South Pacific Meats, Malvern is a modern sheep and beef processing plant at Burnham, south of Christchurch. 


We have the following vacancies at our plant:

Livestock Worker - CHRISTCHURCH


South Pacific Meats Malvern is seeking a suitably experienced Livestock Worker for our beef and lamb stock yards

Responsibilities include; receiving stock, completing all documentation and preparing kill agendas, animal welfare, cleaning and presenting stock for processing.

The successful candidate for this position will be able to demonstrate:

  • patrolling, inspecting and reporting on the condition of livestock
  • Previous experience in a similar role,
  • Excellent stockmanship, with an empathy for animal welfare,
  • Sound understanding of compliance and regulatory requirements,
  • A commitment to health and safety.
  • Attention to detail
  • providing livestock with feed and water
  • assisting with maintaining the health and welfare of livestock
  • herding sheep and keeping mobs separate 

Competitive pay rates, combined with an extended season, make this an attractive industry option.

Applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand and be prepared to work on a shift structure.

While previous experience in the above roles would be an advantage, we will offer training to applicants with previous knife experience, a proven work ethic, good references and  who are willing to make a commitment to the meat industry.

Competitive pay rates, combined with an extended season, make this an attractive Industry option.


We require a clear drug test and a copy of ACC history before applicants can be considered for a position at our plant. If you are looking to be challenged, want to join a successful, growing organisation and one of these positions interests you, please forward your CV and ACC history to:


James McFarlane
HR Coordinator
PO Box 8
Rolleston 7643



03 347 6681

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