Warehouse Associate/Forklift Driver

Position: Full-time

Our client is a global logistics industry leader, and working in the forefront with our large customer base gives a unique chance to make a significant difference on world trade & economy together with talented colleagues. We value diversity and values of our staff and offer competitive compensation.

  • Location: Ruakura, Hamilton.

A mixture of AM/PM shifts available and on weekends.


Day-to-day responsibilities of the role:

  • Ensure work is completed in a safe manner to ensure that both yourself and your team members go home unharmed each day
  • Prepare and complete orders for delivery or pickup according to work schedule (load, pack, wrap, label, ship)
  • Receive and process warehouse stock products (pick, unload, label, store)
  • Perform inventory controls and keep quality standards high for audits
  • Keep a clean and safe working environment and optimize space utilization, and report any issues immediately to the Operations Manager or Supervisor
  • Complete diary logs for all inventory using the Warehouse Management System
  • Freeze down product as required using site Blast Freezers
  • Report any discrepancies through to supervisory team, or management
  • Communicate and cooperate with supervisors and colleagues
  • Operate and maintain warehouse vehicles and equipment
  • Follow quality service standards and comply with procedures, rules and regulations
  • Assist with training and development of warehouse operators and other team members
  • Continuously looking for ways to improve processes and efficiencies in the warehouse
  • Have a proactive approach, calling out to your management when observing any issues affecting the department, warehouse or other areas of the business
  • Being an example to other staff of the standard of employee Maersk wants to have driving the business forward

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Ability to work and thrive in a flexible warehouse environment
  • Well-organized when working under pressure
  • Proactive and exhibits excellent problem-solving capabilities
  • Exceptional work ethic and personal values that align with the company values
  • The ability to understand warehouse metrics
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • An ability to build rapport with other employees working in your area
  • The ability to identify training requirements of new staff or staff requiring improvement in performance
  • A willingness to learn new skills, and to potentially step up to a Shift Supervisor role if you have an interest to do so, for short periods should the business require

Candidate skills and experience:

  • Experience in warehousing and distribution centres
  • Experienced in working within MPI RMP facilities
  • Experience with Satellite Racking is advantageous
  • Experience with Blast Freezing is advantageous
  • Must have Forklift licence
  • Knowledge of OH&S policies
  • Proficiency in Warehouse Management Systems
  • Warehouse skills with high-level of customer orientation

Your application will require providing the following:

  • Must have right to work in New Zealand
  • Forklift License
  • Clean MOJ Check

We will only be in contact with applicants that meet all the requirements we have mentioned in this advertisement.

Other Information:

If you are interested in this role, please APPLY NOW or send your CV to dguy@nzstaff.com (Deanne Guy).