Working here

O P Columbia (OPC) is a major participant in the aquaculture industry based in Whitianga on the Coromandel Peninsula.  We specialise in Greenshell ™ mussels. We are a seasonal factory operating from September through to July each year.


Our Values

  • Focus 
  • Leadership
  • Integrity 
  • Energy
  • Respect
  • Success

Benefits of working for us

We now have opportunities for mussel openers to earn above average pay.  Our openers start on a basic hourly rate of $16.50/hr but quickly progress to a contract rate once opening at speed.  Openers work 8 hours over 3 sub-shifts with two half-hour breaks in between.  Both day and night shift is available.  We offer a supportive working environment and full training will be given.