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Orchard Supervisor

Oropi Management Services LTD Tauranga, Bay of Plenty

Job Description

Oropi Management Services Ltd is a family-owned and operated Kiwifruit Orchard Management company. Since our inception in 2007, we have been dedicated to producing high-quality kiwifruit through sustainable and innovative growing practices and with a long history of growing organic kiwifruit. As we continue to grow, we are looking for a passionate and experienced Kiwifruit Orchard Supervisor to join our team.

Role Summary:

You will play a crucial role in managing daily orchard operations, ensuring optimal growth, health, and productivity of our kiwifruit vines. This position requires a hands-on approach and a deep understanding of kiwifruit cultivation practices.

Key Responsibilities:

- Oversee day-to-day management of the orchard operations, including pruning, thinning, planting, and harvesting activities.
- Supervise, train, and lead orchard staff to ensure work is completed efficiently and to a high standard.
- Implement and monitor orchard management plans, including pest and disease management strategies.
- Ensure compliance with health and safety standards and promote a culture of safety within the team.
- Liaise with management to report on orchard progress, challenges, and resource needs.


- Proven experience in kiwifruit orchard work, with at least 3 years worth of experience.
- Strong knowledge of kiwifruit cultivation techniques, pest and disease management, and modern orchard practices.
- Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to lead and motivate a diverse team.
- A strong work ethic, with a commitment to quality and sustainability.
- Ability to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays during peak seasons.

Why Join Us?

- Be part of a family-owned company that values sustainability, quality, and community.
- Opportunity to work in a dynamic and supportive environment, with a team that is passionate about kiwifruit cultivation.
- Competitive salary and opportunities for professional development.

Postcode: 3173 (Tauranga, Bay of Plenty)

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Oropi Management Services LTD

Member since: September 2021

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Oropi Management Services LTD - Established in 2007, is a locally owned and operated company that provides an array of professional services to kiwifruit growers and companies alike, throughout the wider Bay of Plenty region.
We have a young and diverse team, that embodies our core company objectives. Our team includes individuals from different countries, genders and cultural backgrounds. It is this diverse approach that helps us tailor our services to meet the changing needs of our clients, as well as maximizing the potential for our team members to reach their full potential. Our staff are specialists in their fields, taking pride in their work and utilising their vast knowledge base to give our clients the best possible service.

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