Dispatch Team Leader

Prestige Plants is a wholesale nursery with 2 sites in Victoria and another in New South Wales. Prestige Plants is a major wholesale supplier of an extensive range of plants and trees to the landscape industry. With three growing sites covering over 100 acres in two states, Prestige Plants is constantly developing their range and service. The range currently covers containerised stock from tube stock and potted stock through to 400 litre advanced native, deciduous and ornamental trees. Our Kinglake site is seeking a Dispatch Manager to work in and coordinate the dispatch department.

 The right candidate will be responsible for:

  • Direction and supervision of work-related tasks and activities in their department

  • Accurate recoding of all stock received to the site

  • Quality check of incoming and outgoing stock

  • Assist in the management of the nursery staff under their supervision including personnel management, duty allocation and training

  • Manage safe, efficient and accurate loading of all delivery vehicles

  • Provide adequate supervision to staff in the department through technical guidance and support 

 The successful candidate will require the following skills and experience:

  • Plant knowledge. Preference will be given to those with a relevant qualification.

  • Preference given to applicants who hold a MR and forklift licenses.

  • Excellent communication skills to ensure effective communication with Management, Freight Companies and other employees

  • Experience/knowledge in the operation of a plant production and distribution nursery; including the use of relevant machinery.

  • Willingness and ability to continue to learn and contribute to the business.

  • Enthusiasm and the ability to work on tasks as described by the Managing Director or Operations Manager.

  • Reliability, punctuality, good sense of humour, patience – a team player.

  • Must be physically fit and be able to sustain moderate physical exertion with full range of body motion in order to have the capacity to perform tasks as required.

  • Supervisory skills

Does this sound like you? If so, send your resume with covering letter to: shane@prestigeplants.com.au

APPLICATIONS CLOSE at 4.00 p.m. on 25/8/2017