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Warehouse Manager - Hawke's Bay Location

Advertiser: Pipeline RecruitmentMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
12 Jul 2019
Auckland, Manukau & East Auckland
Work Type
Full Time
Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics, Management

Our client, Unison Networks Limited, owns, designs, manages and operates the electricity network that serve the Hawke’s Bay, Taupo and Rotorua regions.  Their network spans over 12,000km and supplies over 110,000 connected customers, making them one of the larger electricity distribution businesses in New Zealand. For more information on Unison Networks Ltd and its subsidiary companies, please visit

An exciting opportunity is now available for a highly capable and suitably experienced individual to join the Unison Networks team in the position of Warehouse Manager, based at their Hastings Head Office. In addition to the Hastings depot, Unison also has warehouses in Rotorua, Taupo and Dunedin.

Reporting to the Group Procurement and Logistics Manager, you will assume overall responsibility for managing the Warehousing and Inventory Management functions for Unison. This includes providing hands-on leadership to the Warehouse team in order to provide an efficient and effective logistics service to the business.

In this instance, we are seeking to appoint someone with great leadership skills. You will be a great listener and will be the type of leader who builds the trust and respect of your team.

As Unison are embarking on a significant company-wide technology upgrade project, you will be comfortable with the deployment of new systems, driving positive change and leading continuous improvement initiatives.

Key experience and attributes required for this role include:

  • Relevant experience in warehouse management, logistics, or similar roles
  • Experience in inventory management, stocktaking, material requisitions, returns, etc.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to develop and get the best from your team
  • Commitment to providing great customer service
  • Superior relationship management skills, including with suppliers
  • Negotiation skills; able to negotiate successfully to ensure “win-win” outcomes
  • Highly organised; sets and maintains high professional standards
  • Commitment to delivering safe working practices and compliance with all H&S rules and regulations

As a valued Unison team member, you will receive ongoing training and career development opportunities as well as a host of benefits including great remuneration, health insurance and subsidies in order to enjoy an active and healthy Hawke’s Bay lifestyle! Assistance with relocation costs will be available to the successful applicant, if required.

You may be an experienced Warehouse Manager seeking a fresh challenge, or you may be that “special person” with the logistics experience, leadership skills and can-do attitude to be successful in this role. Either way, we would love to hear from you! Please apply below, attaching your CV and Cover Letter, or call the Pipeline Recruitment team on (06) 835-4550 for a confidential discussion.

Applications close 4:00pm Monday 29th July 2019.

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