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Depot Manager

Pivotal people and logistics leadership role within a successful FMCG organisation

An opportunity to further develop your career within logistics and warehousing

Location - Waikouaiti, East Otago

Zeagold Nutrition is a national producer and processor of perishable food products and have distribution depots throughout New Zealand. As a market leader in their field, their warehousing and distribution networks are well established and are highly efficient. This distribution centre is the company's largest in the South Island, and products are dispatched across NZ as well as internationally.

Reporting to the Site Manager, this Dept Manager role is based at Waikouaiti, is a pivotal role within Operations and is one that offers challenge and variety. It focuses on leading staff, ensuring the smooth and efficient running of a 7-day operation, and the timely distribution of product through a combination of company Drivers and third-party providers.

On a day-to-day basis you will liaise with other managers to formulate objectives that help drive performance, opportunities for ongoing improvement while overseeing costs. Other key activities will include

  • managing relationships to ensure service standards are achieved, and product is delivered seamlessly.
  • managing the performance of the Depot team
  • processing Export Orders
  • ensuring Health and Safety standards are followed by the team.

This role will see you managing a core team of permanent staff of approximately 18, supported by a Team Leader. The key attributes we seek for this position include

  • Previous successful management experience leading a warehouse operation
  • Proven ability to manage, co-ordinate, and motivate staff
  • The flexibility and adaptability to respond to changing demands
  • A willingness to lead by example
  • Excellent relationship building and communication skills
  • Effective planning and organisational skills
  • An ability to make decisions, solve problems and prioritise tasks
  • Excellent computer skills
  • A client centric focus

This position is based at our Depot in Waikouaiti and is generally a Monday-Friday position.

If you are interested in finding out more about this role, or would like to make an expression of interest, please apply online or call Lisa Edwards on 021 949 174 for more details.


Vacancy ID: 200208725

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