Logistics Solutions Design Lead at Shippit

Logistics, Full-time, Sydney sydney design full-time
Posted 16 days ago

A little about us
Shippit is Australia’s best connected shipping software. Logistics infrastructure is a sophisticated beast, and we’re not only improving the experience for everyone involved, we’re impacting the planet in a positive manner: deliveries made through our platform are already 100% Carbon Neutral. Proudly Australian founded, we’re truly global in our approach and have the benefit of being a free moving startup with the security of impacting a growing industry that needs some love and attention. Our recent Series B2 cap raise of $65m has added to our ability grow and solve some chunky problems.

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The role & the team
The eCommerce logistics landscape has changed post covid and along with the benefits of rapid growth it has exposed many gaps and problems that need to be addressed to ensure the industry is sustainable into the future. As the Senior solutions specialist lead you will be responsible for the prioritisation of the solutions roadmap across the portfolios. You will be a true believer in the core logistics principles and be driven to deliver solutions that are sustainable and measurable and will provide the best outcomes for clients and freight partners. Your in depth understanding across each eCommerce logistics portfolio and your sound understanding of the supply chain orchestration will ultimately improve productivity, profitability and enhance the customer experience.

The senior Solutions Specialist Lead will Support internal departments and our clients to solve problems by implementing logistical solutions that will save time , money and reduce waste.

Day to day
* Develop strategies and solutions specific to each customer’s needs
* Apply insights into the design of industry leading, cost-effective & innovative solutions
* Research industry trends to stay and be in tune with our clients and freight partners
* Analyse multi-faceted customer information to learn and understand the ins and outs of our clients supply chains and distribution networks
* Align internal and external teams and coordinate cross-functional teams to implement solutions and create a seamless solution for our customers

Our ideal Shippster
We pride ourselves on having a team of good humans with great knowledge, or a hunger to learn. For this role you will need to have:
* In depth understanding of eCommerce logistics
* Commercial and operational acumen is a necessity for the role
* Forward thinker who can identify gaps in the market and understand potential risks and problems at the early stage.
* Strong communication skills
* Previous experience creating project and operational roll out plans involving multiple stakeholders.
* Superior organisational, prioritisation and multi-tasking ability
* Advanced Microsoft skills including excel and power point
* The ability to see the 'big picture' and have an innovative & proactive approach

Life at Shippit
We have so much to offer at Shippit, it’s almost too hard to list it all in a job ad, so here is a snippet of what our people tell us they love:
* CBD office location - state-of-the-art office with all the facilities/ tools you need to get the job done
* Hybrid/ Flexible working - choose whether you want to come into the office or work from home 
* Our business is yours - be rewarded with a generous Employee Share Option Plan 
* Get fit - we contribute to your gym membership
* Enrich your life - travel and explore the world through the flexibility to temporarily work anywhere, yes anywhere in the world for up to 2 weeks of the year
* Let’s grow together - ongoing professional and personal development opportunities provided 
* We love to eat - let us treat you to a delicious lunch once a week, we’re talking trimmings and all. Oh and our pantry and fridges are fully stocked for your convenience 
* Family Friendly - we promote a sustainable balance in one's identity as a Shippster AND a parent – so enjoy an improved parental leave policy
* Wellbeing & Mental Health - all newbies start on Wednesday for a shorter first week, allowing time to reflect and rest

Feel valuable
You’ll be joining a high-performance culture at Shippit, where everyone can make a difference.  We’re on a mission that needs the right humans to help make ship happen!

The team behind Shippit come from diverse backgrounds, but all embody the core values that make our business unique. Our mantra is to make ship happen, every single day.

We’re a phenomenal place to work, and we can back that up. Shippit’s been ranked as #9 in Linkedin’s Hottest Startups to work at in 2021. It doesn’t stop there, we have a whole bunch of accolades we earnt over the years which we are super proud of. 

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Our recruitment process - we don’t like to complicate things
1. Phone screening - nice and simple to start, let’s get to know each other. 
2. Hiring Manager Interview - impress your potential new Manager.
3. Technical/ Functional Interview - let your skills do the talking.
4. Values Interview - have you got what it takes to be a Shippster?

We are in this together
Shippit promotes and supports a diverse workforce at all levels of the company. It is our belief that creating a work environment that enables us to attract, retain, and fully engage diverse talent leads to enhanced innovation and creativity in our products and services. We foster a culture of inclusion at Shippit and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We encourage everyone to apply and please reach out if you require any accommodations or assistance along the way.

Get in touch
In a forever changing automated world, we’re still human at Shippit and we love to chat, so if you have any questions or would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Adam Cox on 0451 652451. 

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