Transport Manager
Supply Chain
Melbourne, Australia
3d ago

Your path to many possible futures Transport Manager Wodonga Location Overview

  • Manage transport operational execution to ensure carrier delivery service, cost and safety outcomes
  • Liaise with Woolworths DC operations and third party carriers and resolve any issues in the Supply Chain including Stores
  • You will be responsible for the delivery of service, cost and safety targets for transport
  • The Opportunity We are currently recruiting for a Transport Manager, based in our Wodonga site. You will be working in a passionate and supportive transport team, time will be spent building relationships and creating engagement, as well as :

  • Managing the transport operations within budget expectations to ensure effective provision of ongoing service to stores whilst delivering end to end cost targets
  • Creating and maintaining positive partnerships with 3PL transport providers within metro scope, including daily task coordination activities as well as regular performance reviews with relevant carriers
  • Supporting the State Transport Manager ensuring performance monitoring and KPIs are in place to measure performance of carriers in line with contractual terms and expectations
  • Identifying and supporting operational improvements in the network and execution of Transport that reduce cost, reduce empty running, remove handling charges or increase capability
  • Supporting Store Service team with addressing transport operational issues to meet customer expectations
  • Working with the 3PL to optimise planning, allocation and fleet utilisation, while minimising overall kilometres in conjunction with carrier partners to deliver operational efficiencies
  • Working closely with DC and 3PL teams ensuring continuous operations flow and effective daily task coordination
  • DIFOTEF (Delivery IN FULL - at the pallet level, ON TIME - to the agreed store windows, ERROR FREE - without mistakes in transport)
  • Reducing the cost of doing business whilst implementing principles to drive efficiency, safety and engagement within Metro transport operations scope
  • Who we’re looking for Our new Transport Manager will be driven and passionate, keen to get things done and able to make an impact in a fast-paced environment.

    We’re looking for a team player with :

  • Previous experience working as a Transport Manager
  • Solid experience in FMCG, distribution or retail
  • Experience in managing operational budgets
  • Ability to oversee a team to deliver outcomes in line with business requirements and expectations
  • Strong time management and organisational skills, have the ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines with little impact to clients
  • Ability to influence and engage with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated achievements in service delivery, cost management and team leadership
  • Demonstrable hands-on leadership and coaching skills
  • Knowledge of relevant OH&S and RTW legislation
  • Joining the Group

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