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Packing Operator

Date: Jun 7, 2021

Location: Mount Maunganui, NZ

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description

Taura Natural Ingredients, a subsidiary of IFF. As a global leader in functional fruit ingredient manufacture, we provide customer specific solutions for some of the best recognised consumer brands with world class production facilities in Mount Maunganui and Belgium (for further information, visit

We are seeking a Packing Operator to join our team working at our Mount Maunganui site and reporting to the Shift Manager or Shift Supervisor. This position is on a rotating shift roster (day shift and night shift), Monday – Friday.

Job Requirements

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Raw material verification, and quality control testing
  • Operating process equipment
  • Automated packing machines, along with general packing duties
  • Application of Safety and Quality policies, procedures and standards
  • Working in a dynamic environment, collaborating effectively across all technologies


Skills and experience

To be successful in this role:

  • Previous food industry experience including quality control is highly desirable
  • An understanding of GMP, HACCP principles and working in an MRP/ERP environment
  • Attention to detail, with clear and accurate documentation skills
  • Ability to follow written and verbal work instruction
  • A current Class 1 driver license with forklift endorsement is desirable but not necessary as training will be provided
  • Most importantly, we are seeking an outstanding team player who is smart, enthusiastic, has a "can do" attitude, and wants to work for a business where they can make a difference


We rely on promotion within the business and as a result are seeking people with ambition and the potential to develop within the business.

As part of Taura Natural Ingredients commitment to Health & Safety, the successful applicant will undergo a pre-employment medical and drug screening test.

Remuneration will be competitive and includes Southern Cross Healthcare.


At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We value the diverse mosaic of the ethnicity, national origin, race, age, sex or veteran status. We strive for inclusive workplace that allows each of our colleagues to bring their authentic self to work regardless of their religion, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, or disability. Visit to learn more…