Freezer Team Leader

Hawkes Bay - Hastings

Bidfood Foodservice - Hastings - Hawkes Bay

Bidfood, a rapidly expanding & leading food distribution company in New Zealand, has a great opportunity for a permanent position in our warehouse team based at our Whakatu site in Hastings.

We are seeking applications for a Freezer Team Leader  to join the team at Bidfood Hawkes Bay . The hours of work are 06:30 - 16:00 although you may be required to assist in all areas / shifts within our warehouse operation. This is a full time position (45 hours per week minimum) working from Monday to Friday plus rostered Saturdays and could include overtime if required.

We need this position filled but the nature of role requires a special person, so to be the ideal candidate for this position you must have a range of warehouse experience including:

  • Stock take  
  • Reach truck/Forklift experience
    - Picking /packing orders
    - Truck loading
    - Chilled, dry and frozen food experience
    - Ability to work unsupervised 
  • Ability to work in temperatures from -25 degrees Celsius

Previous experience in a freezer warehouse environment is preferable as this role is based in our frozen store. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a history of reliability. Experience in a food distribution or related industry is required.

This position requires individuals to be physically fit as there is frequent heavy lifting of up to 25kg.
We are looking for a team player who is committed to developing their career in warehousing / logistics. Opportunities for future growth and development exist for the right person.

Bidfood as an employer

Bidfood is at the forefront of the foodservice market in New Zealand, offering an exceptional customer experience driven by passion, commitment, innovation and expertise. Bidfood recognises those who thrive on using their initiative and delivering a high quality service. We believe these people are the absolute key to the success of Bidfood.

This is an excellent career opportunity to join a stable, constantly growing, highly respected company within the hospitality industry. We offer a competitive remuneration package and staff benefits.

Experience in a warehouse operation would be an advantage but not required as full training and equipment  will be provided.

Applicants will have to provide references, agree to a security check and will be required to pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol test.  Submit your CV and covering letter by Friday 20th  September 2019 only applicants required for interviews will be contacted.