Stores Assistant with Plant and Food Research

Are you a personable, customer centric and have some stores experience? Apply today!



Who we are

Plant & Food Research is a vibrant organisation conducting research that adds value to New Zealand’s horticulture and seafood industries. Our approximately 1,000 employees, spread across 14 New Zealand locations, are proud of the way our science and commercialisation supports the production of top quality, sustainably-produced foods and high-value products that earn a premium in international markets and benefit human wellbeing.

What you’ll do

We’re seeking an experienced Stores Assistant for our Mt Albert Research Centre. In this role, you’ll provide high-quality customer-centric service to the employees located at Mt Albert as part of the wider Assets and Services Group. Attitude is key here, as you will be responsible for liaising with internal and external stakeholders in relation to inwards and outwards goods, maintaining store levels and databases, providing assistance with purchasing requirements - all with a smile!

What you’ll need

To be successful in this role, you’ll ideally have previous proven experience as a Stores Assistant but if not, a background in another customer-facing service industry would be great! Your knowledge of electronic purchasing and mail processing operations will be invaluable. You will be managing various databases to ensure they are current, relevant, and up-to-date, so your intermediate computer skills will be an advantage. On top of that, you will be flexible, customer-centric, and have great initiative.

Your strategic perspective and ability to see the bigger picture means that you’ll be able to proactively manage your workload, successfully meeting deadlines, and have well-developed communication and interpersonal skills. This means that you’ll work well with others, be great at building relationships, and be able to inspire people.

A driver’s licence will be essential.

What you’ll get

We offer a dynamic, flexible workplace and variety in your work, with excellent benefits including generous leave provisions and employer contribution to superannuation together with subsidised health insurance and free car parking. For more information, registration details 

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