Operations Supervisor

At DB Schenker, you are part of a global logistics network that connects the world. A network that allows you to shape your career by encouraging you to contribute and truly make a difference. With more than 76,000 colleagues worldwide, we welcome diversity and thrive on individual backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. Together as one team, we are Here to move.

We are seeking an experienced Operations Supervisor to join our busy Fairfield Logistics team on a fixed-term full-time basis.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:
  • Direct, monitor and manage the activities of supervisors/team leaders in the management functions to extend individual skills and achieve overall objectives;
  • Develop, implement, maintain, and review specific procedures and protocols to ensure the security of customer inventory and property up to and including hand-over to contracted carriers;
  • Develop and implement strategies and activities to support existing and new products and services to reduce costs and to increase profitable revenue;
  • Meet financial targets as a set and agreed with the board of management;
  • Build relationships with customers and service groups to increase the effectiveness of the role;
  • Assess potential problem areas and co-ordinate solutions with functional managers;
  • Introduce and maintain day to day operations standards;
  • Provide advice and guidance on all aspects of inventory control.

  • Previous experience in the Freight Forwarding/Logistics industry;
  • Highly experienced in building and maintaining Customer Relationships;
  • Valid Forklift License;
  • Good awareness of and exposure to OH & S requirements;
  • Awareness of current logistics systems/materials handling equipment and providers;
  • Advanced computer skills (MS Word, Excel, etc).
  • Knowledge of logistics operations requirements;
  • Specific Warehouse Management System skills;
  • Relationship management and influencing skills;
  • Excellent communication skills, highly service orientated.
Only applications submitted through our Careers portal will be processed.
To be considered for this position you must have valid rights to work and live in Australia.

05/10/2020 $0 Sydney 1 Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
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