Contracting Capabilities

Northpower provides contracting services across the North Island including engineering, infrastructure management and maintenance and construction.


We are on a hunt for an enthusiastic and customer service oriented person to join our Whangarei Stores team.

The role
Reporting to the Stores Manager, you’ll be part of the Whangarei stores team monitoring, maintaining and issuing stocks as required by our Dargaville, Maungaturoto and Whangarei depots. You will also be responsible to:

- Create, issue and receipt purchase orders to preferred suppliers to meet replenishment requirements
- Run daily cycle counts
- Provide service at the counter to our internal customers
- Load / unload both our Northpower vehicles as well as our daily freight vehicles

This may also see you delivering construction materials to our work sites and depots so a forklift and a full clean licence is highly preferred. The hours of work can range from 6AM to 6PM with some overtime included.

What’s in it for you?
A role with us will enable you to work within a diverse and collaborative team with a very supportive leadership team. Other benefits include:

- Competitive remuneration, in-house wellbeing programme and group discounted medical insurance
- A tight knit group of team members who support each other’s growth
- Opportunity for career advancement within the Utilities industry
- Free onsite parking and full PPE gear provided

 - Retail discounts

About you:
Ideally we are looking for someone who is enthusiastic but with down-to-earth and pragmatic attitude. You will need to have experience within stores or warehouse. You will also:

- Need to have a full and clean class 1 driver’s licence along with a forklift licence (Class 2 licence would be preferred)

– Need to have some inventory control and warehouse admin experience

-Require having hands-on experience in purchasing and logistics

-Need to have previous experience or fair understanding of the Utility industry or warehousing

- Be physically fit, safety conscious, punctual and reliable
- Have the ability to multi-task and prioritise work
- Possess excellent communication and customer service skills

This role would need you to be a wizz at using computer based tools (MS Office, JDE) for the smooth functioning of our stores.
About us
Northpower is an electricity and fibre network provider for Whangārei and Kaipara, with more than 60,000 connected customers.

Northpower is one of the largest multi-utility contractors in New Zealand, servicing the needs of clients in transmission, distribution, generation, fibre, renewables, and commercial sectors. We have a reputation for excellence and innovation, providing commercially viable solutions for electrical and telecommunication design, construction, and maintenance requirements.

 We have over 1,400 staff working together across 14 locations to keep the power on and the lights going for our customers.

Get in touch!
This is a great opportunity to join a company who puts their people at the heart of the organisation and is committed to safety. If this sounds like an opportunity that you’ll be interested in, apply now by going to our careers website and search for #Req1306.

Northpower has an in-house recruitment team who manage recruitment for all our vacancies.  If you're interested in a role with us we would encourage you to apply directly online to us, as we don't accept candidates via agency (unless the role is advertised by the agency at our request).