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Seafood Packer - Afternoon Shift

Blenheim, New Zealand

Reference: 5572127

About us

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 wine, horticulture, aquaculture, healthy snacks, seafood 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 Packers to join our Kono Seafood team on the night shift for our 2021/2022 Season. The season begins in September at our seafood processing factory in Riverlands, Blenheim.

Approximate hours 3.30pm - 1am.

About the role

This is a hands-on and varied role that requires someone with a positive attitude, an eye for detail, who is physically fit and can work in a fast-paced environment on their feet. Our Packers are key members of our wider team who use their eye for detail and great attitude to get the job done. Experience in the food industry is an advantage but not essential.

Our ideal candidate will:

  • Have the ability to think on their feet
  • Be a good communicator
  • Enjoy working in a close-knit team
  • Be happy to work overtime on a Saturday from time to time

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.

Applications close on Friday 6th of August 2021.


Applications Close: 06 Aug 2021