Stevedoring Foreman / Supervisor

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Port Nelson - Nelson City - Nelson/Marlborough

Are you a motivated individual looking to take that next step in your stevedoring career? Are you wanting to work for a company that is passionate about its people and its values? Look no further, apply now!

At Port Nelson we are the maritime gateway for the Nelson Marlborough region, a vital hub for economic activity and a key stakeholder in the region’s continued growth and prosperity. Reporting to the Stevedoring Supervisor, you will be responsible for the day to day management of safe cargo handling activities of PNL’s log and breakbulk operation in Nelson and Picton. You will manage and monitor the operational performance of stevedoring employees, ensuring the efficient ultilisation of plant and labour. When you are not stevedoring, you will be involved in the pre-planning of vessels, and participate in operational meetings.

You will be a strong leader with exceptional communication skills. You will be adaptable with the ability to respond effectively in a changing environment. You will be resilient in all situations, with a high degree of safety awareness and knowledge being an absolute must. You will have proven experience in log operations, ideally at Foreman level.

Port Nelson is recognised as one of the best employers in the Region and pride ourselves on our people, which is why we are committed to providing a great work environment, ongoing support and a competitive remuneration package.

At Port Nelson, irrespective of our position, we all strive to uphold our “ASPIRE” values:  accountability, safety, passion, integrity/honesty, respect and excellence. 

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