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We are rapidly expanding our reach around the globe, and our team is expanding to meet this growing demand. Join us to make a difference in animal health, as we take Mastatest to the world.

June 2023

Production Assistant   

About the role 

Reporting to the Production Supervisor, the Production Assistant will participate in all facets of Mastatest production including Plastic preparation, labelling, glassware cleaning and autoclaving, product dispensing, freeze drying and / or packaging.  

Whilst experience of working in a production environment and some scientific knowledge are desirable, full training on all elements of the role will be provided. What is essential is a positive can-do attitude, attention to detail, and good communication skills. 

This Dunedin-based role is being offered at a minimum of 20 hours per week (scheduled for example as 4hrs per day, 5 days a week), but up to 40 hours per week. Some flexibility is possible with regard to working during school holiday periods, dependent on employee circumstances. 


About you 

  • Support a positive team culture 

  • Shows initiative and has a ‘can do’ attitude 

  • Attention to detail 

  • Ability to work both independent and as a team member 

  • Achieving targets on time consistently 

  • Good communications skills 

  • Skills and experience in clean or aseptic manufacturing environment (desirable but not mandatory)

  • Bachelor of Science/Food or equivalent (desirable but not mandatory)


This role is based at our head office in Dunedin, New Zealand. We are located in the Centre for Innovation, on the University of Otago Campus. Only applicants with the right to live and work in New Zealand should apply.

How to apply 

Please include a cover letter with your CV detailing why you feel you are the best candidate for this position and email them to or contact Vinod Menon on 021 197 6652 

Feb 2023

IT Professionals

As an innovative and growing Agritech company, Mastaplex are looking for IT professionals who are motivated to make a difference in the animal health sector.

We are currently seeking people with skills in one of more of the following areas:

  • Client-side JavaScript front end development

  • Serverless development on AWS

  • Image processing techniques in Python/Java

  • Machine learning / AWS AI pipelines

  • Embedded software development

  • Continuous integration / devops pipelines

Whether you are a recent graduate wanting to kick-start your career, or an experienced professional looking for a new opportunity, please get in touch for a discussion.

Mastaplex is based in central Dunedin, within the University of Otago campus. We are open to discussing remote-based, hybrid and flexible working options where these may be necessary based on your circumstances.

We are committed to a positive and progressive working environment in which our people believe in our vision, are aligned with company objectives, and understand how their contribution leads to achievement of these objectives. Our dedicated team work openly, collaboratively, and diligently to deliver for our customers and stakeholders.