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10 October 2022

Vineyard Machinery Operator

Job Outline

Leaderbrand Produce is one of New Zealand’s largest and most diverse horticultural businesses.  A significant part of this is our vineyard and subsequent wine production. Based in Gisborne, the operation covers 350 hectares of Pinot Gris, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Gewurztraminer vines. 

We are seeking to attract a machinery operator to join our dedicated viticulture team over the summer months.

About The Role

We have a fixed term summer vineyard operator role available from NOV 22 – MAR 23.  We require a tractor operator with experience in using a range of vineyard machinery to assist in the daily vineyard operations.  Applicants will need to have proven machinery handling skills and strong practical ability.  We have a modern, well-maintained fleet of vineyard machinery; a dedicated team and full workshop support.

About You

Do you own a can do attitude, good time management as well as the ability to work unsupervised, strong operational background and the skill to self-manage.  You will require a full drivers’ licence and must be able to pass a drug test.

Pay rates are competitive and will depend on the experience of the successful applicant.

If you believe you possess the skills required to join one of Gisborne’s leading viticulture businesses then we need to hear from you.