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Warehouse Supervisor

Employer: St Vincent de Paul Society NSW
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Operations & Risk Management, Retail & Hospitality
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 19 March, 2019.
Applications close: 31 March, 2019. (Expired)

  • Permanent, full-time
  • Based in Kingswood, NSW
  • Retail and Distribution Enterprise Agreement 2015, Team Member Grade 3, hourly rate is $27.06

What we do

The St Vincent de Paul Society is a leading provider of community support services and has been assisting people experiencing disadvantage in NSW for more than 130 years. Our people reach out to the most vulnerable in our community through our Conferences, Special Works and Vinnies shops. The Society's mission is to shape a more just and compassionate society by offering a 'hands up' approach to people in need respecting their dignity, sharing our hope and encouraging them to take control of their own destiny.

About the Service

The Parramatta Central Council (PCC) has shops across the Western Sydney including the Blue Mountains. The Vinnies shop sells goods to raise funds essential to the charitable works it does. They are also community centres providing assistance to those in need and a place where volunteers can make a difference.

The Role

The Warehouse Supervisor's role will focus on managing the sorting activities at the Distribution Centre (DC), and will ensure that donations are sorted in an efficient and timely manner and there is minimum wastage of resources. The role will:

  • support and guide the Sorting team to enable them to maintain quality standards
  • liaise/coordinate with the Transport team in relation to the efficient and timely movement of items/stock to retail shops or to people requesting for assistance
  • liaise with the Call Centre team in relation to the quality of donations received
  • ensure adherence to housekeeping standards and compliance with safe work practices and procedures

The Warehouse Supervisor will report to the Retail Operations Manager. Please click here for a copy of the Position Description.

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Able to apply good judgement when quickly sorting donated goods
  • Capacity to perform repetitive sorting tasks
  • Good communication and collaborative skills
  • Ability to work with diversity in employees & volunteers
  • Able to move items in accordance with manual handling techniques and Workplace Health & Safety (WHS) requirements
  • Willingness to adhere to the ethos and mission of the Society

Come and join our team!

We believe our employees are key to our success and in return we offer:

  • Job satisfaction working as part of a team making a difference to people's lives in an organisation that cares about people.
  • Generous salary packaging benefits to employees where a portion of take-home pay is tax-free.
  • In addition to excellent learning and development programs, as a large purpose driven organisation we provide opportunities to grow your career across a range of teams and services.
  • Supportive, friendly and values driven team environment and culture.

Prior to an offer of employment, preferred candidates will be required to complete the pre-employment checks including reference checks, a Police check, Working with Children check, Health Declaration and/or a medical check, Right to work in Australia check. The Society is committed to being a Child Safe organisation, further information can be found in the Society's commitment to Safeguarding Children & Young People.

If you have questions about this role, please email to Phillip Basti (Retail Operations Manager) quoting job number and position title: Warehouse Supervisor (Kingswood) / VIN1419 enquiry via EthicalJobs.

If you have questions on how to apply online, please email to or click here Information on how to apply.

St Vincent de Paul Society (NSW) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to engaging a diverse workforce. The Society strongly encourages applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature aged applicants.

How to apply for this job

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