Logistics Officer / Manager

  • Negotiable
  • Riverwood, New South Wales
  • Construction

A global leader in the design and manufacture of high-quality office chairs, seating and table solutions which foster well-being, creativity and performance. The brand stands for first-class product quality, highly innovative ergonomics and cutting-edge design.

  • Global Footprint - Germany, Australia and Asia
  • Massive Growth organisation - 30 % Growth in recent years
  • Extensive Range of Australian Made products

Headquartered in Sydney and with a local production facility in Riverwood, which services the entire Asia Pacific region. An extensive range from their table product portfolio is proudly registered as Australian Made.

This is an important operative role, responsible for the movement of goods between Germany, Australia and Asia. primarily based at our production facility in Riverwood, NSW.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Schedule and actively manage all import and export shipments, from shipper to consignee.
  • Negotiate rates and terms with supply chain partners, including freight forwarders.
  • Administer shipment documentation, including packing lists and commercial invoices for export.
  • Calculate and provide quotations for special shipments and/or projects.
  • Review and actively manage standard shipment costs charged to the customer, across Asia Pacific.
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure time, cost and quality performance.
  • Analyse logistics data and prepare reports for senior management.
  • Drive operational efficiency, particularly through process optimisation and sound financial management.

Required Education, Experience & Skills

  • Minimum 5 years logistics and/or supply chain experience, preferably including within a freight forwarding environment.
  • Experience with all modes of shipment, including sea, air and rail.
  • Proficient in ERP Systems, including SAP (SD).
  • Proficient in Office 365 (Teams, Planner, Outlook, Word, Excel).
  • Proven experience in supplier negotiations.
  • High attention to detail and strong ability to prioritise tasks.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Positive, proactive attitude and drive for continuous improvement.

This is a very hands-on role, initially without any direct reports, but working closely within a small operations team, servicing the Asia Pacific region.

Cheryl Haines Senior Recruitment Consultant
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