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21 April 2023

Agriculture Engineer – Fertiliser

Job Outline


LeaderBrand is currently seeking an Agricultural Engineer – Fertiliser to support our Pukekohe Farm team with groundwork.

LeaderBrand models one of the country’s most extensive range of machinery, embracing the latest technology whilst constantly innovatively upgrading and improving our plant techniques. The scope of this role covers all aspects of our horticulture projects and offers a large variety of work all year round where no two days are the same. 

This role requires you to drive our machines and equipment along the roads, applicants will need to hold and maintain a full NZ Driver’s Licence and have NZ work visa or permanent residency.

Step up to an exciting, hands-on role in one of New Zealand’s most recognised and diverse horticultural businesses. The Pukekohe farm is based at 188 Mill Rd with an operation over 700ha. This role is perfect for someone that has a Bachelors Degree in Agriculture Engineering, who looks for a high level of attention to detail, who loves to work outdoors with other team members, has the ability to work in a fast-paced changing environment, can follow instructions, and can complete tasks in a productive and timely manner. 

About The Role

* Enhancing efficiencies directly related to field and crop operations
* Knowledge of Fertilisers
* Experience and accuracy with record keeping
* Provide beneficial information to improve crop productivity and quality
* Can prepare the Grounds to a high standard to enhance crop growth
* Able to support all areas of crop maintenance and operations to ensure the daily running of the business in an efficient and safe manner
* Will support and assist with other duties that may be required within other areas of the farm
* Have a good understanding of farm health & safety.
About You


·         Must have a Bachelor in Agricultural Engineering qualification
·         Must be able to drive a tractor
·         Knowledge in the area of Agronomy 
·         Able to ‘Dig Deep’ with the LeaderBrand team .


  • A full-time position
  • Opportunity to operate within an often unique and diverse range of cropping operations, focusing on scale, technology and innovation
  • Be a part of rolling out exciting new innovations within agriculture, often first to see commercially in NZ
  • Competitive hourly rates
  • Awesome team mates
  • Training and support
  • Staff benefits and service rewards
  • Birthday leave after first year service
  • Free lunch two days a week
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Staff IEP support programme
  • ANZ Bank work benefits
  • Discounted Medical with Southern Cross.

If you are interested in our growing industry and looking for variety then please get in touch now.