Trade Centre Assistant

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Date: Feb 16, 2024

Location: Thornton, AU

Company: AkzoNobel

We supply the sustainable and innovative paints and coatings that our customers, communities – and the environment – are increasingly relying on. Our world-class portfolio of brands – including International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from a pioneering paints company that’s committed to science-based targets and is taking genuine action to address globally relevant challenges and protect future generations.

For more information please visit www.akzonobel.com.

© 2023 Akzo Nobel N.V. All rights reserved.

About the Opportunity:

 

We have an exciting opportunity for a Trade Centre Assistant to join our close-knit team in Thornton, NSW.

What you will be doing:

 

  • Picking and packing paint products in the warehouse.
  • Managing stock putaways and utilising a computer to track shipments and inventory.
  • Assisting with unloading trucks using a forklift or manual handling.
  • Interacting with our customers and entering information/documentation into SAP.
  • Other warehouse duties as directed.
  • Every now and then, you'll even hop in a vehicle and deliver stuff to customers.
  • Safety is a big deal, so we want you to be all over that. We're talking about making sure everyone stays safe.
  • Be a team player, helping out our Trade Centre Manager and your work buddies to get things done on time.
  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment by organising shelves, pallet areas, and workstations.

Permanent Full-Time Position:

 

  • Working hours: 7:30 am - 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday.
  • No after-hours or on-call requirement for this role - time in lieu will be offered if needed.

About You:

 

First and foremost, you are someone who builds and maintains trust and respect by setting strong examples of behaviour and following through on commitments. Your past experiences have demonstrated your ability to make a true difference and boost team morale, accountability, and engagement.

To be considered for this opportunity, you should have:

 

  • Previous experience in a warehouse role.
  • Forklift License and experience operating a counterbalance Forklift.
  • Current manual driver's license.
  • Experience with using SAP (desirable).
  • A strong focus on health and safety.
  • Good physical fitness and health.
  • A driven, self-motivated personality.
  • Excellent planning, organizing, and time management skills.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment.

In return, what AkzoNobel Offers:

 

  • Career Pathway and Training: As a Global company, we're committed to helping you reach your career goals. We offer training and development opportunities that open doors to your next steps.
  • Performance Bonuses: You can earn more with performance bonuses on top of your base salary!
  • Health and Wellbeing: Your health matters to us. Enjoy financial support for health and wellbeing programs of your choice each year.
  • Employee Benefits: Get discounts on private health insurance with Bupa and free access for you and your family to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP), which includes discounts on retail goods and services.

How to Apply:

 

If you're ready to take your career to the next level and be part of a team passionate about Coatings, growth, and the incredible lifestyle in Thornton, apply now and start your next adventure!

At AkzoNobel we are highly committed to ensuring an inclusive and respectful workplace where all employees can be their best self. We strive to embrace diversity in a context of tolerance. Our talent acquisition process plays an integral part in this journey, as setting the foundations for a diverse environment. For this reason we train and educate on the implications of our Unconscious Bias in order for our TA and hiring managers to be mindful of them and take corrective actions when applicable. In our organization, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

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