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Despatch Manager

Job no: 502299
Work type: Full Time
Location: Wodonga

  • Join a World Leader in Packaging, Paper and Recycling
  • Your Energy, Passion and Supply Chain Background will Ensure your Success
  • Collaborative & Supportive Team within a Company Focused on Safety & People

At Visy, our people make us stand out from the crowd. We’re always seeking solutions, opportunities and possibilities. We look for people who see what’s ahead and run towards it. These people are helping us to achieve our vision to become the global leader in sustainable packaging solutions. Together, we can create a better world.

The Opportunity: 

Visy began manufacturing corrugated cardboard boxes in Melbourne, Australia, in 1948 and has grown to become one of the world's leading privately owned packaging, paper and recycling companies.

We offer unique, fully integrated, forward thinking closed loop packaging solutions that align with customer and industry needs. Having maintained a huge market share, we are certainly leading the way.

The Role:

As the Despatch manager, you love to lead by example and are outcome oriented with a 'can do' attitude. Your flexible and enthusiastic approach will ensure strong leadership and motivation.

You enjoy being hands on, thrive under pressure, and work with your team to find solutions to the day to day challenges, whilst ensuring safety and customer service is never compromised.

To be successful you will have recent Supply Chain/Logistics management experience in a manufacturing environment and be up to date with the COR and Fatigue laws.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Initiate and drive a safe workplace including following all safety policies and regulations
  • Manage and co-ordinate Despatch and Contractors to achieve distribution KPI’s for the site (Safety/DIFOT/Quality/Sales/Volume/Freight Utilisation)
  • Actively develop and upskill your team including identifying any cross training or development opportunities
  • Manage stock and assets including maintenance
  • Pallet control management and other assets [pallet tops]
  • Develop improvement processes and ensure established processes are maintained to meet compliance and quality targets
  • Ensure compliance and legislation around chain of responsibility is adhered to

What you will bring to the team: 

  • Experience in a leadership role within Supply Chain/Logistics role (preferably within the FMCG, Manufacturing or Processing industries)
  • Experience across all despatch functions including allocating, scheduling, goods receipting, stock management, logistics management with 3PL including COR and Fatigue Management
  • Experience in Regional Line Haul
  • High communications skills to manage both internal and external relationships to drive DIFOT outcomes for our customers
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with a focus on safety, customer service and innovation
  • Good with reporting to increase and sustain the business’s profitability 
  • A hands-on leader, who is self-motivated with energy, passion and a positive mindset 

When you join Visy, you’re joining a global leader dedicated to making serious progress in the sustainable packaging and recycling industries. We want to find solutions, make an impact and grow our business. If you can help us, you’ll fit right in. There’s never been a better time to join Visy!

Please contact Sarah Cranby on 0499 995 174 for a confidential discussion, or apply now.   

You will be required to meet Visy’s employment criteria which will include a criminal history check and pre-employment medical (including drug & alcohol testing).

Visy is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.

Please note that only applications with the right to live and work in Australia will be considered for this position.

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