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Job Description:

Caterpillar of Australia currently has a challenging opportunity for an energetic, passionate & committed Warehouse Supervisor (Coach) to join the Queensland Distribution Centre (QDC) based in Yatala, QLD. Reporting to the Operations Manager based in Queensland, the primary responsibility of the Warehouse Supervisor includes servicing client requirements and leadership of approximately 10-15 operational staff.  This position manages the team in the afternoon shift working from Monday to Friday, Midday to 8pm.

As this position is a leadership role, you will be required to drive change, mentor, coach and lead continuous improvement whilst adhering to Caterpillar’s ‘Values in Action’.

Additional responsibilities of the role may include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensure a high level of employee safety and adherence to safety policies and procedures
  • Deliver daily Process Improvement Dialogues and ad hoc operational presentations to operational staff
  • Oversee the smooth and effective execution of warehouse day to day activities
  • Meet required area and facility wide KPIs
  • Lead, coach, mentor and develop operational staff
  • Key reporting activities on a weekly basis
  • Daily workforce and operational planning
  • Analyse operational data on a daily basis
  • Maintain professionalism and confidentiality with sensitive information

To be successful in this position you will possess the following:

  • Demonstrated Leadership experience (3-5 years in a supervisory role)
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills at all levels
  • Ability to speak in front of a large group
  • Strong computer and analytical skills
  • Strong ability to deliver high levels of customer service
  • MS Office Suite including MS excel, Project and Access
  • Exceptional Team building and team-leading skills
  • Demonstrated strong report writing abilities
  • Experience in a continuous improvement environment – 6 Sigma and Caterpillar Production System (CPS) will be highly regarded.
  • Proven and relevant experience within a supervisory capacity – coaching and mentoring
  • Prior experience within a fast-paced warehousing/logistics environment
  • Excellent commitment levels and attendance records
  • Related tertiary qualifications will be highly regarded

Experience Level: Mid-Senior
Work From: Onsite

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