Shed Manager (Bananas) - TULLY

Previous Management Experience Essential (min 3years), Previous Horticulture background not essential, Role located: Tully, FNQ.

About the Company:

The Mackay Group is a family farming business that has been in operation for 75 years. The farming business has diversified to produce bananas, papaya, sugarcane, cattle and avocados.  The business is directed by the familys 3rd generation. The Mackay Group is the largest banana producer in Australia, employing more than 500 people. This vertically integrated business also deals in ripening and wholesale marketing of their own produce, as well as other growers.

The successful candidate will receive full support, guidance, skills and training to achieve success in this role. 

This position is located at Mackay Groups Bolinda Farm, Tully. The crop produced and packed at this farm is Bananas.

Reporting to the Farm Manager you will be responsible for but not limited to the following tasks:

  • Ensuring that Workplace Health and Safety obligations are implemented and adhered to
  • Ensuring all Food Safety and Quality requirements are met
  • Training, mentoring and performance managing packing shed staff where necessary
  • Ensuring all produce is packed to the highest standard using industry best practice.
  • Organising and rostering packing shed staff
  • Maintaining accurate and detailed records for production
  • Working closely with the Farm Manager to manage the output of the packing shed
  • Working closely with the Farm Manager to coordinate transport
  • Maintaining packing shed supplies and inventory and liaise with suppliers to ensure stock levels are maintained

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years Management Experience
  • Experience in a similar industry desired but not essential
  • Strong Communication Skills Essential
  • Ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail, thoroughness and problem-solving skills

Applications close Wednesday 30th September 2020

14/09/2020 $0 Cairns & Far North 1 Farming, Animals & Conservation
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