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Terminal Logistics Specialist

Job number 94504-206615 Work type: Temporary - Full Time Location: Melbourne Categories: Transport Operations & Logistics

Location: Melbourne, Vic

About the role:

Due to high demand in Aurizon rail linehaul services, a temporary full-time position has become available for 6 months, to align with to Aurizon's expanding customer demand. Reporting to the Customer Delivery Leader, this role is directly responsible for coordination and optimisation of the use of resources and assets to deliver efficient services and outcomes for Customers.

We are seeking an experienced coordinator to ensure that our customers logistical needs are not only met but exceeded.

  • Coordinate the provision of total logistics service packages and relevant IT systems.
  • Manage customer account enquiries and issues including orders, variations and network incidents.
  • Review and analyse cost recoveries from customers.
  • Monitor and manage customer compliance and expectations.
  • Build and maintain customer relationships.
  • Coordinate all activities as required by the customer.
  • Maintain necessary interface with relevant maintenance groups to ensure satisfactory servicing levels.
  • Manage all supply chain service planning, providing the customer with a single point of contact for these matters.
  • Actively develop customer relationships to improve the customer's perception of the business as a superior service provider.

You will:

As a valued member of the Aurizon Melbourne Depot, you will oversee the coordination and development of train operations and rollingstock maintenance work plans, utilising effective scheduling to deliver customer, business and compliance requirements to support efficient outcomes. You will also be required to:

  • You are a proactive coordinator with the ability to influence internal & external stakeholders.
  • Qualifications in supply chain, asset management, project management, planning/scheduling or commercial/business studies or practical experience.
  • Preferably you have a thorough understanding of Melbourne networks and/or an understanding of Bulk Supply Chain delivery performance principals.
  • High level of skill in providing logistical support within a commercial business.
  • Extensive transport and commercial business knowledge.
  • Capability to maximise the use of assets by using supply chain management techniques.
  • Ability to develop and build strong customer relationships

About you:

  • You are a proactive coordinator with the ability to influence internal & external stakeholders.
  • Qualifications in supply chain, asset management, project management, planning/scheduling or commercial/business studies or practical experience.
  • Preferably you have a thorough understanding of Adelaide rail networks and/or an understanding of Bulk Supply Chain delivery performance principals.
  • Proven experience in rail or heavy logistics industry.
  • High level of skill in providing logistical support within a commercial business.
  • Extensive transport and commercial business knowledge.
  • Capability to maximise the use of assets by using supply chain management techniques.
  • Ability to develop and build strong customer relationships

Specific skills:

  • Extensive knowledge if Rail logistics, train scheduling and associated rollingstock/operator requirements to meet above and below rail requirements.
  • Deep understanding of the fundamentals of rail haulage industry, with logistical background in traffic flows, crewing and rail facilities.
  • Proven high level of leadership skills in a multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Substantial level of analytical, decision making and problem-solving skills.
  • High level of communication skills in providing clear and succinct verbal and written information.
  • Extensive knowledge of Third-Party Networks operators, National standard frameworks, regulations and procedures relating to the operation of trains, terminals, stations and yards.

What we can offer you:

At Aurizon, we support the development and growth of our employees to reach their full potential.  With a national portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with long term and exciting career opportunities.  Some of our benefits include:

  • Development and growth opportunities.
  • Access to female and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mentoring programs.
  • Flexible work arrangements offered, subject to business needs.
  • Discounts on selected health insurance funds, personal travel, gyms, vehicles, and retail brands.
  • Parental Leave Program and Super Booster.

The Recruitment Process:

The successful applicant will be provided with the appropriate level of training. As part of Aurizon’s recruitment and selection process, short listed applicants may be required to undertake pre-employment checks such as, psychometric testing and a health assessment.

At Aurizon we believe in connection

It is our ability to connect that strengthens communities, industries and builds economies. It helps to embrace diversity in our workplace and that is the experience we want for everyone. We are building a culture where everyone is seen, heard, and valued, because of their diversity. We value inclusion throughout the whole company and encourage you to apply.

About Aurizon

Aurizon is Australia’s largest rail freight operator and a top ASX company.  Each year, we transport more than 250 million tonnes of Australian commodities, connecting miners, primary producers, and industry with international and domestic markets.

We strive for a diverse, collaborative, creative and a high-performance culture that celebrates the contribution of every employee and provide opportunities for career development in a dynamic work environment.

To learn about us and our company values visit www.aurizon.com.au/careers

Advertised: 03 Jul 2024 Applications close: 19 Jul 2024