*** distribution team leader - botany - fmcg - $75k+s *** in Botany

Botany, New South Wales
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AU$ 75,000 per year
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job description

The Team Leader role which is situated within a very high paced distribution facility is responsible for effectively and efficiently planning the global distribution of goods to customers both domestically and internationally. The role includes leading a small team with a strong focus on load planning, analysis and data reporting to allow the business to make optimal decisions and ensure customer expectations are met to the highest standards

Responsibilities will include:

  • Manage the logistical planning of global distribution, including required export documentation
  • Lead a small, high performing team
  • Oversee the execution of the load planning and maintenance of a daily pipeline of work for the warehouse
  • Create and maintain benchmark data reports and reporting tools for internal/external stakeholders to inform business decisions
  • Monitor and analyse monthly transport spend and distribution KPI performance
  • Collaborate with Sales Team to ensure consistent and up to date information in relation to customers and orders
  • Provide visibility to the business regarding the short, medium and long term distribution plan
  • Drive continuous improvement within operations, streamline processes and load planning to improve distribution efficiency
  • Troubleshoot relevant system challenges
  • Manage customer expectations to best proactive standards
  • Perform all required adhoc duties

Skills and Attributes:

  • Experience working in a very fast paced environment
  • Demonstrate exceptional attention to detail
  • Understanding of international trade, contracts and tariffs
  • Excellent problem solving skills and experience in working in a solutions-oriented manner
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated experience in prioritising tasks and responding to changing business priorities
  • Strong customer service and relationship building skills
  • Be a team player

Qualifications and Experience

  • Qualifications in logistics / supply chain, statistics or related analytical field
  • Experience working in a fast paced environment
  • Advanced proficiency in the use of Excel
  • 3+ years experience with a WMS / ERP system - ideally MS Dynamics
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • 3+ years handling a high performing team
  • 3+ years experience analysing large volumes of data and making solutions focused decisions

This role is located in Botany within a well known and highly regarded company. The company offers benefits like an onsite gym, recreation area, daily meditation, team lunch every Wednesday. The company promotes a family friendly environment and a focus on the well being and retention of their staff by actively promoting them through the business.

If you believe you have the requisite skills to fulfil this role then please submit your resume in WORD format using the appropriate links. For a further confidential discussion please contact Bev McLoughlin on 9615 5324. Please Note, the name of the company will not be discussed.


Leadership skills, experience in data analysis, Advanced Excel, exceptional interpersonal skills
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