The role of Logistics Planner is to manage and oversee the inventory and product flow of all packed products at Mr Apple Cool Store sites.

What you'll be doing

You will lead a small team and be responsible for the planning of product flow from storage to selection of pallets, maximising efficiency and functionality of the site. You’ll be part of a demanding export business operating within an agile and fast paced environment. This role works alongside the Operations Manager in planning the day-to-day workload at our Hastings Cool Store.

Your day-to-day tasks will include:

· Planning and monitoring product receival and storage to maximise efficiency, whilst maintaining Cool Store specifications and market access requirements

· Liaise with Shipping & Logistics to understand shipping requirements and ensure product quality is maintained and met

· Selecting product for export loadouts and liaising with team to ensure preparation is complete to meet the loading schedule

· As a leader you will help to maintain a world class Health & Safety culture and ensure all Mr Apple Cool Store, compliance and market access procedures are followed


What you’ll bring

· You have experience in Planning, Scheduling and Inventory Management

· You are comfortable with change and have ideally worked in a large and complex business

· Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to learn and navigate new systems

· You have had the opportunity to lead or mentor others to success

· Have the right to work in New Zealand and willing to complete background and drug screening


What we offer

· A key role in leading one of our largest post-harvest sites

· Work alongside a team of industry legends

· Opportunities to learn, grow your expertise and impact change

· Keep busy during the season and spend time over summer with family and friends


If you want to be part of a business that deliver one in every four New Zealand apples to the world, then please apply now!  


Who we are

Mr Apple is New Zealand’s largest apple grower and exporter, with 15 orchards and 5 Post Harvest facilities across the sunny Hawke’s Bay.  We are proud to be part of Scales Corporation. After 120years Scales has established itself as a market leader in agribusiness. At Mr Apple, our team of experts prides themselves on apple perfection – to achieve this, we hire and grow a diverse workforce of people from all backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.

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