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Global Distribution Mgr

Operations/Manufacturing/Customer & Technical Service
1900009T Requisition #

Global Distribution Manager                                                                                                                                     


Position Overview:

This position is responsible for Entrust Datacard’s Global Distribution Center network that includes Hubs in Europe, India, Hong Kong, Australia, Brazil and Japan.  The Manager of Global Distribution will work closely with Senior Level Regional Sales leaders around the world to ensure seamless Entrust Datacard customer order fulfillment. This role will partner with Customer Service Operations, Purchasing/Planning and Global 3PL partners to optimize fulfillment rates and reduce global warehousing cost all while increasing customer satisfaction across the network. This position will also assist with implementations of any new Distribution Hubs around the world. 



  • Develop Global Distribution Hub operational objectives and execute plans to achieve
  • Establish  and achieve Distribution Hub budgets and KPI metrics
  • Manage network of Global 3PL teams that operate EDC Distribution Centers located in Hong Kong, Europe, India, Australia, Brazil and potentially Japan
  • Responsible for Inventory Control and accuracy for all Outside US Warehousing operations
  • Utilize data analysis and KPI’s to maintain world class order fulfillment from the Global DC’s
  • Using data analytics, looking for opportunities to decrease warehouse cycle times and cost reductions and improve quality
  • Work closely with Global Customer Service Operations and Supply Chain to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Assist global 3PL Hub service provider selections through KPI metrics, RFP’s, RFQ’s and data analysis
  • Assists in cross functional project teams during implementation of new 3PL Hub locations
  • Leads Distribution Center continuous improvement projects using Lean Six Sigma methodology
  • Organizes and runs quarterly business reviews with 3PL and Entrust Datacard teams
  • Acts as primary liaison with Finance for year-end wall to wall physicals as needed and inventory auditing
  • Work closely with global Transportation and Trade Compliance leaders to improve overall customer order cycle time
  • Implement and manage all Value-Add or postponement activities that take place in the Distribution Centers
  • Monitor VAT process as applicable at the Distribution Hubs

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 10+ years of experience in international logistics and global distribution

  • End to end knowledge of supply chain operations and systems

  • Proven ability to interpret warehousing rates and contracts

  • Experience managing global 3PL’s and Distribution Centers

  • Demonstrated ability to interact successfully with customers, multiple levels of management, cross functional teams, peers, employees and vendors

  • Excellent written, verbal, and listening communication skills

  • Ability to travel internationally as needed


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree

  • Analytical and creative problem resolution abilities

  • 11+ years of experience in international logistics and global distribution

  • Logistics background working in a Manufacturing setting with global locations

  • Experience in 3PL shipping software, system and workflow design

  • Experience leading global freight and Distribution Hub RFQ’s and implementations

  • General management instinct: Ability to lead high profile, complex initiatives and project teams

  • Global/International travel and experience preferred

  • Experience in managing cross-cultural, cross-functional and virtual teams

  • Strong relationship-building skills; ability to create trust among those with diverse personal styles

  • Experience communicating relevant information at all levels of the organization

  • Ability to translate arguments into the language of others

  • Proven energy to navigate complex organizational structures.


About Entrust Datacard

Our growing company relies on curious, dedicated and innovative colleagues to anticipate the future and provide solutions for a more connected, mobile and secure world. Entrust Datacard technologies and expertise help government agencies, enterprises and financial institutions in more than 150 countries serve and safeguard citizens, employees and consumers. Each year, our solutions secure billions of transactions — and every day, our technologies issue and manage more than 10 million secure identities. How do we do all of this? Together.

Join us. Together we’ll create solutions for a more connected, mobile and secure life.

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Entrust Datacard Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.




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