Forklift drivers – seasonal

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at Taylor Corp (view profile)
Location 38 Franklin Road, Waiohiki, Napier 4183, Napier, New Zealand
Date Posted 16/01/2024
Category Apples and Pears
Job Type Need Staff Soon
Number of Roles Available 3
Start Date 2024/02/12
End Date 2024/07/27
Starting Rate $25.00


Forklift drivers - fixed-term roles available

Taylor Corporation New Zealand is proud to be a family-owned and operated global supplier of premium apples.  We have a dedicated team of passionate people ensuring the Taylor brand stands for quality and excellence from the tree to the shelf. It’s our name on the box!

Taylor’s has a career opportunity for fixed-term Forklift operators to join our team based in Napier. Typically the hours for this role are Monday - Saturday between 6am - 7pm, however this will fluctuate during the busy harvesting season.

The role starts 12/02/2024 and runs until the end of harvest, typically late-June/July.

You’ll ensure our apple bins are transported effectively and efficiently around our Packhouse and various orchards, working in a safe and timely manner, and to specification with minimum supervision.


  • Reliability & dependability
  • Safety-conscious and concerned for the well-being of others in the team
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Attention to detail and quality
  • Basic numerical skills
  • Full NZ drivers licence for forklift operation + a current OSH forklift certificate & F-endorsement

The successful applicant will be:

  • Attentive and focused
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • High standard of workmanship
  • Self-motivated with a strong drive to achieve results
  • Ability to work as an effective member of a team
  • Willingness to learn & continually improve own capability
  • Good organisational skills
  • Physically fit, with excellent personal presentation and hygiene
  • Sense of humour and a can-do attitude

Applicants also need to have entitlement to work in New Zealand.

*** Applications from outside New Zealand will not be reviewed ***

While experience is preferred, specific role training is provided.

Pay: To be discussed and dependent on experience

If you have the skills for this position and the right attitude, we would like you to join the Taylor team. Please contact us at

Job Requirements

Must have current F and OSH endorsed forklift licence

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