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Automation and Flow Specialist

Requisition ID:  5902

Introducing Suntory Oceania, the new multi-beverage powerhouse!

Suntory Oceania is a multi-beverage organisation, underpinned by 40 market-leading brands, quality craftsmanship and a strong sense of purpose.


Inspired by our Yatte Minahare spirit, which encourages us to dream big, Suntory Oceania has recently built a $400 million new state of the art distribution & manufacturing facility in Ipswich, Queensland, that is highly automated and has sustainability and a carbon neutral ambition, aligning with our Growing for Good philosophy.


There has never been a more exciting time to join our organisation, as we transform our Supply Chain with this world class facility that will become our national distribution centre.

The Opportunity

The Automation Specialist plays a pivotal role in the logistics team, providing technical support of the ASRS, the SAP processes and optimisation of our Swanbank Distribution Centre on a daily basis. Successfully ensuring that the inbound and outbound inventory functions within a technical ASRS and traditional (racked/blocked stacked) environment is completed to ensure appropriate inventory control and customer service.


We’re creating something new and world-class and this role offers a unique opportunity to embed processes and technical understanding of our automated machinery as we move toward our go-live date.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Subject matter expert of system processes and pallet flow throughput
  • Optimisation of system activity to manage both bulk & route loads
  • Key contact and support for system related issues, including trouble shooting
  • Maintenance of system data
  • Planning & executing the ASRS operational flow for the DC
  • Detailed understanding of system processes and process governance
  • Analysis of improvement areas within the ASRS to provide input on system improvements
  • Support key projects for the site

What’s in your toolkit?

As well as bringing a positive can do attitude you will demonstrate the following:

  • A career track record in analytical/system governance role
  • High level of attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • A working understanding of warehouse/manufacturing operations, in particular automated warehouse operation activities
  • A strong analytical ability
  • SAP knowledge in an FMCG warehouse environment
  • Strong, clear written & verbal communication skills



Unleash your Spirit

Working in the Suntory Group isn't just a job, it's a career. We’re incredibly proud of our vibrant and diverse culture and our people, who set us apart from the rest. In addition to being part of a market leading team within a multi-national business, we offer incredible learning and development opportunities and a competitive remuneration package, a paid day off on your birthday & volunteer day and beverage product allocation.



How do I apply?

If you are passionate about your career and seek a high growth environment, a strong team culture, career advancement and the opportunity to make a real difference to the company’s on-going success, then this is the role for you! Apply now.

If you require any specific support or adjustments throughout the recruitment process, please don’t hesitate to let us know.


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