Automation Specialist

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Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: QLD - other
Categories: Logistics/Procurement

About our Company

Asahi Beverages is one of the leading beverage companies in Australia and New Zealand. With a rich and varied history, Asahi Beverages manufactures and markets quality alcohol and non-alcohol beverages, boasting a strong portfolio of established household brands and innovative, new-to-market products.


About the Opportunity

Reporting to the Distribution Centre Manager you will be responsible for the technical support of the Automated Storage Retrieval System (ASRS), the SAP processes and optimisation of the Distribution Centre on a daily basis.

In this role you will problem solve, with a focus on continuous improvement, you will ensure that the inbound and outbound inventory functions within a technical ASRS and traditional (racked/blocked stacked) environment is completed to ensure appropriate inventory control and customer service.


Key Responsibilities

  • Detailed understanding of system processes and pallet flow throughput
  • Optimising system activity to manage both bulk and route loads including optimising the use of the skate docks
  • Optimising processes and workflow within the ASRS and between the ASRS and racked/blocked stacked inventory
  • Key contact and support for system related issues (including trouble shooting)
  • Planning and executing the ASRS flow for the Distribution Centre
  • Review and support communications between SAP and IT
  • In the context of a structured Continuous Improvement framework provide loss and waste analysis to identify areas of opportunity
  • Analyse cost saving ideas to ensure focus is put in the right areas and savings are realised


About You

  • Solid experience in an analytical / system governance role
  • Understanding of automated warehouse operation activity 
  • SAP knowledge in an FMCG warehouse environment
  • Solid computer skills including Excel and other MS Office suites
  • Ability to work autonomously and in a team environment


The Benefits

When you join us at Asahi Beverages you have an opportunity to make a significant contribution, while developing your career within an expanding FMCG company. It's an exciting time to join Asahi Beverages, one of the top beverage companies in Australia and New Zealand.


Asahi Beverages is the Australian subsidiary of the Japanese beverage company, Asahi Group Holdings. It incorporates Schweppes Australia and Asahi Premium Beverages.

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