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Refinery Operator - Shift | East Tamaki

Employment Type:  Permanent (Full Time)
Business Area:  Operations & Commercial
Division:  Operations

Auckland, Auckland, NZ

A shared passion for our people.

Our people can be proud that, as a leading international agri-business, we provide an increasingly important service across the food and beverage supply chain.

About our team

What did you have for breakfast today? Whether it’s the spread on your toast or the grain in your cereal, it’s highly likely that GrainCorp helped get it onto your plate!

As we find new ways to connect rural communities with food, animal feed and industrial customers around the world, we are proud to say we’re leading the way in sustainable agriculture.

About the role

Reporting to the Refinery Team Leader, we are seeking a Refinery Operator to join our GrainCorp Manufacturing team, on a rotating shift basis, located in East Tamaki.  You will be responsible for:

  • The process, set up and control of our edible oil refinery operations, ensuring that oil processed is the correct quantity and is made to quality specifications.
  • This role will see you participate in fault finding and troubleshooting for designated process as well as support maintenance activities in shutdown and preventative maintenance activities. 

About your experience

You will present with demonstrated experience working ideally as an operator within the manufacturing or processing plant environment.  You will be a highly motivated individual, with a demonstrated ability to learn new processes quickly. Your mechanical aptitude, fault-finding and ability to troubleshoot will be your added value. You will have a desire to continuously develop your experience and learn new skills. In addition to the above, the successful candidate will display the following:


  • Previous Manufacturing Experience
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Competent in Microsoft Office and SAP as well as an understanding of SCADA systems
  • Trade Certificate - desirable but not essential 

Ready to apply? / How do you apply?

The next steps are easy!  Simply submit your application and one of our team will reach out for a chat to discuss your background in more detail. We are looking forward to speaking to you! 

In addition to providing proof of working rights and suitable professional referees, progressed candidates will be required to undertake a pre-employment medical. A current, valid driver’s licence is also required.

Please note - resumes will be reviewed from the week starting the 4th January 2022.