Operations and Supply Chain Associate

Your company:

SwitchDin is a Newcastle success story that works in the smart energy space, providing their customers with real time flexible management of distributed energy resources.

SwitchDin provides electricity utilities, commercial facility managers and equipment manufacturers with the software to improve the way they integrate and manage renewable energy, battery storage and demand management. SwitchDin product enables customers to implement virtual power plants, microgrids, energy management solutions and integration support for distributed energy resources

Seen as true innovators in the field, SwitchDin has been the recipient of numerous nominations and awards.

SwitchDin is at the cusp of a significant growth period and are looking to add to their incredibly talented team. This is a great time to join a Newcastle success story as they take the next step.


Your opportunity:

New products, new strategies, new customers - all reasons there is a need for growth within SwitchDin. This newly created role of Operations and Supply Chain Associate is the next in a solid, close-knit team that provides a seamless process streamlining all activities from purchasing, fulfilment and supply chain tasks and functions.

What youll be doing:

A snapshot of your day-to-day involves;

  • Supporting company wide office administration and supply chain functions.
  • Developing and implementing best in class company's purchasing, fulfilment  and supply chain tasks.
  • Leading and developing high performing planning, purchasing assembly/fulfilment and logistics areas to delight our customers with innovative solutions
  • Assisting senior management in office administration, day to day admin tasks, daily reporting, managing office supplies and any adhoc requirements. 
  • Ensuring demand and supply are matched on a daily basis with both, just in time and inventory-based supply chain models.
  • Responsible for ensuring all sales quotations and purchase orders are managed end to end on a timely basis. 
  • Responsible for charging customers for all hardware, subscription, and support activities.  Manage company rate card and pricing schedules.
  • Managing a small warehouse, laboratory set up and developing plans to improve hardware provisioning (with our software) and customer fulfilment tasks. 
  • Collaborating with all our suppliers and partners to ensure timely delivery into our sites and to customers, minimise waste and production/fulfilment idle time
  • Finding and implementing cost-effective solutions for supply chain processes and operations across planning, inventory, purchasing and logistics.
  • Experience in Stocktake and inventory management.
  • Working hand in hand with other departments to create plans for our continued business growth
  • Reviewing office and supply chain processes meet legal requirements and standards

What youll bring:

As a key member of the SwitchDin strategy, your background involves:

  • Degree in business Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Economics, Information Management or related field;
  • 5+ years of experience in similar roles preferably in an engineering/technology based organisation.
  • Proven operational background, supply chain related preferably, with expertise on process improvement, customer fulfilment and complexity handling;
  • Proven management experience in logistics/procurement related teams;
  • Strong problem solving and multi-tasking skills with great attention to detail;
  • Strong communication skills and ability to manage different stakeholders through the entire project life cycle (from concept design to delivery);
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, who loves identifying opportunities and getting things done;
  • Excellent knowledge of purchasing and supply chain processes;
  • Working experience of relevant software (e.g. Dear, Xero, Jira etc).;
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills;
  • Creative problem-solving and love for KPIs;
  • Attention to detail and diligent mind.

What we will offer:

  • Excellent working conditions
  • Exciting, new, vibrant culture
  • Regular team lunches and other events
  • Flexible working conditions

Wage is negotiable depending on experience.

13/07/2020 $0 Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter 1 Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
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