Warehouse Assistant

  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Manufacturing
  • Business Group:Iplex NZ
  • Location:Palmerston North
  • Job Reference:IPLEX/20049
  • Closing Date:18 May 2021


We are team Iplex - we’re 195 strong and we’re highly passionate about delivering 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.  

Our yard teams work hard to ensure that our high have quality products are despatched and delivered in full and on time.

Reporting to our Yard Manager, we are currently on the hunt for a Yard and Despatcher excited by the opportunity to join the Iplex team.

Hours for this role are Monday to Friday, afternoon shift.

About the role 

The role’s primary responsibility is to ensure orders are accurately picked and delivered on time to our customers.  You’ll enjoy variety in this dual position when you take on the tasks of the Despatcher to ensure continuity of the operation by ensuring orders are sequenced effectively to meet loading deadlines.

At times, you’ll receive, investigate and resolve customer queries from our Sales Support team in relation to potential errors, loading times or deliveries.  

About you 

The ideal candidate will have the following skills/ experience:
A sound knowledge of despatching processes, and loading/ unloading of trucks
Ability to use Microsoft office and other computer programmes
Strong communication skills – emails, phone and face to face
A current Forkhoist Licence
An understanding of safety practices in the workplace
The ability to lift 25kgs and stand for extended periods of time
Understand procedures to make decisions and sound problem-solving skills
Ability to handle multiple priorities under time pressure

The successful candidate will enjoy the benefits which come with working for a well-regarded business, which values its staff as its biggest asset.  The role will provide ongoing opportunities for succession and development across the Fletcher Building Group.

We’d love to have you join our team – please get in touch if this role sounds like your next opportunity!
Attached Document: Yard and Dispatcher_April 2021.pdf