Oct 27, 2023

Logistics Specialist

  • Babcock
  • Auckland, New Zealand
Distribution-Shipping Supply Chain Warehouse

Job Description

Babcock New Zealand is looking for a Logistics Specialist to join our Logistics Team here on the Devonport Naval Base on a 12-month Fixed Term Contract.


About the role


Are you a motivated individual with a keen eye for detail and a passion for efficient logistics?


We are looking for a dedicated team player to join our New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) logistics team. In this role, you will play a crucial part in ensuring that repair and refurbish items are managed efficiently.


Your responsibilities will include assessing repair potential, coordinating with support engineers and maintenance leads, and ensuring the timely delivery of items to various stakeholders. Your ability to work under pressure, attention to detail, and computer literacy will be key assets in this position.


Join us in contributing to the smooth operation of the NZDF's logistics and warehouse systems.


Key Responsibilities


  • Assess the potential for repair and refurbishment of items.
  • Collaborate with Support Engineers and Maintenance Leads to create purchase orders and request quotes for repair services.
  • Coordinate the dispatch of items to relevant repair or refurbishment agents, whether internal or external.
  • Report and escalate any service performance issues to Support Engineers or Maintenance Leads.
  • Manage the return process of stock items, including liaising with stakeholders on expected return times.


Key Required Skills


  • Relevant experience in warehousing and logistics.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a related role preferred
  • A current clean driver's license, ideally with an F Endorsement.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a valuable team member.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in working well under pressure.
  • Strong computer literacy with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Familiarity with MRP systems, preferably IFS and SAP will be highly regarded

If you believe you have the skills and experience required to excel in this role and contribute to our team's success, we encourage you to apply. You must also be legally entitled to work in New Zealand. Your attention to detail and dedication to efficient logistics will be valued in this essential role.


Join us in supporting the New Zealand Defence Force's mission to maintain and improve their logistics and warehouse operations.


Your future at Babcock – what we offer you 


  • Our work life integration policy brings together leave entitlements which include annual leave, wellbeing leave, paid parental leave, defence reservist leave plus more;
  • We will provide you with a supportive and engaging environment where you can grow your career, supported by our capability framework plus ongoing access to self-led learning modules through LinkedIn Learning and access to study leave;
  • You’ll have access to beRewarded which will provide you with endless discounts across retail, health, entertainment, travel and much more, plus novated leasing options and corporate shares plan;
  • Your wellbeing is supported through our online wellbeing program Munch, Mind, Move, Money, access to our employee assistance program plus you can access two days annually from your personal leave as wellbeing days;
  • You’ll be able to participate in our weRecognise program which is an opportunity to recognise the outstanding work our people do each and every day in living our principles which are Be kind, Collaborate, Be Curious, Think Outcomes, Be Courageous and Own & Deliver


Who we are


Babcock International Group, the aerospace and defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly skilled engineering services for over a century.


Across Australia and New Zealand, Babcock has grown to a team of over 1,300 talented people, and we are on a path of continued growth and expansion. We operate across sectors such as defence, commercial marine, aviation, airports, communications, emergency services and engineering consultancy. To provide you some local context, some of the programs our team are proud to be a part of involve:

  • Providing emergency medical and search & rescue aviation services through our Aviation & Critical Services business;
  • Designing and supporting key systems for submarines and surface ships through our Marine business;
  • Providing fleet wide through life support and asset management services for Navy customers;
  • Managing critical assets for a range of sectors through our Land Business.

So, if you would like to join us and help create a safe and secure world, together, please apply via the ‘Apply Now’ button below.


To learn more about us visit www.babcock.com.au


We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds and experience however, the successful candidate must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand and capable of obtaining a New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) Security Clearance.


Please note, should your application progress you may be required to complete pre-employment checks. These checks may include but not limited to, reference checks, MOJ, security check, qualifications and right to work.


Babcock Australasia is a Circle Back Initiative Employer - we commit to respond to every applicant.


Job Req #54364