Machine Operator

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at Seeka (view profile)
Location Kerikeri, New Zealand
Date Posted 21 July 2021
Category On-Orchard
Job Type Fixed term


At Seeka we are nothing without the talents of our people. Authentic, skilled and curious. Earning respect through our actions. Our inspirational people are passionate, ambitious and demonstrate a passion for excellence and self-leadership.

Due to growth in the Kerikeri Region, we are looking for a keen and motivated person to join our team of machine operators, implementing the day to day activities of the equipment division ensuring a high level of client satisfaction is achieved.

While this is initially a fixed term position (August to December), this could turn into a permanent position if the workload justifies it.

The machine operator is responsible for;

  • Atom crop spraying of kiwifruit
  • Tractor Mulching
  • Mowing (zero turn)
  • Weed spraying
  • Crop liner spaying
  • Forklift operation

The main requirements are;

  • Team player
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills
  • Positive and proactive attitude
  • H & S Awareness
  • Crop spraying experience
  • Grow safe and first aid certifications
  • Mechanically minded
  • Flexibility to work weekends when required
  • Class 2 and 4 license (desirable)

Applicants will need to have NZ residency and the successful candidate will have to undergo a pre-employment drug test

At Seeka, we work hard, and we have fun. Our brand attributes represent us and who we aspire to be; Founded on Relationships; Quality Obsession; Inspirational People; Growing Futures; Independently Ingenious; Safety Always.

This is an exciting opportunity to join us at Seeka. Please submit your application online by following the “apply now” button and submitting a CV.

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