To assist with commercial inspections, verifying and surveying in the Auckland region (and potentially other areas of New Zealand where the Agricultural Services Sector operates), always ensuring that all tasks undertaken are performed in a truly professional manner so that the integrity of SGS is not compromised in any way.
We are looking for candidates with the following profile :
Strong and positive customer service orientation
Ability to communicate effectively, yet firmly when required
A flexible and adaptable attitude
Able to organize own work schedule, self motivated and work unsupervised in remote locations
Must be physically fit due to the demands of the role
Ability to work additional hours as and when required
Availability to participate in after hours and weekend roster duties as required
Actively participates in incident investigations and risk assessments as deemed necessary by SGS managemen
Working experience in the primary sector (farming, forestry, horticulture, seeds) or a degree in horticulture or a related discipline advantageous
Knowledge of horticulture industry. Experience in a regulatory and / or food safety and quality systems.
Ability to read, understand and put into practice all quality assurance procedures necessary to complete assigned tasks in the required time and manner
Demonstrated excellence in communication, both verbal and written
Competent numeracy and literacy skills
Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills
Proficient report writing and computer skills including MS Word, Excel and Outlook, as well as simple database management
Current and unrestricted New Zealand drivers license and the ability to operate a manual vehicle
We are a compact team focused on ensuring phytosanitary security compliance for exporting most fruits and vegetables abroad, in accordance with MPI IVA and ICPR standards, throughout different stages from the field to the phytosanitary certificate verification.
Applicants for this position should have a NZ residency or a valid New Zealand work visa.