Title:  Senior Storeperson, Hillside, Dunedin

Req ID:  11021




Come and join our newly established wagon assembly team at Kiwirail, Hillside.  This role will work as part of a small team, ensuring the parts required for Wagon Assembly are well-managed and coordinated.  At start-up phase, your role will be an integral part of the design and creation of the stores processes, before moving into a daily requirement of ensuring the inventory and stores run seamlessly.  It’s an exciting time to be involved with Kiwirail, as the Hillside site will employ over 100 people in total, creating a busy, exciting place to work.


  • Join a friendly, supportive team where the work is varied and interesting
  • Based at Hillside, Kiwirail’s latest development
  • Busy and challenging
  • Monday – Friday 40 Hours per week (Day shift, 7-3.30pm)


Your Role:


As a Senior Storeperson based at Hillside, your primary role will be to manage the receiving, storing, packing and distributing of the parts and materials for KiwiRail’s wagon assembly process.  


This is a hands-on role where you will be working with other stores personnel. 


Your role will require you to safely operate a forklift.


Further to the above your key duties and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Unloading containers, receipting goods, inventory management, forklift driving, and general stores duties 
  • Monitor and control the flow of goods required for wagon assembly
  • Working as part of a team to achieve the desired outputs


What skills are we looking for:

  • Previous warehouse or stores experience in stock control, despatch, inventory, or similar
  • Competent Forklift experience required, with OSH licence and 'F' endorsement preferred, however, can be obtained via Kiwirail
  • Current, full Class 1 Driver Licence required
  • Class 2 preferred however, not essential as full training can be provided
  • Strong organisational skills with a positive work ethic
  • Physically fit and a quick learner, with initiative and enthusiasm


Your Benefits: 

  • $31.63-$32.90 per hour (6% KiwiSaver employer contribution from June 2024)
  • Monday – Friday working week
  • Extensive support and ongoing training 
  • KiwiRail will support your development if you are willing to expose yourself to the opportunities and you are keen to learn and grow with us. The more experience in the yard you gain the more opportunities open to you with pay and job progression opportunities. (Your training is universally recognised)
  • Discounted travel and health insurance and holiday homes across NZ as part of the Staff Welfare Trust scheme  


About KiwiRail:  


KiwiRail is New Zealand's national railway, employing around 4,200 talented people in a wide range of business functions.  Our teams are responsible for maintaining 4,000 kilometres of rail corridor, bridges, tunnels, viaducts, overhead wires, signals, and level crossings.  


Our team is like a family; we love what we do, and we thrive in this busy and upbeat environment.  


KiwiRail is committed to an inclusive, flexible, and supportive workplace where everyone can feel valued, respected, and have equal opportunity to succeed. We encourage applications from people of all ages, genders, sexual orientation, personalities, ethnicities, abilities, and cultures. 


If life’s a journey, KiwiRail is a great way of keeping your career moving through it. Ours is a fast-paced, inspiring, and truly customer-focused culture – where your career will connect you to real opportunities, while balancing work and whānau life.  


#We’re going places. Are you? 


Position Description:  Senior-Storeperson Hillside.pdf

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