Go back & view more jobs

Factory Assistant Needed with Great Sense of Humour!

Seeking reliable Factory Assistant with fun sense of humour for busy Feed Mill in Ashburton offering fun team culture each day & every day!

Superstar Factory Process Assistant needed in Ashburton! This is a temp-to-perm opportunity with awesome team culture on offer!

About Your New Role

You'll be working on fast-paced production line (at various stations) performing a range of duties including sorting, quality control, packing products, bagging and general production work in the health and nutrition industry.

No experience is needed as full training is given.

This is a full-time position available to a strong, self-motivated, positive person who enjoys a fun team culture. This position is for someone with impeccable reliability and is first to offer a helping hand to exceed daily goals and outcomes.

Your typical weekly hours will be Monday to Friday, 12-hour shifts. This could be 6am – 6pm or 10am – 10pm. Weekends off!

Key Responsibilities

  • Machine operation including filling machines, case packers and palletising robots
  • Assisting with general production line duties
  • Dealing with damaged and wasted product
  • Maximising production uptime
  • Product packing, sampling and testing
  • Cleaning production line and equipment


About You

This is an entry-level role; previous factory work experience is ideal but not essential. You must be able to pass drug tests and MOJ checks. 

You're an honest and reliable self-starter who works well as a team, leads by example, and motivates others. You have a good sense of humour, take directions well and enjoy working with a diverse team.

  • High Health & Safety, and hygiene standards
  • Dexterous, able to complete repetitive work
  • Physically fit and able to lift 25 kg repeatedly – ESSENTIAL!
  • Must pass a drug test and MOJ check
  • Reliability is paramount! 


Who's Our Client

Our client has been operating in New Zealand for almost 50 years in the animal feed and nutrition sector. They have been hugely successful over the years with operating Mills established in several locations throughout New Zealand.

As for their workplace culture, they value fun, respect, honesty, and persistence. Within the Ashburton Mill they're a small, tight-knit team who are more like a family, than just workmates. They like to “dish out some banter” and are looking for someone that can also give the banter back!


What's On Offer

  • You will be offered good training, good working conditions, and career opportunities
  • PPE will be provided
  • Potential to lead to a permanent role for the right person
  • Start on $24 per hour PLUS 8% holiday pay
  • Start mid July


How to Apply

If this sounds like you, apply now and send us your CV/resume with two contactable references.

Please note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


Job Details

New Zealand
Job Type
9:48 am