Operations Leader

Operations Leader

Job Description

SC Ops Leader – Warehousing & Transport

About the Company:

People have looked to Kimberly-Clark brands for more than 140 years and today we're proud to help over a billion people around the world cope, laugh, love and live every day. From the best nappies and baby wipes to the softest tissues, to the best supplies for business, we are constantly searching for new ways to make life better for our consumers, our customers and our planet.

Our leading consumer brands like the Kleenex, Huggies, VIVA, U by Kotex, Poise and Depend improve the lives of people around the world.

Kimberly-Clark proudly leads the world in essentials for a better life.

About the Opportunity:

An integral member of the Supply Chain team with the core focus of managing the performance of the warehouse and distribution functions via effective management of our 3rd party logistics providers in order to ensure;

  • Delivery of the Transformation roadmap, timeline and benefits;

  • Products are delivered to our customers efficiently &effectively, on time, in full and right quality standards;

  • KPI’s, controls and compliance are met & maintained in accordance with controlling requirements;

  • Development and leadership of projects within the SC function, to identify and drive value and service improvements.

Priorities & responsibilities include:

  • Lead the delivery of Project roadmaps to meet company strategy, performance objectives and customer expectations;

  • Development and management of logistics budget;

  • Ensure Operational Performance of the 3PL in accordance with the position key KPI’s;

  • Performance management of 3rd party service providers to agreed safety, service, cost and team performance standards;

  • Freight cost and service optimisation strategy development and implementation;

  • Overseeing and optimising inbound logistics functions such as importation, shipping, air freight and shipments receipt into the DC;

  • Work closely with inventory management team to facilitate optimal movement and allocation of cost and working capital;

  • Oversight and management of Supply Chain assets;

  • Key contact for all suppliers and Agents for inbound logistics related matters;

  • Minimise company risk and maintain compliance in area of environment, and health and safety;


  • Extensive operational experience in warehouse and transportation management;

  • Tertiary qualification in Supply Chain or a numerate and business discipline;

  • Experience with warehouse and distribution environments;

  • An understanding of the fulfilment process including customer service;

  • Analytical and process minded & Collaborative approach to problem solving;

  • Sound decision making skills & a sense of urgency in resolving issues;


  • Experience in procurement discipline (Transport & Logistics)

What’s on offer:

Our Kimberly-Clark employees receive a competitive salary and incentives as well as access to a fantastic range of benefits including superannuation, career development opportunities, free health & wellbeing activities, volunteering leave and much more.


Global VISA and Relocation Specifications: This role is available for local candidates already authorized to work in the role's country only. K-C will not provide relocation support for this role.

Primary Location North Sydney Office

Additional Locations

Worker Type Employee

Worker Sub-Type Regular

Time Type Full time