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Operations Supervisor

Lineage Logistics

Lineage Logistics

People & HR, Operations
Auckland, New Zealand
Posted on Friday, June 21, 2024

Lineage is the world's largest temperature-controlled industrial REIT and logistics solutions provider, with a global network of over 400 facilities, spanning 25 countries across North & South America, Europe and Asia-Pacific.

Working a Lineage is not just a job - it's an opportunity to innovate and put your mark on how food moves from the farm to dinner tables around the world. As a member of the Lineage team, you are a critical link in the food supply chain.

The Asia-Pacific region currently includes Australia, New Zealand, Vietnam, Sri Lanka and Singapore employing nearly 2,500 team members.

The operations supervisor is responsible for the day-to-day running of part (or all) of the facility, ensuring customer requirements are met, staff understand what is expected of them (including safety), and all compliance and regulations are met.

About the Role

Due to promotion at our Wiri facilities, Lineage is looking to recruit an experienced operations supervisor. The role requires a confident hands-on leader who can develop and motive their team to deliver a high standard of service to our customers.

You will be a strong communicator and be able to respond quickly to changing demands. Enhancing and maintaining the effective working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders. You will be a leader of health and safety in our facility.

We are looking for a minimum of 4 to 5 years’ experience in an operations/warehousing role with leading a team. Experience of export licensed/regulatory environment is an advantage.

If you have the following attributes and experience, this could be the job for you:

  • lead and build on Lineage Logistics’ health and safety culture
  • effective leadership, with a strong focus on staff
  • plan and direct work activities in a dynamic environment
  • proficient numeracy and analytical skills
  • ensure all organisational and operational procedures and policies are adhered to
  • ensure all inwards, and outward/export processes meet regulatory and licence requirements
  • control inventory and have the ability to work a computer-based tracking system
  • have proficient verbal and written communication skills
  • hold a current Forklift Operators licence
  • excellent planner and problem solver

This is a full-time role reporting to the operations controller.

This is a great opportunity for a hardworking, enthusiastic and energetic person who can bring a team together.

Successful candidate appointment is subject to current referee checks, pre-employment medical assessment (including drug and alcohol testing). Lineage Logistics is committed to a drug and alcohol-free workplace.

If you have the right attitude and commitment and leadership skills, Lineage Wiri welcomes your application including your CV and cover letter.

Why Lineage?

Lineage is more than just a cold storage logistics business. We’re focused on being a vibrant, innovative and progressive employer where all our teams work safely, harmoniously and efficiently toward a common purpose - transforming the food supply chain to eliminate waste and help feed the world.

Lineage is dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic work environment and encourages applicants from all backgrounds to apply.


Lineage provides a safe, stable and reliable work environment and offers;

  • Competitive pay

  • Retail discounts as some of New Zealand’s largest retailers (via the Boost Scheme)

  • 8 hours of paid volunteer time to contribute in the community

  • An employee assistance programme