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Providing a range of career pathways

As one of the largest employers in Hawke’s Bay, Pan Pac has over 200 job roles providing a range of career paths.

Pan Pac also offers summer internships from November to February.


Sales, Marketing, Strategy

These teams create relationships with clients, identify their needs and negotiate domestic and international sales by building a strong network. Our roles include:

  • Sales
  • Export
  • Business Development
  • Strategy
  • Marketing


The Finance function is a key partner in operational support and strategic decision making. Our roles include:

  • Financial Controller
  • Accountant
  • Management Accountant
  • Accounts Payable and Receivable

People & Culture, Health & Safety, Environment & Communications

These teams anticipate and innovate to support business development and organisational and health, safety and environmental transformations. Our roles include:

  • Employee Relations
  • People Development
  • Recruitment
  • Payroll
  • Internal/External Communications
  • Health & Safety
  • Wellbeing
  • Environment

Information & Technology (IT)

Our IT team supports our business by providing the latest technological solutions, infrastructure and IT support services. Our roles include:

  • Software
  • Hardware
  • Desktop Services
  • Helpdesk
  • Infrastructure
  • Project Management
  • Developer


Our engineers provide expertise, guidance and technical assistance across a range of engineering disciplines. Our roles include:

  • Mechanical and Electrical
  • Process and Chemical
  • Software and Systems
  • Automation
  • Forestry
  • Project Management
  • Project and Design
  • Lab Technicians


The Logistics teams analyse and coordinate our supply chain ensuring the efficient flow of product to our customers. Our roles include:

  • Shipping
  • Dispatch
  • Transport
  • Purchasing
  • Distribution

Operations & Administration

Our Operations and Administration teams support business effectiveness and efficiency. Our roles include:

  • Stores
  • Operations
  • Planners/schedulers
  • Quality
  • Facilities
  • Administrators
  • Wood resources

Production & Trades

Our Production and Trades teams are critical to the success of our business, managing, maintaining and optimising all plant equipment. Our roles include:

  • Sawmill Operators
  • Pulpmill Operators
  • Refining Operators
  • Processing Operators
  • Drymill Operators
  • Kiln operators
  • Forklift operators
  • Heavy Plant operators
  • Boiler Operators
  • Mechanics
  • Electricians
  • Sawdoctors
  • Forester
  • Havesting co-ordinator

Why we work here

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