Packaging Coordinator - 8 Month Contract

Zespri International Limited

The Packaging Coordinator role has specific responsibilities to enhance the effectiveness of the Kiwifruit Packaging system across NZ and globally

  • 8 Month Contract
  • Role with a global foucs
  • flexible working encouraged
Zespri is more than simply the world’s single-largest marketer of kiwifruit. We supply one of the world’s healthiest little superfruits to millions of people around the world in more than 50 markets. We are one of New Zealand’s best-known international brands, dedicated to creating sustainable long-term value for growers.

We are growing quickly, driven by our success in engaging more and more consumers and by offering the world’s best kiwifruit 12 months of the year. We have bold ambitions and aim to grow sales from approximately $3 billion in 2018 to $4.5 billion by 2025.
Packaging Coordinator – 8 Month Contract
The Packaging Coordinator role has specific responsibilities to enhance the effectiveness of the Kiwifruit Packaging by co-ordinating requirements as outlined below as well as offering support to the Global Packaging Manager and Zespri’s international operation.

This role is an 8 month maternity cover contract.
  • Coordinate the review and maintenance of packaging manuals with the technical direction of the packaging team
  • Review of fruit labelling manufacture & label orders
  • Assist with the international packaging supplier registration process
  • Involvement in packaging trials including documentation, set-up, monitoring and analysis of data.
  • Keep industry documentation, specifications up to date
  • Invoice processing and general report generation for the packaging team
  • General ad-hoc administration to support the Zespri packaging team
Qualifications and Experience:   
  • A tertiary level qualification in a relevant field would be preferred
  • Strong computer literacy skills especially in Microsoft Office & SAP
  • Ability to work variable hours – particularly through the peak season
  • Flexibility to work across multiple sites and travel within NZ and internationally when required
All applications should be submitted immediately, Zespri will close applications upon completion of the shortlist.

Zespri will not accept applications or contact from any temporary staffing agency, placement service or professional recruiter for this vacancy (“Agency”). 

Where Zespri requires the support of an agency to fulfil a vacancy, we will proactively seek this support from our network of Agencies.  We respectfully ask that you do not contact Zespri or any of it’s affiliates/employees regarding vacancies, and reserve the right not to reply.

Zespri will not be responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions or other payments related to such unsolicited resumes.