Distribution Centre Manager - Lawson Williams Recruitment - Auckland City, Auckland
Auckland City
29d ago
source : myJob

This role will provide a fresh and unique challenge within a highly successful organisation. This FMCG business has a reputation for innovation, superior branding, a winning culture and the development of its people.

As an essential part of the logistic?s leadership team you will manage the warehousing and distribution functions, provide people leadership and deliver improvements ensuring optimum availability of product throughout the distribution network.

The Role

Responsible for managing 17,000 square metres of modern high volume, high speed warehouse operation you will lead, via 7 direct reports, approximately 100 staff across 3 shifts.

Your expertise in warehouse and people management, will provide you with an ability to successfully balance the operational aspects of this role alongside the development of people.

Concurrently, the business continues to be a thriving organisation with significant warehousing improvement projects. As a technology savvy Warehousing and Distribution Specialist you will have considerable input into the future success of this operation.

Skills and Experience

With relevant logistics qualifications, you will be experienced in modern FMCG warehouse operations (preferably with exposure to SAP or other Tier 1 WMS and voice picking technologies) and display outstanding people management abilities.

A fair but firm leader, you possess strong communication and computer skills and have the ability to ?think on your feet?

  • Additionally, the role will utilise your strategic ability, contributing at a high level and cross functionally as part of the leadership group.
  • About You

    We are looking for someone with a developed understanding of transport requirements and experience with managing remote operations.

    Who has strong analytical and action-orientation competencies and the ability to work flexible hours and some overtime as required.

    Experience in the developing and managing department budgets. Demonstrated focus on quality, health & safety and continuous improvement.

    Proven communication, leadership and negotiation skills.

    What?s on offer

    Working for this organisation isn't a job, it's a career. They support their people to be their best, and their learning and development opportunities are hard to beat.

    They share ideas, knowledge and expertise wherever they can to ensure their employees can flourish. Employees also get an extra day off to celebrate their birthday.

    These are just some of the reasons they have repeatedly been recognised as an Aon Hewitt Best Employer in Australia and New Zealand.

    You'll be rewarded with a competitive base salary, the opportunity to earn an incentive, as well as other benefits such as health and life insurance perks.

    How to apply

    Click on the APPLY button sending your CV in a WORD format or for a confidential discussion ring Brigitta Warren on 021 335 341 for a confidential discussion.

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