Palmerston North, New ZealandVacancy 43009About usAt Plant & Food Research (‘PFR’) we conduct research that adds value to fruit, vegetable, crop and food products and native plant ecosystems. Our science and commercialisation supports the production of high quality produce and novel functional foods that earn a premium in international markets.What you will be doingYou will be a key member of the Facilities Management and Front of House teams in ensuring that your internal and external customers are provided with an excellent customer centric experience. You will be proactive in coordinating activities related to building maintenance, contractor management, security and health and safety, as well as providing advice to employees on the logistics and receipt of inwards goods, ensuring that they are adequately stored upon arrival. You will arrange for the despatch of outwards goods, organising as appropriate couriers, freight etc.What you will needTo be successful in this role, you will have 1-2 years of demonstrated experience working within a customer service and facilities support environment. You will have a familiarity of Building Warrant of Fitness (‘BWOF’), Health and Safety systems, Dangerous and Hazardous Chemicals (‘HAZNO’), and Ministry of Primary Industries (‘MPI’) compliance. You will be an effective communicator with a solutions-focused mind-set, as well as an ability to work collaboratively with a diverse range of internal and external customers. What you will getThe opportunity to work within a friendly, team-based environment where you will contribute to exciting projects with an organisation that has an excellent reputation for its science and impact! Our Palmerston North site is located on Batchelar Road (opposite Massey University) with plenty of on-site parking, but also within walking or biking distance from the town center.We offer excellent employee benefits, including generous leave provisions and employer contribution to superannuation, and subsidised health insurance.