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Warehouse Supervisor

Location: Blackwater, QLD, 4717

About the Business

Yancoal Australia is Australia’s largest pure play coal producer. It boasts three tier one thermal coal mines in New South Wales together with interests in three other metallurgical and thermal coal mines located in New South Wales and Queensland.  Yancoal Australia also manages five other Australian coal mines on behalf of related parties. Yancoal currently employs over 3,000 people across its operations. At Yancoal our people are our most valuable asset and we invest in developing our management and leadership talent throughout our operations.

Yarrabee Coal Company a wholly owned subsidiary of Yancoal Australia, based in Blackwater Queensland, 2 hours drive west of Rockhampton.  We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Warehouse Supervisor to join our dynamic team.

About the Role

The Warehouse Supervisor is accountable for the management of stores including purchasing stores related goods, materials and services and monitoring of supplier performance and identifying process improvement opportunities to lower overall costs to the Site and Yancoal Group.  This position is accountable for the on-going improvement and maintenance of the inventory system on site and must maintain regular communication with the site Commercial Team and Group Stores Manager to ensure correct procedures are followed according to accounting, audit and Yancoal Corporate requirements.


Leading a team of 3 Warehouse Storepersons, the “Warehouse Supervisor” is required to perform all duties and lead team compliance in:

  • Yarrabee’s Safety & Health Management System
  • Yancoal Warehousing Procedures
  • Yarrabee’s production schedule
  • Manufacturers operating guidelines
  • Industry best practice operating practices

Roster: Monday - Friday, 7am - 4pm


  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong stakeholder engagment skills
  • Skilled in hazard identification and responsive to safety issues
  • Able to model professional behaviour at all times with a positive attitude and willingness to assist
  • Ability to lead a small team demonstrating initiative and working co-operatively across departments as required
  • Ability to operate a supply computer system (SAP) including, receivables, issues and MRP systems to generate Purchase Orders, manage inventory levels and pricing data.
  • Strong organisational skills, including the ability to manage a team across multiple tasks with competing priorities within set deadlines.


  • Strong understanding of risk awareness, hazard identification and a strong commitment to safety performance
  • A formal qualification in supply chain/procurement would be advantageous


  • Minimum 5 years Warehouse/Logistics Supervisory experience in the resources industry
  • Experienced in all areas of providing a warehousing function on a mine site.
  • Proficient or substantial exposure to SAP inventory reporting
  • Experience in providing a material purchasing function (MRP)


  • Generic Surface Induction (Standard 11)
  • Supervisor Competency S123.
  • Current Qld Driver’s licence
  • High Risk Forklift Licence


Yancoal provides a range of benefits to appeal to the diverse needs of our employees.  The following benefits are available to eligible salaried employees:

  • Corporate Subsidised Health Cover Premiums
  • Salary Continuance and Life Insurance Cover
  • Salary Sacrifice Options
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Educations Assistance
  • Service Recognition
  • Paid Parental Leave Provisions
  • Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Local Housing Allowance
  • Local Sporting Allowance


If you would like to apply for this role please click the Apply button.


Please note, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. We reserve the right to close the advertisement before the advertised end date and commence recruitment proceedings immediately.


Applications close 05 March 2021.