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Assistant Site Manager - Goondiwindi

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

Goondiwindi, Queensland, AU

A shared passion for our people.

We value our people’s unique contributions and we work together as part of a high-performing team to deliver on what we promise. We’re focused on fostering an inclusive culture where our people’s diverse thinking, skills and experiences add value to our customers, communities and business.

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 our Goondiwindi Assistant Site Manager, you will report to the Site Manager, undertake grain handling activities and assist with supervision of a team of Grain Handlers to ensure that the site runs smoothly and efficiently.This role would also be open to graduates looking to launch their career in Agriculture. 

Specifically, you will:

  • Assist with staff rostering and day-to-day supervision of the team and workflow, including management of harvest casuals
  • Engage with growers and other customers on a range of matters; attend grower meetings as required
  • Support our ‘zero harm’ safety culture: conduct toolbox talks, assist with compliance activities and reporting, etc.
  • Sample grain received at the site (spearing using automatic or manual spears and then test for protein, moisture and contaminants against specifications; entering data into our system)
  • Receive sampled grain via truck at the weighbridge and enter weights into our system
  • Monitor the flow of grain from truck unloading and onto hopper, auger or other equipment
  • Protect and store grain in bunkers or permanent silo storage (includes building, breaking-down and tarping bunkers)
  • Sweep, shovel, blow down dust and other general housekeeping activities including site presentation
  • Operate equipment including augers, tractors, hoppers, loaders.

Please note this role will move between our Goondiwindi and Thallon site on a fortnighly basis. 

About your experience

Ideally, you will have some hands-on experience in a supervisory role gained within agriculture, maintenance, mining, rail or similar. However, we’re more than willing to develop someone into this role if they can demonstrate potential to be a good people leader. We’re looking for someone with good behaviours: committed to developing, supporting and engaging a team; able to build positive and productive relationships; self-managing and enthusiastic.

A good working knowledge of OH&S is preferred. Basic computing skills are required to work in our systems. Licences or certifications such as loader, skid-steer, H or M class licence and/or first aid would be advantageous. The role will also require the ability to work at heights and confined spaces.

In addition to providing proof of working rights, suitable professional referees and progressed candidates will be required to undertake a pre-employment medical.

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.