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Road Freight Planner (Contract) - Wagga Wagga

Employment Type:  Fixed Term (Full Time)
Business Area:  Operations & Commercial
Division:  Operations
Location: 

Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, AU

A shared passion for our people.

Our people can be proud that, as a leading international agri-business, we provide an increasingly important service across the food and beverage supply chain.

About our team

Servicing more than 350 markets in more than 50 countries, we originate grain from Australia, Canada, the UK and Ukraine, and connect directly with customers through overseas offices in Singapore, Beijing, Shanghai and Delhi. With seven ports on east-coast Australia and a joint-venture port in the final stages of construction in Vancouver, Canada, we offer high-speed long-distance rail export capability.
 

Our processing businesses service foods customers with edible oils that are specially blended for infant formula, bakery and large-scale food manufacture.
 

Our bulk commodity business is Australia and New Zealand’s largest exporter tallow and Used Cooking Oil (UCO), some of which is processed for upcycling into biofuel. Meanwhile, our feeds businesses use edible oils and molasses-based products to boost farm productivity
 

About the role

12 month contract available.

Reporting to the Delivery Planner (Road & Rail) and based from our Wagga Wagga regional office, you’ll join a team responsible for managing the execution of GrainCorp delivered contracts, including order management, freight rate negotiations, truck scheduling and delivery execution.

 

Specifically, you’ll:
 

  • Ensure freight is scheduled and executed in the most efficient way to meet the current and future demand of internal stakeholders and customers
  • Manage third party bulk handling network and/or ex-farm execution orders
  • Undertake administration associated with customer order execution, including delivery confirmations and reconciliations when required
  • Undertake execution planning activities, including vehicle management, e.g. costs, monitoring deliveries in journey, reviewing load plans with clients for campaigns, etc.
  • Maintain master data in our systems for contractors, sites, customers and order processing.

About your experience

Our ideal candidate has some experience gained in execution planning in an agricultural or other commodity-based business.

 

Your technical skill set should include intermediate skills in Microsoft Excel and Word and the ability to quickly learn and apply new systems and technologies.

 

We’ll also value your strong communication, time management, customer and stakeholder management skills. You’re okay with a little ambiguity, able to seek guidance and make decisions using sound judgement.

 

Proof of working rights and suitable professional referees will be required

Do you share our passion for contributing to the success of a diverse, international team?

At GrainCorp, we value and respect the different perspectives and experiences our people bring to work each day. We aim to increase the diversity of our workforce – leading to a range of different thinking, perspectives and ideas that create the innovation we need to drive better business results. We aim to have a work environment where everyone feels included and everyone can realise their full potential.