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Yates - Logistics/Shipping Coordinator - Mt Druitt NSW

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Work type: Full Time
Location: Sydney
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The Company

Yates is Australia and New Zealand's leading home garden brand, taking pride in providing horticultural innovation and expertise which is second to none.  This iconic Australian company is part of the wider DuluxGroup - ASX top 100 listed and with a well-deserved reputation as a great place to work.

We employ world leading practices for safety and sustainability including a zero tolerance to harm.  We are also an equal opportunity employer who encourages a diverse workforce.

The Role

This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join our National Warehouse Distribution Team at the Yates site in Mount Druitt. This purpose built facility handles over 25000 tonnes of product each year and is central to the distribution of Yates products nationally and also to New Zealand.

The Logistics/Shipping Coordinator is involved in all areas of warehouse operations and logistics. This will include everything from planning and releasing orders to be processed through the whole process, to ensuring deliveries are scheduled though our third partly freight providers, including internationally.

Your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Allocation of daily orders to our picking team via SAP and ensuring dispatch of daily orders ensuring DIFOT targets are attained
  • Liaison with internal and external contacts such as transport providers and our planning team
  • Involvement with international freight forwarding and quarantine coordination
  • Delivery bookings for DC customers nationally and direction and control of receipting for incoming goods
  • Stock returns, pallet control and monthly pallet reconciliations
  • Ensuring compliance with dangerous goods and load restraint regulations and involvement in SHE Leadership initiatives

This role offers the opportunity to identify and implement new initiatives and improvements, and also has scope for increased responsibility and career progression as well as the wide range of benefits DuluxGroup employees enjoy.

Essential Criteria

We are looking for candidates with previous experience as a Logistics/Shipping Coordinator, who enjoy working in a team and have a demonstrated commitment to safety and customer service. You will also have a drive to achieve outcomes – the team are dedicated to safely achieving targets and delivering on promises.

This is a fast paced role which requires the ability to make decisions and manage multiple tasks while constantly focusing on customer service and outcomes.

You will be highly organised with a proven ability to deal with working under pressure and managing multiple tasks and deadlines. Central to this role is effective communication, strong numeracy and problem solving capabilities as well as excellent time management.

Freight forwarding experience will be highly regarded, as well as experience in a similar role in a FMCG warehouse environment. Knowledge of SAP (or other warehouse management systems) would be a significant advantage.

Flexibility to undertake additional hours, especially for peak season, and as required is essential for this site.

How to apply

To submit your application please click 'Apply' below, or for a confidential discussion please call Michael on (03) 9263 5783. For further information about Yates please visit our website www.yates.com.au.

 

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