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Current Vacancies

Here you'll find current vacancies at Ports of Auckland. You can also submit an expression of interest if there is no current vacancy available or suitable.

Senior Operations Manager

Reporting to the Senior Manager Terminal Operations and ER, we are looking for someone committed to a One Port approach that inspires and develops for superior performance and champions the corporate visions, values and culture. Our ideal candidate will have the ability to lead their teams to achieve outcomes, change and business objectives whilst work collaboratively to ensure an integrated approach.


The primary purpose of this role is to lead a productive, efficient and cost effective stevedoring operations that delivers on the sustainability plan of POAL.


The key areas for which this position will be responsible are:

  • Leading the stevedoring work force
  • Managing and facilitating process improvement
  • Providing leadership through change
  • Provide reporting of key operational metrics
  • Facilitating the implementation Partnering for Performance framework
  • Lead training and development initiatives
  • Ensuring appropriate and fair disciplinary processes are followed

It is essential that applicants have demonstrated:
  • Proven experience in people management
  • Ability to build positive relationships
  • Resilience when under pressure
  • Experience as a change agent or providing leadership through change
  • Familiar with good Health and Safety practices, including human factors
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and changing priorities
Our ideal candidate will take the initiative to develop and coach staff who seek to innovate within their own area of interest and expertise, build and maintain effective relationships across all business units and be able to make difficult decisions when necessary. Experience in conflict resolution will also be advantageous to this role.
We are a values-led organisation and pride ourselves on being a great place to work. There is free parking, onsite gym and discounted medical insurance with Southern Cross.

If you are up for the challenge of this role apply now via Seek using the following link: Senior Operations Manager


 

Sustainability Specialist

 Are you passionate about sustainability and looking for your next opportunity to contribute? Here at the Ports of Auckland we take the sustainable management of our operations very seriously – socially, economically and environmentally. Being a sustainable port is critical to our success and the success of our customers.

As part of our future, we have an exciting and newly created opportunity of Sustainability Specialist for an experienced and proactive individual to embed the implementation of our Sustainability Strategy.  We have set some ambitious goals and the successful candidate will play a vital part in helping us to deliver these.

About the role

Our Sustainability Manager will set the direction, however it will be up to you to take responsibility and manage the programme of work.  You will be accountable for measuring and managing our emissions inventory, play an important role in embedding sustainability, identifying opportunities and automating processes, actively engaging and working with staff to raise awareness, along with helping them to deliver their sustainable business plans.   

Requirements

  • You will come from a sustainability background with relevant qualification and experience in emissions management
  • Your awareness and approach on how to work with the business on change management will play an important feature in achieving results
  • Exceptional communication due to the level of stakeholder engagement and workshop facilitation requirements   
  • Ability to actively engage staff will be key to making this role a success
  • Must show initiative and have ability to work independently

Your enthusiasm, passion and desire for sustainability and how you can help us to achieve our goals will shine through. This is your chance to make a huge impact and really make a difference. 

Benefits

We are a values-led organisation and pride ourselves on being a great place to work.  There is a competitive remuneration package on offer, free parking, an onsite gym, free group fitness classes with qualified instructors, and discounted medical insurance with Southern Cross.

If you are up for the challenge of this role apply now via Seek using the following link: Sustainability Specialist


 

Project Co-ordinator

We are currently looking for a Project Co-ordinator on a fixed term basis to provide maternity cover for 15 months.

About the role

The Project Coordinator will run, administer and organise project activities relating to the automation project.  This will include:

  • Supporting Project Management to guide the project towards better outcomes
  • Acting as the point of contact and communicate project status to all participants
  • Help prepare project reports, proposals, schedules and budgets
  • Own the MS Projects consolidation of detailed project plans
  • Support various project meetings and workshops with supporting documents
  • Maintain the automation project intranet site on SharePoint
  • Coordination and maintenance of the master project schedule and risk register

Requirements

This role is not for the faint hearted.  It is your outstanding organisational skills including attention to detail and multitasking that will make you a success along with the following:

  • Previous exposure to a project environment or similar experience
  • Ability to develop, build relationships and work with a range of staff from all departments of the business
  • Solid computer skills, particularly around MS Project or similar
  • Excellent communications skills – this is both internal and client facing, and written and verbal

Benefits

We are a values-led organisation and pride ourselves on being a great place to work.  There is a competitive remuneration package on offer, free parking, an onsite gym and free group fitness classes with qualified instructors.

