Milk Reception Technician - Whanganui

Listed 2 days Ago
Findex HR and H&S Consulting
Transportation and Logistics

About us  

Southern Milk Transport (SMT) is responsible for the safe and efficient transportation of Open Country Dairy Limited milk. Open Country Dairy is the second largest global exporter of premium whole milk powders in New Zealand. Based in Whanganui on the Open Country site, our immaculate fleet and professional team collect milk from farms all around New Zealand.    

About the role 

We are now looking for a Milk Reception Technician to join our team.  This position plays an integral role in assisting with the testing and documenting of all incoming and outgoing milk and milk products. 

This is a permanent role and the expected hours of work are Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 5.00pm, with occasional shift work. 

Reporting to the Shift Supervisor, the Milk Reception Technician will have responsibility for a range of key activities in our business.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Milk sampling
  • Maintaining stock supplies
  • Communicating with customers and drivers
  • Organising and maintaining documentation
  • Ensure CIPS are done accordingly and daily

Successful applicants will possess: 

  • Reliable and organised, solutions focussed
  • Team player who can work well with others
  • Adaptable and willing to learn
  • Able to understand and apply hygienic systems and process 
  • Excellent attention to detail especially working with numbers and data
  • Previous experience in a dairy manufacturing environment would be of value 

What’s in it for you?   

This is a role that will allow you plenty of opportunity to grow and develop within a successful established company. A competitive remuneration package is also on offer as well as KPI eligibility.


If this sounds like you, please contact Alice Tipoki-Lawton at Findex on 027 405 7510 or

This is a COVID-19 vaccinated role which require all new employees to be fully vaccinated from their start date and proof of your vaccine pass will be required as part of our pre-employments process. 

Applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand. 

Applications for this role will take you to the advertisers site.