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Brownrigg Agriculture is a farming company built on a foundation of marketing and innovation in our areas of livestock and cropping operations. With this strong base in rural business, we can offer you a career without boundaries.

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Available employment opportunities are advertised here.  If there are no current roles for your skillset but you wish to express an interest in future work at Brownrigg Agriculture, please complete our online application form.


Brownrigg Agriculture is a progressive agricultural business, having both cropping and livestock interests growing high quality food and produce. We supply to NZ and the world from our operations based 20-minutes south of Hastings. Our platform and portfolio of crops and forages is expanding bringing with it an increased operational requirement of getting things done right and on time.  Our Agronomy team oversees the planning, care and wellbeing of all our crops, pastures and forages across our enterprises and so we have developed a new permanent position to support our Agronomy Manager and meet the growing needs of the business.  With a focus on timely implementation of plans, team leadership, precision and effective use of resources you will help the business achieve high performance plant production to meet its customer’s needs.  Areas of focus will include:  Staff Recruitment and Management to fulfill operational needs, managing priorities and workloads, and motivating a diverse mix of permanent and seasonal staff Operational Management implementing agronomy plans across crops and pastures, manage spray, fertiliser and fungicide plans, implement pastoral forage crop and regrassing Crop & Pasture Monitoring, managing the crop monitoring team to ensure the crop growth, health, weed and pest status is actively monitored allowing for timely execution of crop care activities Harvest Planning, playing an active role in Squash harvest planning providing decision support for both the operational and post-harvest teams on priorities, flows and quality System Support, contributing to the efficient and successful operation via accurate, timely information flow with clear communication and …

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PERMANENT – FULL TIME BROWNRIGG AGRICULTURE is a progressive agribusiness with a well-established reputation for growing, packing and exporting quality products. We are looking to recruit people with talent and experience for our two export packhouse facilities: Packhouse Manager – Squash Packhouse Manager – Onions This is an opportunity for people with post-harvest experience in the fruit or vegetable industry, who are looking to progress their careers.  These roles are based in the productive Poukawa Valley, approximately 20-minutes south of Hastings, Hawkes Bay. As Packhouse Manager, you will: Manage and motivate the personnel and optimise productivity of the facilities Understand quality systems, production planning, and inventory control with an ability to react and adjust grading outcomes Be machinery and mechanically minded Have the ability to apply compliance programmes, such as NZ MPI Technical Standards Understand and implement Health & Safety best practice Work alongside an experienced management and support team Role requirements: Be an influential leader of people with a desire and ability to train and develop others Experience in achieving planning and targeted production outcomes Problem-solving capabilities; in both machinery and staff management Have well developed communications skills and an affinity for technology A passion for the industry, for people and for continuous improvement You will be well rewarded, through a remuneration package based on skills and experience, and be part of a professional and innovative team. Interested?  Apply now by completing the form below, and attaching your CV with cover letter. If you wish to discuss the role in confidence, …

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WANTED NOW!  IMMEDIATE START WORKING TO MAY 2019 Join our large progressive farming business, located 20 minutes south of Hastings. We’ve got: Innovative precision farming techniques Late model John Deere tractors and ag equipment Modern facilities A great team to support you Do you have: Experience operating similar ag equipment A solid work ethic and good communication skills Flexibility and commitment to work extended hours as necessary A current driver licence and reliable transport to get to work If you can tick the boxes, we can offer: A competitive hourly rate based on experience and skills Guaranteed hours through the season 6-day week roster Shared rental accommodation on farm, dependent upon vacancy at time of recruitment Our Cropping season is underway, so join us for the Hawkes Bay summer and get started straight away.    APPLY  BELOW with your CV and cover letter. Phone enquiries, in confidence, to Sam Lindstrom +64272440092 * IMPORTANT NOTE: Applicants must have either NZ Residency or hold a Valid Work Visa for NZ.  Proof of entitlement to work in New Zealand is a pre-requisite for the role and you will be asked to produce either a Valid Visa, NZ Passport or NZ birth certificate.

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TRUCK DRIVERS with Class 5 Licence We have roles within our Trucking Team for experienced Class 5 drivers.  Based at Poukawa, all our work is short haul.  To be successful you will: Hold a clean Full NZ Class 5 licence Be flexible; able to work extended hours during our busy seasons Enjoy the team environment but can work autonomously Have excellent communication skills, reliability and a great attitude Livestock trucking experience would be an advantage.  We offer: Remuneration that recognises skills and experience Variety of work, within a professional team Modern facilities For further information please contact Karen on 06 8748025 Or you can apply by filling out the form below. PLEASE NOTE applications will only be considered if you are legally entitled to work in New Zealand.  You must be a NZ citizen or hold a current Residency Visa.    

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