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Post Harvest Opportunities

November 13, 2018 | Employment Opportunities

There are 5 post-harvest sites within Mr Apple. This includes four packhouses: Longlands, Havelock North, Waipawa and Whakatu, and a Coolstore operation based in Hastings and Hill Road.  We also have a Laboratory based at Whakatu as well as an Engineering Workshop.

See below for currently advertised positions

Part Time Seasonal Employment - Waipawa
Central Hawkes Bay - Hawkes Bay

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Do you want to be part of a great team, get role specific training and work for an industry leader then we would like to hear from you? We have a variety of exciting part time opportunities available in our Waipawa Packhouse for this season.  Our season is underway and will run through until July 2019. The available positions are:
  • Turners / Packers                                                      
  • Stackers
  • Tray Fillers  
  • Scanners / Strappers
Standard Packhouse shift times are:
Dayshift: 6am to 4pm Monday to Saturday
Nightshift: 4.15pm to 2.15am Sunday to Friday
To be considered for these roles you should:
  • Display a can-do attitude
  • Work well within a team environment
  • Be a reliable and punctual team member
  • Have reliable transport to and from work
  • Be available to work 2 – 3 shifts a week which may include weekends
If you are interested in any of these opportunities, please apply online now or visit Mr Apple Waipawa Packhouse at 14 Heta Tiki Road Waipawa; between the hours of 9am to 3pm, Monday to Friday.  Mr Apple is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace. Please note applications will only be considered if you are legally entitled to work in New Zealand. You must be a New Zealand citizen, a permanent resident or a holder of a current New Zealand work permit to apply for this job.

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Full Time Seasonal Employment - Waipawa
Central Hawkes Bay - Hawkes Bay
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Do you want to be part of a great team, get role specific training and work for an industry leader then we would like to hear from you? We have a variety of exciting full time opportunities available in our Waipawa Packhouse for this season.  Our season is underway and will run through until July 2019. The available positions are:
  • Turners / Packers                                                      
  • Stackers
  • Tray Fillers  
  • Scanners / Strappers
Standard Packhouse shift times are:
Dayshift: 6am to 4pm Monday to Saturday
Nightshift: 4.15pm to 2.15am Sunday to Friday
To be considered for these roles you should:
  • Display a can-do attitude
  • Work well within a team environment
  • Be a reliable and punctual team member
  • Have reliable transport to and from work
  • Be available to work 6 days a week including weekends
If you are interested in any of these opportunities, please apply online now or visit Mr Apple Waipawa Packhouse at 14 Heta Tiki Road Waipawa; between the hours of 9am to 3pm, Monday to Friday.  Mr Apple is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace. Please note applications will only be considered if you are legally entitled to work in New Zealand. You must be a New Zealand citizen, a permanent resident or a holder of a current New Zealand work permit to apply for this job.

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Team Leader Employment Opportunities
Hastings - Hawkes Bay
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Mr Apple NZ is New Zealand's largest vertically integrated apple grower, packer and exporter with 64 orchards, 3 pack houses and several cool stores. We are currently recruiting to fill a variety of Team Leader positions that are responsible for working as a team to ensure that productivity and operations are maximised on the shift. These are seasonal positions starting immediately through to approximately July 2019. Positions are available for both day and night shifts to work within Whakatu, Waipawa and Longlands Packhouses.
Production Team Leader
  • Oversee production on the shift
  • Supervise staff and ensure correct processes and procedures are being adhered to at all times
  • Problem solve and identify areas for improvement
 Technical Team Leader - Blemish
  • Operate Compac sizers and software – Compac V10 & Spectrim or Compac V5
  • Monitor fruit quality to deliver a consistent product to the packers
  • Maintain even and consistent fruit flow in all areas of the packhouse
  • Initiate line and market changes on instruction from management
  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting/data entry daily
  • Daily calibrations, maintenance and cleaning of sizers
To secure a role ideally you will have the following, however, full training will be given:
  • Flexible and a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced changing environment
  • Communication, people skills and teamwork
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to follow processes and procedures
  • Good computer literacy and documentation skills
  • Commitment to ensuring Health & Safety requirements are met
  • Experience preferred but not essential
If you want to join a highly successful company with a great leadership team, we want to hear from you. There is scope for these roles to become permanent so to be considered for these positions please apply online with your preferred position.
 

