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Graders – Day and Night Shifts Available

Posted: 15.12.2021 | Havelock | Full time

We’re on the look out for Graders at our Havelock processing site.  This has a great remuneration package as well as the potential for upskilling!

About the role:

This role is critically important to ensure only high quality product is supplied to the various processing teams. You will be responsible for identifying and removing defective product and grading product according to specifications. It is a fast pace but fun environment to work in.


There are both day and night shift positions available, and working hours are Monday to Friday:

  • Day shift runs from 06:00am to 15:30pm
  • Night shift runs from 16:00pm to 01:30am

What you need to be successful in this role:

  • You need to be self-motivated and have good hand eye coordination.
  • Reliability is a key requirement for this role and you will need to be able to travel to Havelock daily if you don’t live locally.
  • You need to be self-disciplined and ensure that you complete physical stretches in line with the planned stops, but also when there are opportunities in natural breaks in production.
  • Previous food processing experience would be advantageous, but is not necessary as full training will be provided.
  • Physical fitness is an important prerequisite for this role as it requires standing for long periods of time – in slots of about 3 hours at a time.


What we can offer you:

  • Work in a safe and fun team of high performing individuals.
  • Consistent work – not linked to seasonal ebbs and flows
  • Good remuneration package
  • Live and work in a beautiful part of New Zealand and enjoy all the opportunities the region has to offer
  • Potential for up-skilling



If you are passionate about the above position and think you are up to the challenge, you can apply on line or please forward a copy of your CV and a cover letter outlining your experience and background to


For consideration you will need to be eligible to work in New Zealand.  As part of our recruitment process pre-employment checks may include criminal history check, drug and alcohol testing and a medical assessment. You will also be required to be fully vaccinated via the Pfizer BioNTech Covid-19 vaccination, or any other vaccine approved for use in New Zealand by the Ministry of Health to protect a person against Covid-19.

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