Production / Yard and Packing Staff

Our client, a large food manufacturing company located in Gympie are looking for Production / Yard and Packing Staff to join their team. This role would suit a focused individual who is ready to roll up their sleeves and show their skills in manual sorting.

This is a casual position, offering up to 38 hours per week on a day / afternoon rotating roster. The roster is subject to change in accordance to seasonal demand, and regular communication must be maintained with the Manager. 

Staff will be responsible for implementing pre-start checks and start-up procedures, operation of various production machines, manual sorting of product, cleaning of equipment, forklift use, adherence to safety, hygiene and sanitation rules and procedures and general housekeeping.


Your general responsibilities will include:

  • Cleaning and Sanitisation of equipment;
  • Setting up for the start of the morning shift;
  • Operation of the Sorting Belts, Elevator Belt and Grader;
  • Manual Sorting of Raw Kernel and Chip Kernel;
  • Operation of electronic sorters;
  • Machine operations, including cooking kernel in industrial ovens;
  • Transfers and manual moving of bins and equipment around the work area;
  • Washing of Plant and Equipment; and
  • General housekeeping and shut-down housekeeping.

To be successful for this role, you must have:

  • Previous experience / relevant qualifications in the food processing industry (highly desirable);
  • Forklift licence desirable;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of product styles, including reject and commercial;
  • Sound knowledge of HACCP and WHS principles;
  • Sound communication skills;
  • Be available for day and afternoon shifts;
  • High level time management, prioritisation, ability to meet deadlines and a commitment to safe work practices;
  • Excellent attention to detail; and
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team

The position offers the opportunity to join a highly reputable company in Australia and around the world. If you would like to join a hard-working team, then click 'APPLY NOW' by close of business on Friday 13 March 2020.

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Production / Yard and Packing Staff
Sunshine Coast ~ QLD
Job Group:
Trades & Manufacturing
Job Classification:
Process Worker