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Warehouse Manager

Job No: 114602
Location: Dandenong

  • Fantastic leadership opportunity for an experienced warehouse or distribution supervisor
  • Highly autonomous role within global organisation - drive your own success! 
  • Competitive salary package + on-site parking 

Deliver solutions that build Australia.

We span 80 countries and have been around since 1932, but one thing remains unchanged: we strive to be a global leader in lightweight construction and serve our customers by providing best-quality products and systems backed by expertise, service and support.

We’re part of building Australia’s homes, hospitals, communities and more through the innovative solutions we supply to the construction industry and through the people who grow their careers with us.

Join us, be part of the solution and continue to build our tradition of being the best.

About the Opportunity

Knauf Australia now has an exciting opportunity for a Warehouse Manager to lead operations at their Dandenong facility, on a full-time basis.

Reporting to the Supply Chain Director, this person will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Dandenong facility, including daily performance in the areas of safety, continuous improvement and lean distribution, whilst delivering exceptional customer service. 

As the most senior person on the site, you will be accountable for the daily management of warehouse employees, including ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures; as well as maintaining profitability within the warehouse operations area.

Your day-to-day responsibilities will include (but not be limited to):

  • Supervising daily operations in an outdoor, pick and pack facility, including overseeing the loading of metal profiles up to 7 metres in length;
  • Managing the Dandenong operational budget and preparing and analysing financial reports and performance of the site against budgets;
  • Providing strong leadership to engage and empower staff, enabling them to meet and exceed KPIs and contributing to business profitability targets;
  • Implementing and maintaining health and safety requirements for the site, ensuring a safe and hazard free workplace; and
  • Executing the strategic direction for the warehouse team as directed by the Supply Chain Director.

To view the full position description, please click here.

Who is Knauf looking for?

To be successful in this position you will have previous experience in a similar position, ideally within a pick and pack environment, with a strong understanding and working knowledge of warehouse operations, including transportation and freight. 

As the most senior person at the facility, you will be a strong leader with demonstrable experience in a supervisory position and the ability to manage all employee related matters on site, including training, staff engagement and performance management, as required. 

This is a highly autonomous role that requires a superior communicator with the ability to establish and maintain strong business relationships with all customers, suppliers and other employees. As a motivating leader, you will also be assertive in your approach and not afraid to make tough decisions when necessary to get the best results.

Importantly, Knauf Australia is seeking a hands-on Manager who is willing to roll up their sleeves and jump into any task at hand, as required.

In addition, you will demonstrate a positive health and safety attitude and promote health and safety practices among coworkers. A forklift license is essential for this position, and any experience using SAP will be very highly regarded. 

Why Join Our Team?

These are the things that we're proud to offer our people:

PRIDE: Join the leaders in lightweight construction materials.

OPPORTUNITY: Progress your career in a performance culture that spans 80 countries.

REWARD: Fulfil your potential, be recognised for your commitment to succeed and drive your own future.

SUSTAINABILITY: Be part of a global company that has thrived since 1932 and is passionate about thriving into the future through economic, social and environmental sustainability.

CHANGE: Challenge yourself by embracing innovation and growth with us.

In addition to the above, you will be rewarded an attractive remuneration package, commensurate with skill and experience.

We have a strong commitment to personal development, with a focus on mentorship and a supportive team environment that values individual growth. In addition, you'll enjoy genuine opportunities for career development within the department and wider business.

If you're looking to develop a long-term leadership career with an industry leader, Apply Now!

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