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Rural Enterprises Australia specialises in rural recruitment, in other words finding and filling farming jobs in Australia such as seeding and harvest positions, station work, dairy farming, farm mechanics and agri business. We have been providing rural employment services for more than 60 years over which time we have developed strong relationships with many farmers and seasonal farm workers.

Operations Manager, Great Southern Region, WA (REF 153861)

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Our client prides themselves on providing a quality service to their customers and as such are seeking a like-minded individual to join their team.This position has an operational focus where you will be responsible for the effective coordination of the grain processing/ plant maintenance activities.  In addition, our client also runs an 8000ha mixed farming operation where your responsibilities can be tailored to your interests, skills and experience.

Good Things To Know:

  • Plenty of variety and flexibility
  • The seed cleaning plant operates for six months of the year, with work on an associated farming enterprise for the other six months
  • Fully autonomous role, with full training & support provided from the current Seed Works Manager
  • Excellent opportunity to expand on your current skills and experience
  • Strictly non-smoking workplace

About The Role:

  • Attend to the day to day running of the plant
  • Organising and managing customer bookings
  • Repairing and maintaining equipment and machines
  • Calibrating weighing and chemical dispensing equipment
  • Receiving and outloading seed
  • Operating the weighbridge
  • Sampling and assessing of grain
  • Quality assurance of grain processing
  • Thorough cleaning out of all machinery and equipment
  • Keeping accurate customer and sampling records
  • Forklift operation
  • General Farm Hand duties, as required

About You:

  • A genuine interest and passion for the industry is essential
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Previous experience working within a fixed plant environment will be considered highly advantageous
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and maintenance skills
  • Logical problem solving ability
  • Diligent recording keeping skills, with excellent attention to detail
  • Truck licence and welding ability is preferred, but not essential
  • Must be physically fit and healthy

What's On Offer:

  • $90k+ on offer, to commensurate with your skills and experience
  • 3 bedroom accommodation, located in town
  • On the job training
  • Family friendly working hours, increasing during peak periods (November-April)
  • Rare opportunity offering variety within the role, flexibility, training and development and family orientated

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Operations Manager, Great Southern Region, WA (REF 153861)
WA - Other ~ WA
Job Group:
Agriculture & Primary Industry
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