May 30, 2023

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Vice President, Distribution Job Vacancy in VF Corporation, (Denver, CO) –

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Company name : VF Corporation

Vacant position : Vice President, Distribution

Company location : Denver, CO

job description : The Vice President of Distribution (Americas) role provides strategic planning and engineering support for the Distribution, Network Strategy and Engineering functions in VF North America. This position supervises the analysis and interpretation of business data that will assist the Vice President, Supply Chain Operations (Americas) in the development of long-term strategic plans on distribution center locations, size, and operating characteristics; responsible for key business deliverables and metrics for the facilities under their remit; drives and oversees people development, identification of top talent, helping create growth and development plans for our talent, at the same time creating a culture of learning and improvement; leverage industry information and best practices on material handling technology/operational innovation and recommends improvements to our operations; leads efforts to identify cost reductions and process improvements to meet business service requirements; drives and oversees network studies and business case to create capacity; owns and oversees new distribution center capacity creation (greenfield); and develops and maintains strategic plans for all systems that support the distribution, strategy and engineering functions and serves as the central coordinator between distribution and GBT.

Join the VF Family

We are one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies connecting people to the lifestyles, activities and experiences they cherish through our family of iconic outdoor and active brands. At the heart of our journey lies our company-wide purpose, which goes beyond simply ensuring that we are a successful business, but that: We power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. This is our purpose. It’s the reason we come to work every day. It’s a commitment shared by our nearly 50,000 global associates across more than 12 brands. Our purpose unites us and leads us to pursue our goals, together. This is our calling.

We believe that when you discover the difference between a career and a calling, you get so much more out of life. When those lines begin to blur, you start to limit yourself much less and start aiming for more. That’s what we want for everyone who joins us at VF. And frankly, that’s what it takes to thrive here.

Here you can do the best work of your life. We are purpose led and performance driven, people-focused and supportive. Most importantly, we believe that everyone should be empowered to be their authentic self and we power an internal movement of inclusion and belonging. Our teams are built on a global mindset, sparked by sharp minds of diverse individuals and reflects the global consumers we serve.

Bring your energy and fresh perspective, contribute to our movement and build your future with us.

How You Will Make a Difference:

Oversees the development of Corporate and brand level Project plans and assists in their execution.
Maintains plans and proposes changes to the distribution network strategy for VF North America including analysis of acquisitions and recommendations to reduce or expand the network.
Oversees comparisons of business requirements versus DC capacity and recommends changes.
Oversees the development and design of DC layouts to ensure maximum efficiency and throughput.
Coordinates with brand VPs and GBT in the selection and implementation of new or upgrade systems.
Acquires and maintains knowledge of material handling equipment (MHE) technology across the industry and recommends the appropriate application.
Oversees the Distribution Engineering organization for VF North America and ensures staffing to meet business needs.
Achieves financial objectives by establishing objectives, developing budgets, controlling costs, and maximizing use of assets.
Provides staff with opportunities for growth and talent development through classroom training and hands-on participation in projects across coalitions and geographies.
Create an inspiring experience for the distribution organization by being people-focused, evolving the organizational structure and talent practices, maximizing the potential of leaders and partnering across VF to influence the collective business performance.
Communicate business strategy, vision and purpose across the Americas distribution network and among key stakeholders.
Develop effective communication strategies and facilitate impactful change.
Be highly inclusive by advocating for inclusivity, diversity and equity among the distribution organization and throughout VF, driving accountability for representation of different perspectives and leading with trust.

Skills for Success:

Years of Related Professional Experience: 15+ years
Educational/Position Requirements:

15 years or more of progressive experience with five to seven years of managerial experience
Prefer 10+ years as Vice President/Senior Director Engineering or Vice President/Senior Director Distribution
Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Business, Industrial Engineering, or related field; Master’s degree preferred; equivalent years of experience in a substantially similar industry may be considered in lieu of a degree
Strong understanding of large-scale distribution operations in the footwear and apparel business
Ability to lead highly technical teams to achieve business and project objectives
Experience with network analysis, site selection, facility design/layout, and MHE evaluation/selection
Demonstrated ability to develop a network strategy
Proven ability to plan and execute major and complex projects
Effective oral and written communication skills
Strong PC skills
Team player with an ability to lead and motivate others

Special Physical and/or Mental Requirements:

Extensive travel by air and overnight in U.S., Canada, and Mexico, as required 75% amount of time.

Salary Range: $224,640.00 USD – $336,960.00 USD annually

Annual Incentive Eligibility :
This position is eligible to participate in VF’s Annual Incentive Plan. Incentive Plan awards are contingent upon (1) achievement of your individual objectives and (2) VF achieving its’ Corporate and business level financial objectives.

Long Term Incentive Eligibility :
This position is eligible to participate in VF’s Executive Long-Term Incentive Plan.

Benefits at VF :
You can review a general overview of each benefit program offered, including this year’s medical plan rates on and clicking, Looking to Join VF? Detailed information on your benefits will be provided during your onboarding process.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
Unless prohibited by applicable law, this position requires proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 on the first day of employment, absent need for medical or religious accommodation or other exemption as allowed by state or local law. Further information will be provided during the recruitment process.