If you are up for the challenge of this role apply now via Seek using the following link: Project Coordinator


 

Data and Optimisation Analyst

 Part of an ever-growing and dynamic industry, we are undergoing a period of significant business transformation and growth.  We are looking for a Data and Optimisation Analyst to support the business in gathering information and converting it into useful insights.

About the role

The focus of this role is to analyse the effectiveness and efficiency of existing reporting procedures and identify opportunities for improvement.  You will partner with the business to gather their requirements and ascertain what they're trying to achieve while using your people and analytical skills.

You will also be our expert in operational simulation, interpreting and translating simulation results with a future development and strategic mind set.

Requirements

To be successful in this role, you will be an extreme Data Analyst with a strong strategic bent. This is not just BI – this is a true optimisation role. You will also ideally have:

  • Qualification in Computer Science, Analytics, Finance or equivalent
  • Proven Data Analyst experience
  • Optimisation or simulation experience
  • Be able to work with business stakeholders at all levels and effectively meet and manage their expectations
  • Be a leader in finding ways to test new ideas, operational processes and improvements

Benefits

We are a values-led organisation and pride ourselves on being a great place to work.  There is a competitive remuneration package on offer, free parking, an onsite gym, free group fitness classes with qualified instructors, and discounted medical insurance with Southern Cross.

So if you're searching for a challenging role in a complex, interesting environment then look no further and apply now via Seek using the following link:  Data and Optimisation Analyst


 

Industrial Electrician - Shift

One of New Zealand's iconic companies, Ports of Auckland is New Zealand's leading container, cruise and vehicle import port, connecting importers and exporters with international markets in 67 countries. As a successful, dynamic business, Ports of Auckland's focus is on delivering productivity gains and increasing profitability.

Are you up for the challenges and rewards of working with New Zealand's largest and busiest port?

About the role

We are looking for an Industrial Shift Electrician to join our Engineering Shift team. Engineering delivers preventative maintenance, servicing, repair and engineering support for cranes, mobile plant and utility services 24/7

Our team are focused on performance and safe practices.

What you need

You must be a New Zealand registered electrician with a current practicing licence. You will have experience in:

  • Fault finding on industrial plant and PLC's
  • Reading electrical drawings and schematics
  • Working with variable speed drives

You will also have basic HV and hydraulic knowledge and a basic understanding of mechatronics along with a good mechanical aptitude. Any experience with crane technology is an advantage and you must be comfortable working at heights.

Our engineering teams work a rotating shift pattern of day, afternoon/evening, and night 8 hour shifts on a 6 day on, 2 day off pattern.  At the completion of each cycle there is an 8 day period off.

Benefits

Our Values form the basis of the Ports of Auckland culture, guiding our behaviour and thinking, providing focus and a sense of direction. They underpin everything we do. We expect that those who are offered and accept the opportunity to work with us will do so in a way consistent with Our Values.

Not only will you have the opportunity to grow your career, we also offer free parking, onsite gym and discounted medical insurance with Southern Cross.

So if you have the experience, enjoy the flexibility of shift work, and are searching for a challenging role in a complex, interesting environment then look no further and apply now by sending your cv and cover letter via Trade Me by clicking on the following link: Industrial Electrician


 

Casual Stevedores (Lashers) - Shift Work including Nights and Weekends

We are now seeking applications for Casual Stevedores (Lashers). As a Lasher the primary task will be to lash and unlash containers aboard ships that come in to the Port, this is a manual task and requires the ability to undertake heavy lifting.  As we operate 24/7, 365 days a year, shifts may fall over weekends, holidays and nights. With current operational demands shifts are predominantly available on nights and weekends. Shift lengths may be from 3 to 12 hours depending on customer requirements.

Our Values form the basis of the Ports of Auckland culture, guiding our behaviour and thinking, providing focus and a sense of direction. They underpin everything we do. We expect that those who are offered and accept the opportunity to work with us will do so in a way consistent with Our Values.

To be considered for this role candidates must be:

  • Physically fit
  • Committed to health and safety
  • Committed to meeting customer requirements
  • Prepared to work flexible hours, including weekends and night shift
  • Have basic communication skills, including written
  • Eligible to work in New Zealand

A full class 1 driver's license will also be advantageous to this role.

Applicants will be required to:

  • Undergo a medical, which includes passing a drug and alcohol test. Employees are also subject to random drug testing.
  • Complete a criminal history check
  • Pass a fitness test

Please note: Casual employees are engaged as and when required and there is no expected or implied continuity of employment.

To apply please download the application form below and submit along with your CV and cover letter to [email protected]. We will only be in touch if you are shortlisted.