Environmental Officer (6 month fixed term)

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Miraka is a commercially successful Maori business. We are a fast-moving and innovative dairy company making a mark on the world. Our vision of 'nurturing our world', reflects a global outlook and is founded on a strong set of values that will ensure sustained prosperity for present and future generations. Leading by example we strive to be World Class in every aspect of our business processes. Our values of Excellence, Kaitiakitanga, Tikanga, Integrity and Innovation guide our business decisions and underpin the interconnected relationships we have with each other and with the natural world.

Our sustainable and renewable geothermal energy manufacturing processes is a unique point of difference for us. Allowing us to produce quality milk powder and UHT products with a low carbon footprint, which we deliver to a worldwide market. We have an intergenerational view of business – we’re here for the long term and have a shared vision of sustainable business practices. Miraka is now well established to deliver a new and exciting range of nutritional products as we continue our journey of expansion.

As an Environmental Officer, you will be responsible for overseeing the company’s compliance programs across both quality systems and effluent management areas. You will be ensuring that all quality, safety and environmental regulatory obligations are met. Reporting to the Technical Manager, the role is based at our manufacturing site at Mokai, just 25 minutes northwest of Taupo. You will work Monday, Tuesday and every second weekend (54 hours per fortnight), providing an attractive roster for work-life balance.

We are looking for candidates who:

Are not afraid to put on the gumboots, overalls and jump on the quad bike
Are a computer whizz
Are autonomous, self-motivated and enjoy taking sole charge
Are an adaptable, flexible, and supportive team player
Are curious and share a passion for learning
Are willing to contribute to the wider Miraka whanau and display Miraka values.
Have a positive ‘can do’ attitude

This role would be perfect for someone who is looking for part-time hours and enjoys the balance between both the outdoors and office administration. If this sounds like you, please apply today!

For a full job description or to apply, go to www.miraka.co.nz/vacancies.html

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit and a Full Drivers Licence.

Applications close: Friday 10th July 2020

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