Bulmer Farms Careers

Thank you for expressing an interest in working at Bulmer Farms, a large vegetable grower located in Lindenow, East Gippsland. See below for available positions.

Pack House Logistics and Distribution Manager

  • Pack House and Logistics Manager
  • Permanent – Full Time
  • Lindenow, East Gippsland

One of Australia’s leading vegetable growers, located in the beautiful Lindenow Valley in East-Gippsland, is seeking a qualified and/or experienced Logistics and Distribution Manager on a full-time basis. Reporting directly to the Sales and Supply Chain General Manager, this role is responsible for managing all aspects of logistics, distribution and freight, stock control including CHEP, overall daily production runs, meeting shipping deadlines and maintaining a Foodsafe clean and OH&S safe working environment.

Your Key Responsibilities will Include:

  • Liaising with Pack House Production Manager & other key stakeholders to ensure daily orders are filled, correct and ready for dispatch by cut off times
  • Manage daily/weekly freight requirements
  • Ensuring transport requirements are met by transport operators
  • Maintaining accurate transport records – ensuring Bulmer Farms complies with National Legislation around Chain of Responsibility – weights of loads in trucks.
  • Developing and maintaining strong working relationships with all transport operators
  • Utilising management information systems to record, maintain, plan and manage the daily logistics requirements of the Pack House
  • Maintaining accurate CHEP movement records of pallets, crates and bins

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • A can-do attitude, be highly motivated with a willingness to learn and contribute to business outcomes
  • A proven ability to model appropriate behaviours in the workplace
  • The ability to self-manage – including self-awareness and self-discipline required for long hours and intermittent pressure filled situations
  • Pride in own work and attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to deal with a diverse range of people in a professional and courteous manner
  • Strong planning and staff management and organisation skills

Bulmer Farms is a growing family business that values respect, safety and accountability. We believe that with great people, we can consistently grow our business. If you enjoy working in a friendly and supportive environment that offers diversity and challenge, you may be the right fit for the business.  

For further information and a full position description, please send an email to: hr@bulmerfarms.com.au

Production Horticulture Traineeship 2020 – Full Time

Bulmer Farms is large vegetable producer in East Gippsland, delivering high quality, fresh produce to domestic markets and food producers. We are seeking suitable candidates for a Horticulture Apprenticeship. 

This wonderful opportunity offers long term career growth for someone with a genuine passion for farming and the outdoors.

We are seeking someone with an aptitude for study, a willingness to learn, improve and take direction. They must also have good communication skills and take pride in their work.

Warehouse Distribution Traineeship 2020 – Full Time

Bulmer Farms is a well established, highly respected family business that specialise in the growing and distribution of farm fresh salad vegetables. As leaders in our field, we have a well established Traineeship Program which offers new employees the opportunity to develop highly sought after skills and knowledge whilst gaining a Nationally recognised qualification while earning a weekly wage.

Trainees have the opportunity to utilise the skills and knowledge they gain during their Traineeship to progress upwards in the business once completing their qualification.

Harvest & Processing Workers – Full Time

Bulmer Farms, one of Australia’s leading vegetable growers, located in the Lindenow Valley in East-Gippsland, is seeking 30 harvest and processing workers on a fulltime basis (38 hours/ week) to assist with the daily operations.

Pay rates and conditions follow the Horticulture Award 2010. Work is available from September 2019 and you must commit to this role for at least 12 months.

Duties & Responsibilities as Harvest Worker (20 vacancies)

  • Cutting, picking or machine harvesting of vegetables in a safe and efficient manner, ensuring productivity and quality goals are met
  • Understand and adhere to all food safety practices and Good Agricultural Practices (GAP)
  • Care for crops, including pinching, as required by Harvest Supervisor
  • Safely and responsibly use any equipment, including knives and harvest machinery, provided by Bulmer Farms

Duties & Responsibilities as Processing Worker (10 vacancies)

  • Completing a range of duties in the Processing crew, including box making, packing, stacking and operating the wash line machinery, in a safe and efficient matter, ensuring productivity and quality goals are met
  • Understand and adhere to all food safety practices and Good Agricultural Practices (GAP)
  • Safely and responsibly use any equipment, including knives and machinery, provided by Bulmer Farms

The roles are physically demanding and require you to be able to stand on your feet for long periods of time. Most of the work is repetitive and requires manual handling. You may be required to undergo a medical check and drug/alcohol tests prior to commencement.

Selection Criteria

  • Be fit and healthy, with good flexibility
  • Ability to stand and bend over for long periods of time
  • Ability to follow instructions and learn and apply new processes quickly
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Demonstrate good communication skills
  • Ability to work night shifts and work in all temperatures and weather conditions
  • Ability to follow quality assurance processes
  • Strong work ethic and punctuality with reliable transport to get to your shifts

Applications must address the selection criteria and all claims against the selection criteria must be substantiated. Any application that fails to do so will not be considered.

Applicants from outside the Bairnsdale area must demonstrate a commitment to moving to and living in Bairnsdale for the period of employment.

If you are interested in joining our team, please send an expression of interest along with your resume to: hr@bulmerfarms.com.au

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL APPLICANTS

To request a Position Description, please send an email to: HR@bulmerfarms.com.au, or via the Contact us section of our website.
You can also phone the Administration Office on: (03) 5157-1709 during business hours 8am – 4pm Monday to Friday.

When applying for a position at Bulmer Farms, it is important to fully read the Position Description and follow the application process as advised. You will need to provide us with:

  • A Cover Letter outlining your interest in applying for the position, addressing the key selection criteria of the Position Description.
  • A full, up to date copy of your Resume / CV, including contact details of three (3) references.

If these requirements are not completed, your application may not be considered.