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Perishable Shipping Solutions

Perishable Shipping Solutions

Posted on Saturday, December 2, 2023

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.

As we continue our transformation and growth journey, we are now looking to appoint a Team Manager, Operations for our Laverton facility in Melbourne.

The role is responsible for leading the Laverton operation, with support from the Department and Operations Manager, 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 the energy & enthusiasm to support an engaged and high performing team culture. In addition, you'll set the highest standards around safety and efficiency to ensure the very best customer outcomes.

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 preferable) supportive the effective & efficient operation of a site.

  • Experience in coaching and mentoring a medium-sized team of warehouse operators.

  • Knowledge of inventory control in a similar warehouse environment.

  • Experience with labour planning and understanding costs, productivity and profitability (P&L).

  • Experience in managing KPIs to support operational performance and continuous improvement.

  • A strong understanding of safety principles & guidelines together with experience implementing safety procedures.

Why is this opportunity exciting?

As a values-based business, we are 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.

We have a lot of experience and tenure within our team in Laverton, which also means you can learn from the best and further develop your leadership skills so that this might be just the beginning of your future with the Lineage family.

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.