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Warehouse Team Leader

Warehouse Team Leader

  • Free healthcare, life insurance and monthly product allowance (Beer, Cider, RTD's and 0.0% options!)
  • Competitive Salary with opportunities to grow.
  • A respectful management team who supports learning & development.


 About us…


When you join DB Breweries, you join the global HEINEKEN whanau, where everyone is encouraged to be themselves, contribute their ideas, learn and grow as part of one of the largest beer and cider brewing companies in the world spanning 70 countries. 


We believe diverse views make great brews, and the vibe in our team is very much reflected in our four values: PASSION for consumers and customers, CARE for people and planet, ENJOYMENT of life, and COURAGE to dream and pioneer.  We offer a great range of employee benefits and positive culture which includes:


  • Free health, life and income protection insurances.
  • 5% employer contribution to your KiwiSaver.
  • Free monthly allowance of beer, RTDs, cider or zero alcohol beverages.
  • 20% employee discount at Star Hospitality venues (Kapura and Joylab restaurants and bars).
  • ‘Enjoyment of Life' leave (an extra day each year to do something you enjoy).
  • A range of other benefits including generous parental leave provisions, free confidential counselling support, digital wills, feminine hygiene products, retail discounts and more.
  • Free learning and wellbeing tools and leadership development programmes.
  • As a member of Mind The Gap, we’re committed to addressing gender pay gaps and we’ve also supported the Pacific Pay Gap Inquiry.
  • Flexible work arrangements for roles that can be performed remotely including work-from-home up to two days each week.
  • Free parking.


About this job…


  • Safety is put first, there is a good safety culture and safety & sustainability targets are met.
  • Ensuring the right quantity and quality of resources available to meet targets on service levels and cost efficiency.
  • Warehouse operation runs cost efficiently and service level targets are met.
  • Heineken rules and local procedures are adhered to
  • Execution of inventory management in line with procedures. Accurate stock information
  • Storage conditions are in line with the applicable standards and procedures. Product quality is preserved.
  • Correct handling and administration of RPM – pallets, layer boards, kegs, etc.
  • Assets and equipment are sufficiently available, used properly and are fit for purpose. Cost for maintenance and upkeep of assets and equipment and controlled.
  • TPM is embedded in the warehouse and lived by all people. There is a track record of continuous improvement teams launched.
  • Controlled warehouse performance according to plan
  • Engaged and motivated employees and utilise full potential of employees

 About you…


  • Bachelor’s Degree or Technological Institute degree in Business or Supply Chain Management
  • 5 years’ experience as a dynamic logistics warehousing operation with a FMCG production company.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in shift leadership roles within an FMCG company.
  • SAP Experience Crucial
  • An understanding of warehouse & distribution management principles.
  • Familiar with NZ Health and Safety Requirements
  • Familiar with MPI import requirements
  • Microsoft office: Office 365 suite, excel, PowerBI
  • SAP ECC or other ERP system. WMS
  • Proven leadership skills & people performance management
  • Application / implementation of continuous improvement tools – TPM, Six Sigma, Lean, etc.


We wanted to send a friendly reminder that you don’t have to be the perfect match on paper to be the perfect fit for us here at DB Breweries. We believe in growth, and that means learning and developing as you go, nobody is a master of all trades. So, if you are reading this and there is a spark of interest, we encourage you to take the leap and apply because your potential might be just what we are looking for. Your unique perspective and passion could bring something special to our team, it’s all about drive, potential and your enthusiasm. So go ahead and click apply, you never know where this opportunity might lead you.

Please note: We are not accepting candidates from recruitment agencies for this role.

Job Segment: Logistics, Supply Chain, Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Six Sigma, Operations, Management

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