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Warehouse Operations Team Manager

Lineage Logistics

Lineage Logistics

Posted on Friday, April 5, 2024

Lineage is the world's largest temperature-controlled industrial REIT and logistics solutions provider, with a global network of over 400 facilities, spanning 25 countries across North & South America, Europe and Asia-Pacific.

Working a Lineage is not just a job - it's an opportunity to innovate and put your mark on how food moves from the farm to dinner tables around the world. As a member of the Lineage team, you are a critical link in the food supply chain.

The Asia-Pacific region currently includes Australia, New Zealand, Vietnam, Sri Lanka and Singapore employing nearly 3000 team members.

Due to an internal promotion, we are now looking to appoint a Team Manager, Warehouse Operations for our Laverton North facility in Melbourne.

This is a frontline, leadership role with a Wednesday to Saturday, 4am to 2pm

(4-day roster), focused on ensuring the site is operating in a safe, compliant, profitable, and cost-efficient manner whilst ensuring the highest level of customer satisfaction and service is being delivered.

We're looking for a Team Manager with a safety-first mindset and the energy & enthusiasm to support an engaged and high performing team culture.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with the implementation & management of site safety initiatives and being a visible safety champion, ensuring safety policies & procedures are adhered to.

  • Role modelling the values and behaviours of the company and leading by example, enabling effective collaboration between teams.

  • Ensuring agreed customer service levels are met on a consistent basis and regularly reviewing operational performance and taking corrective actions to address any issues.

  • Supporting and managing the performance of the team, including reviewing KPIs, ensuring productivity outcomes are achieved and inventory is appropriately managed.

  • Ensuring daily and weekly labour and resourcing requirements are met.

  • Ensuring all team members are trained to operate all machinery/equipment and understand the company's warehouse work systems.

  • Engaging the team frequently to drive a constructive and positive culture.

To be successful, you will ideally have:

  • Extensive experience in a similar role (logistics/transport industry is preferable)

  • A background in a retail logistics environment within a distribution centre or a fast-paced FMCG environment

  • Strong understanding and implementation of safety procedures, product safety, quality and legality issues

  • Excellent experience and knowledge of a multi temperature operation

  • Qualifications in Logistics Management or a business discipline, and/or equivalent relevant experience

  • Strong leadership skills, managing a large sized operational team

  • Experience and knowledge with transport / route distribution is advantageous

  • Basic understanding of profit and loss and other KPI’s that drive storage, handling and distribution costs

  • Basic knowledge of labour cost control and improvement, and the relationship between labour and handling revenue

Why is this opportunity exciting?

As well as receiving a highly competitive salary, you will be joining a values-based business, proud to offer you a respectful work environment built around trust, collaboration and support.

This means we will do everything in our power to set you up for long-term success.

In addition, this particular role will afford you with the opportunity to make a positive impact on our team ensuring we remain a great place to work.

Our Purpose: Transform the food supply-chain to eliminate waste and help feed the world.
Our Vision: To be the world's most dynamic temperature-controlled logistics company.
Our Values: Safe, Trust, Respect, Innovation, Bold & Servant Leadership.

Why Lineage?

Lineage is more than just a cold storage logistics business. We’re focused on being a vibrant, innovative and progressive employer where all our teams work safely, harmoniously and efficiently toward a common purpose - transforming the food supply chain to eliminate waste and help feed the world.

Lineage is dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic work environment and encourages applicants from all backgrounds to apply.