Fleet Operations - Supervisor

MFL Logistics is an independently owned business proudly focused on its People and the Service delivered to its customers.

MFL Logistics is one of the most trusted logistics service providers in Australia. We seek to understand each of our valued customers business and logistic requirements. This allows us to put into place a solution-based package in line with your business needs and expectations. This logistics solution is to ensure that we have professionally delivered the require outcome safely, ontime and cost effectively. 

Every MFL team member is employed not only for their intimate understanding of the complexities involved with our service commitment to you, but also their exceptional customer service skills, ensuring your business is professionally represented at all times by us as your business partner. 

MFL is an exciting organisation, which has rapidly positioned itself to be a market leader in a dynamic and competitive industry.  As a leading provider of business solutions and reputation of having strong relationship with our customers, we have a unique ability to provide the solution aligned with your business service needs.


MFL Logistics operates under the passionate ethos of Our Promise is Our Commitment and ownership of this by our people within the organisation allows us to passionately fore fill our customers requirements and needs. 

The Position Purpose

The position requires an individual with high-level supervisory and interpersonal skills, with the ability and motivation to drive a team to deliver daily operational outcomes. The position requires an alert, business-oriented individual who is able to maximise business opportunities through timely decision making, awareness of cost control, innovative way of thinking and the professionalism to handle all tasks in a fast-paced environment with a conscientious manner. The position carries the responsibility to direct, co-ordinate, supervise and achieve service objectives for MFL Logistics. Ensuring that tasks are completed in the most efficient manner with agreed customer and operational standards being achieved in line with the businesses service offer. 

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Drive culture in line with the business strategy and beliefs of the MFL Logistics business.
  • Prioritise tasks and workload to be completed during a shift and allocate staff and equipment numbers within the operations to achieve completion of the operational tasks in the required time frames.
  • Manage the daily operational variations within the fleet operations that impact the MFL Logistics business and or customers in a professional manner.
  • Ensure drivers are instructed and allocated deliveries or pickups in an efficient and timely manner with a focus our commitment to the customer is achieved.
  • Continuously promote and focus on compliance with team members to adhere and overachieve to road rules, safety rules and overall business compliance daily.
  • Manage the current and future labour resources allocated within the day to day operations of MFL Logistics to assist in driving out inefficiencies and by reducing unnecessary operational costs Measured on controllable costs.
  • Drivers and staff to be clearly communicated with to understand their starting instructions for the next day.
  • Maintain rostering to achieve work being completed in normal operating hours. This will vary during the year.
  • Manage and maintain Annual Leave requests form the team under your daily control / responsibility.
  • To ensure that all equipment: Vehicles, Equipment, IT Devices are serviced in line with schedule and are kept in good condition for the operational team.
  • Ensure that all operational personal and Sub Contractors working for MFL Logistics understand their responsibility to adhere to safety requirements whilst working on our customers sites.
  • Prompt answering of the office and mobile phones to maintain satisfaction with our people and the customer.
  • Checking and approving drivers daily work load review to understand the workload and or if there have been inaccuracies or time delays. Allowing us to put in measures to improve the business daily inline with business strategies.
  • Follow up on customers enquirers without delay and report up the chain when necessary for a resolution or escalation.
  • Support business in bringing on new or additional business by making time to understand the solution and be part of the implementation process for business continuity, growth and success.
  • Contribute to bringing on new business and sharing opportunities with the business.
  • Be part of the recruitment process to ensure that there is investment to the operational team that is working for the business.
  • Manage staff to ensure they comply with their individual responsibilities under OH&S legislation.

* This list is not exclusive and tasks will vary as the operations and role develops and changes with growth targets*

Personal Attributes

  • Strong People and Customer Service focus and drive.
  • Committed and dedication to the MFL Logistics work ethic to achieve customer and business success.
  • A genuine commitment and proactive approach to people within the environment.
  • A personal drive to supply the best service to the customer and the overall business in any situation.
  • Ability to effectively prioritise tasks and apply time management skills within the area of control.
  • Effective as a Leader and the skills that are required to motivate a team daily.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and conflict resolution skills with the ability to develop, build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders Drivers, Customers, Direct Reports, etc.
  • Ability to think quickly and adapt to changing time frames and situations in line with the service offer to the customer.
  • Ensures that all tasks and enquires are responded to a high standard and within established standards and guidelines of business.
  • Sound communication skills, with experience dealing with both internal and external customers.
  • Product knowledge of the customer base to assist in business understanding.
  • Ability and willingness to work with teams internal and external.
  • Awareness of cost control and how to be effective in this area.
  • Ability to identify and remedy operational inefficiencies and service problems.
  • Initiative and enthusiasm to the task at hand.
  • Participate in MFL Logistics Return to Work and Rehabilitation program if injured at work.

Education and Experience

  • Secondary Education: Senior Year 11 or 12
  • Tertiary / TAFE: Cert III Transport & Distribution or similar would be highly regarded.
  • IT System and equipment experience using Allocation, Scanning systems and or any other logistics technologies.
  • Able to work with Microsoft product for reporting and daily work tasks.
  • License: Car License is adequate
  • Other: Work Experience in the logistics industry is highly regarded.

It is a exciting time to be joining the MFL Team and if you believe that you are looking for the next positive move in your career we can't wait to hear from you.

14/09/2020 $0 Brisbane 1 Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
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