Inventory and Logistics Manager


  • New role: improve inventory, warehousing & distribution outcomes
  • Stable, privately owned business experiencing steady growth
  • Use your influencing skills to promote change

The opportunity

This company both imports and distributes a wide range of high quality food and health & beauty products, and owns trusted brands which are produced by third party manufacturers. Based at its Central Auckland Head Office (with parking provided) this is a newly created role, taking responsibility for all inventory, logistics and warehousing functions. With your background and experience as a Logistics and Inventory Professional you can really make a difference that will lead to improved logistics outcomes and increased customer satisfaction.

The role

The operation is fast paced and complex, with a large number of brands and products supplied to a network of customers across many different channels throughout the country. The role reports to the Finance & Administration Manager and has one direct report. This is a change management role with an external focus, dividing your time between the head office and being resident within the company’s third party service provider. Your focus: to strengthen relationships with all stakeholders, implement and monitor KPIs to measure results, and identify opportunities and drive change to improve logistics performance.

 Skills & experience

The successful applicant will…

  • Have significant management experience within warehousing and logistics environments, ideally FMCG / food and other consumables, and either in-house or 3PL.
  • Be an able communicator and negotiator - comfortable liaising with internal and external stakeholders and able to develop and maintain relationships.
  • Be commercially savvy, able to see the bigger picture to achieve company goals.
  • Have a hands-on approach and the ability to work with people at all levels.
  • Be familiar with H&S systems.
  • Be computer literate and familiar with WMS systems.

How to apply

Click on the link:  Inventory and Logistics Manager

Or contact Martijn van Luijken on +64 9 972 0197 or Yvette Harrison on +64 9 522 3927 for a confidential discussion.