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Technical Stores Assistant

NZ Defence Force
Job Category:
Transport & Logistics
Auckland - North Shore
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

What you will do
In this role you will be responsible for ensuring equipment readiness and availability for all operations and exercises by actioning the movement and availability of equipment within SAP Inventory Management and the technical and seaworthiness management of equipment for repair within SAP Plant Maintenance.  This includes providing technical assurance that equipment is available for use and in date for repair/certification.  You will also play an integral role in ensuring that the various processes are followed and continuously improved so that supporting systems are kept up to date.
What we need
We are seeking a person with proven logistics experience and knowledge of supply chain, inventory management and materiel requirement planning, purchasing and plant maintenance. You will bring a high level of attention to detail and some good analytical skills with an eye for continuous improvement.
Exceptional communication skills are needed as you will liaise with diverse range of customers across the NZDF. This is a busy environment where your organisational skills and ability to prioritise to meet deadlines will be put to good use.
Good computer skills are essential particularly in the Microsoft office suite with proficiency in SAP products; Inventory Management, Plant Maintenance and Physical Inventory or similar systems.
Who we are
The Logistic Support Group (LSG) is an element of HMNZS MATATAUA that plans and executes contemporary logistics activities both ashore and afloat, to support operations in the Littoral Warfare arena.

The LSG can be tailored to meet mission specific requirements and is capable of supporting two concurrent operations while maintaining a core logistics planning capability that ensures MATATAUA will be ready for the next mission within the required response time.
Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-being of Aotearoa / New Zealand.  As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice. 
Why Us
By joining our team you are making a great career decision.  A recent staff satisfaction survey highlighted why:

  • Be part of an effective team with freedom and flexibility to do my job;
  • Able to maintain a balance between my personal and working life;
  • Inspired to go the extra mile to help NZDF succeed.

Check out the great benefits for you and your family when you join NZDF! 
How to Apply

To view the Position Description and to apply online please visit our Defence Careers website, or use the links on this page.
Please note: If you are an existing NZDF employee (excluding contractors) you must apply through our Internal Vacancies site, via the HR Toolkit.

Applications close on Wednesday 28 August 2019.

Please note: Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (NZ) and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of NZ Government security clearance for the position applied for. The minimum citizenship and residency criteria for security clearances to be granted by the NZ Defence Force are as follows:

Higher level Security Clearance

  • most preferably a NZ citizen who has resided continuously in this country for the last 10 years, OR
  • is a citizen of, and/or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last 10 years: either Australia, Canada, NZ, UK or the USA; and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZSIS towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at a higher level.

If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.To view the Position Description and to Apply Online please visit our Defence Careers website, or use the links on this page.

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