Despatcher - Night-shift
Foodstuffs North Island
Palmerston North, Manawatu
1d ago

The role

As a Despatcher you’ll be joining the high performing Transport team in Palmerston North. The team are responsible for ensuring our stores (think PAKnSAVE, Four Square and New World) receive freight in a safe and timely manner.

It’s a varied and busy role that will see you working closely with drivers, stores, and the wider Transport team.

This role works Monday to Friday, 8.00pm to 6.30am

Core responsibilities will also include :

  • Ensure all vehicles are available and on-time to arrive and depart the DC’s / Client’s sites to meet all loading, DIFOT and standard requirements
  • Responsible for the management of the fleet vehicles to achieve full utilisation of each loading and to ensure profitability
  • Manage all resources efficiently and effectively to achieve the Company’s goals and objectives and DIFOT standards and at all times promote a healthy and safe environment
  • Ensure a safe and healthy working environment for Transport staff by maintaining Occupational Safety and Health infrastructure and monitoring compliance
  • About you

  • With a focus on customer service, key to your success in this role will also include;
  • Ideally you will have 2+ years working as a dispatcher in a warehouse setting
  • Meticulous attention to detail to manage tasks within assigned processes and organise workload to achieve desired results
  • Able to work flexible hours as we operate 24 / 7
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal, with a desire to engage meaningfully with all stakeholders
  • Able to think on your feet and be responsive in a fast-paced environment where speed and quality are equally important
  • This is a great opportunity to take your knowledge and expertise to the next level. So if you are keen to join NZ’s largest grocery distributor in a role that will give you scope and exposure, along with the opportunity for development in a supportive team environment, then apply today!

    About Us

    Foodies is a team of 22,000 New Zealanders. In a growing network of 350+ stores. Serving over 1.3 million customers every week.

    In the most awesome little country in the world.

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