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International Logistics Planner

An exciting role within our Logistics Team has arisen. You will be fully responsible for the day-to-day co-ordination of Oritain sample collections worldwide. This role reports to our Global Logistics Lead and works collaboratively with internal Product Managers, Sample Reception and our Laboratory Co-ordination Team as well as with external service providers around the world. Ideally, you will bring 2-3 years logistics /freight experience and having knowledge of the international courier industry will be highly advantageous. You will have experience working with software such as MS Word, MS Excel, SharePoint and Trello as well as the ability to learn Oritain’s in-house database system (full training on this will be given). This is a full-time role based at Head Office in Dunedin. Given the business operates around the globe 24/7, you will need to be flexible around working hours because there will be times when you are required to work outside normal NZ hours to ‘get the shipment uplifted.’

Notwithstanding the above, you are:

  • Self-motivated
  • Accurate / Systematic in day-to-day workflow
  • Able to collaborate with suppliers, negotiate rates, compare value and initiate contracts 
  • Willing and able to gain further industry qualifications 

Our Logistics Group Vertical is a new and exciting arm of the Oritain family. With most of our samples for analysis arriving from abroad, Oritain recognises that getting logistics right going forward is essential. This is your opportunity to be a part of a dynamic global company with exciting career opportunities based in ‘The World’s Best Small City.’

What is in it for you?

This is a fantastic opportunity to enhance your career with a meaningful role - you will help companies to protect the integrity of their product and to mitigate the risk in global supply chains.

Due to the nature of the company, you will also gain exposure to a wide variety of people and areas within the business and can gain experience from a small but highly skilled team.

If this has piqued your interest and you would like to apply for this exciting opportunity, please click on APPLY and include your CV and a cover letter in your application.

Applications for this role will close at midnight on Thursday the 7th of July 2022.

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