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Packhouse Manager

Rombola Family Farms Pty Ltd - Mataranka, NT

Manufacturing & Industrial
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Rombola Family Farms has a great opportunity for a driven and motivated individual to join the team as Packhouse Manager at our operation at Mataranka in the Northern Territory.

  • Great opportunity for passionate and driven Packhouse Manager.
  • An attractive remuneration package based upon relevant qualifications and experience.
  • Become a part of a progressive, vibrant business.

Rombola Family Farms is seeking a passionate and driven Packhouse Manager to join our team in Mataranka in the Northern Territory. The Packhouse Manager is responsible for the day to day packhouse operations and will work collaboratively with the Rombola Family Farms supply chain team. This is an intensive melon and pumpkin enterprise, which requires a manager who is motivated, hands on and able to work under pressure. 

Key operational accountabilities include:

  • Design of the packing shed workforce and shift plans
  • Liaising with other members of the supply chain and production teams to prioritise, plan and implement daily and weekly packing schedules
  • Direct the packing shed workforce of up to 30 people to specific tasks based on skill and reliability, in line with the packing schedules.
  • Monitor packing shed staff competency and performance, taking action to address short comings
  • Work hand in hand with maintenance personnel to ensure packing shed operations have the highest possible equipment availability day to day
  • Manage inventory of packing shed consumables in line with target stock levels
  • Generate, analyse, share and act on the agreed operational performance metrics for the packing shed.
  • Taking decisive steps to ensure daily productivity metrics are meet.
  • Ensuring that OH&S obligations are implemented and adhered to by team members.
  • Maintaining the packing shed cleanliness, adhering to domestic and international food safety standards including HARPS and Global Gap.
  • Coaching, mentoring and developing staff, including overseeing new employee onboarding and providing career development opportunities.
  • Driving all aspects of continuous improvement projects within the packhouse.

To be successful in the role you will possess the following:

  • Proven ability and minimum 5 years’ relevant experience and a track record of success in achieving production targets.
  • Understanding of commercial realities including exposure to and participation in financial, commercial and planning decisions.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop work plans and achieve the goals of these work plans.
  • Good with numbers: analysing cost and want to have input into Capital Expenditure
  • Relationship management skills with the ability to build relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • People manager, negotiator and all-round good person that will thrive working in a proactive team (must be a team player).
  • Flexibility in hours worked to achieve operational targets.
  • Sound working knowledge of WH&S requirements.
  • A current driver’s licence.

In return we offer you

  • An attractive remuneration package based upon relevant qualifications and experience.
  • A passionate and energetic team culture.
  • Become a part of a progressive, vibrant business.

Who we are

Rombola Family Farms is a large scale, progressive, privately owned horticultural business based 20kms North of Griffith, NSW. The company operates a counter seasonal operation at Mataranka in the Northern Territory enabling us to supply our melon and pumpkin customers year round.

More information

For more information or a confidential discussion please contact Erika [email protected] / 0499 444 717.

To learn more about working with us, we encourage you to visit our website