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Mussel Opening positions

Blenheim, New Zealand

Reference: 5732581

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.

  • Are you someone looking for a role with great potential earnings
  • Would you like to work for a company who understands a work life balance and treats you like whanau?

Then look no further!

We have Mussel Opening positions on both of our shifts in our Riverlands, Blenheim based factory.

Our shift hours are Day Shift 06:00am to 2:30pm and our Afternoon shift 3:45pm to 12:00am.

Working Monday to Friday with some Saturday work offered. You will have plenty of time to spend with your Whanau!

During our shutdown period around July which can vary from 6 to 12 weeks we can help you into temporary work to fill the gap, or you could enjoy the time with whanau and friends

This is a hands-on role that requires someone

  • with a positive attitude,
  • an eye for detail
  • who is quality conscious

Our mussel openers are key members of our wider team who ensure we are continually producing quality products for all our customers.

With the potential to earn good wages and full training, why not come and join our team! Apply online now or visit our plant at 16 Bristol Street Riverlands if this sounds like you!


Applications Close: 10 Dec 2021