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Cengage is the education and technology company built for learners. Confident students are successful learners, so we design tools that keep them moving toward their goals.

Working across the full spectrum of the education sector, from school foundations through to higher education, research resources (Gale), and online learning, Cengage has roles in many professional fields, including:

  • Content development and editorial 
  • eLearning platform implementation
  • Finance, IT, other shared services
  • Operations
  • Sales, marketing, and relationship management
  • Visual design and UX

Glassdoor’s 2018 Employees’ Choice Awards

Cengage global CEO, Michael Hansen, has been announced a ‘Top CEO’ in Glassdoor’s 2018 Employees’ Choice Awards, receiving a 96% approval rating by staff. Michael commented, “People like to come to work if they feel that their work has an impact … the difference between really liking where you work and coming to work to collect a pay cheque is the impact that you’re going to have… people here feel that we have an impact.” Join us in making an impact on the lives of students everywhere.

Positions Available

Supply Chain Manager

We wish to appoint an experienced Supply Chain Manager. This position will be based in our Melbourne head office.

This exciting opportunity is ideal for someone who has proven experience in administration of all third-party freight forwarders, suppliers and warehouse functions maximising supply chain efficiencies. This position must promote a continuous improvement environment identifying areas of process improvements and oversee the Supply Chain team.

The role will also oversee the inventory for all divisions within Cengage Learning Australia and New Zealand to agreed turnover levels without impacting revenues, maximise our availability of product whilst optimising inventory turns and minimising supply chain costs.

Ideally the successful candidate will have proven experience in a similar book publishing environment dealing with supply chain logistics and inventory.

• Ensure daily processes are completed within agreed KPI’s and meet with our compliance requirements
• Review weekly and monthly transport invoicing
• Ensure all warehouse and transport processes are followed, reviewed and documented
• Monitor and manage warehouse KPIs and targets to ensure the warehouse is accountable
• Inventory control and stock turn management and targets
• Supplier performance and relationship management
• Manage forecasting and stock purchasing requirements
• Establish company-wide inventory control measures and implement systems to meet KPIs
• Manage and develop the supply chain team

• Sound understanding of warehouse operations, shipping procedures, supply chain and distribution channels in a publishing environment
• Flexibility and adaptability to the demands and requirements of a fast-paced environment
• Business process improvement capability and ability to contribute to and implement systematic improvements and quality results
• Self-motivated and ability to demonstrate initiative
• Strong supervisory skills and excellent communication skills
• High level analytical and reporting skills
• Excellent organisational skills
• Experience operating effectively as part of a team with accountability for business results

This position requires a police check.

Closing Date: Friday 26th July 2019

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Inventory Controller

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Inventory Controller based in our Melbourne head office.

Reporting to and working closely with the Supply Chain Manager this exciting opportunity is ideal for someone who has outstanding customer service skills and experience dealing with inventory, forecasting and liaising with warehouses.

• Establish company-wide inventory control measures
• Develop, implement and maintain systems to manage controls
• Monitor stock usage reports and suggested order cycles
• Analyse back-order reports
• Review local title inventory and suggest reprint quantities
• Initiate and manage a bi-annual pulping exercise
• Provide outstanding customer service
• Ensure data is kept current at all times
• Liaise with key stakeholders, internally and externally
• Work closely with our dedicated Operations team
• Provide Supply Chain support when required

• Proven experience in a similar environment dealing with inventory and warehouse
• Prior experience in the publishing industry would be highly valued
• Sound understanding of forecasting models and inventory management tools
• Self-motivated and ability to demonstrate initiative
• Ability to work collaboratively with key stakeholders, demonstrating friendly and transparent communication
• Strong customer service skills and attention to detail
• Excellent organisational and analytical skills
• A positive attitude to problem-solving, questioning the status quo and willingness to take calculated risks

A Police Check is required for this position.

Closing Date: Friday 26th July 2019

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