First Light Wagyu National Livestock Planner

Job Description

First Light Foods is an innovative, market leading grass-fed Meat Company based in Hawke’s Bay. First Light has developed a high-value supply chain of 100% grass-fed Wagyu which consistently delivers its producers above market returns.
Our Wagyu business is growing fast with strong demand for our product both locally and offshore.

We are looking for an exceptional production planner to join our business to specialise in the supply planning of in-specification Wagyu to market.

This new role requires you to be all over the detail of cattle numbers and condition nationally to ensure reliable supply as we grow. You will have a keen eye for detail and accuracy and not shy away from getting the right information on time from your peers.

We are seeking someone who can demonstrate the following:

• Production planning experience
• Self-motivated, highly organised and well disciplined
• Data analysis, record keeping and decision making skills
• Good relationship builder and strong communicator
• An advanced Excel user and IT systems savvy
• Experience with Livestock an advantage
• A continuous improvement mentality

This role will suit someone with a high attention to detail, the ability to communicate effectively and work well under pressure in a fast-moving business. Future opportunities for career development will be available as the business grows. Suitably qualified applicants are requested to please respond with a covering letter and CV to Judy Merson by the 15th of March 2019.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Job type:

Full Time