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Loader Driver/Operations Assistant

Whangarei, New Zealand

Reference: 5778172

  • Secure, full-time, permanent position
  • 4 shifts off to enjoy work/life balance
  • Competitive pay
  • Training and career development available!

Situated at Northport on the Whangārei Harbour, Northland Debarking's 1.1-hectare operation is 100% owned by Eastland Port, part of the Gisborne-based infrastructure company Eastland Group. We work hard to create a thriving culture where employees feel valued and rewarded for their contributions. We offer competitive pay, long-term career opportunities, exceptional staff benefits and wellbeing programmes, and more. If you're a naturally reliable team player, this is a great prospect for you.

Are you looking for a secure role with plenty of hours?

Your new role as Loader Driver/Operations Assistant will support the smooth and efficient 24/7 operation of our debarking plant. No two days are the same, but some of your main tasks will be loading the log loading vehicle and assisting with carrying out repairs and maintenance of the loader and plant equipment, with the health and safety of yourself and the wider team being number one priority!

Your excellent communication skills and strong work ethic will be the main things to bring with you each day and it is imperative to have a plus have a clean, full NZ drivers' licence. Ideally, you will also have previous log loader operations experience, a Class 2 NZ drivers' licence and wheels endorsement.

You'll be working a shift roster of 12-hour shifts, 4 on, 4 off, with a team you'll likely consider ‘family'

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

If you wish to work for a company with a focus on sustainability and believe you are a perfect fit for this position, please apply.


Applications Close: 22 Jan 2022