Planning & Logistics Manager

Location: SE Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Contact: Luke Gunn

About the company

Our client is a successful Australian manufacturing group with local headquarters in Melbourne's south eastern suburbs. They have identified the need to recruit an experienced supply chain professional, in the capacity of logistics & planning manager, to support future growth with a best in class planning and distribution model.

About the role

Reporting to the site operations manager and leading a small team of direct reports, the logistics & planning manager will be required to oversee the development and maintainence of an agreed master production schedule across multiple manufacturing sites that meets customer demand and agreed service levels. In addition, you will manage inbound and outbound logistics from three separate sites and all storage and inventory control on site.

You will also have involvement in process development and improvements, focused on the effective utilisation of systems (SAP) and compliance management in an environment manufacturing goods for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. You will be tasked to identify critical supply issues and implement appropriate measures to mitigate the risk to customers. You will be a senior member of the team and required to demonstrate leadership, mentoring and coaching ability.

Skills & Experience

To be successful in this position you will have extensive experience and knowledge of manufacturing planning, warehousing and inventory management in a pharmaceutical or food manufactiring environment. You will have strong analytical skills and sound knowledge of various SAP modules. You will be able to demonstrate strong leadership skills and be passionate about driving change.

How to Apply

Click on the APPLY button or contact Luke Gunn on (03) 8613 3556 for a confidential discussion.