30 Jun 2015

Full-Time Operator

AdminParaparaumu, Wellington, New Zealand

Job Description


New Zealand
Manufacturing/ Production
Position Type:
Full Time
Job Reference:
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Goodman Fielder New Zealand is one of the largest branded food manufacturers and suppliers in New Zealand, serving customer needs with a portfolio of iconic, trusted food brands that New Zealanders have grown up with and enjoy every day.

We are passionate about our brands and products, and strive to be the best place to work in New Zealand.  We are looking to retain talented and passionate individuals in our business and advertising internal vacancies is part of our internal talent practices.

Our Opportunity

We are looking for a motivated individual with proven machine operator experience to join our Production Team based at our Meadow Fresh site in Christchurch in our fresh milk plant on a fixed term contract. Reporting through to the the Team Leader you will make a strong contribution to a high performing team and culture while being capable of operating multiple fillers and packing equipment.

 In this role you will be required to work shift rotation of 12 hour day shift only.  Previous food industry experience is desirable or factory experience

Key accountabilities of the role include:

  • Ensure all health and safety rules, standards and policies are adhered, including reporting any incidents or near misses to the Team Leader.
  • Ensure the highest product quality standards are maintained
  • Ensure all equipment is operated according to Site standards.
  • Make an active contribution to the team environment by sharing knowledge and collaborating with others to develop a high performing team.
  • Demonstrate a commitment and understanding of business policies and procedures.
  • Assist with maintaining a clean work environment to comply with expected standards.

About You

To be successful in your application, you will have:

  • Proven machine operating experience, preferably in the food industry.
  • Capable of regular heavy lifting  of 20kg milk crates.
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Experience working in the food industry and proven leadership experience is desirable.
  • Forklift operating experience is desirable

As part of our recruitment process you will be required to undergo pre-employment testing which includes a full medical and drug test.  For successful applicants a competitive hourly rate will be offered.

With sites spanning across the Australasian region our employees have the opportunity to fashion their own home grown career across functions, locations and brands.  Our aim is to be a destination employer in the food industry where we don’t just offer jobs – we offer careers.

To learn more about this career opportunity or to apply online, please click Apply and you will be taken to our careers page www.careers.goodmanfielder.com.au

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