Foodstuffs North Island
Palmerston North, Manawatu
3h 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.

The hours for this role are Tuesday to Saturday - 4am to 2.30pm

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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