Weipa Depot Supervisor

We are currently seeking applications for the following position located in our Weipa depot.

Weipa Depot Supervisor

The successful applicant will have a strong health and safety focus, be customer friendly with a can do attitude, must be hard working and be able to communicate and lead effectively and efficiently within a team.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • To provide leadership and drive safety policy in all daily operations, including ongoing focus on safety observations, take 5s and regular internal audits
  • Manage rosters to maximize efficiency in the workplace
  • Manage load and unload of vessels and pick up and distribution of all freight
  • Efficiently Manage Fleet and equipment ensuring all scheduled maintenance is completed in timely manner and in line with workload
  • Ensure cargo is received in an orderly manner together with the completion of accurate and timely documentation in accordance with Sea Swift and Rio Tinto freight preparation policy.
  • Ensure packaging requirements are noted, e.g. fragile goods, dangerous goods and insufficient packaging etc.
  • Ensure correct labelling of all cargo items.
  • Correctly identify and store cargo in the appropriate area in a safe and secure manner to enable damage free delivery to the correct location.
  • Ensure compliance with DG regulations for the transport of dangerous goods including correct segregation whilst awaiting shipment.
  • Liaise with the Depot Manager to ensure that the KPIs for RTA, Woolworths and other key customers are met
  • IMS [integrated management system] focused

The following skills and experience is required:

  • High risk forklift licence
  • Data Entry skills require attention to detail focusing on speed and accuracy.
  • Well-developed planning and project management skills.
  • Well-developed leadership skills.
  • Work well within a team environment.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong customer and cargo care focus with an eye for detail.


The successful applicant will be subject to an interview, reference checks, pre-employment medical and drug and alcohol screen.


Sea Swift is an equal opportunity employer

25/11/2019 $0 Cairns & Far North 1 Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
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