Distribution Centre Manager

Attractive Salary on offer for the right experience!, Join a supportive & dedicated team serving a leading Christian Retailer!, Leadership opportunity, rewarding & challenging role! Great for your career!.

Work with purpose in this rewarding role and add great value to your career!

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Distribution Centre Manager to join our high performing warehouse team. This position will involve the management of our warehouse facility supporting Koorong (Australias largest Christian retailer) and the Bible Society Australia family.

This exciting role reporting to the CTO, would suit someone with extensive experience in distribution to retail and ecommerce fulfillment.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Day to day supervision of the warehouse team including labour management & cost control.
  • Promote, drive, support and encourage compliance on all safety procedures and safe work practices in the workplace minimising risks to employees, contractors, visitors.
  • Undertake a review of the current Logistics and Distribution function against the required overall business objectives.
  • Actively seek to develop and grow staff to reach their potential.
  • Establish KPIs to drive performance and improvements in the warehouse and distribution and suppliers.
  • Manage all inbound product from local and overseas suppliers within quality, cost, and service parameters.
  • Warehouse staffing: recruitment, rostering and training.
  • Optimise the flow of goods into the warehouse, put away and slotting/picking for dispatch.
  • Monitor order picking and packing to ensure that orders go out correctly, on-time, in-full.
  • Any other additional duties and responsibilities as required.

Key Criteria:

  • 5+ years' experience as a Supervisor or Manager, preferably in a retail distribution environment.
  • Strong business and financial acumen 
  • Detail you need to have a keen eye for detail!
  • Excellent people skills and the ability to motivate and inspire team members.
  • Strong initiative and problem-solving skills being solutions-focused with a common-sense approach.
  • Effective time management and strong organisational skills.
  • Positive attitude and ability to partner with others to achieve results.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Understand commercial realities and apply your own strategies as well as the companys.
  • Alignment with the companys values
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office

Koorong Offers:

  • A dynamic, exciting, and challenging role working with a friendly and innovative team. 
  • A positive, workplace environment.
  • Ongoing training and professional development.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • The opportunity to join the mission of Bible Society Australia (BSA), a national group which includes Koorong, Eternity News, Centre for Public Christianity, and Acorn Press

To Apply: 

Closing date is Tue 6th of April. Candidates are invited to apply as quickly as possible, as we will assess applications as they are received. 

30/03/2021 $0 Parramatta & Western Suburbs 1 Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
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