You will be the go-to for a Loadout Team of three staff, in a role where no two days are the same. At our Coolstore, the main purpose is to receive apples from our packhouses, get the apples under 2 degrees and ship them out as fast as we can into our customers hands!

What you’ll be doing:

As the Loadout Team Supervisor, your role is to be the ultimate relationship manager. You will provide people support in the form of supervising, training, guiding to Coolstore Team Members - in collaboration with our other Team Leaders. Because our Coolstore operations run seasonally, this is an 8-month fixed-term role, from January – September 2024. While it is a full-time role, we are open to exploring job sharing if you would prefer part-time work.

Your day-to-day tasks will include:

  • Liaising with the Coolstore Management Team to complete the Loadout Schedule, ensuring all documentation is accurate
  • Ensuring Loadout Team Members at all Loading areas are efficiently and accurately load containers to meet Coolstore Schedule
  • Monitoring time and attendance to ensure that staff can be paid correctly  
  • Providing guidance and support to our Loadout Team – helping them feel comfortable and confident at work
  • Complete all Container Loadouts and trucking orders as per the Mr Apple Procedures
  • Be a leader and actively participate in building great culture around Health, Safety and Wellness
  • Promoting a culture of high-performance and escalating any performance issues to your manager.  

What you’ll bring:

  • You are a people person – you communicate clearly and effectively with a wide range of people
  • You will have an eye for detail and accuracy
  • You can learn new systems quickly
  • Ideally you have experience working in a post-harvest facility or in logistics however this is not essential
  • Have the right to work in New Zealand and be able to pass pre-employment screening and checks

Who we are:

It would be fair to say we love apples, you could call us obsessed. As New Zealand’s largest apple grower and exporter, our team sets the benchmark for delivering the tastiest apples to the world.  

We’ve only ever done apples – it’s what we’re passionate about - but it’s our whanau of 2,000+ people coming from a wide range of backgrounds, with different skills and unique ideas, that set us apart from the rest.  

We know that by growing experts, we keep growing perfect apples and delivering the perfect crunch around Aotearoa and the world.  

If you are keen to join us and take the next step in your career, please apply now!

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