Director of Warehouse and Distribution

Kush Bottles - Garden Grove, CA (30+ days ago)4.7

Company Overview:
Kush Bottles, Inc. is a dynamic sales platform that provides unique products and services for both businesses and consumers in the cannabis industry. We are a dynamic and fast paced team working in an industry that is moving exceptionally quick. You will thrive in this environment if you seek a role where you want to have direct influence over the growth of our company, have an eagerness to learn, be a team player and willingness to be proactive. If so, we want to hear from you!

Founded in 2010 as a packaging and supplies company for dispensaries and growers, Kush Bottles regularly services more than 5,000 legally operated medical and adult-use dispensaries, growers, and producers across North America, South America, and Europe. The company has facilities in the largest U.S. cannabis markets and a local sales presence in every major U.S. cannabis market.

The company offers a unique, exciting and high energy environment for its employees to develop professionally while being a part of one of the fastest growing sectors globally. Kush Bottles was recently ranked #774 on the Inc. 5000 list of Fastest Growing Companies in America and has been featured in media nationwide, including CNBC, Los Angeles Times,, Entrepreneur, and Inc. Magazine.

Job Summary

This individual will be responsible for the management and optimization of all daily warehouse and distribution operations of North America. This position will manage several areas within the warehouse including order management, inventory control, product storage/rotation, receiving/put away/picking/shipping operations, logistics and warehouse special projects. The key role of this position is to drive efficiency and lower costs while meeting the needs of the internal and external customers in a safe environment.

Receives Direction From:
VP of Operations

Provides Direction to:
Warehouse managers and operators, vendors and suppliers

Examples of Essential Functions:
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Productivity and leadership

Manage warehouse daily operations: Identify and implement productivity opportunities in operations, logistics and warehouse footprint
Develop measurements and monitor performance of warehouses in terms of inventory accuracy, shipment accuracy, and delivery performance
Lead, coach and develop/train employees to meet/exceed business goals & objectives
Allocate resources, establish and maintain a teamwork environment
Coordinate and process all customer shipments with focus on response time and accuracy
Understand and meet business requirements in cost, delivery, responsiveness and on-time delivery
Continuous improvement

Address issues with root cause, corrective action and implement long term solutions
Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required with internal and cross-functional teams
Deploy Lean methodology to simplify and improve operation: evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of warehouse layouts, processes, procedures, and daily workflow.
Support, develop, and manage work instructions, documentation, and corrective action plans as part of continuous improvement model
Project management

Manage all warehouse project activity and enhance operational performance efficiency: Automation, implement process improvement techniques and expansion/relocation
Create ROI and cost benefit analysis for implementation of initiatives and expenditures to improve processes.
Administrative operations

Lead / manage warehouse, tooling, system, suppliers and contractor's issues for on-going operations
Follow EHS guidance provided by Facilities/HR department for a safe work environment, driving a safety and compliance
Oversee the coordination of warehouse/building space allocation and layout expansion

Qualifications Guidelines

Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent work experience. Minimum of 10 years of Warehouse Management, Enterprise Resource Planning system (Oracle preferred) transactional & fulfillment experience (consumer goods, parts, manufacturing, logistics etc.)

Excellent written and oral communication skills with ability to effectively communicate well with all levels of the organization English and Spanish required.

Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects. Established project management skills. Adaptable / Flexible - being open to change in response to new information, different or unexpected circumstances

Knowledge of:
Document, plan, market, and execute programs
Lean Experience, Kaizens, Workouts, Process mapping, improved productivity
Team value and has ability to successfully motivate and maintain employee involvement while driving change
Organizational skills, with ability to manage competing priorities
Safety, OSHA and EHS experience
Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills

Physical Standards:
This position requires frequently sitting, standing, reaching, walking, and handling/grasping of materials in manufacturing. Must have finger dexterity, ability to use keyboard/ten key.
Able to periodically participate in the inspection of company machinery and operations.
Reach, stoop and lift office files, records or reports, typically weighing 20 pounds or less.
Reasonable accommodations will be considered which would allow the employee to perform the essential functions of this job.
Constantly sitting, standing, walking, and operating a computer workstation.

Ability to travel up to 50% of the time

Kush Bottles offers a competitive compensation package with medical, dental and vision benefits in addition to various paid time off and equity opportunity! We believe in our workforce having a personal interest as stakeholders in order to encourage ownership in the overall success of the company.

Kush Bottles is an equal opportunity employer striving to create a diverse workforce and will make reasonable accommodations as necessary for qualified applicants.

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