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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

Blemish Sizer Team Leaders
Hastings - Hawkes Bay

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Mr Apple NZ is New Zealand’s largest vertically integrated apple grower, packer and exporter, we are planning our season for 2019 and are looking for extraordinary people to join our team. An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Post-Harvest sector for some experienced Blemish operators to join our production management team. We have positions available at both our Longlands and Whakatu sites on both Day and Night shift. Day shift hours are Monday to Saturday, 6am to 4pm and night shift hours are Sunday to Friday, 4:15pm to 2:15am.
This role would ideally suit someone who is looking to be part of the management team which involves understanding production efficiencies to maximise the performance of the defect sorter & production.
 Key areas of responsibility:
  • The operation of Compac sizers and software – Compac V10 & Spectrim or Compac V5
  • Monitor fruit quality to deliver a consistent product to the packers
  • To maintain even and consistent fruit flow in all areas of the packhouse
  • To initiate line and market changes on instruction from management
  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting/data entry on a daily basis
  • Daily calibrations, maintenance and cleaning of sizers
 Skills and experience ideally required, however, full training will be given:
  • Experience working with Compac sizers and software is highly desirable however not essential.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise workload
  • Communication and people skills with the ability to work with others
  • Ability to work within a changing environment
  • Good organisational skills and ability to prioritise work
  • Computer literate
  • Great problem solver with a logical mind
  • Reliable
Does this sound like the role for you or would you like to find out more? APPLY ONLINE NOW!
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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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 will start approximately February to July 2019 for the following positions:
  • Supervisory Staff
  • Quality Staff
  • Turners/ Packers                                                      
  • Stackers
  • Tray Fillers  
  • Scanners/ Strappers
  • Cleaners                
  • Tally Clerks and Administrative Staff
  • 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 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.

Apply Now!



Seasonal Employment Opportunities - Waipawa
Central Hawkes Bay - Hawkes Bay
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We have a variety of exciting opportunities available at our Waipawa Packhouse for both day and nightshift.  Our season will start approximately February to July 2019 for the following positions:
  • Supervisory Staff
  • Quality Staff
  • Turners / Packers                                                      
  • Stackers
  • Tray Fillers  
  • Scanners / Strappers
  • Cleaners                
  • Tally Clerks and Administrative Staff
  • Machine Operators
  • Forklift Operators
Packhouse shift times and days are: -
  • Dayshift: 6am to 4pm Monday to Saturday
  • Nightshift: 4.15pm to 2.15am Sunday to Friday
Some hours may vary depending on the role.
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.

Apply Now!



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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