• 86 Kekeno Place, Awarua 9877, New Zealand
  • Full-time
  • AFFCO Site: Awarua
  • Department: Processing

Company Description

South Pacific Meats supplies the world with New Zealand’s finest premium beef and lamb products for all to experience and enjoy. We serve over 80 markets globally, supported by an operation which includes twelve processing plants throughout New Zealand.

Job Description

We currently have an opportunity for a motivated Cleaner to join our team based at our Awarua plant near Invercargill, Southland.

Reporting to the Cleaning Supervisor, Cleaners work as part of a team to conduct the pre-operation and post-operation cleaning processes. Cleaners are vital to the Plant Maintenance team to ensure all regulatory standards and compliance is maintained, as well as our operations team being able to run efficiently.

Cleaners are expected to handle various chemicals (with the supplied appropriate PPE and training for the task) and clean anywhere on site. We require cleaners to start immediately for the upcoming season, and those who can demonstrate the below will be considered for ongoing work opportunities.


Key requirements for Cleaners include:

  • Being a friendly, approachable team-player
  • Being timely and reliable
  • A good work ethic and a can-do attitude
  • Ability to work varying shift patterns and be flexible
  • A proven track record of being reliable and punctual
  • Demonstrating excellent time management
  • Ability to follow instructions and work unsupervised

Commercial cleaning experience is advantageous and experience in a manufacturing-type environment will be highly considered.

Additional Information

To ensure a safe workplace, SPM engage in pre-employment medical checks and drug screening. By applying for this role, you agree to undertake the necessary pre-employment screening.

Applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand.

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