Warehouse and Distribution Manager
Stiefel Laboratories, Inc
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
17d ago

Your Responsibilities :

Our pharmaceutical manufacturing plant in Boronia is GSK's largest manufacturing facility in the Southern Hemisphere exporting to over 30 markets around the world.

It is also the fourth-largest sterile facility housing a state-of-the-art Blow-Fill-Seal production line.

Reporting into the Logistics and Warehouse Director the Warehouse and Distribution Manager will have responsibility for warehouse and logistics operations for our Boronia site.

This position calls for demonstrated leadership abilities and influencing skills as this role involves a wide range of internal and external stakeholder management in a complex matrix environment.

Your responsibilities will be broad and will include :

  • Responsibility for the financial and operational performance of the warehouse and distribution function including : P&L and budget management.
  • Identifying opportunities for cost savings, efficiency and safety improvements.
  • Contributing to and supporting the development and execution of warehouse and logistics business plans, projects and strategy.
  • Coaching, developing and building capability within the warehouse operations team.
  • Driving and leading a culture of continuous improvement and operational excellence.
  • Building effective relationships with a broad range of internal stakeholders
  • Managing and monitoring the performance of third party service providers fostering an environment of collaboration and trust.
  • Working closely with supply chain colleagues to optimise and improve inventory management processes and performance.
  • You will have :

  • Experience managing a diverse team within a unionised and highly regulated environment.
  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to engage, inspire and challenge Warehouse Operators, direct reports, peers and other leaders across the Boronia site.
  • Proven experience managing multiple external and internal stakeholders in a complex, matrix environment.
  • A strong working understanding of EHS best practice.
  • Previous experience in pharmaceutical or a related industry(preferred.)
  • Strong influencing, conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
  • This role represents a great chance to showcase your leadership and warehouse operations expertise in a fast paced and varied environment and to be part of a global business that is focussed and committed to helping people to feel better and live longer.

    Applications close : Monday 11 June 2018

    Basic qualifications :

    Experience in a warehouse operations leadership role

    Preferred qualifications :

    Degree in Supply Chain or a related field (preferred)

    Why GSK? :

    GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is an innovative global leader in pharmaceutical research and development with a long and proud history in Australia.

    We are a patient focused organisation with a mission to improve the quality of human life, enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer.

    Our diverse business is made up of three areas : Pharmaceuticals, Consumer Healthcare and Vaccines.

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