Heavy Plant Operator

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Napier Port - Napier - Hawkes Bay

Napier Port is the gateway for goods flowing in and out of Central New Zealand and is at the heart of the Hawke’s Bay economy. At Napier Port we are driven to succeed in our business to find better answers for our importers and exporters by leveraging technology, innovation, and the capability of our people.

We’re passionate about the safety of our people and are committed to everyone going home safely after their shift. We also believe in developing and growing our people for the future, we value diversity in our staff and creative thinking.  

We’re looking for an experienced machine operator to join our team in a permanent role, working 40 hours over a 7 day period. The Heavy Plant Operator is a member of the Container Operations team and are responsible for the safe and effective operation of heavy mobile plant to move containerised and break bulk cargo.

Key priorities for the role include:

  • Service delivery – timely and accurate service to customers and product care
  • Safety – looking after yourself and others around you`
  • Culture – a positive team member aligning with our Just Culture initiatives
  • Communication – able to effectively convey and receive ideas, instructions and feedback in a constructive manner to achieve goals.

Candidates will need to be flexible to work a range of shifts in a 24/7 operation. They must have the mental fortitude to cope with shift work which can vary between day, afternoon and midnight.

Successful candidates will have a high level of fitness, be a team player, and a self-starter that can challenge themselves to continuously improve. They must have the ability to follow computer based instructions and processes to accurately track containers or cargo, and will have a minimum of a full class 4 driver’s licence.

If you are interested in applying for the role, please submit an online application today.

Applications close 21 May 2019