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Seafood Mussel Openers - Day shift

Blenheim, New Zealand

Reference: 5570690

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 a number of permanent and fixed term Mussel Openers on our day shift for the start of our 2021/2022 mussel processing season at our Riverlands, Blenheim factory which begins in September.

Hours for these positions are 6:00am to 2:30pm

About the role

This is a hands-on role that requires someone with a positive attitude, an eye for detail and who is quality conscious. Our mussel openers are key members of our wider team who ensure we are continually producing quality products for all of our customers. Experience in the food industry is an advantage but not essential. Training will be provided.

About you

Our ideal candidate will:

  • have great hand to eye coordination
  • have an eye for detail
  • have some factory experience
  • be a good communicator.

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

If this sounds like you, apply now! Applications close Friday 6th of August 2021.


Applications Close: 06 Aug 2021