Manufacturing Assistant

Job Title: Manufacturing Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Christchurch Central, New Zealand
Reference: 6896-1905-999-MW
Contact Name: Meghan Woodney
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 08, 2021 08:25

Job Description

Ready to develop a career in a supportive environment? Verkerks needs enthusiastic, reliable manufacturing assistants who are keen to make an impact!

No experience yet? No problem! We want to hear from anyone who thinks they have what it takes regardless of their experience. We believe that having the right attitude is just as important as having the experience.

We have 3 different departments that run 3 different shifts:

  • Curing and Production. Monday – Friday (7 am – 3.30 pm)
  • Slice and Pack Monday to Friday (6 am – 2.30 pm)
  • Dispatch Monday (4am – 12.30pm) Tuesday – Friday (5.00am – 1.30pm)


  • Permanent position
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Family-run business awesome staff discounts on our tasty products!
  • Free use of our on-site gym to keep you fit and healthy!
  • Awesome pay structure that gives you training and ability-based incentives to increase your weekly income.

    Our ideal candidates will:

  • Be fit and strong with no reoccurring injuries – the work we offer can be very physical with a lot of repetitive lifting (25kg at a time)
  • Be capable of learning to operate complex machinery.
  • Be naturally curious and eager to learn every day.
  • Be open to developing your skills and learning about the wider context of the business.
  • Be health and safety-focused with an ability to demonstrate and understand hygiene requirements of working in food manufacturing.
  • Good attention to detail with fantastic dexterity and fine motor skills

    Applicants for this position should have NZ Citizenship, residency or a valid NZ work visa, and confirmation of these details should be outlined in your application.

    Does this sound like your dream job? Send us your application NOW!

    Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa