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Warehouse Supervisor - Perth

Save The Children

Save the Children op shops offer a unique shopping experience and the chance to support the numerous projects that help to create better lives for children in Australia and overseas. Surrounded by recycled fashion pieces, toys, books, and vintage gems, you will work with brilliant teams and enthusiastic volunteers to meet distribution centre targets and improve efficiencies in our Malaga warehouse.

Save the Children is no ordinary not-for-profit.

We're ambitious, creative and outspoken. We stand up for children's rights. We want all children to be educated, healthy and live a life free from violence. We run programs in Australia and overseas and, if there's a disaster - like an earthquake, drought or conflict - we are there on the ground.

Where you come in:

In this full-time permanent position, based in Malaga, you'll work with a small but dedicated team to ensure products are receipted and despatched in a timely fashion. Working with our state network of op shops, you'll ensure stock levels remain optimum and be responsible for all associated warehousing operations. You'll be part of our Retail team and report to our State Retail Operations Manager.

You will make an impact by:

  • Supervising the warehouse in compliance with Save the Children's policies and vision
  • Setting up and maintaining distribution centre layout to ensure efficient space utilisation
  • Liaising with retail shops, members of the broader team, and transport company contacts when necessary
  • Supervising, motivating, and mentoring a team of volunteers
  • Identifying and driving improvements to the day-to-day running of the warehouse

Does this sound like you?

You are an effective team supervisor with demonstrated experience in the day-to-day running of a warehouse. You have high expectations for yourself and your team. You deliver work of a high standard and consistently monitor the quality of output to identify ways to improve and develop operations and staff. You are a hands-on retail manager looking for your next challenge and knowing that your work will make a real difference for children.

This role requires:

  • A proven ability and demonstrated versatility in aspects of warehouse supervision
  • Strong leadership skills and a demonstrated ability to supervise staff
  • Knowledge in transport and distribution processes relevant to a busy distribution centre
  • High levels of interpersonal skills and effective verbal and written communication skills
  • An ability to prioritise your own work and a commitment to ensuring performance indicators and met and exceeded where possible
  • Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills

Working at Save the Children is more than just a job.

It's the feeling of knowing that your work is contributing to making the world a better place for children and working with others who feel the same.

In addition to a connection to social causes, you will have access to:

  • Friendly and flexible work environment
  • Full salary packaging benefits
  • Additional annual leave options available
  • Internal employment and development opportunities
  • Opportunity to work on additional projects alongside business as usual

For more information regarding our employee benefits, please following this link.

Sound interesting?

We'd love to hear from you! Submit your cover letter and resume by clicking on the 'Apply' section below.

Position Description - Warehouse Supervisor

At Save the Children, we seek a workforce that is as diverse as our society - in ethnicity, gender, age, sexuality, cultures and beliefs - and reflects the communities we work in. We believe diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our culture and core values and we demonstrate this commitment through all our employment practices. Our inclusive workplace culture contributes to making Save the Children a great place to work. We encourage people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds to apply.

Save the Children Australia is a child-safe organisation. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check(where necessary), and sign our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.

Save the Children Australia supports the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. If you are successful in your application, we will request consent to access HR held information pertaining to your last 5 years of employment. You can read about the Scheme and our commitment to Safeguarding here.

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