Packing Leading Hand

Job No: FHT263
Location: Warragul

  • Due to expansion and growth Flavorite have 2 Packing Leading Hand opportunities available
  • 1 X 4 day per week Wednesday - Saturday
  • 1 X 5 day per week Monday - Friday.
  • These are both full time positions offering stable employment.

Flavorite is Australia's premier grower and marketer of flavoursome vine-ripened, glasshouse grown produce which is stocked in major supermarkets across Australia and overseas.  Established in 1994, Flavorite is a family owned business that maintains its competitive edge through constant innovation.   The farm is in Warragul, which is ideally situated in the Gippsland food bowl and currently covers more than 32 hectares of protected under cover cropping, employing up to 350 employees.

Flavorite is undergoing a high level of growth & to continue our focus on excellence in all facets of operations, we are looking for a dynamic individual to join our leadership team.

Reporting directly to the Packing Supervisors you will be responsible for assisting with the coordination of the packing functions to ensure the quality and timeliness of customer orders meet expectations.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Operate a range of packing machines in accordance with daily orders
  • Ensure that all tools and equipment are in working order and available for use when required
  • Report all issues to the Packing Supervisor
  • Responsible for ensuring packaging items are stored correctly and are easily accessible within the packhouse
  • Assist with cleaning and housekeeping activities
  • Assist the Packing Supervisor to manage workloads through supervision and delegation
  • Assist the Packing Supervisor in the training and development of team members to complete packing tasks

The successful candidate will have:

  • Previous warehouse packing experience
  • Sound computer skills
  • Ability to communicate across different cultures
  • Well-developed planning and organisational skills
  • Strong quality and safety orientation
  • Ability to work as a part of a team
  • Strong result orientation

Please click here to view the Packing Leading Hand position description.

A current forklift licence, previous team management experience and experience operating packing machinery would be desirable.

This is a full-time position with some variation in hours through the peak growing season.

If you are the successful applicant, you will be given comprehensive training to understand the quality and performance requirements for all packing tasks. Upon successful completion of this training you will then transition into the leading hand role.


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Applications close: Friday 1 November, 2019.

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