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Packaging Technician

We Go Places! How about you?
Location: Auckland
Function: Supply Chain
Sub-Function: Supply Chain - Production
Type of Contract: Permanent


Waitemata Brewery is a modern, efficient, award winning brewery with a reputation for continuous improvement, innovation, and quality as well as driving sustainability initiatives,  With competitive remuneration and excellent employee benefits, this is an opportunity not to miss to brew your career with us!


We currently have 5 permanent full-time vacancies for Packaging Technicians. In this role you reporting to a Team Leader and you will operate assigned high speed packaging machinery, which includes machine changeovers, sample collection and testing procedures. within the packaging hall. Utilising your practical experience you will get involved with continuous improvement initiatives, as well as maintaining a safe environment, actively participate in trials and projects to investigate any improvement opportunities, while maintaining safety and quality standards.


You will work on a rotating shift pattern and the shifts are:

  • 6am-2pm
  • 2pm-10pm
  • 10pm-6am


You will work a 40-hour week over 5 days and we operate 6 days over our peak period. You may have worked in a manufacturing environment before or enjoy the practical nature of mechanical roles. You are computer savvy and may hold a relevant technical qualification in Engineering or Science. What will set you apart is your work ethic, motivation, curiosity and attention to detail, and you are eager to use this opportunity to forge a career with DB. 


At DB we aspire to be the best place in NZ to work so we can offer you:

  • Health, life & income protection insurances;
  • Competitive remuneration;
  • Professional development and training including exceptional leadership development
  • Diverse projects and the ability to work with multi-disciplinary co-workers;
  • A supportive, high performing team environment;
  • Enjoyment of Life Leave
  • Monthly product allowance – yes free beer
  • Free parking

Take this opportunity to work for one of New Zealand's most iconic companies who brew and market some of NZ's favourite beer, cider seltzer & RTD brands.


At DB we are all about ‘Brewing a Better New Zealand’ and a big part of that means brewing better people with the heart of our company in our 3 values:


  • Respect for People and for the Planet
  • Passion for Quality
  • Enjoyment of Life


We are continuing our journey to becoming an inclusive workplace as we know that diverse views make great brews! We also support flexible working that meets the needs of our people and the business.

Sound like you? Apply now…we look forward to meeting you.


DB Breweries is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.


At HEINEKEN, we brew great beers and we build great brands. We are committed to surprising and exciting our consumers and employees everywhere. We have a proud history and heritage in brewing and in our communities. With operations in over 70 markets globally, we are the world's most international brewer.

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