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Orchard 2IC

Thursday, November 26th, 2020

Our client is currently seeking a 2IC for a local orchard. In this position you could be managing and supervising up to 70 staff in the packhouse and field, greeting and serving customers and maintaining the vines. There is potential for this position to extend further than the harvest/pruning season for the right candidate, based on experience and how they fit with the current team.

The position is based just out of Ashburton and is a drive-in position, so reliable transport is essential to fulfil this role. The successful candidate will be offered a competitive hourly rate with the potential to learn more about the business.

The ideal candidate will bring the following experience and attributes:
– Previous experience working in an orchard and packhouse.
– Proven ability to manage and supervise staff.
– Reasonably high fitness level.
– Work productively and efficiently under pressure, completing tasks to a high calibre.
– Have an excellent work ethic and be an all-round team player.
– The ability to drive a tractor and use a chainsaw could place your application at an advantage.

Personnel Placements specialises in temporary and permanent placements in a range of industries within the Mid Canterbury region, but more than that we look to place the right candidate with the right clients to increase your chance of long-term work.

If this role sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for then please email your cover letter and CV to ashleigh@personnelplacements.co.nz

Applicants for this position should have a NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.
Ministry of Justice and ACC checks apply. Applicants must be drug free and willing to undergo a pre-employment drug test.

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STORES/OPERATIONS MANAGER

Thursday, November 12th, 2020

Our client is a fast growing Timaru business with national outreach based in Washdyke, serving the accommodation and hospitality sectors.  They pride themselves on surpassing customer expectations and continue to grow due to an unwavering commitment to their loyal national client base.  The very root of this success is their well oiled warehouse operation, based on quality team members always performing at 110%.  Getting the right product out on time straight from order, means that this organisation’s client base returns every time!

Our client is seeking an experienced Stores/Operations Manager to join their high performing team of exceptional individuals.  Previously working at a senior level, you will demonstrate success and longevity in your previous roles, and you won’t object to being “Hands On” and working in harmony with your fellow Team Members.  

The successful candidate will undertake the following duties:

WAREHOUSE MANAGEMENT

  • Maintains receiving, warehousing and distribution operations by initiating, coordinating and enforcing program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures.
  • Establishing and monitoring security procedures and protocols.
  • Controls inventory level by conducting physical counts; reconciling with company systems.
  • Maintains physical condition of warehouse by planning and implementing new design layouts; inspecting equipment; issuing work orders for repair and requisition for replacement.
  • Scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
  • Maintains warehouse staff by orienting and training employees; and results by coaching, counselling and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring results.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Warehouse managerial duties

  • Maintains receiving, warehousing and distribution operations by initiating, coordinating and enforcing program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures.
  • Establishing and monitoring security procedures and protocols.
  • Controls inventory level by conducting physical counts; reconciling with system.
  • Maintains physical condition of warehouse by planning and implementing new design layouts; inspecting equipment; issuing work orders for repair and requisition for replacement.
  • Scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
  • Maintains warehouse staff by orienting and training employees; and results by coaching, counselling and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring results.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Operational job duties

  • Achieves warehouse actions operationally by contributing warehouse operations information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality and customer service standards resolving problems; completing audits; identifying trends
  • Develops warehouse operations system by determining product handling and storage requirements; developing, enforcing, implementing and evaluating policies and procedures developing processes for receiving product, equipment utilization, inventory management and shipping
  • Develops warehouse design by planning layout, product flow and product handling
  • Develops warehouse operations system improvement by analysing work process, manning and space requirements, and equipment layout; implementing changes
  • Maintains safe and healthy work environment by establishing, following and enforcing standards and procedures
  • Secures property by developing protection and access policies and procedures; coordinating patrols with security department
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities
  • Accomplishes warehouse operations and organizations missing by completing related results as needed
  • Execute inventory control measures to ensure the company minimizes stock holding and maximizes stock system and paperwork accuracy
  • The role carries responsibility for working with purchasing, goods inward, and dispatch to ensure necessary functions are carried out correctly
  • The job role may include other reasonable duties/tasks from time to time
  • Achieves warehouse actions operationally by contributing warehouse operations information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality and customer service standards resolving problems; completing audits; identifying trends
  • Develops warehouse operations system by determining product handling and storage requirements; developing, enforcing, implementing and evaluating policies and procedures developing processes for receiving product, equipment utilization, inventory management and shipping
  • Develops warehouse design by planning layout, product flow and product handling
  • Develops warehouse operations system improvement by analysing work process, manning and space requirements, and equipment layout; implementing changes
  • Maintains safe and healthy work environment by establishing, following and enforcing standards and procedures
  • Secures property by developing protection and access policies and procedures; coordinating patrols with security department
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities
  • Accomplishes warehouse operations and organizations missing by completing related results as needed
  • Execute inventory control measures to ensure the company minimizes stock holding and maximizes stock system and paperwork accuracy
  • The role carries responsibility for working with purchasing, goods inward, and dispatch to ensure necessary functions are carried out correctly
  • The job role may include other reasonable duties/tasks from time to time

We are keen to fill this position with the right candidate as soon as possible so don’t delay in applying, together with a Cover Letter and your CV, along with copies of any relevant qualifications or transcripts.

You must have a clean Driver’s Licence and your own reliable transport.

You will also need to have a Current Legal Right to work within New Zealand.

All applications will be subject to ACC, Ministry of Justice checks along with possible drug testing.

Please apply with a Cover Letter and CV, along with any qualification copies and transcripts to jo@personnelplacements.co.nz

You must have a current, legal right to work within NZ in order to be considered for this role.