#127 Transport Coordinator

Work from home for a busy domestic coastal freight forwarder based in the Waikato

Our customer is a solution-based organisation, offering a range of freight options throughout New Zealand.  Driven by their values of Family, Trust and Lifestyle, they create ways for businesses to streamline their supply chain and increase profit.

Based from home, they are looking for a forward thinking Operator to help with the coastal booking process. If you have great communication skills both internally and externally, and can be to flexible within your role, this would be a great opportunity to join their growing team.

Responsibilities in this role:

  • Manage coastal/truck bookings for full and empty containers (FCL only) and providing updates to customers
  • Update and manage customer records in the company database
  • Work collaboratively with others to produce and manage regular customer satisfaction
  • Other ad hoc admin and support duties as required

Key skills and experience required:

  • Previous Freight Forwarding experience
  • Good time management
  • Strong relationship management skills and ability to build rapport with a wide range of people
  • Highly efficient and organized, with good attention to detail
  • Well-developed communication and negotiation skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work independently from a suitable home office
  • Coastal transport knowledge is desirable
  • Experience using EDI CargoWise is preferable

To apply for this role you must be legally able to work in New Zealand with either NZ Residency/Citizenship or a long-term working visa

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#125 Logistics Coastal Shipping Scheduler

Shipping Scheduler with experience needed for busy freight forwarder experiencing large growth

Our customer is global leader in packaging and resource recovery and sustainability. They also provide logistics, freight and supply chain services with end-to-end logistics capabilities. They have smart logistics solutions, focussing on next generation systems integration, automation and data analytics.

This role is responsible for coastal shipping requirements across all aspects of the operations.
With a key focus to optimise efficiencies via accurate forecasting and scheduling of all FCL coastal shipping containers to ensure seamless delivery for internal and external stakeholders.
The role will initially execute the complete end to end solutions for the domestic requirements, and manage weekly packing schedules aligned with inventory / production levels, along with organising landside transportation plans. Building on this, the role is expected to encompass the coastal shipping requirements for other business units, and external clients as they are developed.

Key skills and requirements:

  • Experience in New Zealand Coastal shipping, both with coastal and blue water operators
  • Handling high volume FCL cargo movements being driven by demand forecasts
  • An undergraduate degree in Logistics or Business
  • A clear understanding of DIFOT 
  • Established network within the shipping industry
  • Operations planning experience
  • Strong relationship skills
  • Strong understanding of end to end logistics

This role has as strong focus on continuous improvement throughout the entire supply chain and will encompass the need for trusting relationships to be built with many internal and external key stakeholders.

To apply for this role you must be legally able to work in New Zealand with either NZ Residency/Citizenship or a long-term working visa.

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#124 Commercial Logistics Analyst

Commercial Logistics Analyst needed to provide value add solutions to customers and operations, as well as quality commercial reporting data, analysis and decision support for the business.

Our customer is global leader in packaging and resource recovery and sustainability. They also provide logistics, freight and supply chain services with end-to-end logistics capabilities. They have smart logistics solutions, focussing on next generation systems integration, automation and data analytics.

A busy role with lots of current and prospective customer and internal business interactions, flexible work from home options, based in Wiri, South Auckland

Role responsibilities include:

  • Safety – safe production lines, ensure safety initiatives and developed plans implemented;
  • Commercial analysis – analyse margins and work with internal teams to ensure profitable contracts, produce robust reporting and analysis of business volumes and movements, provide information for strategic planning, analysis and reporting;
  • Sales Pricing and Margin – review quotation requests, prepare/support complex pricing proposals, work with pricing and procurement to support quotation requests, create/maintain pricing models, coordinate rate review processes and prepare reporting for reviews;
  • Fuel – review fuel levy formulas, work with internal teams to effectively communicate to customers;
  • Budgets – provide details and support for budget reviews and establishing targets and reporting;
  • Leadership and Continuous Improvement – monitor and review processes for best practice and governance;
  • Master data management – Maintain consistency, uniformity and accuracy of all master data incl. fuel levy system updates, ownership and development of a data governance framework;
  • Stakeholder Management – project pre-qualification processes, work with the business to continually improve and provide reporting and communications to the business and customers;
  • Compliance and Regulatory responsibilities – identify best practice and put in place, ensure compliance of regulatory or governance nature are met at all times across the business.

