Logistics Manager l Food Manufacturing l Shepparton

Job Title: Logistics Manager l Food Manufacturing l Shepparton
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Reference: 2964027
Contact Name: Gary Rowley
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Job Published: July 10, 2019 17:45

Job Description

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the newly created role of Logistics Manager will have responsibility to strategically plan, direct, coordinate purchasing, warehousing, distribution, forecasting and the customer service needs of the business.

Our client is a wholly owned subsidiary of a global ASX listed Food Company and manufactures food products for export and domestic requirements in the Retail and Foodservice Markets. It also operates in the B2B segments as a supplier of raw products to other food manufacturers.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Planning and managing optimal logistics, warehouse, transportation and customer service.'
  • Optimize and coordinate full order cycle.
  • Inventory management.
  • Arrange warehouse, catalogue goods, plan routes and process shipments.
  • Negotiate transportation rates and services.
  • Monitor product import or export processes to ensure compliance with regulatory or legal requirements.
  • Maintain metrics, reports, process documentation, customer service logs, or training or safety records.
  • Liaise and negotiate with suppliers.
To be considered for this role you must have:
  • Tertiary qualifications and/or relevant experience in a similar field.
  • Proven experience in a senior logistics role within a manufacturing background, preferably food manufacturing.
  • Strong leadership, team building and advanced coaching skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate people, assess and develop employee skills.
  • Ability to work with teams and lead decision- making processes in a team environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and listening ability.
Please apply in confidence and for further information please contact Gary Rowley on 0412 256 563.

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