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Vacancy: Ika Packer & Driver


12:00pm, Friday, 12 February 2021


Who We Are:

Moana New Zealand is the largest Maori owned fisheries company in New Zealand. All profits we make are returned to Maori in the form of dividends, with the balance retained to fund long term growth initiatives of Moana New Zealand.

We take a uniquely long-term view in everything we do, abiding by the customary principle of Kaitiakitanga.

We connect the world to the true taste and rare magic of New Zealand’s best kaimoana.

Our Opportunity:

Moana’s Ika (Inshore) division has been in operation for over 30 years. Our people are committed to ensuring we have best in class processes and systems throughout our operations, to safeguard the quality of our fish, right from the time of catch until it reaches you, and the highest standards of food safety can be guaranteed.

To support our Ika operations in Wellington we are looking for a full time Packer and Driver to support our factory team. This position will focus on effectively and efficiently packing and delivering product, and ensuring compliance and cleaning activities are completed, to meet the strictest food safety and quality standards across our supply chain.

Reporting to the Food Services Operations Manager, this is a busy role, that requires a reliable, highly motivated and quality focused individual. peak period, You will need to be able to hit the ground running, develop strong relationships with the team and deliver first class service to our customers from day one. Adaptable, you will come with previous driver and factory experience, ideally within FMCG and working with premium and/or perishable goods.

Workdays are Monday to Friday – 6:00 am – 2:30 pm, plus the occasional Saturday during busy periods.

This is a team-based role, so you need to enjoy working with others, supporting your colleagues and ensuring  every day, you are meeting targets, keeping each other safe and delivering to a high standard.

We operate our factories and processing functions to the strictest standard of food safety and compliance. It requires every one of our people to be committed to achieving this high standard, adhering to all health & safety requirements, and aligning behaviour, performance and engagement to our values and code of conduct.

Training will be provided.

What You Will Bring:

A clean, valid and full NZ Driver’s Licence.

As a team player, with a strong work ethic, you will be hard working and physically fit. Honest and reliable, you will enjoy learning new skills, working with good people and following processes. Ideally you will also have experience in fish/seafood processing or similar.

Please note you must be:

  • eligible to work in NZ
  • a reliable and efficient worker
  • able to pass a pre-employment drug test and medical
  • fit and healthy
  • As we are a Maori owned business, you’ll have cultural empathy and an understanding of, or willingness to learn te reo me ona tikanga.

Tō tātou iwi

Moana New Zealand is a purpose led organisation where our people are our greatest strength and pride, and our Moana tikanga (values) are reflected in our everyday life.

If you would like to learn more about this role, and have the required skills and experience, we welcome your application of interest. Please send you resume and application letter c/o Moana’s Recruitment Team,, please write the job title in the subject box