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Distribution Centre Operations Planning Manager - Christchurch

Apply now Job no: 503432
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: New Zealand Wide
Categories: Supply Chain/Distribution Centres

At Kmart, we are where families come first for the lowest prices on everyday items, and our vision is to make everyday living brighter for all our customers, every time and everywhere they shop with us.

We currently have a vacancy for an experienced DC Operations Planning Manager at our distribution centre in Christchurch, reporting to the DC Manager.

The DC Operations Planning Manager’s key objective is to be strategically focused on planning of resources to meet productivity goals, and will have full responsibility for the day to day operation of the site to ensure safety, service and financial performance targets are met.

Pivotal responsibilities in this role include the implementation of the Kmart business strategy including driving productivity, executing safety initiatives and compliance, audit compliance, driving achievement of DC KPI’s and managing transport operations

As the ideal candidate you will require:

  • Work closely with 3PLs and transport provides to ensure a coordinated service
  • Uphold Kmart's standards and ensure service levels are met
  • Logistics management experience at senior or middle level management with proven interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated leadership, relationship building, communication and teamwork skills, together with strong values and leadership behaviours
  • Ability to build a strong team ethos that facilitates continuous improvement and the creation of a high performing culture
  • Readiness to make time-responsive decisions and to support decision making within the business unit, with a capacity to be an effective and positive change agent, driving continuous improvement and championing innovation
  • Sound understanding of distribution operations for the retail market and an understanding of the Lean Manufacturing concepts is desirable, together with an understanding of Supply Chain & transport management commercial concepts
  • Related tertiary qualification in logistics is desirable
  • Project management skills
  • Understanding of warehouse management systems

As a passionate and experienced leader, your delivery of exceptional customer service will set the standard for your stakeholders,  and you will role model the Kmart values of Think Customer, Take Care, Live Integrity, Grow Together and Reach Higher which embody everything we do at Kmart.

At Kmart, you will benefit from joining an amazing business and a dynamic team who are all committed to the success of our business and providing our customers with a great shopping experience. Our values will resonate with you closely and you’ll enjoy being part of a growing, iconic Australian business that has a fantastic culture that is diverse and inclusive.

We offer a fun, fast paced work environment with a strong focus on workplace safety and being active contributors to the community. You will be provided with access to our exceptional professional development opportunities.

We have a lot to offer our team members including competitive remuneration, a generous bonus scheme, access to Wesfarmers employee share program and career opportunities, Kmart benefits programs which includes discounts at Target and Officeworks plus lots more!

So, if you would like to be part of a diverse team where you are encouraged to explore your potential and stretch your capabilities and are offered a real and rewarding career path in one of Australia’s most successful retailers, we invite you to apply. 

At Kmart, we celebrate the rich diversity of the communities in which we operate and are committed to creating inclusive and safe environments where all our team members can contribute and succeed. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we encourage applications from women, people with disability and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.

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

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