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Seafood Factory Roles - Packers and Openers Afternoon Shift

Blenheim, New Zealand

Reference: 5383061

Kono is a Māori-family owned top 100, premium New Zealand food and beverage company with a unique 500-year intergenerational plan, Te Pae Tawhiti. Our interests span horticulture, aquaculture, healthy snacks, seafood, wine, cider and craft beer, and we export to over 25 countries throughout the world. Wakatū, our parent company, and Kono live by deeply held values including kaitiakitanga, whanaungatanga and manaakitanga.

At Kono Seafood we farm, harvest and process mussels, using stringent safety and sustainability standards, to share with the world.

We are looking for keen workers to join our Afternoon shift.

Positions we have available are for Packers and Mussel Openers.

Packing hours are approximately 3:30 pm-1:00 am

Mussel opener hours are 3:45pm-12:00am

Any hours worked after 40 hours are paid at overtime rates of time and a third.

Ideally, you will:

  • Have experience working in a factory environment
  • Have an exceptional eye for detail
  • Be able to multi-task
  • Have great time management​

Please note you will need to pass a pre-employment medical and drug and alcohol test to be successful in a role.

This position is full-time working Monday to Friday with some Saturday work required. We do have a shutdown period around July which can vary from 6 to 12 weeks dependent on the mussel product.

To apply for this role you must be a New Zealand Citizen, permanent resident or on a valid work visa for no less than 6months

If you're interested in a position with us, Apply now!


Applications Close: 19 Mar 2021