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Warehouse / operations assistant

Advertiser: Novachem Pty LtdMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
7 Feb 2021
Melbourne, Northern Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics, Warehousing, Storage & Distribution

Novachem Pty Ltd is an Australian fine chemical import and distribution company located in Heidelberg West which specialises in chemical reference materials and research products for laboratory use.

The company distributes nationally from its Melbourne premises with additional distribution to New Zealand.

The company is seeking to employ on a full time basis a warehouse / operations assistant who can take on a range of tasks within the business, focussing on warehouse operations, but on an as business needs dictate basis.

The candidate must be a permanent resident of Australia.

Major responsibilities:

  • Receipt of goods into store
  • Entry of goods into WMS / ERP system
  • Picking and packing outbound orders
  • General warehouse management
  • Inventory control
  • Warehouse cleanliness
  • Manage and minimise freight costs

Key selection criteria:

  • Experience and knowledge in the fine chemicals business
  • Logistics / warehouse experience
  • Understanding of WMS / ERP systems
  • Demonstrated capacity to learn and adapt quickly

Skills required:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Able to troubleshoot and problem solve complex issues
  • Reliability and attention to detail

Applicants with studies including chemistry will be well regarded.

Salary range:

            $55k - $65k position commensurate with experience 37.5 hours / week.

A cover letter addressing the key selection criteria and telling us why you specifically believe you are a good fit for Novachem is required.  Communicate clearly with us so you stand out as there is one position and many will apply...

Applications should be sent by email to or through the Seek application process by Monday March 1st.

No solicitations from recruitment companies will be accepted or entertained.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have experience working with logistics, freight & delivery services?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a warehouse assistant?

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