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Post Harvest Opportunities

December 18, 2017 | 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

Forklift Drivers
Hastings - Hawkes Bay

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Mr Apple - Hastings/Waipawa - Hawkes Bay
We are currently recruiting to fill a variety of Forklift Driving positions; these are seasonal positions starting ASAP through to approximately July 2018. Positions are available for day and night shifts across all Post-Harvest sites in Hastings and Waipawa, specific hours and days of work will be dependent on the role and site.
The successful candidates for these positions will ideally have:
  • A minimum of 2 years driving experience
  • OSH Certificate, however, not essential
  • Able to work in a variety of different conditions
  • Able to pass a pre-employment drug test
  • Display a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Be a conscientious and reliable team member
  • Be able to take responsibility for their actions and workload
  • Numerically minded
  • Willing to perform other tasks when required
 If you have the above attributes and looking for regular seasonal work, then apply today online
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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Site Administrator
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, 4 pack houses and several cool stores. Due to team member progressing within Mr Apple we have a vacancy for a Permanent Site Administrator based at our Whakatu Packhouse. This role is responsible for assuring the smooth running of the post harvest operations and is involved in the process from start to finish from bins coming in, to contracts being packed, and pallets being loaded out for export and local market.
As the Site Administrator you will:
  • Provide support to Packhouse supervisors and staff
  • Monitor all production produced
  • Train staff on software and look at potential software improvements
  • Enter data and manage reports, pallets, load ins etc
  • Coordinate and communicate with senior management within the Packhouse and across the wider business regularly
  • Problem solve issues and help develop system improvements.
To be successful in this role you will:
  • Have an eye for detail and be methodical with numbers
  • Ideally have previous experience within an administrative or logistics environment
  • Have proven ability to collect and handle data accurately
  • Must be analytical and proficient in trouble shooting issues
  • Work well within a team environment, learn new skills and work at times unsupervised
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to fit into an packhouse environment where accuracy is key and effective communication is critical to success
  • Hold a current driver's licence
  • Work well under pressure
  • Have previous experience working with Microsoft Excel and ideally be at an intermediate to advanced level
  • Be physically fit as there is a need to do light physical work.
This role offers a large variety and seasonal variations. If you are interested in this opportunity and feel you have the skills to do it, please apply online. Applications close 27th April 2018.
 
Mr Apple is committed to a drug and alcohol 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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Packhouse Stackers
Hastings - Hawkes Bay
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Have you got a ‘can do’ attitude? Are you physically fit? … YES? Mr Apple would like to see you. We are looking for seasonal Stacking staff to work day or night shifts at our sites in Hastings and Havelock North.
The work starts immediately and will go through until approximately June/July 2018. The working week will be 6 days per week.
To be considered for this role you should be:
  • Physically fit and strong, must be able to lift and stack 20kg cartons of apples
  • Display a can-do attitude
  • Work well within a team environment
  • Be reliable and punctual team member
  • Have reliable transport to and from work
If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply online or come and see us at Longlands Packhouse, 93 Longlands Road West, Hastings between 9am - 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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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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