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Team Manager - Wiri Distribution Centre

Apply now Job no: 503207
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Auckland
Categories: Supply Chain/Distribution Centres

About Kmart

With more than 235 stores and employing over 34,000 people, Kmart is proud to be one of Australia and New Zealand’s largest and most successful retailers.

Serving the needs of Australian and New Zealand families is at the core of who we are as a business, that’s why we are driven to be the place customers rely on for low prices and making every day living brighter.


You’ll be joining a dynamic team with a fantastic culture where diversity is openly celebrated, and you’ll be challenged and supported to achieve personal and business goals. Expect a work environment that is highly collaborative, fast-paced, inclusive and progressive - with no two days the same! Our values – Think Customer, Take Care, Live Integrity, Grow Together and Reach Higher will resonate with you deeply and you’ll enjoy being part of a growing, iconic Australian business that has a fantastic culture that is non-hierarchical, diverse and inclusive.

What we’re looking for?

In New Zealand, at our DC located in Auckland, 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 the following;

  • Ensure site safety 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
  • 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.
  • Drive 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

About You

To be successful in securing this exciting new role, you will ideally possess the following skills and experience;      

  • Experience as a manager with a Supply Chain, Logistics, Transport Warehousing or Retail background coupled with a sound knowledge of supply chain operations and systems
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage, coach and develop a large team
  • Possess a strong background and commitment to safety and knowledge in OH&S requirements so that you can effectively champion 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.

You will be afforded autonomy and accountability in your role and have access to development opportunities across both Kmart and the Wesfarmers Group, excellent remuneration, inclusion in company bonus scheme & access to Wesfarmers share plan (both for eligible team members) and benefits program including a discount card for Kmart.

At Kmart we aim to ensure our teams reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate.

Candidates interested in this position should apply directly to this advertisement as we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies.



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