Distribution Coordinator

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Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: QLD - other
Categories: Manufacturing/Operations, 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  


This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Distribution Centre Coordinator to join the business during a time of change. As we undertake large project to bring our QLD warehousing operations inhouse to a new site in Townsville you will take charge in setting up new operations and procedures on site.


In this role, you will be responsible for leading a team to ensure the efficient operations of the finished goods warehouse to achieve delivery targets as well as broader business objectives.


You will play a key role in driving operational process improvements and cost savings initiatives.


 Key Responsibilities


  • Deliver excellence in Customer Service through coordination of warehousing activities
  • Relationship management for key Supply Chain partners (customers, suppliers and co-packers) to deliver maximum value (win / win outcomes)
  • Relationship management of key internal partners such as Commercial
  • Work collaboratively with the DC functional leads
  • Foster a culture of zero tolerance for workplace injuries, and visible ownership of EH&S to ensure staff adhere to the site Environmental and Health & Safety Management System to meet legislative and company standards
  • Drive a program of continuous improvement and cost reduction
  • Optimise major cost drivers for the function, through development and use of effective control reports (variance analysis)
  • Lead the team to ensure they are provided with the right level of support and development
  • Take charge during crisis’ and disaster management, specifically in relation to environmental factors


  About You


  • Prior experience in a similar role; either within FMCG or Consumer Goods environment
  • Excellent communication, influencing and change management skills, with management and shop floor personnel
  • Demonstrated experience initiating and delivering continuous improvement projects
  • Degree qualifications in Management, Supply Chain, Logistics or a related discipline
  • Previous leadership experience in a unionised environment will be highly regarded
  • Experience working in high risk and natural disaster areas would be advantageous


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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