DC Manager

•      DC Manager role for rapidly growing food and beverage distributor

•      Manage 10 business units based from one facility near Prestons

•      Report directly to the GM with full ownership of DC Activities

Client Details

The client is a major name experiencing huge growth within the food and beverage distribution space. As a result of winning multiple contracts they need a DC Manager for their Casual based DC.


Reporting to the EGM you will manage the warehousing function across 11 businesses in one site at near Casula. You will be responsible for transforming the warehouse into a 3PL that is best in class for Consumer Goods Distribution (particular focus on WMS and implementing automation). Specifically you will:
  • Recommend improved operating policies and processes, ensuring current processes are maintained and reflect best practice operations
  • Responsible for process continuous improvement, root cause analysis of problems and audits performance
  • Encourage team flexibility and backup through competency development, skills training and leadership development
  • Maintain a high-level standard of warehouse cleanliness and housekeeping
  • Maintain and oversee all inventory related activities, including: Cycle counts, location audits, management of damages and reworks
  • Ensure highest standard of delivery in and outbound operations, including: Daily pick volumes, staging and loading of vehicles.
  • Oversee all inbound activities and ensure completion within allotted windows, including: Containers, linehaul in and out, and cartage
  • Maximise efficiencies and cost control through the effective management of labour planning, branch hours, agency labour overtime and absenteeism. Ensure all hours are audited daily.
  • Maintain and monitor all MHE and ensure appropriate vehicles are available to service excessive volumes
  • Optimise customer service levels, ensuring they are met or exceeded whilst ensuring the site adheres to strict WHS compliance and that a safety culture is promoted vigorously
  • Project manage and deliver on logistics transformation (inclusive of new technology: automation and Warehouse Management Systems).


You will be a proven Operations/ DC/ Warehousing Manager with strong systems and a ideally a Tertiary Qualification in a relevant subject. You will have run a multi-user FMCG Distribution Centre and hold strong experience with WMS Implementation and Automation.

Job Offer

Circa $150,000 + Super 


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