Wool Store Handler
Wellington, NZ
2d ago

Job Description

Primary Responsibility

The Wool Store Handler's primary role is to press loose wool into bales and to maintain the wool store in a tidy acceptable condition.

The position also requires active involvement in maintaining the management, quality, health and safety systems to ensure compliance and development in these functions

Specific Responsibility

  • To perform all wool store work in accordance with procedures related to the management of the wool store
  • Manage the wool store so wool keeper samples are stored in an organized library and to ensure these are cycled for removal when they have reached their shelf life
  • Manage the wool store to provide sufficient storage space for wool keeper samples and where appropriate, bale wool keeper samples and tidily store for the designated period
  • Ensure surplus waste wool and / or keeper samples are baled correctly as per their wool characteristics
  • Stack wool bales correctly so they are in a safe, stable and orderly configuration
  • Maintain the sale of wool inventory and preserve records of what is in stock, sold and dispatched
  • Ensure the wool press is maintained so it remains in optimal functioning condition
  • To respect all equipment and the working environment
  • To ensure work is of the highest possible productivity and efficiency
  • To report potential processing, safety, quality issues immediately
  • Ensure consumables are used sparingly and not wasted
  • To train, where applicable, other work colleagues where it has been assessed by Management that your competence and knowledge is of the required standard
  • Maintain and encourage the positive working culture so it is conducive to productivity, integrity, empathy, honesty, co-operation, safety and maintaining good working relationships
  • To participate in any work groups or problem-solving teams you have been nominated for
  • Maintain good housekeeping by preserving a clean and tidy work environment
  • Monitor work quality and immediately raise any performance issues with the Quality Manager or Appointee
  • To work with the NZ Business Manager so to maximize business returns whilst minimizing exposure and risk for the company
  • To ensure all activities are carried out with recognition of Health and Safety requirements and personal safety
  • Undertake any other work requests as required by management
  • Profile

  • Physically fit
  • Ability to work independently and with others in a team environment
  • Reliable and honest
  • Required Skills

  • Flexibility with work hours
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Physically able to manual handle bales of wool
  • Ability to maintain or exceed productivity expectations
  • Be able to read and follow instructions
  • Additional Information

    Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid New Zealand work visa.

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