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Operations Assistant - Toowoomba

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

Toowoomba, 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

GrainCorp is currently seeking an Operations Assistant, based at our Toowoomba site, to be responsible for providing full administration functions in support of the Regional Operations Manager, Area Managers, HR Business Partner and broader Queensland country operations team.

Specifically, you will partner with internal and external stakeholders to:

•    Maintain and monitor systems that support operations, including purchasing, learning and finance
•    Provide support in relation to our safety management systems, policies and procedures
•    Provide professional and timely customer service to existing and prospective internal, external and corporate customers
•    Distribute key regional operations information to both internal and external stakeholders
•    Undertake administrative project work as required
•    Act as a super user of Kronos – our time and attendance system; provide high level support to operations leaders
•    Coordinate regional training for employees
•    Coordinate the annual harvest casual recruitment process.

About your experience

Our ideal candidate has a vocational qualification in business administration, accounting or similar and good experience in an administrative support role within a relevant industry (logistics / supply chain, agriculture or similar). Candidates will also demonstrate:

•    Analytical understanding and the ability to read a P&L Statement
•    Intermediate ability in MS Excel is required as well as some experience with finance, procurement and/or people management systems (ideally SAP but not essential)
•    High attention to detail and timeliness in completing work; a proactive approach to work in general
•    Positive outlook and ability to work with multiple stakeholders and competing priorities
•    Basic understanding of payroll, return-to-work coordination and safety, health and environment.

Preferred candidates will be required to provide proof of working rights and suitable professional referees. 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.