Quality Controller

Manufacturing and Production

Job description


Our client is a large and successful food processing business based in Palmerston North. They have been operating for over 70 years growing, sourcing, processing, packing, and distributing fresh produce. Their purpose built; 3600 square meter premises are highly efficient with state-of-the-art processing machinery. They are a renowned business within their industry and provide a great environment to work within.

The Role

We are seeking an individual to join a processing team in Palmerston North. You will receive full training on all aspects of the role and have the following responsibilities:

  • You will begin your shift by setting up all processing machinery in the morning. This will include powering them up, checking chemical and water levels and overall ensuring that all machines are running smoothly.
  • Once you have commenced production, you will then work on the line. This will include loading boxes of coleslaw and lettuce onto the processing line where you will ensure all produce maintains a high standard of quality before continuing to the supermarkets.

    This is a highly physical role within a chilled environment. You will be required to lift 15kgs consistently throughout the day at a prompt pace while working on the production line.

    Days & Hours

    This role is Monday - Friday, 4.30am - 12pm / 2pm / 4pm. Finish time will depend upon workload. This role will be 40-55 hours per week.

    Skills and Attributes

    • Experience in a factory or operating machinery is preferred but not essential as full training will be provided.
    • Physically capable of lifting 15kg consistently throughout the day.
    • Comfortable working in a chilled environment.


      • Opportunity to secure a permanent contract for the right candidate.
      • Expand your skill set with full training provided by our client.
      • Take the next step up in your career with a high level of responsibility.
      • Become an integral part of an effective team within a renowned company.
      • Weekly pay with accruing annual leave.

        Click APPLY NOW if this role sounds interesting and we will be in contact. Alternatively call Jack Green at OneStaff Palmerston North on 063538002 (direct) or 0800178233 (free phone).