Turners & Growers

Product Specialist

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Product Specialist to join the Packhouse team at Pukekohe as part of the Turners and Growers Group.  The key focus of this role is to represent the Turners & Grower’s business division and manage the supply and/or sales of the given products. This role has to be able to liaise with all types of people from Growers to retailers and drive sales to all customers to maximise market share. This role will also work closely with the Packhouse, Sales and Administration teams based in Pukekohe and the wider Turners and Growers Group.


The role is challenging, yet rewarding and requires a top performer with the following profile:

• Able to demonstrate strong negotiation skills
• Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
• A sound understanding of the horticultural and retail industry
• Computer literacy including proficiency with Microsoft programmes
• Self motivated with the ability to motivate others
• Confident and articulate,
• Able to work independently
• Well organised, disciplined and thorough in approach
• Relates well and works effectively with people of diverse backgrounds
• Able to work within an environment of continuous change
• Able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
• Analytical and a constructive approach to problem solving
• High on non-avoidance with a strong focus on win-win outcomes
• A sound understanding of supervisory principles
• A clean driver’s licence


In return you will receive a competitive remuneration package including a company vehicle, excellent training and development opportunities and the chance to work for a dynamic innovative organisation that is a household name.


If you are a team player, enthusiastic to join Turners & Growers we would be keen to discuss the position with you.  Applications including a C.V and Cover Letter should be emailed to: michelle.tubbs@turnersandgrowers.com

Applications close on 10th May 2010