How much does a Distribution Center Operations Director make in the United States? The average Distribution Center Operations Director salary in the United States is $146,300 as of September 25, 2020, but the range typically falls between $127,100 and $171,400. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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The Distribution Center Operations Director ensures timely and cost efficient delivery of inventory and finished goods. Directs all policy, procedure and operational aspects of the distribution center. Being a Distribution Center Operations Director manages inventory control, shipping and receiving, warehouse operations and maintenance of fleet, equipment and facilities. Utilizes systems to monitor and track inventory through the distribution chain and identify and resolve issues. In addition, Distribution Center Operations Director may require a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to top management. The Distribution Center Operations Director manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. Working as a Distribution Center Operations Director typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2020

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