Logistics Coordinator - Cold Chain


Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain




Inner Suburbs Melbourne

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Full Time

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Job Description

A well-established global provider of transport and distribution services, has an opportunity available for an experienced Logistics Coordinator to join their team.

Currently they have a virtual office set up in Melbourne and due to expansion will be opening a new facility in February 2017.

Reporting through to the head office in China your major responsibilities include but are not limited to:-

  • Mandate with the mission to build and drive up operational efficiency and effectiveness in a competitive marketplace
  • Develop the operations team in new business set up
  • Oversee transportation, network planning, scheduling, and operational facility
  • Plan and direct departmental operation as well as monitor daily operations
  • Set strategies and formulate objectives and policies by leveraging best practices in international market
  • Manage the operations of hub and service centers whilst aligning with statutory / Customs requirements as well as Headquarters' requirements
  • Build external network, like freight companies and government bodies
  • Train different teams in products and services promotion and obtain feedback from clients for improvement actions
  • Work closely with sub-contractor management team to manage vendor performance
  • Formulate and revamp standard operating procedures (SOPs) and work instructions to ensure the proper operational procedures are being followed and performed in the most effective and efficient way

To be successful in this role you must possess the following:-

  • Degree holder in Logistics or Supply Chain Management
  • At least 8 years' working experience in logistics industry, with at least 2 years in managerial roles within multi-national or sizeable companies
  • Extensive international freight management experience
  • Comprehensive cold chain logistics and quality compliance expertise with understanding of regulatory guidelines
  • Logistics & Compliance experience in the complexities of time critical, temperature controlled
  • Track record of successful logistics operations management experience in cold chain (freezer/ chiller), including facility planning
  • Strong project management & analytical skills
  • Strong leadership skills; able to deal with diversity, pressure and challenges
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft programs
  • Overseas travel required