At YETI, we believe that time spent outdoors matters more than ever and our gear can make that time extraordinary. When you work here, you’ll have the opportunity to create exceptional, meaningful work and problem solve with innovative team members by your side. Together, you’ll help our customers get the high-quality gear they need to make the most of their adventures. We are BUILT FOR THE WILD™.
The Director of Supply Chain is based in Amsterdam, NL and will be responsible for the performance of YETI’s European fulfillment and logistics network. This individual will be focused on driving results in a rapidly growing enterprise while actively contributing to both the business and supply chain strategy. We are seeking a self-motivated, energetic leader who thrives when presented a challenge, has robust knowledge of global logistics and fulfillment, and can build consensus across multiple stakeholders.
Lead the execution of YETI’s European Supply Chain, encompassing Third Party Logistics (3PL) providers and regional transportation partners
Drive alignment and standardization to Global Supply Chain’s strategy & initiatives
Serve as primary interface for YETI’s European business organization to ensure superior customer experience across all channels to market
Identify areas for continuous improvement, then design and execute actionable solutions to complex issues to drive rapid results
Develop and maintain key performance indicators for operational activities
Partner with other operational stakeholders (planning, inventory controls, finance, etc) to ensure seamless end-to-end product flow
Manage European Supply Chain activities to YETI’s annual operating plan
Effectively report European Supply Chain performance to stakeholders and leadership via all communication mediums (presentations, digital dashboards, email, verbal, etc).
Schedule and facilitate meetings necessary to coordinate and manage projects and other related business requirements
Analyze stakeholder needs, identify gaps & risks, then build actionable solution to the business problem
Build constructive business relationships with all stakeholders, including 3rd party vendors
Demonstrate effective planning and effective stakeholder management as well as an ability to set and manage realistic timelines
Serve as primary operational relationship owner for logistics and fulfillment vendors in region
Position is for an individual contributor, but likely to scale to a people manager position as the business requirements dictate
Qualifications and Attributes:
Bachelor’s degree required; Preference for MBA / MS in operations management or equivalent graduate degree in supply chain, engineering, or comparable field
At least 10 years of relevant experience in supply chain and operations with at least 4 years of leadership.
Experience managing remote employees and within tiered organizations is preferred
Significant experience leading European fulfilment and logistics operations, warehouse management and multiple modes of transportation
Operations experience within a global supply chain across multiple international origin points, modes of transportation, and a multi-nodal distribution networks preferred
History of successful 3PL and transportation supplier management
Deep familiarity with operational requirements needed to support multiple business channels (ecommerce, wholesale, retail)
Experience building new supply chains preferred
Knowledge of Trade Compliance requirements/regulations preferred
SAP experience preferred
Familiarity with supply chain related technologies and a propensity to learn and work in new technologies
Ability to operate at both a strategic and a tactical level, supporting the development of comprehensive strategies, then leading projects to deliver intended results
Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and a strong sense of urgency and ownership
Outstanding communication and problem-solving skills
Proven relationship builder with diverse, remote stakeholder groups
Ability to juggle multiple priorities at once in a fast-paced, results oriented environment
Desire and ability to be a team player who appreciates a unique, entrepreneurial, and collaborative environment
Anticipates operational issues and develops preventative measures in advance
Excels at analyzing, interpreting, and building recommendations from data
Problem solve and present information to management, co-workers, and business clients
Resourceful self-starter who is comfortable with ambiguity and can excel with organizational leadership in another region
YETI is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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