Supply Chain Specialist

Contract type: Permanent
Location: All Sydney
Industry: Warehousing & Logistics
Start date: ASAP
Salary: plus super
Reference: MC11.8
Contact name: Michael Coetzee
Contact email:

Job description

The Supply Chain Specialist:
  • Have a good understanding of WHS legislation and policies with regards to Supply Chain and supply chain management incl. Chain of Responsibility and Hazardous Goods
  • Have the ability to continuously improve and optimise the supply chain
  • Have the ability to collect, analyse and interpret freight data (national and international) including detailed cost analysis
  • Strong and effective negotiator when sourcing products and services
  • Have a good understanding of requirements for any imported goods
  • Effective interaction with the warehouse and distribution centres (intercompany warehouses)
  • Be capable of effective oral and written communication.
  • Supporting warehouse operations – stock control, inventory management, on time delivery, export, receiving and dispatching
  • Analysing and managing the supply chain for imported and locally sourced raw materials and finished goods
  • Negotiate, source and purchase materials from suppliers and effective vendor management
  • Optimising freight options for international and national shipping
  • Effective contract negotiation and management
  • Active financial analysis of overall supply chain cost
  • Investigating root causes for on time delivery failures and implement corrective actions.
  • Supply chain best practices
  • Project Management
  • Expert Negotiator
  • Logistics/Warehouse Management/Supply Chain qualification (preferably a diploma, or certification through APICS, or a degree)
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a Supply Chain environment
  • Experience implementing barcoding systems
  • Solid understanding of LEAN principles and practices
  • A good understanding of information management systems including Visual Manufacturing (ERP) and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Powerpoint)
To submit your application, in strict confidence, please APPLY ONLINE using the appropriate link. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion about this role, please email your resume to Michael Coetzee - or call the Trojan office on 02 9633-4933

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