We are Lactalis Australia
We are owned by the Lactalis Group, the world’s largest producer of dairy goods. With a range of more than 2,000 products, Lactalis is committed to playing a daily role in the health and well-being of consumers throughout the world, via the provision of nutritious dairy products—milk, cheese, yoghurt and other soft foods and beverages.
At the heart of our business locally, we have over 2,700 passionate employees, working closely and constructively with some 500 Australian farmers to produce the finest dairy products in the country.
Pillar brands such as Pauls, Oak, Ice Break, Tamar Valley Dairy, Vaalia, President and Galbani provide Lactalis Australia with a deep national footprint for growth and prosperity.
We are a growing global company that takes great pride in who we are. We are humble, proud and resilient. Our brands, people and know how define who we are.
We provide a safe workplace that delivers the opportunity to drive your development, and believe that true success comes from us.
Collaboration, flexibility and diversity are pillars of our environment. With knowledge and experience we encourage you to make a difference!
About this Opportunity
We are looking for a passionate and dynamic leader to join our thriving and successful Direct Store Delivery Distribution team based in Scoresby. This is a great opportunity for a supply chain and logistics professional looking to develop their career.
Lactalis has a national delivery network of over 90 independent franchisees and distributors servicing over twenty thousand customers. Within a close knit team, this challenging and strategic role will require you to work autonomously to ensure our business partners are operating at best practice and create mutually beneficial outcomes.
The role will also require you to work closely with internal stakeholders in logistics operations, sales and planning. In a rapidly changing marketplace, you will leverage your logistics and commercial experience to develop innovative and proactive solutions. You will manage relationships and be accountable for a significant part of the company’s future plans.
This role will lead a number of strategic and tactical partnerships maintaining transparency throughout the contract life cycle with an operating mantra of continuous improvement and service excellence.
Ideally you will have:
- Proven experience in distributor / franchisee operations – or similar
- Highly developed commercial acumen and negotiation skills – essential
- Understanding of basic warehouse, transport operations and sales in FMCG
- Exceptional written, verbal and presentation skills
- Demonstrated analytical and problem solving ability
- Demonstrable use of continuous improvement methodology to re-engineer operating processes
If you have the energy, are curious, proactive and driven to take things to the next level this might just be for you.
Interested? Apply now! All applications are to be forwarded to our Talent Acquisition Manager by selecting ‘Apply Now’ and following the prompts.
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