Welcome

Kainui Pack & Cool is a family-owned horticultural business that manages, grows, picks and packs kiwifruit and citrus for a number of orchards in Kerikeri.

Owners Alan and Helen Thompson have been growing fruit in New Zealand’s sub tropical climate for 40 years.

OUR SERVICES

Orchard
Development

Orchard
Management

Harvesting

Packing

Marketing

FEATURED OPENINGS

FORKHOIST DRIVERS

A truck driver position is available. You must have a Class 5 driver’s license. Forkhoist driver positions are also available. Driver training and refresher training available if required.

WE ARE LOOKING FOR PEOPLE WHO:

Coolstore Manager/Supervisor

Citrus Manager

Orchard staff

Various other roles – experience not necessarily required, let us know what skills you have

You must be an NZ citizen/permanent resident or have a current work visa, we are not currently recruiting seasonal workers.

Please get in touch if you are interested in working with us

Our picking season is over and we are not hiring any seasonal workers at this time, but we are always on the lookout for motivated permanent staff.

EDI OPERATOR

Kainui Pack & Cool Ltd are looking for an EDI Operator for the 2022 Kiwifruit season at our
packhouse in Kerikeri.
As an EDI operator you will be responsible for ensuring the accurate flow of data from the
packhouse and coolstore to Zespri and compliance with the company’s policies. In particular:

  • all packs and pallets have the correct labels and characteristic
  • data is accurate and all times
  • product security is correct as per instructions from the Quality team
  • product meets requirements for each load

To be successful you will need to have:

  • Knowledge of the Radfords computerised systems FreshCool and Freshpack.
  • Good knowledge of the kiwifruit industry.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Flexibility with hours and days of work, in particular during our peak season (March to July).

BOX MAKING SUPERVISOR

Kainui Pack & Cool is looking for a Box Making Supervisor for the 2022 Kiwifruit and Citrus packing season. This is a fixed term role and would start end of January. It would involve:

  • Ensuring efficient operation of the machines
  • Supervising and working alongside a small team
  • Liaising / Co-ordinating with Post Harvest Manager on required stock
  • Ensuring final product is assembled as required.

Experience operating tray making machines is preferred but a good understanding of machinery and previous supervisor experience would be considered.

CONTACT US

KAINUI PACK & COOL

517 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri
0293 New Zealand
+64-94017925

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