A leading transportation company dedicated to providing first class distribution solutions have an opportunity for an experienced Director of Distribution Operations. The ideal candidate will have hands-on experience providing strategic leadership over all distribution and postal Operations across multiple states. The Director will be accountable for meeting customer satisfaction by effective management of division operations, planning, developing and implementing lean policies and procedures, and ensures clear communication across multiple sites meet the executive objectives. MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide strong leadership and guidance to all distribution staff and management, creating the collaborative teamwork and organizational infrastructure necessary to support company strategies and operations. Evaluate the impact of long-range planning, the implementation of programs and strategies and regulatory requirements. Develop department budgeting and hold managers accountable for budgeting and financial administration of the local operations budget Provide guidance and support for staff compliance withestablished company safety policies and procedures. Oversee DOT compliance and ensure that regulatory requirements are met. Establish and maintain supportive relationships with the key leaders across the organization. Align with leadership, customers, vendors and external consultants to strategically plan, implement, enhance, and support business solutions. QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS: BA degree in Business Administration or related field of study requiredSix Sigma or Lean Certification required. 10+ years of leading a large division (multiple locations and layers) ina logistics, distribution or transportation environment. Demonstrated experience in leading and managing all aspects of a large division with multiple locations and multiple layers (500+) Demonstrated experience using "lean"methodologies for efficient operations. Experience working with owner operator drivers. Current and comprehensive in-depth understanding of terminal/driver safety and DOT regulations. Strong understanding of all aspects of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations.