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Team Manager - Christchurch Distribution Centre

Apply now Job no: 502737
Work type: Permanent Full-time
Location: South Island
Categories: Supply Chain/Distribution Centres

It's an exciting time at Kmart - we are currently Australia's & New Zealand's most profitable retailer and we have some big plans in place that will ensure our business continues to grow and be a hugely successful business. We have over 200 stores already open throughout Australia and New Zealand, we employ over 30,000 team members and we have another 50 new stores in the pipeline!

At Kmart, we are all about being IRRESISTIBLE! Our products and prices are amazing and each day we do our upmost to exceed our customers' expectations. As a high volume retailer, we move millions of cartons of stock every year and our Distribution Centres (DCs) are crucial to the safe and timely delivery of this stock to our stores across Australia and New Zealand.

In New Zealand, at our DC located in Christchurch, we currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced DC Team Manager to lead and manage the daily operations of a 3PL and Kmart team to safely deliver and maximise productivity, quality, the team performance and process improvement.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, as the DC Team Manager you will be responsible for ensuring the site is safe for everyone, every day by implementing and evaluating safe work practices, adhering to OH&S requirements, improving safety performance, actioning identified hazards and investigating incidents.

You will be accountable for performance across the Receiving, Order Selection, Flow/XDS, Despatch, Operations Planning and Inbound Freight– managing resources, daily capacity planning, service levels & KPIs and continuous improvement strategies.

As a team manager you will be responsible for driving a positive, open and honest culture with a focus on safety, whilst promoting collaborative ways of working cross functionally and developing and training your team to deliver high performance. You will also implement Lean principles and company policies and procedures.

To be considered for this position you will be an experienced manager with a Supply Chain, Logistics, Transport Warehousing or Retail background coupled with a sound knowledge of supply chain operations and systems. You will have demonstrated ability to effectively manage, coach and develop a large team and a strong background and commitment to safety and knowledge in OH&S requirements. As a manager at the site you will be a champion of the Kmart values and role model behaviours.

We operate at a fast pace, are highly results focused and we all work collaboratively to ensure the continued success of our business and that we delight our customers every day! Our structure is non-hierarchical; our leaders are approachable and foster a culture that encourages innovation, safety and autonomy.

We have a lot to offer our team members including great development opportunities across both Kmart and the Wesfarmers Group, excellent remuneration, an uncapped bonus scheme and benefits program.

So if you have the required experience and our culture sounds like the right fit for you – don't miss this great opportunity to join Australia's and New Zealand's most profitable retailer.

Phone screening and interviews will occur prior to the closing date of this advertisement.

Candidates interested in this position should apply directly to this advertisement as we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies. Agencies - Please do not contact us or send applicants to us unless requested to by a Recruitment team member.


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