Store Person - Open Pit

20 Jun 2022

Due to an internal promotion, OceanaGold’s Macraes Mine is seeking a Store Person for the Open Pit mining operation. The ideal candidate will be an experienced warehouse & logistics operative, who collaborates and engages through effective customer support, to ensure continuous site operation. Macraes is New Zealand’s largest gold mine and has a complex supply chain process, so there is opportunity of career development.

The role

Reporting to the Purchasing & Logistics Supervisor you will be responsible for ensuring best practice logistics, inventory and warehousing skills across the Macraes mine site. You will be working in a positive team environment where knowledge is shared, and ongoing mentoring and training is provided.

Key tasks and responsibilities include the following:

  • Perform inventory control, receiving, issuing, storage, inward/outward shipping of supply
  • Engage in daily, rolling stock takes, and inventory cycle counts to schedule
  • Operates the forklift, as required in a safe and efficient manner
  • Ensure the quality, timeliness of supply goods and materials
  • Employ best practice inventory management and logistics processes/benchmarking

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • One to three years’ warehousing experience (mining, engineering or manufacturing environment would be well regarded)
  • Current Forklift License
  • School Certificate or NCEA Level 1
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Full and current driver’s license, and the confidence to drive manual vehicles is a must.

Who are we?

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Why work for us?

Join an expanding international business offering excellent career growth potential. Competitive salary and free Southern Cross Health Insurance.

About the company

OceanaGold is a multinational gold producer committed to the highest standards of technical, environmental, and social performance. Since 1990, we have been contributing to excellence in our industry by delivering sustainable environmental and social outcomes for our communities and strong returns for our shareholders. The gold, copper and silver we produce are essential to the renewable energy and transport sectors, life-saving medical devices and technology that connects people around the world.

Our global exploration, development and operating experience has created a significant pipeline of organic growth opportunities and a portfolio of operating assets including Didipio Mine in the Philippines, Macraes and Waihi operations in New Zealand and Haile Gold Mine in the United States. Our operations are supported by corporate offices located in Brisbane, Australia and Denver, USA.

At OceanaGold, health and safety are paramount to the success of our business as are employees who engage in behaviors that align with our values.


OceanaGold is committed to providing equal employment opportunities.

If you share the same values and have what we are looking for, please apply online now via our website:

Applications close on Thursday, 21 July 2022. Shortlisting will commence immediately. Applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand.

No applications from employment agencies will be accepted.

Work Type:
New Zealand
Macraes Operations
Date expires:
21 Jul 2022
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