Supply Chain Supervisor

Supply Chain Supervisor

Application closing date: 
Thu, 06/12/2018 - 5:00pm

About the position
Reporting to the Procurement & Logistics Manager, the Supply Chain Supervisor is a key member of the institute’s procurement and logistics management team. This role will coordinate and direct activities of the Institute’s business critical functions Receiving, Shipping and Inventory, ensuring efficient and meaningful service provision in pursuit of the organisation’s strategic objectives.

The Supply Chain Supervisor will play a critical role in the discovery pipeline, enabling innovative medical research through reliable access to suitable transportation and timely delivery of the goods and services required to ultimately generate better health outcomes. 

This role will also lead a professional team to deliver best practice warehouse and logistics processes. You will also lead in ensuring best service for customers, and best practice through all supply chain activities, as part of a continuous improvement framework.

Selection Criteria
To be considered for this role, you will have a minimum of 5 years experience working in a warehouse – with sound warehousing principles – and a minimum of 2 years proven experience in performance management and supervision. Industry experience within healthcare would be highly regarded.

You will also have the ability to work effectively on all levels, hands-on with shipping and possess excellent computer skills (including MS Office products). Familiarity with key MRP/ERP systems will be essential.

To be successful in this role, you will have strong leadership capabilities, problem-solving agility, strong communication and time management skills, and value having a customer focus.

Terms of appointment
The position is available for a period of 2 years in the first instance. Up to 17% superannuation and very attractive salary packaging options are available.

A position description is available.

General enquiries can be directed to Patrick Rehm.

How to apply
Please email your application including cover letter, CV and a letter addressing the key selection criteria in pdf format to quoting reference WEHI/TWSCS in the subject line. 

At the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute we strive to ensure our staff and students enjoy a great working environment.  We value diversity and gender equity in our work force and promote flexible working arrangements for staff to balance working requirements and personal needs. We have implemented a number of gender equity initiatives to support female laboratory heads.