Farm machinery operator

Full time role, Growing company, opportunities for career advancement.

Arahura Farms are seeking 2x Farm machinery operators to join the team.

 

 

About us and the role-

Arahura Farms are a leading National Producer based in N/W Victoria who specialise in growing certified organic Carrots, Beetroot and Brassica lines for major and independent supermarket chains, metropolitan markets Australia wide as well as export markets throughout Asia.

Operations Team Mission Statement:

Timely and accurate execution of duties, whilst ensuring the highest possible crop quality.

Farm machinery operator Mission Statement: 

Hands on execution of the machinery and non-machinery based duties of the production plan as outlined by the production manager. Undertake all other duties with the goal of producing superior crops.

Key responsibilities 

Reporting directly to the Production Manager and working closely with other Arahura farms staff you will be responsible for (but not limited to) carrying out the following: 

  • Crop spraying
  • Bed preparation
  • Planting (seed and transplant)
  • Machine and harvest aid harvesting
  • Minor maintenance and repairs
  • Perform farm based tasks as required
  • Work closely and communicate well with the Production Manager to achieve goals
  • Actively participate in farm meetings and forums as required
  • communicate with production manager to ensure equipment is appropriately maintained and serviced 
  • Ensure that OH&S obligations are adhered to 
  • Perform other duties as required within the scope of your skills and responsibilities
  • Encourage and maintain a positive culture and work ethic

          To be successful in the role you will possess the following skills and attributes: 

  • Experience operating and maintaining farm machinery in a horticultural setting
  • Ability to maintain very high work standards with strong attention to detail
  • Knowledge of soil management & cultivation
  • Be flexible and adaptable to changing weather conditions and seasonal variations
  • Display a can do attitude and a level of maturity
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team player who can also work autonomously
  • Strong commitment to Workplace Health & Safety 

02/12/2019 $0 Riverland & Murray Mallee 1 Farming, Animals & Conservation
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