Yard Operator - Ashburton

  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Manufacturing
  • Business Group:Iplex NZ
  • Location:Ashburton
  • Job Reference:IPLEX/10029493


  • Competitive hourly rate!
  • Access to a wide range of range of company benefits 
  • Be the first to operate the newest technology and tools from overseas

About the Company

Iplex Pipelines NZ is a leading manufacturer and supplier of plastic pipeline systems in New Zealand.  We operate manufacturing and distribution facilities located in Palmerston North and Christchurch including a new mobile plant operating in Ashburton!  

About the Role

We are looking for an experienced Forklift Operator/Yard person to join our new plant located in Ashburton.  This is a fantastic opportunity for a hands person to manage the day to day operations of the yard. 

Your key responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring customer orders are picked accurately using RF technology
  • Orders are loaded safely and on time 
  • Use of Forklift/Mobile Handling Equipment (Combi lift experience would be an advantage)
  • Stock Management
  • Liaise between transport and Sales Support where any variances arise to ensure that the customer is kept informed.
  • Maintain a high standard of housekeeping and Health & Safety

The hours will be Monday to Friday on a 10-hour shift.

About You

You hold a current forklift licence with a demonstrated history of forklift experience. Operational experience in a similar role would be beneficial along with some knowledge of storage and dispatching processes. 

The ideal applicant will be well organised with excellent attention to detail and inventory accuracy along with being safety focused and risk mindful. You must be computer literate and be able to work in a fast-paced environment.

Applicants must have a clean driver’s license, good oral and written English skills, and good numeric skills and be physically fit with the ability to safely handle heavy equipment and products.