Warehouse and Dispatch Manager


  • If customer service and efficiency is your mantra
  • And you thrive when the pressure and pace is on
  • Then we should be talking!

The opportunity
This leading packaging manufacturer in Manukau is going places! With high speed lines, a focus on customer needs and continuously looking to deliver quality products, this is an exciting business to work for.
The role
As Warehouse and Dispatch Manager, you will oversee the operation of this busy 24/5 distribution service. Your role will include:

  • Responsibility for the daily performance of the team onsite and managing the relationship with 3pl warehouses and freight forwarders on a daily basis ensuring all aspects of the warehouse and delivery activities meet (or exceed) agreed standards and service levels. With significant purchase orders coming in, key challenges will relate to workflow, stock accuracy, scheduling and DIFOT.
  • Creating a high performance culture. Staff development, cross-training and succession planning are critical to the ongoing success of the business.
  • Continuous improvement is a constant. You are involved in the development of strategic plans, identifying opportunities and project managing initiatives to improve productivity and service.
  • Responsible for managing and maintaining department budget: analysis and reporting on activities and outcomes, cost management and recommending cost reduction strategies.

Skills & experience

You have proven yourself to be a high performer within the high volume, fast paced warehousing environment. You are proficient in the use of Excel and WMS systems.
As a person, you:

  • Are a fair but firm leader, well respected and achieve results through people.
  • Are a great motivator, able to organise and encourage teamwork.
  • Lead by example, have a mentoring approach and continuously monitor performance.
  • Have a quick and analytical mind which enables you to ‘think on your feet’ and resolve any issues before they arise!
  • Are an able communicator, comfortable in one-on-one’s with staff, or group presentations to senior management.

This is a highly autonomous role offering considerable career opportunity for individuals with motivation and drive. If this sounds like you, I’d love to hear from you NOW!
How to apply
Click on the link:http://adr.to/j6fs4   or contact Martijn van Luijken on +64 9 972 0197 for a confidential discussion.