughput, quality and safety.
Makes required staffing, process, and facility changes or
alterations in order to increase organizational efficiencies and
meet client goals and NRI?s service level agreements.
Creates and maintains meaningful relationships with Clients and
NRI team members.
Determines feasibility of projects factoring costs, available
space, schedule limitations, organization goals, technical
requirements and economic factors.
Ensures resource commitments for projects are in place and acts
as the sponsor to ensure that the proper level of support is in
place for tactical execution of projects.
Accountable for budget and P & L for assigned facilities.
Provides guidance to their direct reports (DC Managers of
Trains, develops and mentors direct reports.
Sets expectations and facilitates resolutions of any gaps.
Participates in performance review process and approves any wage
Plans, coordinates, and authorizes all annual vacations for
direct reports, ensuring proper coverage.
Work with the leadership team to drive continual improvement
Ensure that all projects include a sustainability component and
drive adherence at multiple levels within the organization
utilizing integrated process audits, floor-level dashboards and
Research / Analysis / Optimization
Analyze contractual commitments, Client specifications, design
changes and other data to drive continuous improvement and meet or
exceed expectations of Clients.
Perform cost/benefit tradeoff analysis and develop ROI business
cases for recommended projects involving process, system or
Drive refinement of labor planning tools to optimize allocation
of resources across multiple locations/facilities and Clients to
ensure alignment with organizational and Client goals.
All About You
Things You Can Do:
Excellent technical capabilities, inclusive of tier one WMS
Proficiency in MS Office Applications
The ability to travel domestically and internationally.
The ability to be flexible and adapt to changing priorities
What Gets You Stoked:
Building quality relationships with co-workers, vendors and
Ongoing learning opportunities.
Setting goals and achieving them.
The Must Haves
A solutions focused approach to everything you do.
A Bachelor?s degree in Business, Logistics or related field
and/or 10 years of relevant work experience.
Ability to work under pressure.
Background in apparel and/or footwear in a pick and pack
3PL experience is an asset.
Experience in continuous improvement tools/methodologies to
drive customer fulfillment, quality, efficiency and safety.
Lives in accordance to and can make decisions based on our
company values (visit http://www.nri-distribution.com to look them
Ability to collaborate, interact, communication at all levels of
organization and team building.
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