Food Process Worker

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Payment: $20.00 Location: Motueka
Region: Nelson/Abel Tasman/Golden Bay Experience: No Experience Necessary

Talley’s is proudly New Zealand owned and operated. We operate plants throughout the country to bring the best New Zealand produce to the world.

We have a number of seasonal and full-time 'Food Process Worker' positions available for people who enjoy working in a team environment, and who have a good work ethic, particularly around attendance.  Full training for all positions available. 

'School hour' shifts can be considered for the right candidates.

If relocating from region outside of Tasman, temporary short term accommodation assistance option will be available.


  • We have number of positions available for 2021 mussel season
  • Make good $$$ on contract mussel opening
  • We are also looking for Packers, Graders, Quality Controllers and Supervisors
  • Dayshift and nightshift positions available


  • Various processing positions available for the upcoming season; in particular, we are looking for Packers, Trimmers and Filleters
  • Dayshift and nightshift positions available


  • Seasonal positions available in both packing and manufacturing areas, further training for those with the right work ethic to move into full-time permanent positions
  • 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

  • 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 forklift license will be a definite advantage

Forklift Operator

  • We have vacancies for forklift operators
  • Candidate will have a current forklift OSH certificate
  • Punctuality and good communication skill are essential

Why work for us:

We’re offering the opportunity to work within a company that is on a mission to grow and will grow you. You’ll work within a great team, be provided with on-the-job training, and have future possibilities to upskill within the food processing sector, and progress through our organisation.

Application forms are also available from the Talley's gatehouse on Ward Street, Port Motueka or please apply online on  -