Export Logistics and Sales Support Officer

Through innovation and a dedication to producing complementary products, Midlands have become a global leader in high value seed production, a leading producer and exporter of high-quality food ingredients, honeys and nutritional oils and a fundamental force in research and development. Since planting our first seed back in 1990, we’ve sown a strong network of products, services and people with one shared goal – to develop the production and export of arable products from New Zealand.

We are currently seeking an Export Logistics & Sales Support Officer based at our main office on West Street in Ashburton.

The main duties of this role are to work with the Export and Logistics Manager to ensure all the necessary export & import documentation requirements are met to ensure all movements happen on time and meet the expectations of our international customers and internal stakeholders.

This includes all of the associated administration and documentation required for exports, ensuring that these are completed fully and efficiently in accordance with agreed timeframes and regulations. The sales support part of the role includes providing administrative support to the Sales and Ag Contracting teams, along with coordinating the quality assurance requirements for the seed business. 

What you need to have to do this role:

  • The ideal candidate must have an eye for detail and the ability to work to deadlines.
  • Reporting to the Export and Logistics Manager you will provide export logistics support to all of the Midlands businesses and products being exported
  • Undertake all export logistics administrative work as and when required
  • Manage transportation costs to ensure efficiency and expense management, whilst also accommodating customer requirements.
  • Keep up to date with legislative compliance ensuring that Midlands meets all national and international regulatory requirements
  • Protect the Midlands brand by ensuring that customer service is of the highest quality
  • Provide administrative support to other parts of the business when required

Previous export logistics administration experience would be helpful however we are committed to finding the right candidate and will provide further ongoing training as required.

All applications will be reviewed on arrival as we would like to move forward with this role.

Applicants for this position MUST have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa prior to commencing work, we are unable to support Visa applications for these roles. How to apply: To register your interest, please click the “apply for this job” button online via Seek.

Please provide your CV and a cover letter detailing your experience and which position you are applying for.

To discuss the role in confidence, please contact Georgie Wade on 027 406 3990 or email: jobs@midlands.co.nz.


Position Type

Full Time

Contract Type


Closing date:

07 June 2023