Blending Specialist

Listed 9 days Ago
Manuka Health New Zealand Ltd
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing

 About Manuka Health

Manuka Health is a high-performing team of 200 people and about 1.5 billion bees, working together to become the leading Manuka honey company globally. At the heart of our collective effort is a culture of care. We care deeply about our people, products, consumers, communities, environment, and our impact on the world. 

Our vertically integrated business starts at the source with a dedicated beekeeping and land management division, specialized extraction, processing, packing, and testing facilities, and highly experienced sales, marketing, operations, and leadership teams. Through our secure supply chain, rigorous quality control and collective expertise we produce and deliver our trusted New Zealand bee products to over 45 countries worldwide. We have an ambitious growth strategy to sustainably grow our business and New Zealand's Manuka honey industry for the betterment of people and the planet. 


The role

Manuka Health is looking for an enthusiastic Blending Specialist to join our team. Reporting to the Supplier Relations Manager, this role offers an excellent opportunity for growth and development within our company. The Blending Specialist will provide comprehensive oversight and optimization of our batch-building processes, ensuring high efficiency, accuracy, and sustainability. This role is crucial in aligning with the strategic goals of the Batch Building Governance group and our broader organizational objectives. You will manage operational plans, ensure compliance with quality standards, and support continuous improvement initiatives to enhance inventory health and operational performance. Some key job responsibilities include:

  • Oversight of batch-building processes.
  • Ensure operational plans are reviewed on a rolling basis (weekly,      fortnightly, quarterly, and annually).
  • Build batches utilizing inventory sustainably, aligning with standard pricing and batch-building variance targets set by the Batch batch-building governance group.
  • Prepare required analysis and generate strategic options for MHNZ to make informed decisions on bee product topics.
  • Assist in developing industry strategies and solutions.


Our ideal candidate will have the following attributes and skills:

  • This person must be a self-starter and a quick learner 
  • Superb communication and negotiation skills
  • A positive attitude and a thirst for personal growth. 
  • Excellent analytical skills and advanced MS Excel skills are      required
  • Ability to identify trends and draw conclusions from vast      amounts of data
  • Team player, able to form strong relationships


In return we will offer you:

  • Competitive remuneration including annual bonus based on attitude and experience
  • Southern Cross Healthcare Insurance
  • The opportunity to join a great company
  • Small team environment and recognition for a job well done

If you are a self-starter looking for an exciting opportunity to grow with a great company, Apply now with your CV.

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