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Driver & Yard Operator - Tauranga

Tauranga, New Zealand

Reference: 5639339

  • Family owned industry market leader
  • Join a high-performing team
  • Your local Tauranga branch

The role:

The purpose of the role is to deliver customer orders and provide customers with excellent service. You will keep the yard in a tidy condition and operate the forklift in a safe way whilst ensuring products are moved carefully in a safe, timely and efficient manner

Key responsibilities include:

  • Delivering orders safely and on time
  • Driving in a manner that is in line with the road code and Hynds' safety expectations
  • Unloading and loading of the truck and customer vehicles
  • Ensure that stacks are correctly built and chocked to avoid product damage or safety issues
  • Provide customers with professional sales support and service
  • Administration/office support

What you will bring to Hynds:

  • Class 2 Licence - F Endorsement
  • Full NZ Drivers Licence
  • Understand the importance of safety at all times
  • Proven Driving and Customer Service experience
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment and adapt easily to new situations
  • Good level of computer literacy
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills - demonstrate high levels of professionalism and attention to detail
  • You will be self-confident, and you will be able to approach and engage effectively with customers
  • A reasonable level of physical fitness.

Why join Hynds:

  • Southern Cross medical cover
  • Values focused and supportive environment
  • Ongoing learning & development opportunities

Who we are:

Founded in 1973, Hynds is New Zealand's premier product supplier for the management of water and water-based waste in the civil and rural infrastructure markets. Hynds remains proudly family-owned and has built its reputation on customer service and innovation.

We are committed as a team to helping our customers succeed and believe in the Hynds Values to guide the way. Hynds is a place where people matter, where we do what's right and where we connect with our customers.

Pre-employment checks:

Hynds is committed to high levels of health and safety. Therefore, all candidates will be expected to pass a pre-employment medical and alcohol & drug screen, along with satisfactorily passing a criminal history check. You will also need the legal right to work in NZ.


Applications Close: 07 Oct 2021