|Location||461 Bruntwood Road, RD1, Tamahere, Cambridge, Tamahere, New Zealand|
|Date Posted||29 September 2021|
Southern Fresh Foods Ltd have been operating a successful business as professional growers and processors of speciality vegetables, gourmet leaf salads and fresh herbs for over 30 years in the fertile, lush growing region of Cambridge; in the heart of Waikato. This family-owned and operated company have now progressed into one of New Zealand's leading professional growers and processors of high-quality baby vegetables, salad lines, and herbs; both fresh and processed.
Due to our continued success, we are looking for an experienced spraying operate to help us through our busy seasonal period.
- Mix, load and apply pesticides onto fields in accordance with requirements and procedures
- Coordinate delivery of pesticide product to field locations
- Spray crops and assist with monitoring pest and disease levels, updating the crop management system with all schedules
- Ensure the spray shed is kept to a high standard of cleanliness and tidiness
- Clean all equipment to company standards
- Report any health and safety issues to the Outdoor Cropping Manager
- Complete all documentation in relation to spraying processes
To be successful in this role, you will need the following skills with relevant experience to reflect:
- Current Growsafe certificate or the willingness to get one
- Previous experience in spraying, cropping or farming
- Previous experience operating chemical application equipment, including spraying and mixing equipment
- Mechanical knowledge and ability to complete general maintenance on tractors and farm equipment preferable
- Full clean drivers’ licence
- Physically fit, hard working and able to work outdoors in all weather conditions
What is in it for you?
- Competitive salary
- Work for a company where strong family values are at the core of their business
- New Zealand owned and operated business
- Beautiful work setting and parking onsite
If you are motivated and keen to work for a company with a fantastic offering who provides an inclusive and positive working environment, with a service ethic that is second to none, we want to hear from you.
For further insight into our business, products and innovation process visit https://southernfresh.co.nz