Shift Director of Distribution

Reference Number: 4111-BES
Location: Atlanta, GA


On this search, my client is seeking a leader who will act as the building shift leader.  The role will report directly to the Senior Director of Operations.

My client operates a 1.1M Sq. Ft multichannel fulfillment and distribution center. The facility has 3 shifts and runs 7 days per week. The DC employs around 1,000 non-union associates in normal times and flexes up to 2,000 in peak. The company operates over 700 of its own stores and supports a couple of website brands as well. Further, there is a wholesale component; this company ships wholesale to retail trading partners. Annual outbound volume for this operation is over 150M units. The DC is state of the art and includes AS/RS, miles of conveyor, sortation, and Manhattan’s WM, and wire-guided vehicle technologies.

The hired candidate will be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Safety of all team members for their respective shift.
  • Productivity and accountability for shift KPI’s and metrics.
  • Leading process improvement.
  • Training and staff development.
  • Budgeting and labor management.



We are seeking:

  • An executive who will be a hands-on-leader.
  • A leader who has a demonstrated strength in team-building among other leaders and someone who is adept at communications with all levels.  
  • A person who has experience with multiple channels i.e. retail, wholesale, and e-commerce.
  • Someone who has worked in an automated distribution center specifically with conveyors and sortation.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree at a minimum.
  • Must be flexible work 1st (Mon-Thurs days), 2nd (Mon-Thurs nights), 3rd (Fri-Sun days) shift as assigned.


Company Information:

My client is a multi-national, multi-brand, and multi-channel company. They own very recognizable brands and are a household name in the marketplace. They are experiencing consistent growth(over 20 quarters straight) and have raised guidance for the remainder of this year. Sales are up for 2018, and .com sales specifically are up around 20% annually. This world class organization is offering an above average compensation, full benefits, and full relocation for the right person.

For any questions or to inquire about this tremendous opportunity please feel free to e-mail or call:

Brett Schurman
Director of Supply Chain Recruiting