Sunfed Careers

We live in a solar powered world.

The closer we get to sunlight, the better brighter cleaner things get!

Packing a pea protein punch!

Clean lean plant protein.

Naturally packed with protein, iron and zinc!

Want to help accelerate humanity towards being fully solar powered? Then Sunfed is the place for you.

Food is the largest form of energy we consume on this planet. Transforming this energy system into a new, dynamic and sustainable system will have the biggest impact on our footprint, and on our health. To do that, we need new innovative fresh thinking free from the paradigms of the past.

If you're driven and creative with oodles of grit and energy; if you like to be challenged, are hungry to make a difference, and want to be part of the solution - then let’s talk.


Current Vacancies at Sunfed

Chief Financial Officer

It’s time for us to bring on a CFO who totally gets what we’re trying to achieve, and can help take us from start-up to scale-up. It’s a broad role - you’ll be preparing board reports and providing timely info to our senior leadership team, as well as getting right down into the detail of our accounts and payroll.

You’ll be responsible for:
  • Driving the financial planning by analysing and managing performance and risks.
  • Preparing annual accounts, budgets, financial forecasts, report variances. funding strategy, and grants.
  • Developing and documenting business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
  • Helping level-up all payment processes including payroll
  • Analysing financial performance and making improvements to our business model, financial risk, banking relationships.
  • Plus many other things that aren’t listed here!
    Does this sound like you?
    • You’ve done the hard yards, got an accounting degree, and can put CA beside your name.
    • You have experience in a senior finance role in a high-growth business, ideally Financial Controller level or above.
    • You’re comfortable in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment.
    • We’d love you to have some experience working in tech, particularly in software.
    • You’ve been through the process of raising capital and understand the ins and outs.
    • You’ve got strong commercial acumen and can operate in other areas of the business, outside pure financials.

    If you’re interested in this role, please contact outlining how you’re suited to this role, and why you’d like to work for Sunfed.
    Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

    Operations Manager

    We’re looking for an Operations Manager to manage and streamline our production, coordinate the ops team, and help expand our range of world-first category-breaking products to market. We’re looking for someone who is motivated to make a real difference, and committed to growing with us at pace.

    You’ll be responsible for:

    • Managing production and all that goes with it. You’ll be looking after our production plant and all the staff who help us make our products.
    • Helping to create a culture of excellence - we’re an Agile business and want to be continually refining and streamlining our processes
    • Working with the core team of engineers and food scientists, as well as external stakeholders.
    • Compliance compliance compliance! We’re a food production company so our compliance and health and safety is absolutely critical. We’re looking for someone to come in and own this space.
    • Helping us take new products from the R&D stage into production

          Does this sound like you?

          • You have experience in an operational role in a similar business - demonstrable hands-on experience with machine operation and running food production.
          • You’re a strong Project Manager, your organisational skills are second to none.
          • You have the ability to prioritise tasks, manage time, all while operating at speed!
          • You’re an exceptional communicator and are comfortable talking with staff at all levels
          • You have a strong problem solving capability with laser-like focus on detail
          • You thrive in a fast-paced agile start-up environment, enjoy R&D and constant change
          • You’re a quick learner with a continuous improvement mindset and a positive attitude
                If you’re interested in this role, please contact outlining how you’re suited to this role, and why you’d like to work for Sunfed.
                Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.


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