Machine Operator
Gisborne, NZ
3d ago

LeaderBrand’s continued growth creates exciting opportunities for new and existing staff, bring your fresh ideas and expertise to join the team.

What are we looking for!

Do you have -

  • Sound mechanical aptitude
  • An eye for detail
  • Focussed on quality outcomes
  • Understand Operator Equipment Management principals.
  • If yes, then we want to hear from you, apply today.
  • We are looking to appoint machine operators who will

  • Own their equipment performance.
  • Ensure quality and productivity are balanced outcomes.
  • Problem solve and perform basic equipment maintenance.
  • We offer

  • A state of the art salad processing facility
  • Awesome team
  • Competitive hourly rate
  • 4 on 4 off day shift roster
  • Permanent position
  • Full training and support.
  • Successful applicants must pass a drug and alcohol test as part of the pre-employment process.

    As a large scale farming operation we grow, pack, distribute and market a wide range of fresh vegetable and salad. With the recent opening of our new Salad Factory we are looking for additional team members.

    The RoleAs a Machine Operator at LeaderBrand you will be working within a Production environment producing packaged salads.

    Each day you will be working as a valued member of the team in a fast paced, tight deadline driven environment. You will be accountable for producing high quality salad products in an efficient and timely manner to meet and exceed production plans as well as present LeaderBrand products to the quality our customers expect.

    You will be responsible for the efficient running of production and you day will be varied. You will also make sure all procedures are conducted in a safe manner by following all company policies and operating procedures.

    On-the-job training will be provided to help you understand how to complete the job better and to enhance your knowledge of food safety, so your willingness to learn and keen attitude to improve will be well regarded.

    The successful candidate will be able to :

  • work safely and efficiently in a fast paced workplace
  • take ownership of your line and pride in its cleanliness and efficiency
  • demonstrate a high level of mechanical aptitude
  • love learning new technology
  • be motivated to hit production output targets
  • show a high level of numeracy and literacy skill for accurate recording of information for production and quality purposes as well as maintain accurate paper work and the testing of product during run.
  • Ability to read and understand SOP manuals.

  • Set up machines & maintain cleanliness during production shift.
  • Control and adjust machine settings (e.g. speed, product flow etc.) on computer control panel as needed.
  • possess great hygiene practice
  • Perform constant checks of product specifications to ensure customer expectations on final product made are exceeded.
  • Report any machine-related concerns or flaws with product to the relevant parties.
  • Assist fellow team members during shift operation.
  • Adhere to health and safety regulations (e.g. constant use of protective gear).
  • stand and be on your feet for long periods at one time.ShiftsHours of work are 6pm 3am or 3am 12pm BenefitsFor the right candidate, you will be rewarded with a competitive hourly rate.
  • If you are living outside of Gisborne contribution to moving may be considered. Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug testApplicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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