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Strawberry Tractor Delivery Driver

Sunnyridge Seville East, Melbourne

2nd Year Visa Eligible

Job Description

Sunny Ridge is a successful and unique privately owned agri-foods business growing strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries. With operations in Victoria and Queensland, farming across multiple locations and partnering with industry leaders and major customer groups, Sunny Ridge is one of the fastest growing and most exciting companies in the dynamic agri-foods industry.
The business has vacancies for the role of Team working on our Seville farm, in the beautiful Yarra Valley, Victoria.

Reporting to the Harvest Manager, you will be responsible for:
• Delivering fruit safely, securely and quickly to the packhouse on a large tractor.
• Ensure the field hygiene and health and safety practices are respected at all times
• Ensure the customer’s needs are at the front of mind when encouraging picking of high quality fruit
• Coordinate the required materials for the job such as: pallets, crates, punnets, buckets etc.
• Report to the Harvest Manager each day regarding productivity, meeting daily requirements, picking conditions
• Drive the efficiencies and productivity within the team/teams.

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:
• Tractor driving experience highly regarded.
Very good eye for detail, observe trends and patterns and pick up ways to bring efficiencies into the team
• Be very proactive in organising fruit deliveries
• Excellent personal and communication skills
• Confidence in working with people from a diverse cultural background
• Sound English-speaking skills, with the ability to speak multi languages highly regarded

This is a seasonal, casual opportunity working from October 2020 to May 2021. Excellent availability will be highly regarded as there will be an opportunity to work up to 6 days per week, each week including weekends and public holidays with shift times vary according to operational needs.
You must have your own transport as there are minimal public transport available to our farms.
You must have valid working rights in Australia to apply.

Postcode: 3139 (Seville East, Melbourne)

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Sunnyridge

Member since: October 2019

Description:
Sunnyridge Strawberry Farms employs over 1000 people nationwide. We harvest Strawberries, Raspberries and Blueberries. A major benefit of having various sites throughout Australia is that it means we can achieve year round production for our customers.

Industry:
Farming, Animals & Conservation