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Simplot Team Leader/Storage Specialist - North West Tasmania in Ulverstone, Australia

Team Leader/Storage Specialist - North West Tasmania

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Date: 26-May-2023

Location: Ulverstone, TAS, AU, 7315

Company: Simplot

Simplot Australia is a food manufacturing and agriculture business encompassing potato, vegetable, seafood, and sauce operations that supply a wide range of frozen, shelf-stable and chilled products to Australia and New Zealand’s major retail and food service customers.

As a leading provider of quality, nourishing and sustainable food, we are focused on creating food Australians and New Zealanders love by maximising value from the best Australian-grown produce and global seafood. Our iconic brands have been an integral part of Australian life for generations, and include the likes of Leggo’s, Birds Eye, Edgell, John West and Chiko.

We have five manufacturing sites in Australia and six sales sites and employ almost 2000 people across these operations. We are an integral part of the global J.R. Simplot Company.

Culture and Benefits

At Simplot, we are fuelled by our purpose: We Contribute to Feeding Our World. We imagine a better future and set goals to reach it. We are committed to working as one Simplot and are guided by our shared values:

  • Respect for Resources

  • Spirit of Innovation

  • Passion for People

We embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion. We care about creating an environment that promotes safety and wellbeing and where our people feel supported, respected and empowered. We do not tolerate any form of discrimination and are committed to providing equal opportunities for all our team members.

Simplot is passionate about cultivating a future where good ideas and inspiring possibilities have the chance to grow. We want our team members to build exciting and fulfilling careers with us and offer professional and personal growth opportunities.

The Perks

  • Tool of Trade vehicle included

  • A variety of engaging Health and Wellbeing programs

  • Diverse Leadership Development Programs and Professional Development Support

  • Employee Reward and Recognition Program

  • Bonus incentives

  • Discounted Health Insurance

  • Income Protection Insurance

  • Opportunity to purchase additional annual leave

About our role

  • Newly created role – people leadership opportunity

  • Lead a team of up to 30 Casuals across multiple sites

  • Based at Ulverstone, North West Tasmania

We now have a new opportunity for a Team Leader / Storage Specialist to join our Ulverstone Agricultural Services team. In this dual role you will lead a Casual workforce who will store potatoes during the harvest season with Safety, Quality and timeliness in mind. In addition, you will be the Specialist who monitors the quality of raw material in stores to ensure they are fit for purpose for production. You will work across multiple sites to coordinate the movement of potato from stores to factory. An attractive salary is offered as well as company provided vehicle.

What you will do

  • As the Team Leader, lead, coach and mentor your teams conducting unloading and loading activities for the potato stores.

  • Design and implement plans for potato storage, store maintenance, site maintenance and equipment moving including supervising contractors and relevant stakeholders.

  • Travel between sites (Ulverstone, Wynard and, Sisters Creek) in the North West.

  • As the Storage Specialist, you’ll complete periodic checks on potato quality within the stores.

  • Provide samples to the Ulverstone Field Services for Quality assessment.

  • Contribute to other project teams.

  • Some weekend work is required.

About you

  • Experienced people-leader.

  • Solid safety focus.

  • Ideal if experienced in food handling / processing or raw material storage for the agricultural industry.

  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills.

  • Able to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

  • Ability to use MS Office software packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc.).

If this sounds like you, then please apply online now

Applications close Thursday, 15 June 2023


Job Requisition ID: 14139

Travel Required : Up to 50%

Location(s): SAPL Warehouse - Ulverstone

Country : Australia

Simplot is an equal opportunity employer and encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply. If you feel you would be a great addition to our team please apply online today, we would love to hear from you. If you require technical assistance, please email us at careers.contact@simplot.com

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