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Warehouse Supervisor

  • 148 Frome Street, SA - Regional, SA, Australia, 5000
  • Full time
  • Whyalla
  • Leadership Opportunity
  • Dynamic Hands On Role

PFD Food Services began life in 1943 amid the noise and chaos of the Melbourne Fish Markets. Expanding rapidly to meet the demand of an ever growing customer base, we are Australia’s largest family operated Foodservice company with over 800 company owned trucks and customer service focused drivers making daily deliveries.

With an extensive range of fresh meat and seafood, together with frozen products, drygoods, paper products and cleaning solutions for the Foodservice Industry, PFD has proven their unwavering commitment to their customers and are considered a source of innovation, a provider of insight, a solver of problems. In 2021 PFD formed a partnership with another proud Australian company, Woolworths Group.

The Role

To lead the entire warehouse function in achieving common objectives each day.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead  the daily co-ordination of warehouse shift operations
  • Maintain the day to day requirements of both staff and operational functions for all shifts
  • Ensure staff and branch work practices comply with all company/legislative policies and procedures
  • Ensure all budgeting targets are adhered to
  • Ensure all customer orders are picked, checked and loaded by staff with high levels of accuracy
  • Ensure all delivery vehicles are loaded as per Driver/Run requirements
  • Provide continual guidance in mentoring and career development for staff
  • Ensure housekeeping standards are a priority
  • Maintain communication with Supervisors, Branch Managers and Sales team
  • Assist management and support all Stock Control, Replenishing and Supply Chain objectives
  • Ensure all administrative tasks and paperwork requirements are completed in a timely manner with high levels of accuracy

Key Competencies, Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience and complete understanding of warehouse and distribution functions
  • Leadership skills with proven experience in people management
  • Knowledge of the end to end food service distributions industry
  • Knowledge/Experience in a cold store environment
  • Good product knowledge
  • Well developed interpersonal skills including being able to motivate others and create a team environment
  • A solid knowledge of HACCP and OH&S regulations
  • Handle multiple projects simultaneously within expected deadlines
  • Good communication and organisational skills
  • Flexible and reliable
  • An analytical mind and problem solving ability
  • Drivers licence and Forklift licence is essential while HR licence is preferable

What PFD is Offering the Successful Candidate

We are offering competitive remuneration, superannuation and other staff benefits (such as discounts on staff purchases, discounted accommodation, health insurance and banking).

Please submit your application (cover letter and resume) via the apply now link below

As part of our recruitment process, do you agree to undertake employment checks? These checks may include a medical assessment (including a drug and alcohol test), National Police History Check, Working With Children/Vulnerable Groups Check, Licence Validation/Demerit Point Check.

Please note: We do not accept unsolicited CV's from Recruitment agencies / third parties and we will not be liable or responsible for any fees or costs associated with unsolicited CV's sent directly to Line Managers.

PFD Food Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer

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