Packhouse Manager - Queensland Coast - FILLED BY US!


An opportunity to join a very reputable business that is known for producing, packing and marketing a high value tree crop.

Who will you work for?
This family owned and run business just south of Bundaberg is the perfect environment for an agribusiness professional to continue to develop their skills and career. Due to growth, the business is looking for a suitably experienced person to manage the day-to-day operations of the packhouse. This role is responsible for overseeing and coordinating all operations and processes involved in the packing of fresh produce through the facility and for delivery of quality, consistency and reliability.

The role itself?
Reporting to the Managing Director, the successful candidate will need to:

  • Ensure that the Packhouse is run efficiently and effectively, taking into account the quality and quantity of fruit on order / being packed and report regularly to Management

  • Liaise with Marketing Company & Farm Managers to forecast yield, picking & packing requirements. Manage capacity of Greening Rooms and stock supply accordingly

  • Ensure fruit packed meets customer quality standards & packing specifications.

  • Ensure QA manual is followed, and all paperwork is completed by the appropriate staff member

  • Provide feedback to Farm Managers / Growers when fruit received is not meeting required quality or size standards

  • Make recommendations to management for improvements to operations, in line with a culture of continuous improvement

  • Ensure that all staff within the Packhouse adhere to safe work practices at all times and follow the Workplace Health & Safety policy

  • Ensure compliance with all other relevant policies, procedures, legislation and regulations

  • Ensure team members are safe, productive, inducted & appropriately skilled to do their work

What kind of person will fit the role?
The perfect person for this position fulfils the following criteria:

  • Proven experience in the supervision of efficient modern production lines and management of teams in a large production environment

  • Proven experience in warehouse/inventory management systems

  • Experience in a dynamic production environment with the ability to make decisions and troubleshoot in a fast paced business

  • Proven ability to plan tasks and roster working hours in accordance with production requirements

  • Excellent communication skills and proven ability to work with people from different backgrounds

  • Tertiary qualifications in production, agribusiness or business management would be considered desirable, but not essential

How will you be rewarded?
You will be rewarded for your contributions to the business with an attractive salary (proportionate to your experience and skill set), 9.5% superannuation, vehicle, financial incentives and outstanding professional development opportunities.

If you would like more information on this role or have any other questions, please make contact with Josh for a confidential conversation.

0416 142 130



Queensland Coast

Work Type:
Full Time

Date Posted:
09 May 2019

VacantJosh Peters