Bay Of Plenty, Western Bay Of Plenty, Pahoia
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Bay Of Plenty, Western Bay Of Plenty, Pahoia,
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Have you been thinking about taking the plunge and joining the exciting world of horticulture? Hume Pack-N-Cool has been operating with vision and integrity in the kiwifruit industry for over 35 years. As we continue to grow, we remain grounded by family values delivering exceptional, grower-focused services. We have never been afraid to break new ground and ensure we deliver the best for all stakeholders including Staff. Today at Humes our focus remains on maximising Grower returns through continual improvement and further development of our people, site and processes.
Through continued growth we have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and driven Grower Services Assistant to join our Grower Services team and take responsibility for the day to day operations of our lab team to help deliver exceptional services to our Growers in a timely manner.
Key accountabilities include:

Provide key administrative support to the Grower Services team
Take ownership of the KiwiGreen Pest Monitoring programme
Take ownership of the inhouse maturity testing lab
Take responsibility for the day to day organisation and administration of lab staff
Assist in managing residue and clearance testing coordination during harvest
Assist with the organisation of grower events and functions
Capture, collate and transform data to assist with and provide on-orchard decision making tools
Ensure all lab staff are trained and equipped with the relevant resource to operate efficiently and in a safe manner.
Ensure the appropriate standard of behaviour is upheld regarding all health and safety and compliance matters.

The Grower Services Assistant will at times will have a direct line of communication with Growers and will play a vital role in delivering exceptional services and timely communication along side the wider Grower Services team.
Key requirements for the role will be:

You have sound understanding of horticulture and the kiwifruit industry
You demonstrate excellent communication skills (written and oral)
You can demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
You are confident in leading, and working with a small team
You can manage deadlines working both independently and collaboratively
You are tertiary qualified, in either horticulture or agri-business


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