Director - Branch Operations Support & Help Desk

Executive IRONDALE, Alabama


Position at Motion Industries


We are looking for a seasoned industrial distribution professional to lead the Motion Industries Operations Support Group. This leader will understand what it is to provide world class service to a large multinational distribution business. The ideal candidate will possess a strong understanding of distribution finance including P&L and inventory valuation. The Director will serve as the leading user representative working with various corporate departments to achieve the best results as our business evolves. 


  • Foster an environment of teamwork
  • Assist department managers in recruiting and the development of skilled team members
  • Ensure all team members follow company Policies and Procedures and provide instructions to internal customers that will encourage them to do the same
  • Interface with various corporate departments as needed with a particular emphasis on Finance and IT
  • Provide direction to department managers
  • Ensure strategic alignment of departments with company Strategic Plan
  • Effectively communicate with all levels of field management
  • Equip department managers to effectively manage resource allocations
  • Maximize service to internal customers within a responsibly managed budget
  • Seek improvement through statistical analysis 


  • Proven ability as a customer service manager in a fast paced environment
  • Minimum 5-7 years of experience successfully leading a team of customer service agents (preferably in a multiple location environment)
  • Strong understanding of operational principles including inventory management, transactional processes, cash management, financial management, etc.
  • Strong understanding of company and departmental goals and objectives
  • Familiarity with industrial distribution supply chain
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Able to present to an executive audience
  • Exceptional leadership skills with an emphasis on mentoring department managers
  • Proven analytical and problem solving abilities
  • Ability to present ideas to audiences of varied levels of experience
  • Effective PC skills (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Experience with ERP system project deployment
  • BS in business related discipline or equivalent experience

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.