Assistant Orchard Manager

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at T&G Global (view profile)
Location Motueka, New Zealand
Date Posted 1 September 2021
Category Production
Job Type Full-time


At T&G we have some extraordinary, talented and passionate people who are all committed to living our purpose of Creating Healthier Futures.  We also have an ambitious 10 year growth strategy which will see us plant and grow premium brands in best practice orchards with leading edge technologies

We're looking for an Assistant Orchard Manager to join us. The focus of this role is to assist with the management of assigned orchards within the Motueka district to ensure the production of high-quality apples.

You will need a minimum of five years orchard experience and preferably a qualification in Horticulture or similar and a proven ability to manage a large apple operation (or similar) .  You'll have proven leadership skills to collaborate and enhance the performance of an awesome, committed team of permanent and seasonal staff.  Health, safety and wellness is critically important to us as it will be to you, we truly want people to be safe and happy within their work.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Lead an orchard team -  providing inspirational leadership and managing all daily operational activity.
  • Support and contribute to our plans to be World Class orchardists - being open to ideas and trialing new practices and technologies
  • Execute all sector block strategies - delivering on H&S and orchard performance targets.

Most importantly, we are committed to developing our people, so you too have a healthier future.  So if you are passionate, motivated, have a can do attitude, are keen to learn more about growing and horticulture, have a knack for seeing improved ways of doing things and are a dab hand at technology - then we want to hear from you.

We have so many success stories of our people achieving great things - and we are proud that we can make this magic happen.

Come join a global company that is truly going places!

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