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March

Logistics Coordinator (Supply Chain)

Private Company - Southbank, VIC

Manufacturing & Industrial
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Our reputable client based in Southbank is seeking an experienced Logistics Coordinator (Supply Chain) for an immediate start. This will be a 6-month Fixed Term Contract.

The main responsibilities for this role are as follows;
* In consultation with the Freight Coordinators, design and execute export accumulation plan AND/OR carrier for executing certain domestic commodity contract in accordance with the distance covered and the freight rate. Contact Cargill approved carriers in order to confirm availability and capacity for individual shipments.
* Assist rail freight coordinator to predict future rail freight requirements based on expected export program
* Coordinate develop and plan execution strategies to enable cheapest cost to serve.
* Provides all necessary shipment information to freight carrier. Receive and record confirmation that carrier has accepted each shipment.
* Contacts the sourcing team when there is no approved carrier for a shipment, or where the approved carriers do not have capacity for a shipment.
* Liaise with BHC's on the outturn/delivery of all Commodities.
* Provides updates on shipment planning status to supply chain as required or requested.

* Establishes strong working relationships with approved carriers and BHC's, Port Terminals, rail providers and internal colleagues
* Follow up with the execution of the shipments. Monitor the status of loading and freight and perform track and trace activities to confirm status of shipment throughout the shipment execution process.
* Provides timely communication with carrier owners, operators and BHC's, and maintains daily operational contact with clients and carriers on order/shipment information.
* Resolve issues related to the pick-up and delivery of inventory.
* Assists the Road and Rail Freight Coordinator to handle and track claims coming from both BU's and carriers in cases of non-compliance with freight contract requirements.
* Explore and identify areas of improvement and cost reduction through the supply chain.
* Maximises efficiencies and effectiveness by leveraging relationships with other colleagues and offices, and provides timely information to sales, customer service, operations, management and material handling providers to assist with order/shipment changes to optimise costs and service.

To be considered for this role you must possess the following;
* Tertiary qualifications in either Logistics, Economics, Accounting, Agriculture or a Business discipline;
* Minimum 1-2 years' experience in a Transportation or Forwarder role or Supply Chain Management, desirable
* Open to change and continuous improvement focused
* Demonstrated experience managing multiple priorities and tasks daily
* Ability to manage conflicting demands from multiple stakeholders, internal and external, to achieve the best outcome for the business overall
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Competent with Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Internet Explorer, Outlook);
* Intermediate knowledge of transportation & logistic market and carriers including rail, desirable
* Good understanding of supply chain processes, desirable
* Good understanding of business functions, focused on cost and budget controls, desirable
* Systemic approach to problem solving and decision making
* Team oriented mindset
* To be able to work under pressure and in fast changing environment


If this sounds like the role for you, please apply to the link below or call Emma on 03 8549-7688

Please click here to apply.