Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Sydney


Role synopsis
As part of BP, Castrol is widely acknowledged as the world’s leading specialist provider of Lubricant solutions. Although best known for our expertise in developing lubricants for the auto, Industrial and resource sectors, we also produce lubricants that directly affect our daily lives in other ways such as in gas and electricity production, transport industries, construction, and the marine sector.

We are now recruiting for a Logistics Distribution Manager to join our Global Supply Chain (GSC) team in Guildford, NSW. Reporting to the Customer Fulfilment Manager, the primary purpose of this role is to manage the day-to-day function for our regional depots and will work closely with Sales teams in reviewing and optimising our distribution network.

Key accountabilities
• Managing performance of our third party logistics providers (3PL) and regional distributors across metrics such as Safety, meeting agreed SLAs and quality
• Responsible for the facilitation of freight transport to our 3PL and distributor network
• Working with Sales teams on our route to market and network optimisation strategy
• Set delivery processes and standards in place that ensure safe, on-spec delivery of our products
• Embed processes to ensure Chain of Responsibility (CoR) compliance
• Deliver budgeted cost for 3PL operations across the distributor network
• Work with 3PL, Inventory and Planning teams to control inventory and costs associated with a surplus or deficit of stock on hand
• Work with GSC teams, 3PL warehousing and logistics providers to ensure customer service expectations are delivered
• Act as a point of contact for distributors and primary freight carriers
• Ensure customer service targets and variances to the SLAs are communicated to 3PL and are monitored with internal teams

Essential Education

Essential experience and job requirements
In order to be considered for this role applicants must; have a good understanding of Chain of Responsibility as it pertains to warehousing and transportation; have prior experience with warehousing and 3PL relationships; be able to influence external parties effectively in order to drive performance improvements and; be comfortable working with Microsoft Excel and preparing cost models and analysing other data and reports to aid decision making.

Your priority at all times will be to ensure that activities undertaken are done so in accordance with BP and regulatory policies and standards.

Other Requirements (e.g. Travel, Location)

Desirable criteria & qualifications

Relocation available

Travel required
Negligible travel

Is this a part time position?

About BP
We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system. We have 75,000 employees in 80 countries, working towards delivering light, heat and mobility to millions of people, every day. We are one of the very few companies equipped to solve some of the big complex challenges that matter for the future. We have a real contribution to make to the world's ambition of a low carbon future. Join us, and be part of what we can accomplish together.

The Downstream segment has global manufacturing and marketing operations. It is the product and service-led arm of BP, made up of three businesses (Fuels, Lubricants, and Petrochemicals).

We aim to run safe and reliable operations across all our businesses, supported by leading brands and technologies, to deliver high-quality products and services that meet our customers’ needs.

Disciplined execution of our strategy is helping improve our underlying performance, capture opportunities for further growth, generate attractive returns and create a more resilient business that is better able to withstand a range of market conditions; and create opportunities for future growth.

BP Lubricants is a world-leading manufacturer, distributor and marketer of premium lubricating oils and greases. As a proud member of the BP group, our global reach extends into 44 countries and we market our products in over 75. It’s a complex operation of many moving parts – made possible by a close-knit network of over 7,000 talented employees across eleven different functions.

Among us, you’ll find engineers and technologists. Business managers and analysts. We work in offices, in labs, by the race track and on the shop floor. We’re creators, innovators, thinkers and networkers. Graduates, parents, leaders and experts. We share

About the company

The world has an ever-increasing demand for energy, and BP discovers, develops and delivers oil and gas across the globe. We’re capturing existing sources while enhancing the potential of renewable and alternative energy. How? By making the most of our world-class assets and investing in new technologies. Above all, though, by recruiting, developing and rewarding talented people. People like you.

Specialties: Upstream – Oil & Gas Exploration & Production, Subsurface, Wells Subsea, Mechanical, Electrical, Process, Civil, Drilling,, Completion & Intervention Engineers, Geoscientists, Professionals in Finance, Business Development, Procurement, Communications etc.

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