Production Labourer - Confectionary

  • Palmerston North
  • Manufacturing & Operations
  • Full time
  • Posted 9 days ago

Job Description

The Role

Work in a small family-owned business in Kelvin Grove manufacturing confectionery. Duties would include:

  • Following recipes and weighing ingredients.
  • Using machinery to mix and prepare products.
  • Manually rolling nougat.
  • Lifting baskets weighing up to and above 15kgs.
  • Occasional packing of completed product into cartons.

Days & Hours

3.15pm - 11.45pm. 

Monday to Friday

Please note the first few shifts will be on the morning shift while training is completed. 


  • Occasional Friday treat bags
  • Fantastic team with friendly workers, team leaders and managers
  • All training provided
  • Plenty of room for progression into roles with more variety and responsibility

Required Attributes

  • Experienced and comfortable in repetitive work
  • Comfortable working alongside others
  • Comfortable lifting heavy products (up to 25kgs)
  • An interest in learning more about the food manufacturing business

The Company

For the past 40 years, our locally-owned client has been producing confectionary in the Palmerston North region. The Father & Son team have now grown the business into the modern production era, becoming a nationwide distributor for their famous products.

How to apply

Click APPLY or contact Christie or Ella on 06 353 8002 or 0800 178 233 for a confidential discussion. We will get in touch if you are shortlisted for this opportunity.

We will only be considering applicants currently residing in New Zealand with the appropriate visa.