Dispatch / Logistics Manager – Graymont – Waikato

An emerging global leader in the supply of lime and limestone products, Graymont serves major markets throughout the United States and Canada, and has extended its reach into the Asia-Pacific region, with recent acquisitions in New Zealand.

Graymont is a private family-owned company whose 1500 employees are dedicated to meeting or exceeding our customer expectations for quality products. Ours is a culture that provides both challenges and opportunities, that seeks to fully engage its workforce, and which values the contributions of every employee.  Learn more about our people, products, and services at www.graymont.com.

Dispatch and Logistics Manager

This newly created role will have accountability for managing dispatching functions at two of our sites located in the Waikato and managing inbound and outbound logistics including relationships with our key logistics and export partners.  We are looking for a person who can advance our logistics knowledge and systems to improve performance across all of the four sites in the New Zealand operations.

The Dispatch and Logistics Manager will lead a team of seven which includes Dispatch Operators and a Supply Chain Officer.

Ideally you will have:

Well developed leadership skills with a proven track record of logistics management in a manufacturing environment;
Strong interpersonal, communication and influencing skills;
Business acumen and the ability to assimilate information and make informed decisions;
Problem solving and analytical skills
An ability to make sound decisions
An achievement focus.
A knowledge of relevant human resource, health and safety, environmental and employment legislation;
A tertiary qualification in Logistics, Business, Management or equivalent

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual with a willingness to further extend their career in a progressive and consistently successful company that places high emphasis on the continuing development of the skills and abilities of its people.

To apply, please email your CV and cover letter to Matt Guss via mguss@graymont.com, quoting Dispatch and Logistics Manager – Vacancy by the 31 August 2015. A copy of the position description is available on request by email.

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