Plant Assistant - Fish Meal Processing

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About the role: We are currently recruiting for a Fish Meal Plant Assistant for our onshore Fishmeal Plant based out of Timaru.

You are essentially responsible for the upkeep and general maintenance of Fish Meal Plant, processing and storing of meal and fish oil. This is a hands on position.

What you need to be successful in this role:

  • Preferably have experience and/or experience in a similar role
  • Be hands on and so be fit and healthy
  • Be a team player
  • Have good problem solving skills
  • A proactive approach to issues
  • Have integrity and sound judgement.
  • Have a good understanding of health and safety in the workplace
  • Preferably have an F endorsed forklift license

If no prior experience in Fish Meal Plant operation then a mechanical aptitude would be beneficial Health & Safety is key to everyone who works for Sanford, so if you apply or this role, you need to be able to demonstrate a clear commitment to this.

For the opportunity to be part of New Zealand’s largest and most diverse seafood company, register your interest now!

About Us At Sanford we are proud of our extensive seafood history and our position as New Zealand’s largest integrated fishing and aquaculture business. Our vision is Leadership in New Zealand Seafood, achieving this through a values led approach of care, passion, integrity and achieving together in all that we do. To find out more about working at Sanford visit

Applications: If you are passionate about the above position and think you are up to the challenge, please forward a copy of your CV and a cover letter outlining your experience and background to

For consideration you will need to be eligible to work in New Zealand. As part of our recruitment process pre-employment checks may include criminal history check, drug and alcohol testing and a medical assessment.

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