Key skills and attributes required:

  • Degree in Commerce, Business or Logistics or related field (mandatory)
  • Advanced skills analysing complex data, developing models, providing insights and reasonings, attention to detail (mandatory)
  • Experience in contract management (mandatory)
  • Developing and monitoring organisational KPIs (mandatory)
  • Exposure to similar analyst role partnering with Logistics/Supply Chain (mandatory)
  • Advanced system and Excel skills (mandatory)
  • Relevant post graduate qualifications (CA/CPA or other – desirable)
  • Linehaul / Metro Logistics experience (desirable)
  • Warehouse experience (desirable)
  • International Freight forwarding experience (desirable)
  • Budget planning and financial reporting and communication to all levels of audience (mandatory)
  • Experience in Tender processes (desirable)
  • Experience in capital expenditure request preparation (desirable)
  • Service and results orientated (mandatory)
  • High level of organisational skills to deliver on accountabilities (mandatory)

To apply for this role you must be legally able to work in New Zealand with either NZ Residency/Citizenship or a long-term working visa.

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#0120 Import Operations – Freight Forwarder

Established for over 20 years, our customer has an international presence, they are dynamic and progressive, providing complete import and export freight forwarding services with a strong focus on tailoring to meet both clients and partners requirements.

They are seeking an imports sea freight specialist with some air freight experience to manage the end to end operations with a small but well established operator.

This would suit someone looking who likes variety and working in a small but established team

Key skills and requirements:

  • EDI Cargowise experience
  • Strong FAK (Freight All Kinds) experience across a wide range of customers and commodities
  • 4 – 5 years local (NZ) forwarding knowledge essential
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Needs someone who is a good operations all rounder, due to it being a small team
  • Strong knowledge of all rules and regulations relating to importing

This is a new role for a company experiencing tremendous growth of its business.

To apply for this role you must be legally able to work in New Zealand with either NZ Residency/Citizenship or a long-term working visa.

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#0117 Warehouse Coordinator – 12 month contract

Our client is an alliance of companies including six New Zealand and international companies with a wealth of experience in delivering large-scale infrastructure projects both in New Zealand and overseas. They are needing an experienced Warehouse Coordinator with managerial experience for a 12 month fixed term contract in their busy Manukau location.

Key skills and attributes required:

  • Forklift license or F endorsement, preferred but not a must  
  • Class 2 Drivers license preferred, however not essential
  • MPI Accredited Person AP preferred, however not essential
  • Tele-handler ticket preferred, however not essential
  • Valid first aid certificate preferred, however not essential
  • A proven track record of managing teams, preferably in logistics, retail or trade supplies
  • Able to deal with unexpected events and make decisions and provide direction to work teams in a safe way
  • Able to work independently and prioritise work load
  • Is solutions oriented, with a hands-on approach and applies a “continual improvement” philosophy
  • Organised and systematic approach to working 
  • Strong planning and managing skills
  • Comfortable working with a computer and navigating through project systems and applications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication with an ability to converse with team members and key stakeholders at all levels
  • Strong understanding of Health, Safety and Environmental requirements relating to regulatory and industry standards.

This role requires someone with the stamina and fortitude to be flexible with their work hours, have a high standard of physical fitness due to the nature of the role and be reliable to perform to a standard that will earn reward.

Drug & Alcohol Testing is mandatory, as is a MOJ Check.

