Logistics Coordinator


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Government & Defence

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Location: Melbourne, Australia

About Thales

Thales people architect solutions that are relied upon to deliver operational advantage at every decisive moment throughout the mission. Defence and armed forces customers rely on us to deliver the full range of defensive systems for land, sea, and air. From early warning, to threat neutralisation, our platforms cover all levels from very short-range systems, to extended protection across the entire battle-space including Airspace Mobility Solutions, Vehicles and Tactical Systems and Missile Defence, Optronics, and Radar.

We’re inventing the future, right here, right now, at Thales. We design the critical security solutions of tomorrow by combining the curiosity to explore, the intelligence to question and the vision to create. Together we solve complicated problems by combining our experience in the market with our leading research and development capabilities.

Thales is committed to promoting and maintaining a workplace culture of shared respect that enables all of us to feel valued, do our best, and remain truly passionate about the place that we work. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and individuals from diverse backgrounds. Talk to us about any support or accessibility requirements you may need and how we support flexibility in the workplace.

Wellbeing matters at Thales, and where possible we encourage a flexible work culture.

About Your Role

The Logistics Coordinator will control nominated 3rd Party Logistics activities and subcontract administrative requirements in accordance with the Hardware deployment schedule to facilitate OneSKY programme objectives. Responsible for supporting the project, planning, monitoring & control, periodic reporting of the Hardware Deployment team for a consistent high quality, on time, on cost, delivery.

  • Effectively manage the day-to-day coordination of the Subcontracted 3PL provider.
  • Accurate stock control of all inventory
  • Work closely with the Infrastructure Engineering team to coordinate pre-build activities
  • Work closely with the Site Hardware Deployment team to ensure the right product is delivered to the right place at the right time to support the programme schedule.

How About You?

  • Logistics or Business Management Degree or equivalent or relevant industry experience.
  • Advanced reporting and management of multiple internal and external stakeholders
  • Extensive previous experience in managing Subcontractors
  • Previous experience and knowledge of inventory management systems
  • Integrated Logistic Support and/or Supply Chain Logistics knowledge
  • Excellent customer facing skills

Good to Know

As a Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain an appropriate clearance.  To learn more about clearances please visit – http://www.defence.gov.au/AGSVA/

You’ll get an email acknowledgement after you’ve applied, Thales strives to provide a personalised experience for all suitable applicants. 

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At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!

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