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Mussel Openers- Day and Night Shifts Available

Posted: 15.12.2021 | Havelock | Full time

Fantastic Opportunities are available to work as a Manual Mussel Opener in the Havelock processing factory.

Together at Sanford we are proud of our extensive seafood history and our position as New Zealand’s largest integrated fishing and aquaculture business. Our vision is Leadership in New Zealand Seafood, achieving this through a values led approach of care, passion, integrity and achieving together in all that we do.

About the role:

Fantastic Opportunities are available to work as a Manual Mussel Opener in the Havelock processing factory.

By maintaining a high standard in both quantity and quality in opening, you can maximize your earning potential.

Previous food processing experience would be advantageous, but is not necessary as full training will be provided. Knife handling skills will be regarded but is not essential.

There are both day and night shift positions available.  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.
  • 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 – Contract Opening
  • Live and work in a beautiful part of New Zealand and enjoy all the opportunities the region has to offer
  • Potential for up-skilling

 

Applications:

If you are passionate the above position and think you are up to the challenge, you can apply on line or forward a copy of your CV and a cover letter outlining your experience and background to careers@sanford.co.nz

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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