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LeaderBrand – Pukekohe farm is based at 188 Mill Rd with an operation over 700ha. We are looking to hire a Spray Operator to join our Agrichemical team. This is a prime opportunity for an individual with attention to detail and spraying experience!

LeaderBrand has farms in Gisborne, Pukekohe, Matamata and Chertsey, growing approximately 3,500ha of wholesome fresh produce each year for domestic and international customers. Quality and care is at the centre of every action we take. As a result, LeaderBrand is one of the country’s most trusted suppliers and a leader in insights, innovation and sustainable business.

About The Role

Duties will include:

  • Operation of a 16-metre boom sprayer
  • Measuring and mixing agrichemicals
  • Accurate record keeping of applicants and inventory
  • Crop disease and pest monitoring
  • General horticultural machinery operation, crop and farm maintenance.

We offer:

  • Permanent full-time employment (offering 40+ hours per week)
  • Opportunity to operate within an often unique and diverse range of cropping operations, focusing on scale, technology and innovation
  • Competitive hourly rates
  • Awesome bunch of team mates
  • Training and support
  • Paid birthday leave after first years’ service
  • Free lunch two days a week
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Staff IEP support programme
  • ANZ Bank work benefits
  • Discounted Medical with Southern Cross.

About You

We are looking for someone who:

  • Have previous spraying experience
  • Have a Growsafe and Certified Handler qualifications
  • Have a NZ Class 1 driver licence with experience driving a tractor
  • Understands and able to follow plans
  • Takes ownership and has the ability to work with multiple team members
  • Is energetic and owns a ‘can do attitude’
  • Have a good knowledge of Health and Safety
  • Complete a Pre-Employment Drug Test
  • Able to ‘Dig Deep’ with the LeaderBrand team
  • Has NZ Residency or a valid work visa.

If this sounds like you we would love to hear from you.