Head of Landing Drive DC
Foodstuffs North Island
Mount Roskill, AUK
2d ago
source : ExploreJobs

We interact with more than 1.7 million New Zealander’s per week in the North Island alone, making our supply chain network one of the country’s largest.

Not only are we moving volume (two million boxes across our distribution centres per week) we’re also travelling the distance around 25 million kilometres annually.

We do all this to make sure all New Zealanders can get what they need whether it’s for the table, the picnic basket, the school lunch box or the BBQ!We’ve been making some big changes over the past few years in Supply Chain and we're excited for the next big step in our customer driven journey - moving to our brand new and world-class ambient Distribution Centre at The Landing, Auckland Airport.

Our new site will bring together six different units and create a 300 strong team of Foodies. The DC is the biggest in the Southern Hemisphere and is the flagship of the supply chain transformation for Foodies.

To lead our team and get our new site humming, we’re looking for our Head of Landing Drive DC we’re clear on what skills we’re after and excited to see who puts their hand up! You’ll bring multiple teams together into one site and one new way of working.

Through exceptional leadership you will drive a safety-first culture as well as manage significant people, operational and financial outcomes.

This role will evolve as the site goes from pre go-live to post go-live. Initially focus will be on leading our operational transition and moving our current ambient sites into the new DC.

After the transition you will lead and engage the team, creating stability and the new normal. Once everyone is settled in, the focus will move to optimisation of the operation and the road mapping of Foodies automation journey.

To nail this role, we’re looking for someone with a strong track record in senior supply chain leadership and a passion and commitment to bringing this new site to life.

With ambition and drive, your ability to lead through people will see you create huge impact for the team and the site.The opportunity to lead a DC of this scale is rare, so if you’re ready to take on the challenge, we want to hear from you.

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