• Posted: 06 May 2021
  • Location: New Plymouth
  • Work Type: Full Time
  • Classification: Manufacturing & operations
Tegel Foods Ltd is an iconic New Zealand brand with a long history of producing a wide variety of high quality products delivered throughout New Zealand. We are proud to be helping families eat well every day. Tegel New Plymouth is one of Taranaki's largest employers.

Reporting to the Logistics Manager, the Team Leader has the overall accountability for their Team Coordinators and Warehouse Employees during the very busy afternoon/evening shift starting at about 1.30pm. This is a complex and fast moving warehouse environment with both chilled daily fresh and frozen product. There is a close link with production and significant co-ordination is required between production, warehouse operations, and transport to ensure that orders are picked and dispatched accurately and on time.

The Team Leader will need the following skills and attributes:

3-5 years industry experience (preferably food) in a Warehouse/DC environment
Understanding of and exposure to production compliance, HR, Quality and Food Safety, Animal Welfare, RMP, EHS and Continuous Improvement principles
Experience in building and leading teams including the ability to influence others
Able to make decisions within authority limits and when necessary, elevate issues
Able to balance conflicting priorities
Able to work under pressure in a fast paced environment
Ability to work unsupervised
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
Strong computer skills, including MS Outlook
Able to interpret and use relevant reports and data
Candidates will be driven by results and have a constant focus on improving operations and lifting the capability of their team. Fitting in with the collaborative team culture is an important attribute for this role.

In addition, this position requires a person with energy and enthusiasm to meet the daily demanding challenges. Flexibility is key in this role to meet our production requirements with some weekend / Public Holiday work required.

In return, we will offer you a competitive salary package and the ability to join a fast paced and dynamic business.

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