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Seasonal Employment Opportunities - Hastings
Hastings - Hawkes Bay
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We have a variety of exciting opportunities available in our Packhouses and Coolstores based in Hastings for the upcoming season in 2019. Our season has started and will run until approximately July 2019. The available positions are as follows:
  • Supervisory Staff
  • Quality Staff
  • Turners / Packers                                                      
  • Stackers
  • Tray Fillers  
  • Scanners / Strappers
  • Cleaners                
  • Machine Operators
  • Forklift Operators
  • Truck Drivers (min class 5)
Standard Packhouse shift times are: -
  • Dayshift: 6am to 4pm Monday to Saturday
  • Nightshift: 4:15pm to 2:15am Sunday to Friday
Coolstore and other role hours will vary depending on position.
To be considered for these roles you should:
  • Display a can do attitude
  • Work well within a team environment
  • Be a reliable and punctual team member
  • Have reliable transport to and from work
  • Be available to work 6 days a week including weekends
If you are interested in any of these opportunities, please apply online now or visit Mr Apple Recruitment Site at 149 Napier Road Havelock North; between the hours of 9am and 3pm, Monday to Friday.
Mr Apple is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace. Please note applications will only be considered if you are legally entitled to work in New Zealand. You must be a New Zealand citizen, a permanent resident or a holder of a current New Zealand work permit to apply for this job.

Apply Now!



Forklift Operators
Hastings - Hawkes Bay
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We are currently recruiting to fill a variety of Forklift Operator positions for the 2019 season. These are seasonal positions starting February through to approximately July 2019. Day and night shifts positions are available across all sites in Hastings and Waipawa. Specific hours and days of work will be dependent on the role and site.
Successful candidates will need to:
  • Pass a pre-employment drug test
  • Pass an eye test
  • Have an OSH Certificate (However, not essential)
Skills and experience ideally required will be:
  • A minimum of 2 years driving experience preferred
  • Basic numeracy and literacy skills
  • Display a can do attitude
  • A safe conscientious and reliable team member
  • Able to work in a variety of different conditions
  • Able to take responsibility for their actions and workload
  • Willing to perform other tasks when required
  • A good Health and Safety awareness
If you have the above attributes and are looking for regular seasonal work, then apply online today. Mr Apple is committed to a drug free workplace. The successful applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug test. Please note applications will only be considered if you are legally entitled to work in New Zealand. You must be a New Zealand Citizen, a permanent resident or a holder of a current New Zealand work permit to apply for this job.

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Alternatively, you can register your interest in working for us here: Job Registration

 

Click here to watch a video of some of the Packhouse Jobs available

The Post Harvest season generally runs from February to July, however, from year to year this varies slightly. There are a range of opportunities available such as packers, forklift operators, dispatch personnel, supervisors, lab assistants, administrators, computer operators as well as mechanics and engineers.

During the season each Packhouse runs two shift patterns, up to 6 days per week: –

  • Supervisory Staff
  • Quality Staff
  • Packers
  • Forklift Operators (Yard & Coolstore)
  • Laboratory Assistants
  • Cleaners
  • Staff Team Leaders
  • Truck Drivers (minimum class 5 licence)
  • Tray fillers
  • Stackers
  • Tally Clerks
  • Machine Operators
  • Palletisers

During the season each Packhouse/Coolstore runs a day and night shift, up to 6 days per week.

If you would like to work in any of the above areas, are motivated to work hard, and want to be part of a growing company then please apply above or click on the Job Registration Link.

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