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Food Process Workers - Motueka

Branch: Motueka

Category: Produce Produce / Food Processing / General Labouring / General Hand / Ice Cream / Vegetables

Type: Full-time

Closing Date: Jun 15, 2022

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  • Flexible opportunities to work in our Motueka processing facilities
  • Join a 100% New Zealand owned company with an international reputation for quality
  • Opportunities for growth with opportunities across multiple brands and locations

About Talley’s

There’s a history of goodness at Talley’s. And we’re not just talking about our nutritious, delicious food.

We stand by the impeccable quality of our products and our growing team of skilled workers as we bring healthy, delicious food to dinner tables near and far.

What really sets us apart is the fact that all our products come directly from and are processed in New Zealand, and our people are fundamental to our success.

We’re proud to provide New Zealand’s best produce to the world.

Not from Motueka? We’ve got you covered with fully furnished staff accommodation available.

About the role

We are looking for Food Process Workers to join the team at our Motueka site.

We have a number of seasonal and permanent positions available, and flexible or ‘school hours’ will be considered for the right candidate.


  • Seasonal and permanent positions available
  • Make good $$$ on contract mussel opening
  • Also looking for General Hands, Packers, Graders, Quality Controllers and Supervisors
  • Dayshift and nightshift positions available


  • Seasonal and permanent positions available
  • Various processing positions: in particular, we are looking for Packers, Trimmers and Filleters
  • Dayshift and nightshift positions available


  • Seasonal and permanent positions available in both packing and manufacturing areas
  • Must be physically fit and able to work overtime as and when required
  • Experience and an understanding of the manufacturing process would be an advantage
  • Strong communication skills and attention to detail are essential

Cool store/Yard Staff

  • Seasonal and permanent positions available
  • We are always on the lookout for physically fit people to work in our cold store
  • You should have good English and Mathematical skills, with attention to detail
  • Forklift Operator and General Labourer positions available for day and night shifts
  • Having a forklift OSH certificate will be a definite advantage

Who are you?

You are a self-starter looking for a new adventure. You have a positive attitude, enjoy working hard and are honest, reliable, and willing to learn.

Why choose Talley’s

With multiple brands and operations under the Talley’s umbrella, there’s always opportunities available for growth and progression. And we offer real benefits and career opportunities with all the training you need to get going and keep growing.

But we also know life is about more than just a job, which is why we provide competitive pay and flexible options to help you find that elusive balance.

Start here and grow with us.

With Talley’s, you get:

  • Great working conditions
  • Training provided
  • Staff accommodation options
  • A variety of shifts and contracts
  • Generous staff discounts

Ready to start?
If this sounds like a good fit for you, please complete your online application or application forms are available at our gatehouse at 1 Ward Street, Motueka.

Is this role not the right fit for you? See our other openings at talleys.co.nz/careers.

Talley’s is a drug free workplace. All candidates will be required to under-go pre-employment and random drug screening.