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When you join us, you’ll find that the great set of skills that you bring to the table are just the beginning. Napier Port believes in offering all of our staff the opportunity to develop their careers and set their sights as high as they can go.

We also believe in recognising and rewarding all of our team members for the part they play in our success. That starts with a competitive salary and extends to a great range of staff benefits.

If you would like to join Napier Port, you can find out about our latest vacancies below.  If the right role for you isn’t on offer just yet, register your interest and you’ll be the first to know of any openings.

All Napier Port staff enjoy access to discounted health insurance with Southern Cross.

Napier Port staff have their own customised superannuation scheme. You can read all the details about the Ports Retirement Plan here.

Our staff also enjoy a range of local discounts and special rates in local businesses across Hawke’s Bay.

Napier Port prioritises the safety of staff and customers in all areas.

In order to ensure our staff can meet our high safety standards, we carry out a range of pre-employment checks. These include, but are not limited to:

  • A full drug test
  • A Ministry of Justice criminal justice check
  • A medical (the extent of your medical may vary depending on your role)

You may also be asked to complete psychometric or proficiency testing prior to being accepted for a role.

Current vacancies

Machine and Truck Operator (Night)

Listed on Wed, 8 Jul 2020 12:23:42 GMT

We're looking for a Machine and Truck Operator to join our team covering the 2030 – 0430 shift.
Location: Napier, Hawkes Bay
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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. 

The Machine/Truck Operator is part of Napier Port’s Port Pack team, reporting to the Port Pack Manager. Port Pack is responsible for handling bulk and break-bulk cargo and container packing operations. 

We’re seeking an operator to join the night/early morning team primarily covering the 2030 – 0430 shift. Key tasks will include driving truck and trailer units and operating forklifts with tine and clamp attachments.

Key priorities for the role include:

  • Ability to work within and add value to a high performing team
  • Flexibility to work across late evening & early morning
  • Receival of timber & pulp from the rail
  • Onsite transfer of cargo from rail to warehouse
  • Provide service delivery to customer and product care standards
  • Safety – supporting a Just Safety Culture
  • Continuous Improvement – contributing to a  continuous improvement culture 

The successful candidate will have experience in bulk and break-bulk receival and warehousing operations or a back ground in operating mobile plant such as forklifts and truck and trailer units. A minimum of a class 5 licence with an F endorsement is a requirement.

We’re proud to be an employer of choice, and believe in recognising and rewarding all of our team members for the part they play in our success. We offer a competitive remuneration package, with the hourly rate for this role between $29 and $32 per hour.

If you are interested in this role, please complete an online application today.