Warehouse & Freight Manager

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Logistics/Transport
  • Business Group:Fletcher Insulation AU
  • Location:Banyo
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  • Closing Date:03 Dec 2021


Fletcher Insulation, a member of the Fletcher Building Group sits alongside trusted names in the building and construction industry including Laminex, Tradelink, Iplex Pipelines & Stramit.  
Fletcher Insulation provides quality Australian made insulation into major residential and commercial construction projects. Pink Batts®, Permastop and Sisalation are household names in the Australian market and have helped grow the business over 100 years. We now have manufacturing and distribution facilities across Australia creating products focused on innovation, sustainability and world leading technology.

The Role 
The Logistics Manager is responsible for the efficient and effective operation of the Queensland Logistics operations. This includes all aspects of freight management (National & local distribution), inventory management, warehouse operations, Fabrication operations and 3PL management.  This is a key Safety Leadership role & based at our Banyo warehouse.

In return you will join an amazing team that will provide the support and development you may need to continue to build your career. Fletcher Insulation and the greater Fletcher Building Group are invested in growing our people through mentor programs, leadership programs and development programs.

About you 
We are seeking to appoint a forward thinking, results driven candidate, with a dynamic and fresh approach. Your experience within the Building Industry, or managing major customers at a national level, or working within a national customer focussed team, would be ideal. You will have a keen interest in innovation,  and you will always be looking for new ways to do things and taking a bold approach. You will want to bring the skills you have learnt so far, and have a real transformational impact on a new business. You will seek a role that will give you broad cross functional exposure to business principles.

Your skills will ideally include:
  • Experience in managing a Logistics/Supply Chain Operation
  • SAP ERP System experience
  • Microsoft Office Applications
  • Tertiary qualifications in Business, Logistics, Supply Chain or similar (desirable)
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Logistics & Warehousing combined with broad sales/logistics experience
  • Transport & Distribution experience.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability, interpersonal style and ability to co-ordinate teams.
  • Experience in a Logistics and or manufacturing environment and working with conflicting demands
  • Problem solving ability to come up with solutions to fix day to day issues as they come up.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Customer Focus. The voice of the customer within the site.
As an integral member of this thriving team you will be focused on the overall achievements of the business and driving continual success and productivity.

The Rewards 
With operations across Australia and New Zealand, Fletcher Building provides a great platform to grow your career. In addition to career development pathways, you will have access to:  
  • Staff Discounts – generous discounts within the Fletcher Building group in addition to discounts on health insurance, banking, optical, travel, technology, car rental and more through our internal perks program! 
  • FBuShare – a share scheme allowing you to feel ownership of the business in which you work 
  • Learning Academy – an award winning learning academy supporting your career development 
  • Employee Education Fund – a Private Trust Fund managed independently of Fletcher Building to provide funding for education and training to employees 
  • FB Excellence Awards – recognising, celebrating and sharing the best achievements in leadership, innovation, performance excellence and customer service 
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.