LeaderBrand Lettuce Harvest Supervisor 29 views1 application

Are you energetic, motivated and someone who enjoys working in the outdoors? If so, read on because we have an opportunity to join a great team working in one of New Zealand’s most booming and promising industries – Horticulture.

LeaderBrand has developed a culture which is challenging, exciting, rewarding and allows individuals to achieve their goals within a team environment. 100% family owned and operated these values are at our core and flow throughout the business.

We are currently seeking to attract an enthusiastic Lettuce Harvest Supervisor to lead our Lettuce Harvest Crew.

This is a full-time permanent role based in Gisborne, with plenty of potential for further ongoing personal and professional development. This hands-on operational role has the core focus areas of developing and managing a team that is efficient and upholds our culture and collaborating with stakeholders
such as Crop Managers, Post-Harvest and Sales team.

We are looking for someone with a great attitude, an eye for detail and most importantly you must be keen to learn. Experience in Lettuce is not required but experience in managing a team is necessary.

Applicants must hold a full current NZ Driver’s License and should have NZ Residency or a valid Work Visa.

Applications close: Friday 15 November 2019

Please forward your CV and cover letter to:
Email: makauri@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