Mark Andy Inc.
  • 27-Apr-2018 to 26-Jun-2018 (CST)
  • MAPP
  • Des Plaines, IL, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical / Dental / Vision / 401k / Holidays

Distribution Operations & Supply Chain Director

Mark Andy Inc. is the Total Solutions Partner to the printing industry with a mission to be 'the supplier of choice with high quality innovative solutions that drive customer profitability.' The company responds to business needs by offering the broadest portfolio of equipment, the largest consumables distribution and now the most robust service infrastructure to better support printers and converters around the world. For more information, visit 

Mark Andy is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, with sales and distribution offices worldwide.  

Position Summary

  • Directs the overall distribution/manufacturing/production activities from beginning to end
  • Develops budget and works on capacity plans to support company objectives
  • Develops/implements Distribution systems and processes to continually improve competitiveness
  • Establishes a materials management/supply chain strategy to optimize value added processes
  • Formulates and installs standard practices based on comparative studies of methods and costs
  • Provides Operations team with effective leadership, guidance and communication
  • Creates work environment conducive to worker morale and motivation and to the accomplishment of performance objectives
  • Lead daily safety meetings, plan, establish and implement safety, environmental programs to assure the highest possible degree of safety for employees.
  • Administer disciplinary actions including suspensions and verbal and written warnings as required when "work place practices" as designated in the Employee Handbook are violated.
  • Prepare and present performance reviews to personnel.
  • Monitor daily dispatch reports and assign personnel in the day to day functions
  • Teach new employees their job responsibilities and duties with assistance from experienced department personnel.
  • Interface with lead people, supervisors, and employees of supporting departments to resolve problems, coordinate workflow, initiate process improvements, etc.
  • Responsible for Time & Attendance, monitor vacation, leaves for work group along with daily dispatch reports; assign personnel.               
  • Interface with leads, management and employees of supporting departments to resolve problems, coordinate workflow, initiate process improvements, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned 

Qualifications/Skills Required

  • Strong leadership skills demonstrated through championing accountability, maximizing team and individual strengths, seeking and implementing change, and aligning with critical business objectives.
  • Highly analytical, process driven mindset with very strong data analysis skills
  • Commitment to achieve key performance metrics and drive for continuous improvement
  • Vision and purpose, creates and communicates compelling vision and direction, inspires, motivates
  • Customer focus, meets expectations, internally and externally, forms partnerships
  • High level communication skills, written and verbal
  • Proficient computer skills, e-mail, word processing, spreadsheet, presentation graphics
  • Good organizational skills, able to attract/select high talent people and train employees
  • Strong presence on production floor continuously driving improvement
  • Must possess solid skills in MS Outlook, MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Excellent communication skills, interpersonal, coaching, presentation, writing and meeting facilitation skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects/initiatives in a timely manner.
  • Perform a variety of complex tasks, display initiative and exercise good judgment.
  • Needs to be a "hands on" leader that is willing to work alongside their direct reports to get the job done.

Education/Experience Required

  • BS/BA in Business, Operations, Supply Chain or other relevant discipline. Advanced degree preferred
  • 7-10 years of management experience in a distribution / supply chain environment
  • Global supply chain experience preferred
  • Experience with / Rootstock / Financial Force or other cloud based ERP systems preferred 

Equipment Used

  • Phone/Voicemail System
  • PC- Microsoft Office
  • Fax and copy machine
  • and related platform software

Personal Skills Required

  • Interact with others.
  • Work in high stress environment.
  • Deal with interpersonal conflicts or difficult situations
  • Work in an office/manufacturing environment.

Work Environment

  • Regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl and move about facility and/or customer's facilities. Frequent lifting up to 50 pounds.   

Mark Andy Inc. is an equal employment employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other factor, which is prohibited by applicable law.



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