Clevedon Coast Oysters® is New Zealand’s premium Pacific Oyster Producer, established in 1986 and is family owned and operated and a part of the McCallum Group.

Casual Staff Wanted

Casual staff wanted to work in our Food Galley, as required on Saturday’s and Sunday’s between hours 9.30am – 4.00pm. Suit maybe student looking for part time work. Due to the rural location where we are situated a drivers license may be essential.

Please contact Jilly on 09 292 8017 or email

Trainee Quality Control Supervisor

CCO® are looking to expand our production with new farming area developments, so we need more qualified staff to ensure the high quality that has resulted in CCO® being NZ’s most respected oyster producer, is maintained.

Clevedon Coast Oysters® (CCO®) are part of the family owned McCallum Group of Companies, who have been growing, processing and marketing “Clevedon Coast Oysters®” since 1986.

Processing is carried out in a USFDA Registered Export Packhouse, processing oysters for the NZ domestic and overseas export markets, including Japan, Asia, Australia, EU, USA and Russia.

Highest standards of Quality Control, and good production systems are imperative to achieve this.


Ideally tertiary qualifications in Food Science/Production/Science, with some experience in a food processing facility – although experience is not required.


Reports to Factory Manager, Clevedon Coast Oysters®.

The position would suit a self-motivated, dedicated and honest person who would like to further themselves in the export and domestic processing part of Clevedon Coast Oysters. Great upskilling and professional development opportunities in a family environment.

Initially the person would be working in the factory learning all of the current processes, hygiene practices and job requirements.

This would also involve working with the Factory Manager and supervisors to gain expert knowledge and an overview of the factory operation and compliance documentation involved.

As the person becomes more confident and knowledgeable in the operation, the job would morph into the role of Quality Control Supervisor who would be responsible for the QC of all factory production.

Other tasks will include:

  • Interacting with MPI Inspectors,
  • Export documentation and certification,
  • Improving productivity,
  • Staff management,
  • Product development,
  • Sampling (library samples of oysters) for Eurofins testing
  • Learning to control inventory requirements i.e., palletising product, stock takes, labelling

If this sounds like you, please send a cover letter and CV to our factory manager, Jilly. Contact