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Career Opportunities: DC Design Manager (189708)


Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 13/05/2017

Job Category:

Transport, Shipping, Logistics / Supply Chain

Job description:


DC Design Manager | A Fresh New Direction


A chance to get excited again.


Be involved in the biggest and best initiatives within Supply Chain ever seen in Australia


  • Create a legacy

  • Bella Vista Location + travel

  • Work for Australia’s largest retailer


About Us

At Woolworths, spreading the joy of food to our customers is the reason we do what we do. We live it, we breathe it.

Woolworths offers real opportunities for career development, for those who love food and putting a smile on a customer’s face.


So if you’re someone who leads by example and strives to be better every day, then we would love to hear from you.


Use your experience in distribution centre design and implementation of new Distribution Centre solutions in all stages from analysis to business cases, to development and delivery including:


  • Determining the detailed DC design that support future solutions and are consistent with new supply chain strategic initiatives and international trends

  • Having accountability for cost and benefit drivers behind the DC Design business case

  • Providing alternatives and recommendations to drive the development of a optimal DC operations in existing facilities

  • Conceptualisation, development and delivery of solutions leveraging the latest technologies in retail distribution

  • Working with external consultants to determine facility detail design to support construction requirements

  • Developing business partner advocacy for recommended solutions


About You

WOWpeople are great people. Whether we’re learning new things, seizing the initiative, or winning together our customers are at the heart of everything we do. If you’re the sort of individual who takes accountability and strives to always do the right thing for each other, our communities, our customers, and our business then we ought to connect.


Your role is to provide specialist knowledge and expertise in DC processes, conceptual and detailed facility design, as well as operating statements to support DC development business cases to be successful you will have:


  • Significant knowledge and experience in Distribution Centre design including facility layout planning and materials handling equipment applications in a retail distribution environment ideally including automated solutions

  • Strong stakeholder management skills

  • Qualifications in engineering

  • Experience in data analysis techniques to develop design requirements

  • Excellent understanding of DC facility cost drivers, operating statements as inputs to business case development

  • Experience in or knowledge of end to end Supply Chain Operations in a Retail or similar environment

  • Proven experience in operational improvement initiatives

  • Excellent skills with various computer programs: Microsoft Project,  Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook and SAP

  • Sound presentation, documentation and report writing skills


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