Orchard Foreman

Listed 18 days Ago
Rockit Global

About Rockit™

Rockit™ is an innovative grower, packer and exporter, marketing our unique miniature snack sized Rockit™ apples. We're a passionate group of Orchardists with the freedom to create our own future and make our mark on the Global map – in fact, we took out the Supreme Award at the 2022 NZ International Business awards!

About the Orchard

Our Maraekakaho sector covers 84Ha across two orchard blocks.  Both blocks were planted in 2D growing style in 2020. We currently have an excellent opportunity for an Orchard Foreman.

About the Role 

A Foreman is a key hands-on role that sets the standard with supervising teams in the full range of orchard functions. 

Duties include:

  • Onboarding, training and mentoring of new team members and contractors
  • Overseeing efficient completion of daily orchard tasks
  • Ensure quality standards are met
  • Support and promote safe and healthy work practices and environment      
  • Coordination of orchard tasks and efficient use of resources
  • Cost tracking of daily orchards tasks

Skills and Experience Required

Applicants will ideally have:

  • Experience in the pip fruit industry and sound knowledge of horticultural practices
  • Experience in training teams and building a positive culture
  • Grow Safe and Approved Handler certification
  • Achieved or working towards a National Certificate in Horticulture
  • A positive attitude with a hunger to learn and develop new skills
  • Flexibility regarding work hours and a full driver licence are essential

We pride ourselves on being a drug free environment and all potential employees will need to pass a pre-employment drug test.

Why Rockit™?

  • We are a truly unique apple company, no one else is quite like Rockit™, we’re innovative and fast growing
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Opportunity for career development
  • Health Insurance 
  • Company vehicle, mobile phone and other necessary tools of the trade

We embrace different, in a good way! Our teams contribute to grow, pick, pack, manage, work, live & laugh, making Rockit™ an awesome choice for you!

So, what do you say? Have we spiked your interest yet?

Applications close 8 December 2023

Applications will be accepted from candidates that are legally entitled to work in New Zealand. 

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