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Area Manager - Goondiwindi

Employment Type:  Permanent (Full Time)
Business Area:  Operations & Commercial
Division:  Operations
Location: 

Goondiwindi, Queensland, AU

A shared passion for our people.

Our people can be proud that, as a leading international agri-business, we provide an increasingly important service across the food and beverage supply chain.

About our team

GrainCorp connects more than 10,000 grain growers with local and international customers via Australia’s largest silo network, with a storage capacity of over 20 million tonnes, seven bulk port elevators and two specialty port terminals. Innovation, integration and partnership are the foundations on which we are growing into our second century with customers at the heart of all that we do. 

About the role

As the Area Manager for our Goondiwindi cluster of country grain receival sites (from Yelarbon west to Thallon), you’ll work closely with the QLD Regional Operations Manager to effectively manage the operational and maintenance aspects of these sites – specifically grain receivals and out-loading, grower relationships, maintenance and pest control.

In addition to extensive travel within your cluster of sites to oversee operations and liaise with site managers and their teams, this role will focus on community representation in order to maintain and build a profitable market presence.

Your key objectives will be to achieve and maintain financial and operational targets, provide outstanding safety leadership, manage costs and identify and act on opportunities to improve productivity.

Finally, but most importantly, you’ll coach and develop your site managers, providing them with the tools to nurture and grow their talent and encourage behaviours that reflect our refreshed values by role modelling same.

This position is located at our Goondiwindi site and will also have access to a tool-of-trade motor vehicle.

About your experience


The ideal candidate has solid people management experience, preferably in a supply chain environment (though not essential). To be successful you will need a strong track record in developing and maintaining customer relationships. With strong commercial acumen you will have the capacity to take on responsibility for your own P&L and will demonstrate the ability to lead and motivate people to improve service, safety and productivity.

Excellent communication skills coupled with the tenacity to increase engagement and drive a positive customer-led culture will see you succeed in this role. Tertiary qualifications in a business discipline will be highly regarded although are not essential. A current, unrestricted driver’s licence is essential as is the capacity and willingness to travel in your area frequently.

In additional to proof of working rights, preferred candidates will be required to undertake a pre-employment medical. A current, valid driver’s licence is also required.

Do you share our passion for contributing to the success of a diverse, international team?

At GrainCorp, we value and respect the different perspectives and experiences our people bring to work each day. We aim to increase the diversity of our workforce – leading to a range of different thinking, perspectives and ideas that create the innovation we need to drive better business results. We aim to have a work environment where everyone feels included and everyone can realise their full potential.