FULL TIME/SEASONAL TRACTOR OPERATORS, GISBORNE 66 views

LeaderBrand Produce Ltd is one of New Zealand’s largest and most diverse horticultural businesses with farming operations in Gisborne, Ashburton, Matamata, and Pukekohe. As a large scale farming operation we grow, pack, distribute and market a wide range of annual and permanent crops, as well as added value products for the domestic and export markets.

Our continued growth creates exciting opportunities for our existing staff and also leads to new roles and opportunities for fresh ideas and expertise to join the team.

We are looking for experienced Tractor Operators who have a passion for growing and the outdoors, thrive on challenging yourself and further your career with a vibrant team.

Requirements:

  • Be physically fit
  • Hold a full NZ driver licence
  • Have previous tractor operating experience and references
  • Have basic mechanical skills
  • Be willing to engage and work as part of a team
  • Have the ability to keep records and work with minimal supervision
  • Pass a pre-employment drug test

There are broad scope roles which covers all aspects of our horticulture operation including hands on help when required. Candidates would be able to think on their feet, to problem solve as they go and using their initiative to make decisions to complete the task at hand. LeaderBrand operates an extensive modern fleet of tractors and machinery, completing a diverse range of operations.

Applicants must hold a full current NZ Driver’s License as well as meet New Zealand work visa requirements.

Applications close 3rd August 2020

Please forward your CV and cover letter to:

Email:             

Website:          www.leaderbrand.co.nz

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Company Information
  • Type Growers
  • First Name Gordon
  • Last Name McPhail
  • Crop types grown
    Crop type #1: Broccoli + Lettuce + Salad Leaf
  • Crop size #1: 1000ha
  • Crop type #2: Squash + Sweetcorn
  • Crop size #2: 1700ha
  • Crop type #3: Grapes
  • Crop size #3: 210ha
  • Business Age (years) 43
  • Planned Business Growth Ever forward thinking, LeaderBrand strives to be the best at what we do, in every aspect of our business. This mean investing in our people, plant, property and processes. Our continued growth creates exciting opportunities for our existing staff and also leads to new roles and opportunities for fresh ideas and expertise to join the team. Having more than doubled our salad program in the last 12 months, we are consistently seeking opportunities to expand across our growing regions. Our new salad processing plant was commissioned in 2017 and is one of the largest and most sophisticated factories of it's kind in the Southern Hemisphere. We are proud to be at the front of technology and development in our industry. And our crop management office boasts a team of highly experienced Agronomists from around the world, who are currently looking at other potential crop growing regions across New Zealand for development opportunities. It is our vision for this kind of diversification that cements our position in the industry and helps us to guarantee supply to our customers.
  • How many of the following staff do you employ annually?
    Full-Time: 300
  • Seasonal: 250
  • Are you willing to engage with support agencies? Yes