Shift Operations Manager
Woolworths Limited 1,280 reviews - Melbourne VIC

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Woolworths Limited is one of Australia's largest and most successful retailers with our Logistics Division employing more than 5,000 people across a national network of transport and distribution centre operations.

We are currently seeking to appoint a tealented Shift Operations Manager for our Melbourne Regional Distribution Centre (based in Broadmeadows) with the passion to support our commitment to developing a positive, high performance culture.

Reporting to the Distribution Centre (DC) Operations Manger, the role of the Shift Operations Manger is to oversee the effective management of the shift operation to meet production requirements and performance targets around cost, capability and safety whilst positively leading and developing the team. You will also contribute to the achievement of overall business performance for the DC.

Key Responsibilities

Plan for and mange labour resources to meet workload forecasts and the DC budget

Build and promote a team environment focused on working collaboratively to achieve team and DC objectives

Lead, motivate and engage team members through the use of effective people management processes and practices, building their capability to achieve team and individual objectives

Ensure safe working practices are adhered to, promoting safety policies and procedures on an on-going basis

Use effective communication techniques which encourage open and honest communications and constant information flow

Implement continuous improvement of systems and processes

Understand and adhere to all relevant company policies and procedures and to promote same amongst teams


To be considered for this position, you will meet the following;

Ability to lead, coach and manage a team of people

Good planning and problem solving skills and ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks

Excellent organisational and administrative skills

3-5 years experience in Supply Chain Operations

Working knowledge of a broad range of distribution centre systems such as WMS, TMS

Experience with various computer programs: Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook

Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively manage business relationships with internal and external stakeholders

Motivated, confident and enthusiastic

Demonstrates honesty and trust; keeps commitments

Treats people with respect and fairness

Is available to and approachable by team members, peers, manager and other stakeholders

Ensures team members receive timely and helpful assistance, guidance and feedback

Dedicated to developing the capabilities of team members

Identifies better ways to accomplish goals and exceed expectations

Strong team player - willing to 'pitch in' if and when required

Pro-actively seeks continuous improvement methods

Business/Management qualifications and/or; Significant on the job operations and people management experience

As Shift operations Manager, you will enjoy a safe and friendly working environment, a competitive salary package and the opportunity to develop both personally and professionally in a supportive team environment.


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Warehouse & Distribution - Management

Primary Location

VIC-Northern Melbourne-Broadmeadows


Full Time

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