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Storeperson - Open Pit

Macraes, Otago, New Zealand
Closing date
May 2, 2024

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Auxiliary & Support Staff
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Company Description

OceanaGold is a growing intermediate gold and copper producer committed to safely and responsibly maximizing the generation of Free Cash Flow from our operations and delivering strong returns for our shareholders.

We have a portfolio of four operating mines: the Haile Gold Mine in the United States of America; Didipio Mine in the Philippines; and the Macraes and Waihi operations in New Zealand. Our operations are supported by a global workforce with significant exploration, development and operating experience.

Our Purpose is mining gold for a better future. The gold, copper, and silver we produce are essential to the renewable energy and transport sectors, life-saving medical devices and technology which connects communities around the world. Our activities also contribute to economic growth and improved health and education outcomes in the regions where we operate. We provide direct employment for over 3,700 people and indirect employment for many more.

Our Vision is to be a company people trust, want to work and partner with, supply and invest in, to create value. This Vision is brought to life by our Values - Care, Respect, Integrity, Performance and Teamwork - which put our people, host communities, the environment and our stakeholders at the forefront of our decision-making.

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OceanaGold is committed to providing equal employment opportunities.

If you share the same values and have what we are looking for, please apply online now.

Job Description

Reporting to the Open Pit Purchasing & Logistics Supervisor, you will be responsible for the storage, issue and receipting of warehouse stock, spares and consumables. Picture large mining excavators, trucks, drills rigs, graders, dozers and other ancillary equipment.

For this role, we are ideally seeking a confident forklift operator with at least a couple of years' experience loading/unloading heavy goods. Any additional experience with high reach would be a great bonus also.
  • Forklift operation
  • Inventory control - receiving, issuing, storage, inward/outward shipping of supply
  • Daily and rolling stock takes, accurately recording levels
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment
  • Operating the forklift in a safe and efficient manner
  • Comply with all safety requirements, company policies and procedures
  • Data entry and processing of invoices
  • Supply of goods and materials in a timely manner


  • Previous experience in warehousing, logistics or parts within an industrial, manufacturing or mining sector
  • Licenced and confident forklift operation
  • Computer literacy is essential including Excel and Pronto or SAP
  • Ideally hold a qualification relating to warehousing or logistics
  • Hold a full, clean, current driver's licence & can drive a manual vehicle

Additional Information

  • Enjoy the flexibility of a 9-day fortnight.
  • Work at Macraes, New Zealand's largest gold mine.
  • Free staff buses to site from Dunedin and Oamaru.


OceanaGold is committed to providing equal employment opportunities.

If you share the same values and have what we are looking for, please apply online now via our careers website:

**Applications close 8 May 2024. Shortlisting will commence immediately. Applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand


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