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Director of Logistics

Home Depot

Atlanta, GA
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Director of Logistics (107386)

GA - Atlanta

  • Date Posted: May 5, 2017
  • Company: The Home Depot
  • Travel: 0-25%
  • Functional Area: Logistics/Supply Chain/Import
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Relocation Provided: No

Position Description:
Directs all logistics execution including strategy, cost control, sales, people development and support for the stores to increase supply chain effectiveness for a specific area in Logistics.


  • Designs initiatives and develops strategies to increase the effectiveness of the logistics function.
  • Reviews financial performance, safety issues, morale issues and service- and inventory levels to ensure optimal functioning of the Logistics function.
  • Alleviates store problems related to the specific area in Logistics.
  • Selects, develops and motivates assigned staff. Oversees all tactical operations of DC's and/or Logistic efforts related to a specifica area in Logistics.
  • Liason between Divisions, Field Ops, Logistics and Store Ops and SSC Logistics.


  • Reports to a VP in Logistics function.
  • Direct reports include one or more Sr Logistics Manager or Logistics Manager level associates and Administrative Assistants.
  • Typically negotiates in a competitive or adversarial environment.
  • Typically faces complex issues that differ from those typically faced within the industry or profession.
  • Typically solves problems by considering courses of action within the framework of management' s goals and standards.
  • Typically expected to provide infrequent status reports to management only as appropriate.


Additional Environmental Job Requirements:
  • Located in a comfortable indoor area.
  • Under constant pressure to continuously meet tight deadlines, demanding quotas and/or must regularly deal with difficult situations.
  • Approximately 50% travel required.


  • Must be eighteen years of age or older.
  • Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
Additional Minimum Qualifications:
  • Must be eighteen years of age or older
  • Must pass the drug test
  • Must successfully complete any required training or orientation courses
Education Required:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience:
8 years

Physical Requirements:

Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Additional Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:
  • A Bachelor' s degree in Industrial Engineering, Logistics, Transportation or related field is preferred.
  • Expertise and experience in the specific area of Logistics assigned to.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies
  • Strong financial analysis and analytical skills.
  • Strong people management and supervisory skillset with demonstrated experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong presentation and negotiating skills.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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