Laboratory Assistant


Verified Lab Services (VLS) provides high quality, timely and cost-efficient maturity and technical services to our customers. VLS has been providing laboratory services for kiwifruit for over 22 years.

At VLS we are nothing without the talents of our people; we are authentic, skilled and curious, earning respect through our actions. Our inspirational people are passionate, ambitious and demonstrate a passion for excellence and self-leadership.

We are looking for reliable, honest hardworking people to become part of the VLS team! 

As a Laboratory Assistant you will be responsible for carrying out sample processing and testing of fruit, as well as general lab operations as required. We have full time and part time hours available, you must be available at least one day every weekend as part of your roster. Placements for Shifts will start from mid-Jan and go through till approximately May.

We are passionate about growing and developing our team and offer excellent on the job training.

Attributes we are looking for:

  • Reliable
  • Health and Safety focused
  • Attention to detail
  • High level of accuracy
  • Works well under pressure
  • Positive and motivated to get the job done
  • Flexible in regards to working hours 

This is an exciting opportunity for you to join us at VLS. At VLS, we work hard, and we have fun. Our brand attributes represent us and who we aspire to be: Founded on Relationships; Quality Obsession; Inspirational People; Growing Futures; Independently Ingenious; Safety Always.This is an exciting opportunity to join us at VLS. 

Please submit your application online by following the “apply now” button and submitting a cover letter and CV.

You must be eligible to work in New Zealand with a valid visa.

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Full Time

Job no: KOAJ30060

Location: Kerikeri, Te Puke, Opotiki

Closing Date: Sunday, 2 June 2024