Demand & Freight Planner

  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Logistics/Transport
  • Business Group:Stramit
  • Location:Knoxfield
  • Job Reference:SBP/10033983
  • Closing Date:15 Jul 2020


About Us

Stramit Building Products - A member of the Fletcher Building group is a major Australian group of companies including Fair Dinkum Sheds, Sol Home Improvements, Taurean Doors, and ShedBoss that supply roof and wall cladding, guttering, fascia, purlins, flooring, and structural formwork.  

The Role  

We have an exciting opportunity for a Demand & Freight Planner to join our team in Knoxfield VIC, in a dual-type role. Your purpose will be to meet customer current and future demand needs, while also managing the logistics execution at a national level.

Your role will involve:
  • Optimising a network model to ensure best location to manufacture items to meet customers’ needs
  • Driving demand planning across zones
  • Supporting EBIT improvement and Year-on-Year cost reduction 
  • Liaising with internal stakeholders and external stakeholder (suppliers, freight companies)
  • Delivering a well-balanced Sales & Operations Planning process
  • Responsibility of freight management and Chain of Responsibility

About You

To thrive in this role, you will:
  • Have proven capability to engage and influence key stakeholders
  • Be able to effectively manage an S&OP process
  • Have advanced Microsoft Office skills (Excel) and experience in ERP systems
  • Demonstrate high analytical skills and the ability to think strategically
  • Be flexible, adaptable, and have the ability to pivot as needed to manage conflicting priorities
  • Have worked in the manufacturing or retail industry (desirable but not mandatory)

What’s in it for you?
  • Work-life balance – work close to home in Melbourne’s Eastern suburbs – no more CBD commute!
  • Free parking on site – Ample staff parking available on site
  • Make your mark – Opportunity to make the role your own in our new structure
  • Corporate Discounts – Fletcher Building has a range of fantastic corporate discounts
  • Learning Academy – an award-winning learning academy supporting your career development 
  • Progression – We are part of the Fletcher Building group with more than 5,500 people across Australia

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strive to create an inclusive environment for all our employees. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply to any of our vacant positions. Talk to us about our flexible working arrangements and career pathways.

Please note: Our recruitment process will include a video & phone screen and a formal interview. The successful candidates also will be required to undergo a medical and drug / alcohol assessment and will be able to demonstrate unlimited working rights in Australia.