Kiwifruit Grower Liaison Representative

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at Trevelyan's Pack & Cool Ltd
Location Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Date Posted 25 May 2021
Category Business
Job Type Full-time

Description

Trevelyan’s provide quality growing, picking, packing and Coolstore services for our amazing kiwifruit and avocado growers, all out of state-of-the-art facilities in Te Puke.  We have strong partnerships with our growers, our people and our local community. We’re proud of what our people have achieved and are now looking for a Kiwifruit Grower Liaison Representative.

The role

For us, packing and storing fruit is personal. With over 1300ha’s of kiwifruit supplied to us from a range of successful growers, we need an additional team member to develop and manage these relationships with a strong focus on supporting our  growers. This role involves providing advice and sharing best practice orchard techniques and supporting the application of them in the field. The role forms a conduit between the Grower and the wider industry groups including Zespri, Post-Harvest and relevant organisations. This is a key role within our business requiring an experienced, energetic, people person who will fit with the culture of our company.

Skills & experience

The right candidate will be self motivated, keen and adaptable. The need to be flexible with days/hours of work during our peak harvest season is needed

  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of on-orchard kiwifruit production – preferred but not essential
  • Excellent relationship management and communication skills
  • Strong planning and organisational skills
  • A desire to succeed.

What’s on offer:

We have a successful team who enjoy what they do. They live the company values and ensure our growers get the support and service they deserve

  • Competitive salary
  • Company vehicle
  • Great team & company culture
  • Development opportunities

Think you’ve got what it takes to help us as a Kiwifruit Grower Liaison Rep? Click APPLY NOW to submit your CV and cover letter.

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