Assistant Packhouse Manager


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Agriculture, fishing & forestry

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Hawkes Bay 



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Full time

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We’re looking for an Assistant Packhouse Manager to help run a large packhouse based in Hastings. It’s a perfect opportunity if you’ve got a packhouse background and are looking for the next step in your career in 2019.

This varied role will involve assisting the Packhouse Manager on multiple levels; the day-to-day operation of several crops, health and safety and compliance. A typical day will involve overseeing a team of supervisors and ensuring that daily orders are completed to the specifications. You’ll have a solid understanding of Health & Safety legislative requirements and review risks, staff welfare, undertake internal audits, induct new staff, and re-train existing staff.

We have companies around NZ and worldwide, so flexibility to travel both domestically and internationally is a must.

The ideal candidate will have:
• Proven experience in the horticulture industry
• Formal training in Health & Safety, quality control, compliance or 3+ years’ experience in a similar role
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Spanish speaking applicants will have an advantage
• Computer literate (advanced Microsoft Office skills) with the ability to learn new systems
• Mechanically minded
• Proactive approach to health and safety
• Team player, and personable
• Ability to keep a level head under pressure
• Flexibility to work extended hours and weekends
• High level of accuracy and attention to detail
• Forklift licence isn’t essential, but an advantage

We’re looking for someone to share the passion we have for our company and the drive to grow into this role and become an integral part of the team. You’ll have a reliable and supportive team around you and be a part of a growing company you’ll be proud to represent.

Please note that a pre-employment drug test and criminal conviction check is part of the recruitment process.

Applications close Friday 18 January 2019

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.
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New Zealand Gourmet Limited
New Zealand

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