Storeperson/Control Room 2IC

Business Unit:  Trents
Job Type:  Full time
Job End Date: 

About us

Trents are a significant player in the South Island foodservice and retail convenience markets. We have branches and teams across the South Island looking after regional and national customers. We pride ourselves on our wide range of quality products, great team, dynamic culture and commitment to excellent customer service. 


We are part of Foodstuffs South Island, our 100% kiwi-owned and operated cooperative that supports the brands that we all know and love - PAK’nSAVE, New World, Four Square, Raeward Fresh and On the Spot - as well as our Trents customers. 


Our purpose is to ‘bring more to the table’ and our success is down to our people who bring their skills, experience, passion and expertise to make Trents and Foodies an amazing and rewarding place to work. 

About the opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a Storeperson / Control Room 2IC to join the dynamic team at Trents Alexandra. 


You’ll play a key role in supporting the Warehouse Supervisor and Control Room Coordinator in the day-to-day operations by maximising efficient planning, loading and delivery of orders, effective oversight of the delivery fleet and supporting the management of control room functions. 


You’ll be instrumental in maximising opportunities by ensuring order schedules are met, orders are picked accurately, and inventory is received and put away correctly. 

Key responsibilities include


  • Ensuring effective and timely processing of orders for invoicing and consignment
  • Accurately picking stock, replenishing pick face stock, checking inwards goods orders
  • Supporting the monitoring of the control room function to ensure the best deployment of resources.
  • Coordinating assistance from staff from across the site to ensure all shifts meet their deadlines  
  • Working with the wider warehouse team to ensure all site compliance and health & safety  measures are followed
  • Providing and modelling excellent service to our customers, going above and beyond to ensure our service level objectives are met and exceeded.

Key requirements


  • Experience in warehousing/logistics or a similar environment
  • A good level of fitness to manage the physical requirements of the role
  • Customer service experience and proven communication skills
  • Effective time management skills and attention to detail
  • A forklift licence or willingness to obtain one
  • Knowledge of fleet management, WMS and SAP systems and experience with a Food Safety programme is preferred but not essential

If you want to be part of a busy regional team and believe you have the skills and experience to succeed in this role, we look forward to receiving your application. 


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