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February

Assistant Transport Manager

Woolworths Limited - Australia,

Manufacturing & Industrial
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Great opportunities to grow your career
  • Play a key role within a leading Transport team
  • Help to make Kiwi’s lives better and safer everyday!

About us

Countdown is New Zealand’s leading supermarket brand and digital retailer, serving more than 3 million customers every week. We’re committed to providing our customers with the best fresh choice, value and convenience, so they’ll enjoy the best overall shopping experience in store or online.

Countdown continues to champion responsible, ethical and sustainable retailing and our commitment to community programmes and partnerships across the country. Whether we are giving Kiwi kids free fruit, supporting our food rescue programme partners, tackling waste, addressing climate change or celebrating diversity, we are committed to making Kiwi’s lives a little better every day.

About the role

Reporting into the Regional Transport Manager - LNI, you will be supporting the Transport Manager in working with our carrier partners, DC’s and stores to ensure the safe and efficient delivery of our store orders. 

In your new role your focus will be to:

  • Support the operational rhythm for the supply chain and ensure the flow of work is maintained across DCs, transport and store network
  • Ensure all carriers forecast, plan ahead and schedule all work for the day in advance
  • Investigate service failures and implement corrective actions
  • ULD account management
  • Maintain relationships with DCs, Retail Operations and other stakeholders
  • Inspire carriers to strive to raise safety benchmarks and ensure compliance with contracts is achieved
  • Assist to drive operational performance and efficiency
  • Share leadership within the Transport team

About you

This role will suit someone who has an understanding of the NZ FMCG industry and a detailed understanding of logistics and the movement between the DCs and transport within a retail environment.

To really thrive in this role you will:

  • Have excellent written and oral communication, a master communicator
  • Competent in MS excel and Google sheets
  • An understanding of the NZ FMCG environment
  • Demonstrate good planning, be effective in problem-solving and have an eye for detail
  • Have the ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks
  • Demonstrate an analytical aptitude
  • Experience in working in a leadership role

Grow with the Group

As an inclusive, team-first company, our people are at the core of everything we do. As our Group continues to evolve, innovate and support our communities, we encourage our team members to do the same with their own careers, by providing ongoing opportunities to grow and make a real difference.

We value flexibility, and encourage our team members to work in ways that meet their work/life commitments and support their wellbeing. Diversity and inclusion are important to us, and we work to create a vibrant and inclusive workforce that’s reflective of the communities we’re in. 

This is a key role within our Supply Chain function which ensures our stores get the goods they need to make Kiwis lives better everyday - if this resonates with you, we’d love to hear from you. Apply today!

At Countdown we believe that we are here to make Kiwi’s lives a little better every day. If you want to be a part of our journey apply now.