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Grain Store Assistant – Part Time

As a malt producer, our client has three main business sites around New Zealand, which consist of: a plant breeding station, a malt house and a grain storage facility. They openly state that they do more than malt; by supporting brewers in making the best beers, distillers the best spirits and food companies the best products. Connecting farmers who dedicate their lives to nature with food and drink lovers to share authentic moments around natural drinks and food. In this company, caring for the grain is a culture, and the right way to make the best malts, today and for the future.

Our client is currently looking for a permanent part time Grain Store Assistant to join their close-knit team at their Ashburton Branch. This part time position will be 20 hours per week, Monday to Friday 7am -11am and covering annual leave as required.

Duties will include:
• Operating equipment for accumulation and dispatch of product
• Manual labouring lifting seed bags
• Computer data entry and record keeping
• Communication with other branches, contractors and clients
• Working alongside the store supervisor organising: grower contact, sample collection, site visits, inspection of grower crops, silos and records

The ideal candidate will bring the following experience and attributes:
• Previous logistics experience
• Confident using up to date computer software
• General maintenance ability
• Self-motivated and physically fit
• Most importantly you will thrive working as part of the team
• Clean drivers licence

Flexibility will be required in this role to accommodate seasonal peaks and to cover when other staff members are away.

If you have pride in what you do, are positive and enjoy seeing results please apply online, email or call 03 308 9675 for more information.

Applicants for this position should have a NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.
Ministry of Justice and ACC checks apply. Applicants must be drug free and willing to undergo a pre-employment drug test.

Personnel Placements specialises in temporary and permanent placements in a range of industries within the Mid Canterbury region, but more than that we look to place the right candidate with the right clients to increase your chance of long-term work.

If this job isn’t quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.