Afternoon Shift Leading Hand

About the role

As the Afternoon Shift Leading Hand, you are responsible for the day-to-day distribution and logistics operations of the shift. You will work collaboratively with the Day shift Supervisor and Operations Manager to implement the operational targets for the site, support the local deployment of operational processes and procedures as well as operational excellence methodologies to achieve a safe and efficient working environment.

About your experience

It's important that you are a people and safety-centric leader, who has a continuous improvement and innovative mindset. You will develop and lead a highly capable team and drive best practice.

You will also have:

  • Experience leading a team in a Logistics or warehouse environment

  • Implementing a high-performance culture in operations

  • Championing a strong safety culture

  • Current Forklift ticket essential & Overhead crane experience highly regarded.

About our team

Tonkin Steel is a large steel distributor in North Queensland and has been in the steel business for over 60 years, understanding the needs of the industry and providing steel for projects of all sizes.

Next steps

Across our different business units, we offer career opportunities for people who share our drive, passion and ambition. From apprentices and graduates to experienced professionals, we are committed to offering fulfilling careers and the chance to grow as our business grows. We would love you to be part of our journey.


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