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Logistics Officer - Fixed Term

Advertiser: James & SonMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
12 Sept 2019
Wellington, Hutt Valley
Work Type
Administration & Office Support, Other

About the business

James & Son (NZ), is part of the Castlegate James Australasia Pty Ltd Group, with a heritage dating back to the United Kingdom in 1850. For more than 165 years we have been a leading processor of consumer food-based co-products into high quality, nutritionally balanced animal feed supplements.

About the role

An opportunity has arisen for a Logistics Officer within our Upper Hutt team.  This position offers a unique opportunity to gain experience within the agricultural sector while assisting the team through a particularly busy time. 

This vacancy is a three month fixed term position to cover extended leave of current team members during a busy time in the business.  The role will initially be 1-2 days per week in October 2019 moving to five days per week for November and December 2019. 

Skills and experience

The successful applicants' key responsibilities will include:

  • Verifying and processing orders, ensuring accuracy and timeliness
  • Liaising with field staff, suppliers, manufacturers and transport companies to ensure orders are fulfilled
  • Troubleshooting and resolving issues relating to orders.
  • Other reasonable duties as may be required from time to time


To be the successful applicant you will have:

  • Strong attention to detail and very high levels of accuracy of input
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to resolve issues in a professional manner
  • Very good computer skills, including well developed Microsoft Office and (ideally) MYOB EXO skills
  • Ability to manage time and to plan and organise work to achieve specific objectives within specific deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment in a busy office


You must already be able to work in New Zealand.


If you have the self-motivation, confidence and skills required to succeed in this role, then we would love to hear from you.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • Do you have experience in an administration role?
  • Which of the following Microsoft Office products are you experienced with?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?
  • Do you have experience in a data entry role?

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