Inventory Controller

21 / 05 / 2024

  • Bay of Plenty
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Manufacturing / Stores & Warehousing


The Company
An exciting and growing NZ company who have found success in their field by providing automation technologies across primary industries. They have an impressive product range and are recognised for their superior service, innovation and high-quality standards.

Due to an internal promotion, ongoing growth and opportunities, a new position has become available for an Inventory Controller to join their team based in Tauranga. 

The Opportunity

As the Inventory Controller, you will be part of the supply chain team to help continue to build efficient and reliable processes across their inventory functions to support efficient stock control of inbound raw materials through to finished good inventory. 

Your responsibilities will include, though not be limited to:

  • Track inventory both physically and using the MRP system to ensure accurate record keeping
  • Coordinate processes for inwards and outwards goods movement and storage
  • Drive improvements across systems, processes and procedures
  • Ensure inventory is receipted in correctly and recorded in their designated bin locations
  • Create SOP’s for all new processes across the inventory function
  • Build strong relationships with production teams and suppliers
  • Reporting on IRA and fast/slow moving items

You will also be a key support to the Logistics Manager and support the team of Inventory Assistants in their close knit team. 

What’s in it for you?

You have practical and hands on inventory experience within a warehousing environment and enjoy building relationships with multiple stakeholders across the business. We are ideally looking for someone who has experience working within a manufacturing or engineering environment where you have had inventory exposure working with raw materials, finished goods along with spare parts inventory. Experience with MRP and reporting is also a real advantage. 
You will enjoy a wide scope of responsibilities and relish the challenges this role will provide as you continue to develop your inventory skills and experience, maintaining high standards and driving positive changes. The business is growing rapidly and taking on lots of exciting projects and the successful person will have the opportunity to take on further growth as they progress in the business.

If this opportunity is of interest, please submit your CV by following the link below. If you’d like to find out more and for a confidential discussion please call Nick McConnochie on 021 197 9121 or email

  • Manufacturing and engineering
  • Role has come about due to an internal promotion
  • Exciting and growing business with development opportunities

Apply now

Warehouse & Logistics Manager

14 / 05 / 2024

  • Bay of Plenty
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Transport / Logistics / Drivers / Warehouse & Distribution


About the company:
We are working with a highly successful and passionate business who specialise in food manufacturing within a specific niche. Their business is continuing to grow and take on new markets which makes it an exciting time to join their team. As a result of this, they are now looking for a Warehouse & Logistics Manager to join the business to support their growth and development. 

The opportunity
The Warehouse & Logistics Manager is a critical position in the business to lead their day to day and strategic operations. You will have a specialist team with 6 direct reports and a team of 20 along with managing 3rd party warehouse and transport suppliers. There is a big focus on continuous improvement to streamline processes, minimise costs and maximise overall operational efficiency. Some of the key responsibilities will be to:

  • Oversee all inwards goods of raw materials and packaging which are stored across multiple sites.
  • Ensure accurate supply of raw material and packaging to the manufacturing team. Stock is stored both on site and across various 3PL providers. 
  • Finished goods transport to 3PL providers post production and managing complexities around chilled vs ambient.
  • Manage orders and distribution across all sites both domestic and international to a range of customers with various specific requirements. 
  • Develop and implement KPI’s and implement a strategic plan across warehousing, distribution and transport to improve efficiencies across these functions.
  • Support with the development of their IT integration by reviewing and proposing initiatives to support the logistics functions.
  • Key focus on Health & Safety and developing a Sustainability strategy, developing KPI’s to measure these.
What you will bring to the role
  • Ideally 10+ years experience in warehousing and logistics within leadership roles.
  • Demonstrated experience leading teams and driving positive change.
  • Experienced with a low margin and high volume environment with strong cost control and management.
  • FMCG or Food Manufacturing background would be desirable.
  • Operationally focused but with a strategic view to continuous improvement.
  • In depth knowledge of WMS/ERP systems and strong commercial/cost centre management.
  • Strong communicator and can remain calm and measured under pressure.
  • Ability to manage constructive relationships with colleagues and external stakeholders at all levels.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of H&S regulations and effective leadership here.
  • Self-motivated, administratively proficient, accurate and well organised.

What’s in it for you?

This is a great opportunity to join a passionate and growing business with genuine scope to drive continuous improvement across the warehousing and logistics functions. There is a lot of scope and variety across their Supply Chain and you will partner with a range of stakeholders internally and externally.
On top of base salary will be a range of attractive company benefits.  

If this opportunity is of interest, please submit your CV by following the link below. If you’d like to find out more and for a confidential discussion, please call Nick McConnochie on 021 197 9121 or email

  • Leadership position across warehousing and logistics functions
  • Key focus around Continuous Improvement
  • Lots of variety and opportunity to grow in this role

Apply now