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Operations & Logistics Team Leader

  • Location: Melbourne
  • Suburb: Melbourne VIC
  • Position Type: Full Time
Operations & Logistics Team Leader

This position is no longer available as it has been filled.


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Office Fruit Group is Melbourne's leading corporate supplier of fresh fruit, milk and catering to offices and schools in Melbourne.


We are seeking an experienced Warehouse and Logistics Assistant to join our management team and supervise our warehouse and staff in South Kingsville, close to the Melbourne CBD. Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will be responsible for supervising a small team and efficiently managing the storage, inventory accuracy and movement of all stock from delivery stage through to order fulfilment. You will be responsible for creating, overseeing and enforcing all required procedures and practices to ensure the best service is delivered to the customer and that maximum efficiency is achieved in warehouse operations.


Whilst this role has an expectation of leading from the front you also need to be prepared to be "hands on" in the day to day operations.


5 days required

Start Hours:

Monday- Wednesday 3:30am

Thursday 9:00am

Friday 11:00am


Some of your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead, motivate and supervise a small team to achieve OH&S, quality, and productivity plans set for the department.

  • Develop, maintain and monitor day to day activities.

  • Maximize the efficiency of the warehouse, whilst ensuring product delivery cycle, applying optimum storage strategies, and effective cost management.

  • Manage the inbound/ outbound functions, including pallet reconciliation and liaising with freight/delivery companies.

  • Managing remote logistics operations.

  • Co-ordination of on-site installations.

  • Potential to assist in a major warehouse relocation and expansion in the next 12 months.


The successful candidate must have:

  • Minimum 2 years supervisory experience in Warehouse Operations.

  • Specific experience in Stock Control and Inventory management.

  • Experience of co-coordinating all levels of freight and logistics operations.

  • An ability to work well under pressure and meet project deadlines.

  • A thorough understanding of OH&S.

  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written and a high attention to detail.

  • Strong Customer Service focus.

  • A proven ability to react and problem solve in a constantly changing and dynamic workplace.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and particularly a strong knowledge and ability to work with excel and spreadsheets

  • Diploma in Logistics or equivalent (advantageous).

  • Practical experience in fruit industry and purchasing from wholesale market (advantageous).

  • Forklift license and clean driving licence including manual licence

  • Resident in with the right to work in Australia


If you feel that you are the right candidate then please apply below attaching a covering letter.


Only candidates that fit the above criteria will be contacted.