Supply Chain Manager Waiu Dairy

Fixed Contract Role

About us


Waiū is a dairy processing plant situated in the Eastern Bay of Plenty region of Aotearoa-New Zealand.

The name Waiū is a Māori name that was suggested by one of our kaumatua. Waiū has a number of interpretations.

For Waiū Dairy, we interpret it as 'sustenance' as that is what the products Waiū produces are intended to give-sustenance in the form of health & wellbeing.


Qualifications & experience


  •    5 Years experience in a supply chain or logistics role
  •    Strong time management skills, and the ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks whilst working to deadline
  •    The ability to build strong relationships and communicate with internal shareholders and external customers at multiple levels
  •    Previous experience with an ERP system
  •    Tertiary education considered but not essential


Tasks & responsibilities

  •  Management of all activities related to the sourcing and procurement of necessary materials and supplies needed to meet the changing level of demand
  • Management of contracts with freight forwarders and transport companies to ensure best efficiency
  • Liaise with the Technical Manager and the Production Team around coordination of product exported from the factory along with storage of the product prior to shipping
  • Book shipping containers and ensure that all export documentation is completed on time
  • Ensure that inventory reporting is delivered to the Sales Team on time
  • Work as part of the financial team to set budgets for the upcoming financial year


  •    This role is part of Waiū, a Māori dairy business based in Kawerau providing dairy goods to the world. He whenua        taurikura, he waiū tangata tonu.


The application form will include these questions:
  •    Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  •    How many years' experience do you have with forecasting for businesses?
  •    Do you have experience in a role which requires relationship management experience?
  •    How many years' experience do you have in supply chain management (SCM)?
  •    How many years' experience do you have with sales and operations planning (S & OP)?
Posted by Maria Glen Wednesday, March 17, 2021 3:07:00 PM Categories: Home


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