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Mr Apple NZ Ltd

  • #8 in Retail, sales and consumer goods

2020 Sustainability Graduate

Whakatu, Hastings

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Graduate Job
Number of Vacancies
$40,000 - $44,999

Application dates

Applications Open
28 Sep 2020
Applications Close
23 Oct 2020

Minimum requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Graduation Results
65 - 74% WAM (Credit)
Accepting International Applications
Qualifications Accepted
Business Administration
Agricultural Science & Management
Environmental Science

Scales Corporation is a diversified agribusiness company and is a New Zealand listed company. It comprises of three operating divisions: Horticulture, Logistics and Food Ingredients. Based at Mr Apple in Hawkes Bay you will work for the Scales Group Health & Safety, Compliance and Sustainability Manager and get to work with a diverse company that values its biggest asset its people. Mr Apple is New Zealand's largest vertically integrated grower, packer and exporter of apples. This is a brand-new role and requires a special Graduate with a passion for sustainability.

Your main duties will include

  • Projects and lots of them with a focus on supporting our goals on energy, carbon, waste and site environment compliance
  • Working on energy, waste, carbon footprint roadmap strategies
  • Identify efficiency improvement opportunities, support energy/KPI management systems and project implementation.
  • Consult, review carbon footprint KPIs and engage key stakeholders to drive improvement projects
  • Implement training and education programs for the business
  • Conduct research for projects
  • Oversee site audits and carbon footprint by engaging with stakeholders
  • Assist with Scales Annual report on sustainability

To be successful, you will have

  • Degree in either Environment Science or ideally Agri-Business
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Strong communication and coaching skills – ability to engage internal / external stakeholders
  • Strong interest in sustainability and environmental planning
  • Organised, detailed and thorough approach to tasks and project management
  • Good computer skills (MS Office, basic statistical analysis) and capability to learn new applications
  • A current full driver's licence.

You will thrive in an analytical role with a component of stakeholder management, which allows you to both work with data and problem-solve and constantly enhance your ability to interact with people across the organisation. If you are keen to start your career with a company focused on continuous improvement with a strong focus on growing a fantastic product as well as looking after the environment then get involved and grow with us. We will support you on this important start to your career and ensure you have fun doing it. Mr Apple is committed to a drug and alcohol-free workplace. Please note applications will only be considered if you are legally entitled to work in New Zealand. You must be a New Zealand Citizen, a permanent resident or a holder of a current New Zealand work visa to apply for this job.

Please apply via our website.