Mars Food Australia is 1 of Australia’s leading food manufacturers based in Berkeley Vale on the NSW Central Coast. Within our growing business, more than 300 people known as Associates create 600 products under iconic food brands, including MasterFoods®, DOLMIO®, KAN TONG® and UNCLE BEN'S®. Mars Food’s purpose is to create Better Food Today for a Better World Tomorrow . With a Mars Food product in more than 80% of Australian homes, we aim to make a positive difference to our consumers and communities through tasty, healthy and easy meals that bring people together. Overview Reporting to the Customer Service & Logistics Manager, this role is responsible and accountable for all day to day operations and cost management associated with distribution and warehousing. The role has a continuing focus on operational and cost optimisation. The Logistics Coordinator purpose includes 3 critical areas. Efficient and effective logistics execution of third party logistics providers including warehouse and transport operations. Tracking and reporting of operational performance including proactive communication to our customers. Optimisation of our cost to serve through value leadership initiatives. Essential responsibilities: Provide functional ability and knowledge of physical logistics and logistics SAP operations. Develop and maintain transport procedures & capabilities with regular reviews with third party logistics providers. Coordinates outbound distribution network operations. Manage relations and track logistics peformance ensuring service requirements are met. Development and make network recommendation for future distribution. Responsible for pallet management through Chep for onsite and warehosue requirements. Ensure cost effective material handling to deliver operational requirements. Influence material management through third party warehouse operations with the necessary stocktakes conducted. Record and report DIFOD delivery and incidents as part of the CMOS process with proactive comms to customer partners. Coordinate COR activities and communication for MFA in partnership with service providers and cross segment counterparts. Drive cost savings iniatives and actively particpate in the LCC reciew and Feeder process. Requirements & Competencies: Tertiary requirements is desirable but not essential Previous logistics coordination and customer service background is preferred SAP and Microsoft excel system knowledge and background Demonstrated background to work collaboratively with internal customers and suppliers High levels of creativity and analytical abilities Sound functional and computer skills Excels in a customer focused environment where key drivers for success are Dealing with Ambiguity, Action Orientated, Standing Alone, Conflict Management, Drive for Results, Project Management and Priority Setting. If you are interested in this role please use the Apply now button to submit your CV. Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all candidates who are qualified will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no candidate will be penalized as a result of such a request.
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