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General information

All posting locations: Northgate, Queensland, Australia

Job Function: 04 - IT

Department: 04 - 05 - Project Office

Date Published: 09-Nov-2020

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

Job Description

The role of the Warehouse Manager is an integral part the Northgate DC- providing all incoming and outgoing logistics services. The Warehouse Manager is accountable for leading the warehouse team- processes- and systems to deliver safety- quality- picking- cost- and delivery of materials to agreed targets. You will be responsible for workplace health and safety standards- the security of the building- and the efficient receipt- storage- delivery to line-side- and dispatch of goods. 


•    Have a clear understanding of the company’s vision and policies and how the warehouse contributes to these
•    Maintain a safe work environment by establishing- following- and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.  
•    Provide the site with a comprehensive inbound and outbound logistics service to ensure that adequate materials are available for the site production plan to be delivered in full
•    Develop strategic plans and reviews to achieve warehouse operational objectives
•    Develop warehouse operations improvements by analyzing process work flow- manning and space requirements- layout requirements- product flow; implementing changes.
•    Meet warehouse financial objectives by forecasting requirements- preparing an annual budget- scheduling expenditures- analyzing variances- and initiating corrective actions
•    Organize the recruitment and training of staff- as well as monitoring staff performance and progress
•    Develop- support- direct and coach the team effectively to equip them with the right skills and knowledge to deliver the warehouse safety- quality- and productivity targets
•    Keep stock control systems up-to-date and ensure material inventories are accurate (to agreed tolerances)
•    Produce regular reports and statistics on a daily- weekly and monthly basis
•    Oversee the planned maintenance of vehicles- machinery- and equipment
•    To ensure all waste streams on site are fully utilized and all waste controls are in place to ensure the site is keep clean and tidy and all recyclable materials are recycled to site and environmental standards.


•    Financial awareness
•    Strong knowledge of systems- SAP
•    Awareness of Food Safety and Quality management systems 
•    Several years food industry experience

•    Effective communicator to stakeholders at all levels
•    Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills
•    Proactive approach - doesn’t wait to be told what to do
•    Able to resolve conflict internally and externally 
•    People Management Skills
•    Deadline-Orientated
•    Planning and organizing

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