Warehouse Manager - Furniture Distribution

About our client

Our client is a national organisation and leading player in the distribution of commercial furniture. They are an established player in their industry with years of experience. They are currently seeking an outstanding Warehouse Manager to take the entire business on a journey of continuous improvement. The Warehouse Manager will also be responsible ensuring the business can scale up.

About the Role

Reporting to the Distribution Centre Manager you will be responsible for

  • Daily staffing requirements including cost efficiencies
  • Provide strong leadership and management guidance
  • Ensure Management are kept informed of daily progress and variances from the set plan
  • Monitor performance of your team daily
  • Respond proactively to potential transport delays in a manner that reduces or eliminates the risk of further delays.
  • Ensure all team member receive timely, appropriate and effective induction / training
  • A proactive application to WHS
  • Communicate effective daily shift requirements
  • Housekeeping of distribution area
  • Ensure document control and corrective actions are managed
  • Other duties as required
  • Participate in training programs offered by the Company

What you will bring to the role

The successful candidate will have strong experience working in Warehousing or Distribution Centres, preferably in furniture industry

You will also have

  • Demonstrated experience in leading a team in warehouse environment
  • Demonstrated experience in assisting business to scale up
  • Strong experience in the area of continuous improvement, delivery of results and safety
  • Experience in RF scanning is highly desirable
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Forklift License
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to consult and communicate effectively at all levels
  • Sound judgment, decision making and problem solving capabilities
  • Ability to prioritise, with excellent time management skills

What's in it for you

16/03/2020 $0 Southern Suburbs & Sutherland Shire 1 Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
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