Yard Operator

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Logistics/Transport
  • Business Group:Iplex NZ
  • Location:Palmerston North
  • Job Reference:IPLEX/29577
  • Closing Date:08 Dec 2022


We are team Iplex - we’re over 230 team members strong and are a leading manufacturer and supplier of plastic pipeline systems in New Zealand.  We have team members working in manufacturing and distribution in Palmerston North, Christchurch and Ashburton, with our commercial head office based in Auckland.  

About the role:

We are looking for a Yard Operator to join our busy yard, based at our Roslyn site in Palmerston North. You’ll be part of our vital team, responsible for providing accurate and efficient picking, packing and loading services. You’ll be operating a Forklift as well as keeping the yard tidy and orderly.

This is a Monday to Friday position, working in shift rotations 

WEEK 1: 5:45AM - 3PM
WEEK 2: 3:15PM-1AM
There is also optional Sunday work from approx. 6am - 11am (overtime rates apply).

About you:

You’ll need to be physically fit and be comfortable working in all weather conditions. Although a current Forklift License would be advantageous, it is not essential as we can provide appropriate training. What you will need is;

 * A positive attitude and a willingness to learn
 * You’re reliable, organised and responsive to the teams needs 
 * Building or warehousing experience 
 * Some experience on a forklift would be beneficial but training provided

On Offer:

We’re a well-established business with a long history in New Zealand. Joining us, you will benefit from health, life and income protection as well as a range of benefits associated with Fletcher Building, New Zealand’s largest listed company, such as access to our employee education fund, on-going training and learning, future career advancement opportunities, and a range of discounts across our products and with our partners.

*Please note: A pre-employment medical, including a drug & alcohol test, is required as well as the legal right to work in New Zealand

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strive to create an inclusive environment for all our employees. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply to any of our vacant positions. Talk to us about our flexible working arrangements and career pathways.