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Distribution Centre Manager

Job Title: Distribution Centre Manager
Contract Type: Permanent / Full Time
Location: Western Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH16570_1537914370
Contact Name: Luke Gunn
Contact Email: lukeg@sixdegreesexecutive.com.au
Job Published: September 25, 2018 23:26

Job Description

About the company

Our client is a successful third-party logistics provider widely recognised as a leader in their field. Due to continued regional growth they are looking for an experienced distribution professional to lead a large, high volume site in Melbourne's west.

About the role


Reporting to General Manager, the Distribution Centre Manager is responsible for leading the operational and financial performance of a large, high volume distribution centre, driving cost reductions and improving customer service levels. In this high-profile leadership role, your key accountability will also include:

Duties

    • Working collaboratively with multiple clients to ensure that service levels, inventory targets and cost reductions are optimised.
    • Ensuring that standard operating procedures on site are aligned to broader business strategies around safety, service and cost reduction.
    • Driving supply chain projects, continuous improvement initiatives and identifying any systems improvements opportunities that may be benefited from.
    • Ensuring that the broader national distribution network is supported by sound performance in what is a critical site.

Skills & Experience

The successful candidate will be a logistics professional with a demonstrated track record of success in either the consumer goods or 3PL industry. You will have had experience overseeing a large single site or multi-site distribution network, driving cost reductions and improving customer service levels. Ideally tertiary qualified in a relevant field, you will also possess first class interpersonal and demonstrated influencing abilities.