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Distribution Centre Manager in St Leonards at Westcon-Comstor

Date Posted: 12/20/2017

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Job Description

Based at our distribution centre in St Leanords, we are looking for a logistics leader who is passionate about developing their people and enjoys driving continuous operational improvement in a busy and unique environment.

Reporting directly to the Logistics and Supply Chain Manager in this role you will be responsible to plan and optimise the flow of goods into and out of the facility, in the most efficient manner, to maximise the customer experience.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Managing and lead the DC team - including staff rosters, performance management, morale, goals and objectives, and workplace safety.
  • Oversee IC Supervisor and Team Leaders to ensure they are performing their functions to company expectations.
  • Manage the output of the Integration Centre team balancing workload, competence requirements and customer expectations.
  • Manage freight delivery schedules to meet customer expectations.
  • Investigate and respond to service failures - both internal and external.
  • Manage DC equipment including maintenance program.
  • Develop Continuous Improvement initiatives to ensure Quality, Productivity and Safety
  • Manage Inventory Control
  • Manage Warehouse Capacity/Utilisation requirements
  • Act as key liaison between DC operations and Sales Desks/Customer Support
  • Manage inbound and outbound goods including receiving and dispatch schedules

We are looking for a candidate that possess the following attributes;

  • Strong leadership skills
  • Must be able to prioritise your own time as well as that of your team
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to build strong relationships quickly and effectively across all levels of the business
  • Proficiancy with SAP preferred.
  • Equivalent of five years warehouse management experience
  • Thorough understanding of WHS requirements
  • Experience in leading others, setting clear priorities and performance management
  • Experience setting and implementing action plans and providing clear direction and follow up on goals
  • Current forklift license - desirable

About us

Westcon - Comstor is a value-added IT distributor of unified communications, network infrastructure, data centre and security solutions with a network of specialty resellers. Our teams create unique programs and provide exceptional financial and technical support to accelerate the business of our partners. Founded in 1985, Westcon - Comstor is the world's leading specialty distributor of advanced network technology solutions. Through our business units around the world, we are a significant sales channel for Cisco, Check Point and close to 100 other industry-leading manufacturers.