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Date: 11-Mar-2019

Location: Eagle Farm, Australia

Company: Metcash






About the role:

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Dispatch Manager to join our Metcash Wholesale division based in Eagle Farm Qld. The main objective of this role will be to coordinate and execute the dispatch/transport function within Campbells.


What you will be doing:

This is a hands-on position and will require flexibility to work on a shift roster from 5:00am-7:00pm Monday-Friday. Your role will include the following:

  • Working with Store Manager to coordinate dispatch to achieve Delivery in full on time (DIFOT) at best overall CODB.
  • Develop and manage transport requirements to deliver best cost/best service outcomes for business in line with Chain or Responsibility (COR) requirements.
  • Manage and reconcile transport and dispatch paperwork, drivers run sheets and weekly/daily charges check and sign off.
  • Ensure that all Metcash obligations and requirements are met in line with COR compliance and aligned with company standards and procedures
  • Working with the other key functional areas to improve overall site efficiency, productivity, quality and service standards to deliver a superior service to current and
  • prospective customers.
  • Ensure the in full, on time (DIFOT) of orders to customers.
  • Ensure trucks are serviced and maintained, safety checks are undertaken.


What you will bring:

  • OH&S experience
  • Staff training and coaching experience
  • Computer skills
  • Previous experience in a supervisory or leadership role
  • Demonstrated ability to train others in safety and compliance
  • Forklift ticket
  • Knowledge of WHS, COR, HACCP/Food Safety


About us:

You’ll be employed by Metcash, Australia’s leading wholesale distribution and marketing company. We believe that it is absolutely vital to Australia that there is a sustainable, independent, family-owned business sector. Independent retailers support their local communities. We help them to be the ‘Best Store in Town’ by providing merchandising, operational and marketing support across our food, liquor and hardware pillars. With locations across Australia and New Zealand  Metcash proudly supports independently owned retailers across our portfolio of brands including IGA, Campbells, Cellarbrations, Mitre 10, Friendly Grocer, and The Bottle-O. At Metcash we are transforming our business and challenging the status quo of retail. We are creating a great place to work, with our 6,000 employees all passionate about achieving our purpose of Successful Independents.                                                                                                                      


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