Irrigation Water Management

COME JOIN OUR TEAM?

 

LEADERBRAND HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY FOR NEW TALENT TO JOIN THE IRRIGATION & WATER MANAGEMENT TEAM.

 

Do YOU love the outdoors with enthusiasm for water management?

Do YOU have a mechanical and technical mind?

Are you interested in growing great crops for all of NZ to enjoy?

Are YOU forward thinking with an eye for detail


 LeaderBrand Produce Limited is one of New Zealand’s largest and most diverse horticultural businesses; the efficient utilisation of water is a key component to growing great vegetables for NZ.

 

This is a hands on role and the key responsibilities for this position include:

-         Supporting a small team responsible for irrigation operations and water management

-         Monitoring water application, crop growth, budgeting, and driving efficiency

-         Maintain and develop business, health & safety, and quality systems

-         Actively drive for continuous improvement in water management

-         Improving the development of Irrigation technology.

 

Applications close Sunday 31st January 2021

 

Please send CV & Cover Letter to makauri@leaderbrand.co.nz

Want a job in one of New Zealand’s most booming and promising industries – Horticulture. Water and sustainable practices is critical to our business success and that of New Zealand.
We are currently seeking an enthusiastic Irrigation Operations Manager to lead our water management and irrigation operations evolution.
LeaderBrand is challenging, exciting, rewarding and allows individuals to achieve their goals within a team environment. 100% family owned and operated these values are at our core and flow throughout the business.
Requirements:
- Capability to manage and motivate seasonal teams/crews
- Great attitude with an eye for detail
- Be a team player with bucket loads of enthusiasm
- Ability to multitask and prioritise under pressure
- Although not necessary background experience in cropping or water management would be beneficial.
Role:
- Fulltime permanent role based in Gisborne
- Maintenance and day to day operation to infrastructure instalment and development.
- Managing regulation and compliance
- Responsible for irrigation of vegetable crops (>1,000 Ha)
- Coordinating a range of abstraction sites and application methods spread across the Gisborne plains.
- Collaboration with other team members in the business is essential.
Applicants must hold a full current NZ Driver’s License and should have NZ residency or a valid work visa.
Applications close 30th June 2019.
Please forward your CV and cover letter to:
Nick Pollock
Email: nick.pollock@leaderbrand.co.nz