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Production Supervisor

Job No: 85355
Location: Brookton, WA

  • Great opportunity for experienced Supervisor to join an industry leader!
  • Attractive hourly rate circa $27/hr plus super, overtime pay, monthly bonus schemes and allowances!
  • Huge scope for career progression!

About the Organisation

Balco Australia (the Balaklava Company) is Australia's leading processor and exporter of high grade oaten hay with a national network of loyal growers and an expanding international market. Originally founded in Balaklava, SA, they've since expanded their Australian operations to growing districts on the Yorke Peninsula, Lower North, Adelaide Plains and Mid North of South Australia and the South West, Midlands and Upper Great Southern in Western Australia. 

Balco Australia currently exports their products to Japan, China, Taiwan, Korea, Vietnam, Indonesia and the Middle East. In addition, Balco Australia was instrumental in the development of South Australia's first inland rail container terminal at Bowmans near Balaklava under its joint venture with Patrick Corporation.

With a commitment to supporting the local area and growers through employment and the provision of expert support and training, Balco Australia is committed to giving back to the community. Together, Balco Australia and its growers are setting the benchmark in quality standards across the industry. With an exemplary work health and safety record, they put the wellbeing of employees before all else.

For more information about Balco Australia, please see their website.

About the Opportunity

Balco Australia is seeking an experienced Production Supervisor to join their team in Brookton, WA on a full-time basis. This role involves rotating shift work including day, afternoon and night shifts (changing weekly). 

Reporting to the Site Manager, you'll be primarily responsible for the frontline management of production personnel and the delivery of safe and timely processing of raw product to meet production and quality targets.

Some of your key duties will include, but may not be limited to:

  • Providing proactive leadership, support and encouragement to the site team (5-6 team members per shift);
  • Ensuring personal discipline and team leadership is proactive and safety orientated;
  • Ensuring production processes and environments are safely maintained to achieve production volume and quality targets;
  • Ensuring compliance with all Balco HayCare and HACCP Management system policies and requirements; and
  • Ensuring compliance with all Balco management system policies and requirements.

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About You

Balco Australia is looking for a driven leader with prior management experience and the ability to motivate and inspire team members to achieve success. You'll be passionate about the work you do, and will be happy to jump into any task at hand.

The successful candidate will have experience in a similar role, and will be comfortable working within an agricultural environment.

Sound knowledge of contemporary safety requirements and quality improvement tools and techniques will be required, as will strong literacy and numeracy skills. Additionally, you'll need to be competent in the use of computer programs.

Although not essential, the following would be highly regarded:

  • Current Forklife License
  • Formal qualifications in a manufacturing discipline
  • Any specialised licenses and/or permits

If you consider yourself an energetic, personable and proactive leader, Balco Australia wants to hear from you.

About the Benefits

This is the perfect opportunity for someone who is looking to build a successful management career in an environment where you can explore different pathways to successBalco Australia encourages internal promotion and progression, and as such, you'll have the opportunity to not only move up the corporate ladder, but also to gain experience across various business areas or locations based on your career goals.

To reward your hard work and achievements, you'll enjoy an attractive hourly rate circa $27/hr, plus super, overtime pay and shift allowances. On top of this, you'll also be able to take advantage of Balco Australia's monthly bonus schemes set up for production achievements.

In joining Balco Australia, you'll enter a dynamic, growing business that puts the wellbeing of its employees first. The organisation strongly believes in supporting the work/life balance of its staff, and is invested in developing its employees - Balco Australia will support staff to gain additional licenses and qualifications.

Give your management career the opportunity to grow with a leading agricultural company — Apply Now!

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