senior fleet allocator in Northern Suburbs Melbourne

david simpson, randstad
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Visy began manufacturing corrugated cardboard boxes in Melbourne in 1948 and has grown to become one of the world’s leading privately owned packaging, paper and recycling companies. It is through the success, dedication and innovation of Visy that has led to the construction of a new, state of the art, Visy Board plant in Truganina, Vic.

We are looking for a Senior Fleet Allocator with a strong pallet and dispatch focus;

  • New and State of the art cardboard manufacturing operation
  • Truganina Location
  • Exciting Opportunity to join a progressive and successful business

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a new operation and positive work culture from day one!

Visy is a leading, privately owned packaging and resource Recovery Company, with more than 120 sites across Australia, New Zealand, Thailand and Vietnam and trading offices across Asia, Europe and the USA.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Fleet Allocator and scheduler to join Visy Board, Truganina.

The ideal candidate will have previous Fleet Scheduling, Fleet allocation, dispatch and or pallet experience, ideally but not essentially in the fibre packaging industry. You will be looking after 10 drivers, rigid & semi, 1-2 runs daily.

This position reports to the Despatch Manager and Operations Manager.

Key areas of responsibilities include:

This role will be based primarily at Truganina. We require someone who is able to work well within a team environment and someone who is also capable of working closely with internal stakeholders (Operations, Planning etc) on site from varied business units.

As a Fleet Allocator, you are responsible for the day to day management of company drivers, vehicles and subcontractors. Your role is to ensure that all transport requests both metro and linehaul are actioned whilst delivering an exceptional level of utilisation, customer service and relationship management.

This role demands a high level of operational experience, customer service as well as attention to detail and works across multiple business units and requires strong relationship management.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Prior Fleet allocation and scheduling experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Proven leadership qualities
  • Organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Prior fibre packaging industry knowledge is desirable
  • DIFOT understanding and process ideas
  • HR / IR Experience
  • Pallet Systems (Desirable)

Visy holds strong values: Customer Focus, Relentless Pursuit of Lowest Cost, Passion and Energy for our Business, Acting with a Sense of Urgency, Safety, Integrity and Respect for Each Other, Encouraging and Developing Excellent People, Innovation. If these align with your own values then don’t delay - APPLY ONLINE NOW!

This is a permanent full time role with an approximate start date of April 2019

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


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fleet scheduling, fleet transport, fleet management, manufacturing, logistics, transport

educational requirements

Primary School/Junior High