Logistics & Warehouse Manager

30 / 09 / 2021

  • Auckland
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Transport / Logistics / Drivers / Warehouse & Distribution

Description

The company
A well-known, established (yet still growing) and successful privately-owned New Zealand manufacturing business with international operations. They are recognised as one of the leading operators in their respective market niche and have a highly positive reputation for offering their people the opportunity to learn and develop within the business.

The business is driving a Continuous Improvement and Optimisation program and is investing in improving technology, systems, processes and the capability of their people. 

They have been having significant growth and the team all remained on 100% of their salaries throughout COVID-19 and they have had incredibly low turnover across the business.

The opportunity 

This role will suit a forward facing and strategic thinking Warehouse Manager to lead the stock management and distribution operations of an expanding global supply chain portfolio based at their Hobsonville warehouse which is a newly created facility. 
 
You will drive best practice across both warehousing and logistics operations, operating under GMP/FDA/MPI and Health and Safety Regulations. You will have direct responsibility for a team of 2 and will be required to work collaboratively with the Supply Chain team as well as engage regularly with the broader cross functional teams.
 
The business is a growing and innovative company, and this role will grow and expand with the business.
 
The position is full-time and for 37.5 hours per week with working hours of between approx 7am to 3pm Monday to Friday. You will also report into the Supply Chain Manager for the business. 

Key responsibilities of the role will be to lead and manage all activities in the Auckland warehouse which include:
  • Oversee all outbound orders and management of inbound stock  
  • Manage transport providers and review all 3PL agreements on an annual basis
  • Fortnightly distribution replenishment planning
  • Managing shipment files and invoicing logistics activities
  • Export documentation with overseas stakeholders 
  • Warehouse capacity planning and manage stock rotation
  • Budgeting and managing service agreements 
  • Key focus on Health & Safety 

What you will bring to the role
  • Extensive experience in a warehouse environment
  • Strong numerical skills 
  • Forklift and current drivers license
  • Ability to build small high performing teams
  • Strong communicator and can remain calm and measured under pressure
  • Ability to manage constructive relationships with colleagues and external stakeholders at all levels
  • Experienced with IT and ERP systems 
  • Self-motivated, administratively proficient, accurate and well organised
This is a great opportunity to join a growing business in a fantastic location and warehouse environment. The business continues to grow and they are a small but energetic team who are passionate about what they do. These are big shoes to fill with the incumbent being with the business for 4+ years and they have moved on for a career development opportunity. The business have a strong strategy in place for continued growth and see the Logistics & Warehouse Manager as a key contributor to this growth and there will be development opportunities in place. 

If this opportunity is of interest, please submit your CV by following the link below. If you would like to find out more and for a confidential discussion please call Nick McConnochie on 021 197 9121 or email nickm@huntercampbell.co.nz
  • Hobsonville location
  • Leadership role
  • New warehouse and growing business

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Nick McConnochie
Senior Consultant, Supply Chain, Operations and Procurement

I partner with quality SME and global businesses as a specialist recruiter across a range of operations, logistics and planning roles throughout NZ. I believe recruitment should be as simple and straightforward for my clients as possible; I deliver this through effective communication at all stages of the process. Taking a thorough brief and truly…

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