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Cotton Ginner / Assistant Ginner at Olam
Cotton Ginner / Assistant Ginner
OPPORTUNITY FOR CAREER PROGRESSION
Looking for a rewarding career in Agriculture?
Trade qualifications highly regarded
We seek applications from suitably qualified candidates for the roles of Ginner and Assistant Ginner at Emerald. This represents an opportunity to take on a new challenge or an outstanding opportunity for a candidate with trade qualifications and experience in the agricultural industry.
This role reports to the Gin Manager and involves all aspects of the operation – repairs and maintenance, risk management, safety, production, and team leadership.
Reporting to the Gin Manager Emerald, you will:
Diagnose potential problems and make decisions about corrective actions to avoid downtime within cotton ginning operations
Ensure the Gin runs as productively as possible to ensure optimal spend on the five direct costs – Electricity; Gas; Salary and Wages; Baling Materials; Repair and Maintenance
Effectively lead the seasonal Ginning team through strong leadership and clear direction
Lead courageously and by example to create a culture of safe behaviour
This ‘hands on’ role is suitable for someone with an output focus, who is able to think on their feet, troubleshoot and wants to progress within the organisation.
The successful candidate will be willing to live in and / or relocate to Emerald, have mechanical aptitude / experience and knowledge of electronics / hydraulics to drive the plant maintenance and production activity. In addition you will have a great work ethic, team work and leadership skills and be willing to work 12 hour shifts (day or night) during the ginning season.
Queensland Cotton is a subsidiary of Olam, a global leader in supply chain management of agricultural commodities. We are a major supplier of premium cotton to the world's textile markets and our success is attributed to quality products, services and valued relationships with suppliers, growers and cotton spinners.
Only Australian based employees with full work rights need apply.
You must be confident of passing our pre-employment medical / drug screen as we have a zero tolerance policy to drugs.