Kate has a background as research scientist on commercial projects including innovation at Zespri, and holds a PhD from Massey University in Postharvest Physiology.
Kate joined the Jenkins team in 2006 as Chief Scientist for RipeSense© before moving to Continuous Improvement, Compliance and New Product Development for the Jenkins Group in 2009.
2013 saw Kate move to Tauranga to take the key role of Label Production and Process Manager with Jenkins Freshpac Systems. Her strong focus on processes and lean manufacturing were key mandates for the new plant in Tauriko.
In 2016, as the business looked at its next growth curve, Kate moved into a re-scoped role of Operations Manager, as we continue with the wins in production but add focus on supply chain support for the business and recoginsed increased compliance requirements.
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Ross Craig started working at Jenkins in 2000 and has 15 years experience in operating various flexographic and letterpress printing applications.
In 2003 Ross completed his Certificate In Reel Feed Letterpress Printing and in 2017 finished his Level 5 National Diploma in Print Management.
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