If you are an excellent horticulturist who is looking for an opportunity to join NZ’s largest apple producer as a leader, here’s your opportunity!

We are looking for two new Foreman at Mr Apple. Our Sorrento Orchard is wanting to find a more experienced Foreman, someone who confidently knows the ins and outs of an apple orchard, is passionate about passing on skills and knowledge to the team, and will be a strong addition to their leadership team.

Our Blyth Orchard is wanting to find a Foreman with solid orcharding skills, some supervisory experience and someone who wants to develop themselves and others with the support of the orchard leadership.

What you’ll be doing:

As an Orchard Foremen you will be responsible for all aspects of growing premium apples, while also effectively managing and motivating your team. You will maximise the efficiency of day-to-day orchard operations under the direction of orchard management.

You will work alongside a team of experts who know how to succeed, they are stronger together. They will support you to expand your skills and grow your career. At Mr Apple you will be part of a business leading innovation in the horticulture sector, and you will have many opportunities to grow your expertise further.

What you’ll bring:

  • Experience in large-scale horticulture and orchard operations
  • Supervisory experience
  • Excellent communication, time management and organisation skills
  • A Growsafe certification
  • A current full driver licence
  • The right to work in New Zealand and will be able to pass pre-employment checks

What we offer:

  • Learn how to deliver a best-in-class experience for your team members
  • Develop personally and professionally, becoming a key part of our business
  • Join a team who value honesty and encourage others
  • An environment where we embrace diversity and unique ideas
  • Great perks – which includes health insurance and all year-round apples!

Who we are:  

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. To set the benchmark for our industry, we develop our people to become experts in their field, we offer flexibility, and we recognise the achievements of our people.  

Mr Apple is New Zealand’s largest apple grower and exporter, with a high volume of orchards and multiple Post Harvest facilities across the sunny Hawke’s Bay. We are proud to be part of Scales Corporation where after 120 years, Scales has established itself as a market leader in agribusiness.

If you want to be part of a business that delivers world class people experiences alongside world class apples, then please apply now!

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