Here at Mr Apple we grow more than great apples. People are our most valuable assets, and we pride ourselves on our ability to grow and develop experts.  

What you’ll be doing

As an Assistant Manager you will be responsible for driving performance and accountability to deliver the daily operations on the orchard as agreed with the Orchard Manager. You will maximise the efficiency using the latest orchard technology and through influencing and inspiring your teams. You will seek out and suggest innovative practises to ensure Mr Apple continues to have a competitive edge when delivering high yields of premium apples to the markets around the world.

What you’ll bring

• You must have a passion for and experience in horticulture (ideally within apples)

• Be an inspirational leader, able to coach and role model behaviours to produce successful outcomes

• Excellent communication, time management and organisation skills

• You are Growsafe certified and may bring other horticultural qualifications  

•You hold a current full driver licence  

• Have the right to work in New Zealand and be able to pass pre-employment checks

What we offer  

This is an opportunity to develop and grow your horticultural skills alongside a team of experts, with room to progress within the wider business. Mr Apple offers competitive remuneration, and the successful applicant will receive medical insurance and a vehicle as additional benefits.

If you want to be part of a business that continues to lead innovation for the horticulture sector within New Zealand, then please apply.

Mr Apple

Mr Apple is New Zealand’s largest apple grower and exporter, with 15 orchards and 5 Post Harvest facilities across the sunny Hawke’s Bay.  We are proud to be part of Scales Corporation. After 120 years Scales has established itself as a market leader in agribusiness. At Mr Apple, our team of experts prides themselves on apple perfection – to achieve this, we hire and grow a diverse workforce of people from all backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.    

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