Warehouse Manager Warehouse Manager …

Michael Page
in North Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 30 Jun 20
AUD100000 - AUD110000 per annum + + 9.5% super
Michael Page
in North Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 30 Jun 20
AUD100000 - AUD110000 per annum + + 9.5% super
Michael Page
The purpose of this role is to lead and manage the day to day operations of my client's Victorian distribution centre. This position has two direct reports (Team Leaders) but is responsible for approximately 30 employees in total. My client is looking for a strong and visible leader that has a CI focused mindset.

My client is an automotive spare parts distributor, supplying to some of the world's largest automotive brands. They are a global business.


The key tasks and responsibilities of this position are but not limited to:

  • Supervise/Manage and assist the day to day running of the warehouse operations, with specific focus on receipting, picking, and the timely dispatching of goods
  • Responsible for compliance with health and safety regulations and environmental and quality standards
  • Lead and manage the design, implementation and development of operational processes to create and maintain a robust framework for delivering both the day to day work and the business plan going forward.
  • Drive performance improvements through auditing processes and reporting mechanisms
  • To manage and oversee the transport with external logistics company's Overall accountability for operational performance to Service Level Agreements and Key Performance Indicators
  • To support all areas, achieve a step change improvement in operational excellence and organisation capability
  • PDC warehouse to be at world class operational levels (Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery) - achieving all operational and client KPI's - Inbound / Outbound / bin denials / DY < / PI targets achieved - All stock loss for each warehouse achieved
  • Create and maintain close working relationships with the customer(s) and the customer's customer and prospective customers
  • Spend time with the customer to understand short, medium- and long-term requirements


To be considered for this role you must have at least 4-5 years in a similar role and demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • Has an extensive background within warehouse management, with capacity to improve warehouse efficiency's and make day to day processes better
  • Excellent communicator, at all levels and through all mediums. Ability to interface and manage relationships at all levels across the territory
  • MUST have extensive experience using SAP
  • Track record of delivering profits in excess of plan
  • A lean practitioner with a proven track record
  • Possess strong leadership and management skills with proven ability to manage and motivate teams to meet their KPIs
  • Process driven with strong project management skills
  • Previous experience working within the automotive industry (desired)
  • A formal qualification in Warehousing and Logistics Management
  • Formal Lean methodology qualifications e.g. 6 Sigma

Job Offer

The opportunity to work for a global business with generous starting salary.

To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Jack Grimison on 03 8640 3233.

Company Overview

Michael Page has four decades of expertise in professional services recruitment. We were established in London in 1976, and over this period we've grown organically to become one of the best-known and most respected consultancies, with an office network spanning six continents.

While size has its advantages, it doesn't define us - the nature of our organic growth means that each new office is integrated into the region that it serves. It also means that as an employer looking to hire, or as a candidate aiming to grow your career you have the best of both worlds; a team that understands the market and geography you operate in, plus the resources and expertise of an international network at your disposal.

Our teams are broken down to focus on industry, assignment type, salary level and location, so your hiring requirements or job search will all be handled by a specialist who knows your sector inside-out. We are confident that our expertise can add value to your recruitment or job search process.