Job Summary

This position leads the WA Region to ensure customers are safely, reliably and efficiently supplied. The role will work closely with both the Manufacturing plants, Project Managers and Commercial focusing on operational excellence with the view to be the trusted partner of choice for our customers.

  • Minimum Qualification: MBA / MSc
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 10 years

Job Description/Requirements

Key Accountabilities

Executes and manages in line with the Global Standards:

  • Support delivery of Business Management and Supply Chain strategy within Region
  • Maintain a strong focus on safety, encouraging drive toward best practice and ensuring full compliance
  • Manage multiple distribution channels
  • Identify and execute innovative supply chain opportunities to achieve customer delivery commitments
  • Accountable for 3 rd party business management, formalised supplier performance management processes (where applicable) and invoice validation
  • Input and analysis of initiatives as well as other continuous improvement activities affecting procedures and processes for shipping and other logistics activity (Supply Chain Optimisation)
  • Look for ways to increase efficiency and productivity of warehouse operations and improved accuracy to supply activities, making best use of the tools available
  • Lead team in all internal audit processes and procedures
  • Working with Regional Planning to monitor demand requirements from 1-24 months through Sales & Operations Planning processes
  • Support Procurement team, ensuring Global Procurement Standard processes and procedures are adopted
  • Work with Logistics Team to execute the Global Transportation Plan to ensure product is moved appropriately to meet demand
  • Ensure contracts are aligned between Category Management and Global Logistics for all supply activity
  • Internal quote management for transactional enquiries and ensure full adherence to Maxam contract sign off processes tracking spend analysis and reporting
  • Align and manage team performance to Regional Supply Chain strategy whilst developing individuals through talent succession planning


Metrics

  • Standardization of planning and inventory processes
  • Relevant, timely assurance of supply to the market
  • Variable cost mitigated through effective monthly planning process and disruptive event management
  • Tracking of outcomes achieved, completion to plan (production plan adherence), strength of relationships
  • Compliance to SHES requirements


Role Dimensions

  • 3-5 direct reports,
  • This job operates in a professional office environment
  • Key stakeholders: Group Supply Chain, Regional Supply Chain, Internal Audit, Manufacturing, Commercial, Operations


Critical Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in logistics, supply chain, transportation or a business-related field
  • MBA preferred
  • Minimum and 10 years experience in supply chain
  • Proven influencer able to manage processes across multiple stakeholder groups
  • Working knowledge of regulations relating to transportation and warehouse operations, coupled with experience with a variety of logistics sourcing strategies


Preferred Experience and Qualifications

  • Knowledge of appropariate applications for transportation, warehousing and inventory
  • Possess unquestioned reputation for integrity, ethics, personal values and solid character
  • Demonstrate innate business intellect, achievement orientation and competitive spirit
  • Exude confidence, yet be without strong ego needs; is self-aware and open to feedback
  • Show courage to make decisions, yet is patient to make the right ones
  • Model resilience and flexibility; adapts well to new circumstances and adversity

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