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$70,000 - $79,999


Manufacturing & operations, Transport & logistics

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Employment Type:

Full time

Job Description:


·        Lead and Manage a busy Warehousing team - HANDS ON ROLE!

·        MT WELLINGTON - $70K - $80K depending on experience

·        Focus on continuous improvement and productivity


Our client is a New Zealand leader in the supply of a very wide range of raw materials and ingredients to supply a very wide range of markets across New Zealand. Whether it is preservatives for the food manufacturing industry, specialty chemicals, solvents, acids or polymers for the plastics industry, they have a huge product range which is sourced from all over the world.

An opportunity exists for a very forward-thinking Warehouse Manager, to take a hands-on leadership position, within their Mt Wellington based Warehouse.

You will be responsible for the day to day distribution centre operations and the performance of a team of up 2 staff. This is a hands-on role and your primary focus will to ensure that the daily operational activities are completed on time and in an accurate and safe manner.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing hands-on leadership to the DC team, ensuring best practice and team work.
  • Staff management in respect to recruitment, productivity, accuracy and training.
  • Identifying opportunities for operational improvement & implement them
  • Inventory management – maintain accuracy through location maintenance, identify and resolve unsaleable product
  • Lead and participate in regular stocktakes and or cycle counts
  • Complete performance reviews and compliance audits for storage/ freight /3PL’s
  • Accurately pick, pack, label and arrange despatch for all outbound movements ensuring product is suitably packaged.
  • Select the most appropriate, cost effective carrier and service. 
  • Accept and inspect all inwards movements, including devanning containers, ensuring product are labelled correctly to maintain compliance and correct identification.
  • Direct put-away to the appropriate location and comply with any DG segregation requirements.
  • Complete Inwards documentation and files, including MPI requirements.
  • Promote positive customer relations by prompt and efficient processing of all orders/goods 
  • Regulatory responsibility for the site - including HSNO, MPI, DG, Fire and Safety
  • Create a positive, enthusiastic workforce who take ownership.

Competencies sought:

  • A visible leader, motivator who encourages teamwork and best practices
  • Effectively manages pressures and priorities displaying adaptability and decisiveness.
  • Focused on ensuring inventory accuracy and delivery performance
  •  Focus on efficiencies and continuous improvement, to optimize productivity
  • Strong problem solver planner, solution finder – glass half full outlook.
  •  Good Health & Safety knowledge
  • Confident computer skills, having extensive WHM systems experience
  • Strong forward planning abilities
  • Dangerous Good experience.
  • MPI Accredited / container experience
  • Confident communication with customers and at all levels within the business.
  • At least 4+ years in Warehouse/ Distribution management
  • Current fork hoist license
  • HSNO Approved Handler certified
  • Computer skills, particularly Enterprise software and Microsoft Outlook

If you are hands on manager with experience driving  continuous improvement activities, a genuine passion for leading from the front and creating a positive and productive culture, then we are keen to hear from you.

Please apply in confidence to Lisa Baggaley, Director of Kings Recruitment, to lisa@kingsrecruitment.co.nz / 09 600 5155

Please note that only those shortlisted will be contacted and this will happen within one week of your application.

Company Info
Kings Recruitment Ltd P O Box 56093, Dominion Road
New Zealand

Phone: (09) 815 8444
Web Site: www.kingsrecruitment.co.nz

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