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Forklift Operator & Manual Handler ($30+ per hour)

Application Closes: 21 Jan 2022

Location: Nelson

  • Full time permanent role, Monday to Friday
  • Over $30 per hour for experienced operators once fully trained
  • Benefits including Medical Insurance, 5% KiwiSaver & Fitness/Wellbeing allowance

About us

Port Nelson Ltd - well known for treating our people well by putting safety first, offering rewarding pay rates, and providing great training and development opportunities. As an Essential Service Provider, we have come through the last 18 months of COVID in good shape. There are lots of exciting things planned for the growth of the Port, so the future is looking really positive. 

Given all of this, if you are after a new opportunity then the Port should be high on your list of great places to want to work.

About the job

Reporting to the QuayPack Supervisor, you will work in our Nelson based warehouses handling a range of cargo. This is a full-time permanent position rotating across the two QuayPack shifts being 6.30am-3.00pm and 2.30pm to 11.00pm. The normal hours of work will predominately be on the afternoon shift being 2.30pm to 11pm Monday to Friday.

About you

You are a professional Forklift Operator who takes your role seriously and treats products as if they were your own. You are enthusiastic, self-motivated, and safety-conscious, and you also love being part of a high-performing team.

Ideally you will be:

· an experienced forklift operator with current certification

· fully focused on safe work practices and care of cargo 

· have a thorough understanding of inventory and stock control

· pro-active and able to work unsupervised, and 

· physically fit and a team player

If this sounds like the right fit for you, then please apply as soon as possible as we would love to welcome you aboard!

At Port Nelson Ltd, irrespective of our positions, we all strive to uphold our ASPIRE values: Accountability, Safety, Passion, Integrity/honesty, Respect and Excellence. 

Please also be aware that as a border facing organisation, a COVID-19 vaccination will be required. 

Port Nelson Ltd is committed to a drug and alcohol-free workplace and has a pre-employment, random, post-incident, and reasonable cause drug testing programme in place.

We need to move quickly and will be assessing applications as they are received, so please apply ASAP. 

For further enquiries on this role, please contact