50th Birthday

In a milestone that speaks to decades of innovation and dedication, MacLab is delighted to celebrate 50 years of groundbreaking success in pioneering the nutraceutical industry for New Zealand greenlipped mussels and setting a standard of excellence that ensures to this day.
Our legacy continues to thrive with the involvement of co-founder Jim Boadbent, while his nephew Andrew Broadbent now leads the company.

We are grateful to our customers, partners and staff who have been integral to our journey.

Image Above: Co-founder Jim Broadbent with MacLab’s 50th birthday cake

Factory Work

Location: Nelson / Tasman

Job Type: Full Time

Duration: Permanent

Division: Factory

MacLab leads the way in the nutraceutical market. We use sustainable practices to farm mussels in the top of the South for processing into high value products at our modern factory in Tahunanui. Our culture provides a great place to work where our people are valued, work is enjoyable and rewarding. As we ramp up our operations, we are seeking enthusiastic people to join our team in our Nelson factory.

We’re Looking for People Who Are:

  • Keen to learn new skills;
  • Have a good level of physical fitness;
  • Reliable with good work ethics;
  • Team players with a positive attitude;
  • NZ resident or have a valid NZ work visa;


We operate 24/7 with 3 shifts per day and offer flexibility around days and hours worked. Both permanent / fixed term and full-time / part-time positions are available.

Why Work for Us?

  • Attractive remuneration;
  • Great working conditions with a focus on health and safety;
  • Excellent on-going training provided;
  • Variety of work within a friendly team;
  • Excellent career opportunity.


If you are keen to be a valued team member of a successful company, please submit your application online or email to jobs@maclab.co.nz with Factory Work as a reference.