Shipping Assistant

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at Kelston Orchards Ltd (view profile)
Location Hastings, New Zealand
Date Posted 12/11/2021
Category Apples and Pears
Job Type Need Staff Soon
Number of Roles Available 1
Start Date 2022/02/07
End Date 2022/06/17
Starting Rate $23.00+ by negotiation


We are a medium sized family owned and operated, export apple packhouse and orchards operation. We are looking for a Shipping Assistant to join our growing export demand. This person will work alongside our Shipping Manager and will be working in our brand-new pallet racking coolstore and office.

The purpose of this role is to:

  • To make sure all trucks/containers are loaded with the correct pallets suitable for the market.
  • To ensure all relevant documentation is correct and carried out in a timely manner and that all paperwork is passed on to the correct parties.

Core objectives include:

  • Booking of trucks and containers.
  • Maintaining data within Fresh Pack Apples.
  • Scanning and Palletisation of cartons/pallets.
  • Understand the different market access information.
  • Understanding of labelling criteria for different markets.
  • Complete load outs.
  • Communicate with the forklift drivers

Required Strengths:

  • Professional approach.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Organisational and time management skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Analytical thinking.
  • Business awareness.
  • Strategic thinking.
  • Positive approach to change.


If you are passionate, dynamic, enjoy variety and believe you have the skills, determination, and attitude to be successful in this role please apply now.

Job Requirements

Computer literate

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