To apply for this role you must be legally able to work in New Zealand with either NZ Residency/Citizenship or a long-term working visa

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#0116 Dispatcher – Christchurch based

Transport Dispatcher needed for busy role

Our customer is one of New Zealand’s largest privately owned freight forwarder and and international leader in supply chain management. They are a global operation with offices across New Zealand, Australia, China and the Philippines who offer cost-efficient freight forwarding, logistics, and warehousing solutions that will provide end to end visibility and control for their customers.

They are looking for a Dispatcher to fill a busy role based in Rolleston, Christchurch. The main focus of this role is completing the hands on management and delivery of an effective daily dispatch for the FCL and LCL fleet. Part of this role is to ensure ongoing and consistent customer satisfaction through effective and efficient responses to customer enquiries, issues, problems

Key skills and attributes required:

  • Previous FCL and or LCL transport dispatch experience essential
  • Familiar with using a Transport Management System (TMS) – preferably EDI Cargowise
  • FCL or LCL Driving experience preferable, but not essential 
  • Excellent people and business relationship building skills
  • Very good planning and organising skills
  • Problem solving skills are a must 
  • High level of communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Solid understanding of all Health and Safety protocols and requirements
  • Good local area knowledge and wider geographical understanding of New Zealand as a whole

To apply for this role you must be legally able to work in New Zealand with either NZ Residency/Citizenship or a long-term working visa. 

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#0114 Coastal Shipping Customer Services

Looking for a Customer Services representative with a good geographical knowledge of New Zealand

Our customer is one of New Zealand’s largest privately owned freight forwarder and and international leader in supply chain management. They are a global operation with offices across New Zealand, Australia, China and the Philippines who offer cost-efficient freight forwarding, logistics, and warehousing solutions that will provide end to end visibility and control for their customers.

They are looking for a customer services representative with a solid knowledge of coastal New Zealand and an ability to put the customer first and ensure great customer satisfaction.

  • Key skills and attributes required:
  • Previous experience within the shipping industry
  • Experience using EDI CargoWise – preferred, not essential
  • Strong MS skills in Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and accuracy
  • Previous experience in customer services would be ideal

You will be team player with good communication skills showing a real willingness to engage with your colleagues and customers.

Based around the Auckland Airport in Mangere, this full time role is a great opportunity for someone wanting a change or step up from their current role

You will be a resident of NZ or hold a valid work permit that is renewable over 4 years

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#0121 Management Accountant

Our client is a leading global packaging manufacturer & distributor operating 120 sites throughout Asia, Oceania and Europe offering tailored solutions that add value to their customers, partners and communities.

Pioneers in sustainability since their inception, the company’s rapid growth in New Zealand has resulted in numerous new roles being added to a dynamic team of professionals, the role of Management Accountant will play an important part in assisting the International Finance Manager for the Accounting of Global Logistics N.Z.

This will include:

  • Management & Financial Accounting
  • Reporting – The Preparation & Reporting of Financial Results, Monthly Balance Sheet Reconciliation, CAPEX etc
  • System Improvements Monitoring all business systems with SAP as core ERP tool
  • Analysis – Collecting and interpreting financial and business information including the collection of adhoc analysis, monthly sales expenditure, Forecasts & Budgets etc.
  • Business & Administrative Support to the business. 

The role will report directly to the International Finance Manager with one indirect report: Country Manager Logistics – NZ. 

We would expect the suitable applicant to have a minimum of 10 year’s experience working in Finance Accounting roles and be competent in areas of:

  • Clear and confident and communication
  • Organisational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong skills in issue resolution
  • Ability to work within deadlines 
  • Ability to take the initiative and seek continuous improvement
  • Good computer skills and sound keyboarding abilities
  • Dedication, commitment and desire to learn quickly
  • Advanced MS EXCEL Skills. 

Tertiary qualified: CA or CPA Qualification or International Equivalent. 

The company is passionate about its people and celebrates its success with offering on-going self-development opportunities, health and wellness initiatives including flexible working conditions where appropriate.   

To apply for this role you must be legally able to work in New Zealand with either NZ Residency/Citizenship or a long-term working visa.

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