Our client, a large food manufacturing company located in Gympie are looking for a Packer to join their team. This role would suit a focused individual who is ready to roll up their sleeves and be willing to work hard. 

This is a casual position, offering up to 38 hours per week on a rotating day and afternoon shift. The roster is subject to change in accordance to seasonal demand, you must also be available to work evening shifts when needed. Regular communication must be maintained with the Manager regarding rosters. 


The Packer will be responsible for implementing pre-start checks and start-up procedures, operation of various machines, adherence to safety, hygiene and sanitation rules and procedures and general housekeeping. To be successful for this role you must have a current Forklift Licence and experience. 


Your duties will include, but not limited to:


  • • Safe Use and Operation of the forklift; 
  • • Safe Operation of other machinery used in food production; 
  • • Weight Testing and calibration of scales;
  • • Packing, filling and weighing of 20kg Bags;
  • • Packing of pallets with correct bag volumes;
  • • Packing completed bags into waiting containers; 
  • • Correct use of reach conveyor for packing containers; 
  • • Completion of Time Sheets, Forms and Labels; 
  • • Recording sightings of any foreign matter; and 
  • • Proper disposal of sharp objects and broken glass


To be successful for this role previous experience within the food processing industry will be considered advantageous, sound knowledge of HACCP and WHS principles, attention to detail and the 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 8 July 2020.


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Sunshine Coast ~ QLD
Job Group:
Trades & Manufacturing
Job Classification:
Forklift Driver