Logistic Assistant

Date: 8 Jul 2024

Location: Bologna, BO, IT

Company: Zespri Group Limited

Kō wai mātou? Who are we?


Zespri is more than simply the world's single-largest marketer of kiwifruit. We like to think of ourselves as fruit on a mission and as rebels with a cause: to help people, communities and the environment around the world thrive through the goodness of kiwifruit. We are proudly the world's largest marketer of kiwifruit, selling kiwifruit in more than 50 countries. We work with around 2,800 New Zealand and 1,500 international growers and post-harvest companies to source the best-quality Zespri Kiwifruit which we supply through our distribution partners to wholesale and retail customers. We are one of New Zealand's best-known international brands, dedicated to creating sustainable long-term value for growers.

He aha te mahi? What's the role?


Reporting to the Logistic Specialist, based In Bologna or in Aprilia, this is a fix term role from September to end of March,  tasked with meeting the Zespri European and Export Logistic obligations and execution of ZGS supply chain.



 Key Responsibilities include:


  • Ensure the realisation of European logistic targets i.e. fulfilment of Zespri Direct Deliveries orders in full, on time and in spec, respecting Zespri allocation plan;
  • Coordinates day-to-day inter-functional resolution of logistic challenges, communicating proactively with fruit suppliers, trucking companies, freight forwarders and 3PLs;
  • Support the team with the freight order creation European trucks order creation;
  • Assist the team with other duties as required.



Ko wai koe? Who are you?


We are looking for a people’s person who thrives with logistics tasks and enjoys working in a fast paced, dynamic, friendly environment.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in economics or related fields;
  • Fluent in English and Italian language – written and oral. French or Greek an advantage
  • Between 1-3 years of work experience in Logistics/Operations
  • Solid working knowledge of Power Point, Excel, Word
  • Knowledge of SAP environment is a Plus.
  • Power BI and BI Tools competencies an advantage.

He aha e tika ai a Zespri? Why Zespri?


Our people are what makes our culture so irresistible and uniquely Zespri. We are a passionate and mighty team of 850+ employees in 23 different locations globally. Working at Zespri is an opportunity to join a fast-paced, culture-driven environment unlike any other. We want people who share our values of being personally connected, results-driven, and committed to guardianship. Join us in shaping our future and be part of a truly unique organisation.

  • Competitive overall remuneration package
  • FlexWELL flexible work ethos; WFH & the office.
  • Your daily dose of Vitamin C with free kiwifruit!


Tono mai inaianei! Apply Now! Applications close 03/08/24

At Zespri, we understand the importance of diverse perspectives and experiences, and a fair hiring process is the first step to getting there. We want to attract a diverse range of people and encourage everyone from all backgrounds and walks of life to apply. Please let us know if you need any assistance or reasonable adjustments to take part in the recruitment and selection process by reaching out to our Talent Acquisition team via email at careers@zespri.com.



Zespri will not accept applications or contact from any temporary staffing agency, placement service or professional recruiter for this vacancy (“Agency”).


Where Zespri requires the support of an agency to fulfil a vacancy, we will proactively seek this support from our network of Agencies.  We respectfully ask that you do not contact Zespri or any of its affiliates/employees regarding vacancies, and reserve the right not to reply.


Zespri will not be responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions or other payments related to such unsolicited resumes.