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Operations Specialist

Operations Specialist

  • Location New Zealand - North Island - Auckland
  • Travel required No
  • Job category Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 129815BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary


As part of bp, Castrol is widely acknowledged as the world’s leading specialist provider of Lubricant solutions, as well as also producing lubricants that directly affect our daily lives in other ways such as in gas and electricity production, transport industries, construction, earth moving vehicles and the marine and industrial sector in general.

Sustainability is a foundation of our strategy, utilising new technologies to become more agile and help work towards our ambition of becoming a net zero company by 2050 or sooner. Our values of safety, respect, excellence, courage and one team represent the qualities and actions we expect to see in bp. They inform the way we do business and the decisions we make, including those related to sustainability.

Due to some internal movement, we are now looking for an Operations Specialist to join the team. The role provides facilitation and oversight of the day-to-day operational functions across the New Zealand Castrol Supply Chain. Areas of control include, International and Local Transport, Third Party Warehouse Management including inventory control well as providing a center of expertise for the NZ Castrol Business in Contractor Management, Health, Safety and Compliance Contractor Management.


  • Work with 3PL’s to ensure contractual agreements are met and are exceeded
  • Monitor and report on 3PL performance
  • Find opportunities to continuously improve performance
  • Work with PF transport providers to ensure contractual agreements are met and are exceeded
  • Set delivery processes and standards in place that ensure safe delivery and at the right quality
  • Deliver budgeted cost for Operational activity across the network whilst finding opportunities to balance cost to serve
  • Act as a point of contact customer concern for resolution of service-oriented complaints

  • 3+ years’ experience in a warehousing & distribution supervisory environment with confirmed performance in process and service improvement
  • Demonstrated Inventory Control and Stock Management experience
  • Proven warehouse and transport management history
  • Contract management experience

What's in it for me:
  • Competitive salary + 8% Kiwisaver + fuel discounts
  • Opportunity to work for a truly global team
  • Share options
  • Work life balance/flexibility
  • 18 weeks maternity leave/4 week partner’s leave

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